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The She.is.beautiful 5k and 10k starts at 8:30am.
Please be at the start line no later than 8:15am (8:00am is even better :) ).
The start line is located on E. Cabrillo Blvd. near S. Calle Cesar Chavez (See map below).
Where to Park? E. Cabrillo Blvd. will be closed Southbound starting at E. Cabrillo Blvd. and Garden St. We suggest parking on the surrounding streets.
No on Course Fluid Station. Due to COVID, we are eliminating this touch point. We suggest running or walking with a water bottle if you need fluid while on course. We WILL have water bottles for you at the finish line.
Please make sure you Race Bib is pinned on the front of you just below your chest. If you would like your complimentary race photos, your bib number is how we identify you. Please make sure it is viewable.
Porto Potties will be available near the start line and at the 5k turn around.
Don’t forget to collect your free goodies around town by showing your bib number!
Dune Coffee has been our favorite coffee in Santa Barbara since they’ve existed. We are SO excited to partner with DUNE Coffee who will be offering FREE coffee for all participants with their race bib during race week. DUNE is a local, women-owned specialty coffee roaster. We believe that the coffee shop is so much more than a business: it can and should be an oasis for our customers and employees: a place that creates joy,
connection, and amazing and fun coffee times..
Members of DUNE have been participating in She.Is.Beautiful for years
and we are excited to share our favorite Santa Barbara coffee with you
Topa Topa Santa Barbara Tap Room is the official location of the SIB post-party. Stay tuned to learn discounts and more sweet deals that you’ll find here after the race. “Topa Topa Brewing Co. was founded in 2015 in Ventura, CA, nestled between the Topa Topa mountains in Ojai and the salty shores of the Pacific. We believe the people should drink great beer! And we love that we get to craft great beer amongst a landscape and community that inspires us.
Topa Topa is upheld by a trifecta of values: quality, craftsmanship, and community spirit. This means we use the freshest ingredients, we work with the most skilled brewers around, and we thrive on uplifting and unifying our community. We get stoked on good surf, a long hike, a tough climb, or a good-old-fashioned day of hard work. And we think these days are made all the better when we’re surrounded by friends with a cold beer in hand.”
At McC’s, we’re out to produce the finest ice creams in the world, in the most responsible and sustainable way possible. In the process, we hope to enrich and enliven the communities in which we live and work, and leave the world just a little bit “sweeter” than we found it.
She.is.beautiful is so excited to share that McConnell’s ice cream is extending an offer of a free scoop to all She.is.beautiful race participants during race week with the proof of their race bib!
Stay tuned to learn more about local Santa Barbara race week giveaways!
What time does the race start and what time should I arrive? The race starts at 8:30am. Please arrive by 8am.
Where is the start/finish line? On E. Cabrillo Blvd. before Calle Cesar Chavez
Where should I park? Any side streets or surrounding areas.
Is there race day bib pickup or race day registration? If we haven’t sold out there will be race day registration. To pick up your race bib on race morning there will be a $10 convenience fee. Our Bib Pick Up is on Friday, September 17th from 12:30pm-6:00pm. There is no pick up fee at bib pick up. You can also have a friend pick up your race bib at bib pick up if you can’t attend and you don’t want to pay on race morning.
Can I get my bib shipped to me ahead of time if I’ve participating in-person but can’t make the September 17th bib pick up in Santa Barbara? Yes, for those participants that plan to come in-person to the event but can’t make the bib pick up, if you would like your bib shipped ahead of time please purchase the $10 bib shipping in registration and your bib will be shipped ahead of time.
Is there a gear drop area to leave my things while I run? No.
What’s include in registration? 5k and 10k participants will receive a women’s cut custom She.is.beautiful Race Shirt and Custom She.is.beautiful Goodie Bag.
SIB Challenge participants will receive everything the 5k and 10k participants receive as well as a SIB running hat shown below.
Is this event taking place in-person? YES! Based on updated California guidelines and working closely with the Santa Barbara City Officials and County Health, this event is planned to happen in-person.
We also have a virtual option for those who want to continue to participate virtually.
Can I get a refund if I can’t come? There are no refunds for this event but you can transfer your bib to a friend OR change your race to virtual.
Can I defer my race to another year? No but you can transfer your bib to a friend OR change your race to virtual.
When do I get my Race Swag? All swag will be picked up at the in-person event. If you sign up for our virtual event and plan to participate virtually, your swag will be shipped to you. Shipping is included in your virtual registration fee.
Will there be water stations on course? In keeping as few touchpoint as possible, we will not be hosting water stations on course. We ask participants to carry their own water if they think they will need it on course. We will be provided full sealed water bottles at the finish line.
Girls Incorporated of the Greater Santa Barbara area has been She.is.beautiful’s local charity partner for the last 10 years. Below, learn more about the incredible work Girls Inc. does on the ground. Two ways you can support this organization through your participation in She.is.beautiful is joining Team Girls Inc. in your registration and fundraising OR creating a Corporate Team with your work team members and fundraising together.
A message from Girls Inc.:
At Girls Inc. we work each day to inspire all girls to be STRONG, SMART, and BOLD!
Our mission drives our dedicated staff, volunteers, and coaches to help unlock the potential of every youth who walks through our doors, encouraging all girls to feel safe to express themselves to trusted adults in hands-on, minds-on programs. This is the Girls Inc. Experience.
But what does it mean to turn inspiration into action? It’s one thing to “talk the talk” and say we inspire all girls, but how do we “walk the walk” and deliver on that promise? To answer that, the Girls Inc. Experience can be summed up with three P’s: the People, the Places, and the Programs. This unique combination creates a nurturing and supportive atmosphere for girls to find their own voices, learn to advocate for themselves and for others, and develop their leadership skills that they can take into their communities, schools, and families.
At the heart of the Girls Inc. Experiences are the supportive mentors and facilitators who hold space for all girls to learn to be strong, smart and bold in their own ways. They represent the girls they serve and are often times leaders in their own communities and families. When girls remember their Girls Inc. Experience, they always remember their mentors’ names. Sustained exposure to trusted adults is essential to a girl’s social/academic/emotional development. Our mentors create experiences for girls to follow their curiosity, develop their inherent strengths, and build leadership skills for their futures.
Anyone who walks into our Teen Center or Goleta Valley Center campuses feels welcomed. At ease. Safe. That is not an accident; our physical spaces are intentionally designed to be inclusive. For many girls and teens, Girls Inc. is the only place where they feel physically or emotionally safe. As a result, our girls feel safe and inspired to share their talents and ideas with our staff and their peers. The Girls Inc. Experience begins in a safe pro-girl environment that cultivates creativity and healthy expression without judgment.
Girls Inc. programs are specifically designed to meet the needs of girls today. They are hands-on, minds-on, interesting, and they inspire wonder. More than just another academic-type class outside of schools, the Girls Inc. programs – games, cooking sessions, art projects, STEMinist classes – expose girls to new experiences and ideas and allow them to learn about the world around them.
YOU can invest in HER future today by supporting the Girls Inc. Experience.
$10,000 = 560 hours of the Girls Inc. Experience
$5,000 = 280 hours of the Girls Inc. Experience
$2,500 = 140 hours of the Girls Inc. Experience
$1,000 = 56 hours of the Girls Inc. Experience
$500 = 28 hours of the Girls Inc. Experience
$250 = 14 hours of the Girls Inc. Experience
$100 = 7 hours of the Girls Inc. Experience
$50 = 3.5 hours of the Girls Inc. Experience
Other Program Numbers:
$115 = 1 Week of After School program for 1 girl
$60 = 1 Week of Teen Program for 1 teen
$35 = Registration Fee for 1 girl to attend
If you’re coming for out of town for She.is.beautiful, here are some ideas of places to stay:
The Goodland ( in Goleta, about a 15 minute drive to the start line)
Brisas Del Mar, Inn at the Beach ( about a mile walk to the start line)
Hotel Milo ( about a mile walk to the start line)
Hotel Californian ( about a 1/2 mile walk to the start line)
Best Western Plus Encina Inn & Suites( about a 10 minute drive to the start line)
Best Western Plus Carpinteria Inn( about a 20 minute drive to the start line)
This event is taking place in-person but we are also allowing people to participate virtually.
Details for Virtual Participants:
We are excited to partner with our friends at The Public Run Club for those who are interested in supported training for race day. Karly of The Public Run Club will be leading this training that supports for ALL LEVELS. If you’re interested in being part of this group, select Team Public Run Club in your She.is.beautiful registration.