Race for Open Space until 4/25 + Volunteer on 4/24 + Hoppy Hiker Beer + Leader Board!

Track Your Miles for the Race for Open Space

Get outside and collect your virtual miles

Ready? Set! Log some miles! We’ve reached over 1,000 of our 10,000-mile goal! Now through April 25, run or hike your favorite local trails wherever you live or choose one of Big Sur Land Trust’s trails at Glen Deven Ranch in Big Sur or Mitteldorf Preserve in Carmel Valley.

Check out all the details and sign up here. Already signed up? Don’t forget to track your miles here.


Volunteers Still Needed

Saturday, April 24

Do you enjoy long hikes and spending time outdoors away from it all? Big Sur Land Trust is seeking volunteers to help monitor two special Adventure Trail courses in Carmel to support the seasoned trail runners who are going the extra distance for Big Sur Land Trust. Volunteers are needed for morning and afternoon shifts.

Learn more and sign up here.


Current Race for Open Space Leader Board

We now have over 400 runners and hikers signed up! The top three participants for the week are:

1. Mark Beering – 162.38 miles

2. Joey Niolet – 77.26 miles

3. Stefanie Dressel – 61.79 miles

Stay tuned for more race stat updates and if you’re running or hiking remember to submit your results! There’s still plenty of time to join in the fun. 

Sign up now.  


New Hoppy Hiker Hazy IPA Benefits BSLT

Thank you, Alvarado Street Brewery

We’re super excited about this and so grateful to Alvarado Street Brewery! As a Race for Open Space sponsor, and in support of the 1% for the Planet program, they have released “Hoppy Hiker” Hazy IPA. 15% of the proceeds from your purchase benefit Big Sur Land Trust. Satisfied enthusiasts are saying “Yum!” and “Yessss!”

Order yours today!


Race for Open Space Photo Contest

Share your photos

Racing for Open Space? Don’t forget our photo contest! Categories are Find Your Wonder, Social Distancing, Animal Sightings, and Tiny Treasures. And don’t forget to take photos of yourself wearing your swag!

Submit your photos when you are submitting your mileage. Just click this “Photo Albums” button.

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