South Bay Championship Raffle Winners!

Thank you to everyone who visited the Village Runner booth at the South Bay Championships at West High School last weekend and played with our spinning prize wheel!  Today we drew for our two raffled prizes and the winners are (drum roll please): Free Shoes:  Trisha Lee Free Entry into the 4th of July 5K: […]

98 Marathons and Counting! Tony Heads to Boston!

Our very own Tony D. flies out to Boston today to run for the 5th time in the Boston Marathon… but wait!  Not only will this be his 5th Boston Marathon… but this will be his 98th time running a marathon [gasp]!  He’ll get to 100 by June for the Rock n’ Roll San Diego.  […]

May 3: Ladies Night at the Village Runner! RSVP Now

Ladies, please join us at the Village Runner in Manhattan Beach on May 3rd for a night of fun, free samples, food, mini-massages and sport bra fittings!  For more information, please check out our event’s RSVP site below:

Shoe Reviews and Updates: Adidas Boston, NB Minimus, Nike Free

I’ve been gone for a couple weeks (mentally that is), and I feel like we have so many updates on shoes to tell you about!   1.  First off, the new Adidas Boston 3 won Editor’s Choice, Spring 2012 by Endurance Sports Media Group so if you’re a neutral runner and haven’t tried an Adidas shoe […]

Race Results: Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone and thank you to all the runners and walkers who braved the winds this morning, only to be faced with pouring rain at the start of the race!  Below are race results from our timing company, Prime Time.  If you cannot find your information or spot a discrepancy, please be […]

St. Patrick’s Day 5K Sponsors – Keeping the South Bay Fit, Healthy, and Active!

Thank you for all the participants, volunteers, and sponsors for the 2012 Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K!  Please help us by supporting all the local businesses and organizations that helped make this event possible and keep the South Bay moving!  You can find information on all the event sponsors below! Get through the toughest […]

Be Seen and Stay Dry!!

  Be Seen and Stay Dry!   Are you running in the LA Marathon this weekend and dreading soggy socks?  Do you run late at night or early in the morning when it’s still dark outside?  Be seen and stay dry with the Nike LunarGlide+3 Shield!  The pics show a regular Nike LunarGlide+3 (on top in […]

Running 101: Running Etiquette

Running 101: Running Etiquette I noticed that someone had searched for running etiquette and came across our blog and it made me 1). appreciate that someone actually cares about the rules of the running road and 2). think of all the times I’ve run and all the times I’ve raced, that my buddies and I […]

St. Patrick’s Day 5K Volunteers Needed

Do you want to help the local running community this month or are you in need of some volunteer hours to submit to your school or organization? We need volunteers for our St. Patrick’s Day 5K for the following days and times:   Location:  Village Runner, Redondo Beach 1811 S. Catalina Ave. Redondo Beach, CA […]

Palos Verdes 1/2 Marathon & 5K – May 19, 2012

Palos Verdes 1/2 Marathon & 5K – May 19, 2012 A lot of people have called our store recently inquiring about the Palos Verdes Marathon or rather, lack thereof this year.  The Daily Breeze outlines the reasoning behind scrapping the marathon and instead holding a half-marathon and 5K this year on May 19th.  This will […]