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Take an Outback trail ride, Central Coast style

The natural beauty of the Central Coast often inspires visitors and locals alike to explore their surroundings in many ways. Hiking, cycling, walking and running are all great ways to get out and see what the Central Coast has to offer. Horseback riding is another way to hit the trail and Outback Trail Rides offers rides for anyone interested in seeing the area from the back of a horse.

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Scott Tinley’s Triathlons set for Oct. 4-6

Tri-California Events’ annual Scott Tinley’s Triathlons will take place at Lopez Lake in Arroyo Grande, Calif. on October 4 - 6, 2013.

The series of triathlons, formerly known as Scott Tinley’s Dirty Adventures, is promoted as an event that features a race for any level of skill among professional and amateur triathletes.

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Paso Robles man races Ironman triathlon

Tom Seidel’s effort culminates two years of racing and training

Tom Seidel of Paso Robles completed an Ironman competition Nov. 17 in 14 hours and 52 minutes. It was his first Ironman, a grueling race that tests an athlete’s physical and mental stamina, and it took place in Tempe, Arizona. 

“I feel a little like I was hit by a bus,” he said after finishing. “I’m very happy to have finished, and happy to have finished under 15 hours.”

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Local chiropractor competes in 100-mile endurance run

On Saturday, June 8th 2013 at 7:00 a.m. one of the most arduous organized events in the U.S., the San Diego 100 Mile Endurance Run, began in the Laguna Mountains just outside of San Diego, California. The race was along the Pacific Crest, Noble Canyon, and Cuyamaca Trails.

Scott Dubrul, a San Luis Obispo chiropractor, completed the 100-mile course in 26 hours and 55 minutes. He trained for the San Diego Endurance Run for over two years.

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Get out there!

What’s your go-to way to stay active and fit? Cycling? Running? Kayaking? Bowling? Lifting weights? Taking the dog for a walk? Playing Frisbee?

Folks along the Central Coast are taking part in a wide variety of outdoor activities – and a lot of indoor ones as well – at this very moment. A slew of opportunities await each one of us every day, from the very young to the young at heart. 

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Radiology Associates introduces Hitachi Oasis

The only true high-field open MRI on Central Coast

Radiology Associates opened the Central Coast’s first high-field-strength truly open MRI scanner at their Santa Maria office, Digital Medical Imaging, last summer.

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Onion Tart with Market Greens, Roasted Beets, Candied Fennel Seed Pecans, and Basil Vinaigrette

by Kelly Wangard, Executive Chef at Summerwood Winery & Inn, Paso Robles, CA
Shopping for produce at farmer’s markets is valuable in more way than one. Besides the obvious of getting the freshest produce in season, it is most flavorful because it is picked at the peak of ripeness. Produce that must travel long distances to meet a market will be picked ‘green’ and therefore the flavor and texture will be jeopardized. It is essential for your body to get a variety of different fruit and vegetables and that could be exactly why we have seasons. 

The exquisiteness of equine

Take some time to explore SLO County from the saddle

The world is a beautiful place from the back of a horse. When riding, all troubles go out the window and life is suddenly simple. San Luis Obispo County has a rich and diverse equestrian community. Whatever your discipline, there is something here for you. And while we might speak different “horse languages”, it’s important to realize and remember we share the same love of horses.

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