While RAAM is first and foremost an endurance race, drawing the most intensely driven individuals, it also attracts teams dedicated to the bringing awareness and raising funds for causes or charitable organizations that they’re passionate about; many of whom have a personal connection to their cause. RAAM participants have raised over $1 million for charity in each of the past three years. The Lon Haldeman Award was created to honor racers who raise the most funds for their chosen charity.
Facebook Photos Recap May proved to be a wonderful month for photography in Oceanside, California! We saw stunning sunsets, beautiful beach shots, and impressive photos of the Oceanside Pier. We’ve chosen just a few of the many a-MAY-zing photographs that were shared with us on the Visit Oceanside Facebook page for you to enjoy. Happy
Craft Beer Scene in Oceanside CA In case you haven’t noticed — but how could you not? — the craft beer craze is growing in Oceanside, CA! Filled with fantastic breweries, microbreweries, and gastropubs, we are becoming a mecca for beer lovers. If you are a beer enthusiast, or even just a “brewbie”, you’ll want to
Friends Forever at LEGOLAND California On May 21, 2015, a new land of fun opened at LEGOLAND California… LEGO Friends Heartlake City! What is LEGO Friends Heartlake City? Based on the lives of 5 LEGO Friends, Mia, Andrea, Stephanie, Olivia, and Emma, Heartlake City invites you to enter their world where you can dance
Capturing the Beauty of Oceanside, California Each and every day, we are stunned by the gorgeous Oceanside photos we come across on social media. Whether it’s see a sweet tweet, an interesting Instagram picture, or a phenomenal Facebook post, we love all the Oside photos that are shared with us. Here are some of the most amazing
Running Events in San Diego County, May 2015 San Diego, California is a fit city where we love to be outdoors, take hikes, try the newest workout routines, and stay healthy. Since that is the case, San Diego running events are always easy to find, and there are definitely some fun San Diego runs to
Armed Forces Day: May 16, 2015 As Armed Forces Day approaches, Oceanside is preparing for its annual Operation Appreciation, an event to honor our military! “Operation Appreciation began after 9/11 and has become a community tradition that draws 10,000 people every year to this festival.” Operation Appreciation Event Details When: Saturday, May 16th from 11 am
Surf, Sun, Sandwiches, and Fish Tacos With the weather and water temp rising (60 plus degrees in the surf today), I wanted to do an article about places I find beach friendly — meaning they are a short walk or car drive away, accepting of casual attire and serve good food. Though we know sand is never
Travel Tips for Traveling with Tech With the world being more accessible than ever, most of us will be traveling at some point this year. Whether you’re taking a much-needed vacation, traveling for work, or just going to see your mother, traveling can be much less stressful if you plan ahead, especially when it comes
Summer Safety Tips: Water Activities With summer almost upon it, the pools, beaches, lakes, and rivers are calling. But before you family hits the water, take the time to brush up on some basic safety tips for water activities to make sure that everyone has a fun, safe summer. Here are just a few.
What is kombucha? Kombucha is a fermented probiotic drink that is taking the health care industry by storm. It is made from tea, sugar, a scoby, and a starter from a previous batch. You can buy a starter kit to get you going if you don’t happen to have any previous starters lying around. And
Wrinkle Free Packing Tips With summer almost here, it’s time to start thinking about vacations. And unless you keep a fully-stocked second home at the beach (and if you do, we should be friends), you will need to pack your suitcases as you head off on your summer adventures. Here are some travel tips that
San Diego Events, May 2015 Beautiful San Diego is located just about 35 miles south of Oceanside, and with endless family friendly activities and wonderful shopping, it is the perfect day trip destination for Oceanside visitors. Here are some of the activities happening in May. Fiesta Old Town: Cinco de Mayo Come enjoy
One of the biggest advantages of being in Oceanside, CA for a vacation is that a number of vacation destination towns and cities are only a few miles away. These cities can easily be reached by car, train, or Coaster. From Oceanside, one of the most popular stops is the Old Town in San Diego. The
Without a doubt, surfing is an exciting water sport. In Oceanside, California, where the Pacific Ocean is the backdrop of our beautiful downtown area, surfing is a popular sport that is enjoyed by tourists and locals alike. Those who live in Oceanside CA are lucky to be able to hit the surf regularly, while those visiting from inland
The Flower Fields in Carlsbad, California are a great place for families to visit on weekends. The acres of cultivated floral land is a pleasant sight for those visiting it. Apart from the many activities and tours that are put together for adults and garden enthusiasts to enjoy, the Fields are also an attraction for