• Running-5K - Individual Age group/open
  • Walking-5K - Individual Age group/open



Are you tough enough? 


 Do you want to see a different side of La Purisima Mission State Historic Park?


Do you want to run on the original El Camino Real which takes you past the Mission's corrals and shops and quarters buildings?


 Do you want to run on a mixed surface course which includes some asphalt, dirt service/fireroad,  about  1 mile with sand, and sandy  hills, with approximately 184 ft elevation gain.


Then this may be the 5K challenge you want to experience.


Try out the NEW trail run which is replacing the Valley of Flowers Half Marathon / 5K. Most of this 5K is a new route, never before used for a running event. 


 You may want to bring your own water, there will be one aide station.


This 5K course is entirely within La Purisima Mission State Historic Park.  There will be post-race goodies and refreshments along with an awards ceremony. Pre-registered participants will receive a T-Shirt, size guaranteed if registered by September 1.  After that date shirt availability or size cannot be guaranteed. Entry Fee is $30. and mail-in registration closes September 14, 2018, after that you can register on the day of.


 Each finisher will receive a finisher’s medallion.  There are unique male and female overall finisher's awards as well as awards in 8 different age groups two deep.  Pre-registration is through or mail-in and  day of registration starts at 8:00 AM at the Visitor’s Center, La Purisima Mission SHP,2295 Purisima Road, Lompoc, CA 93436.  The 5K will start at 9:00 AM.  Day of registration and bib/shirt pick-up begins at 8:00 AM.


Event details and schedule

Additional expense not included in registartion fee:

La Purisima Mission Historical State Park parking fee is $5.00 per car at Senior rate and $6 per car at regular rate.  Limited parking is available for free off of the Mission at Mission Gate Road.

Organised by

Lompoc Valley Distance Club

LVDC c/o Wayne Davis, 500 South N Street, Lompoc

Phone: 805-735-7177

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