Heroes of Hope 10K / 5K – November 12, 2017

The Heroes of Hope Race for Research 5K/10K at Dockweiler State Beach is on Sunday, November 12th.

For more details visit: https://www.wizathon.com/heroesofhoperace/index.php

Check out their video for a sneak peek into this fun, local event:  https://vimeo.com/236838871/302ec24cc0

 

Upcoming Local Running Events in the South Bay

Picture Credit: Skechers, Heroes of Hope, Lexus LaceUp, Adrian Agudelo, Saucony, Steve Gaffney, Operation Jack

Coast Fitness Open House & Member Appreciation Day – 10/21/17

Coast Fitness, Hawthorne, CA. will be hosting its first ever Open House & Member Appreciation Day on Saturday, October 21st.  Special classes & activities will begin early in the day with the “official party” running from noon-4 p.m.

 

Coast Fitness was ranked the #1 Fitness Club on Yelp.  This is a family friendly event that both current Coast Fitness Members and the public can attend.  There will be activities for both adults and kids.

 

There will be a full program of fun and unique fitness activities at Coast Fitness on October 21st with a DJ from Vox Entertainment spinning tunes, an outdoor BBQ, food, drink, and many kid’s activities.  The charity recipient is the Boys & Girls Clubs, South Bay, Torrance Gateway.  In addition to a guaranteed donation, the Boys & Girls Club will receive $10 for each new member that signs up on October 21st for Coast Fitness.

 

Coast Fitness, located at 5001 W. El Segundo Blvd. (at the 405 Freeway & El Segundo Blvd.) boasts its own, popular, Kids Club.  For for this event Coast Fitness will partner with the Boys & Girls Club to host fun kid’s activities.  These include soccer, an obstacle course, a baseball whiffle ball game, relay races, and 40-yard dash races.  The Boys & Girls Club will also bring their snow cone machine where they will provide snow cones for the kids participating.

 

Donovan Carter, a former UCLA football Star who plays Vernon Littlefield and stars along with Dwayne, “The Rock” Johnson in the popular HBO series “Ballers,” will be an official event host, appearing from noon-2 p.m.

 

UCLA Track Star, Steve Lewis, of Redondo Beach, who has won three Olympic gold medals and one silver medal, will be joined by former USC track star & Olympic 400-meter hurdles bronze medalist, Tanya Danvers.  They will be demonstrating their ooofball 20-minute full body fitness circuit classes using their weighted bouncing Ooofballs designed to strengthen your core & tone your muscles.  There will be one class for adults, and one for the kids, every hour from noon-4 p.m.

 

Kris Wilkins, the Fitness Program Director at Coast Fitness, has assembled a special program of classes beginning early in the day with a non-stop program of fitness classes, demos, and appearances from noon-4 p.m., both on the large outdoor Turf Field as well as indoors at Coast Fitness.  These classes will include the Les Mills Virtual Exercise classes, Smash Strength & Conditioning, Spin Classes, Zumba, Vinyasa Yoga, Kickboxing, MMA, and Lifting.

 

Mike Martinelli, the Coast Fitness GM, will oversee the Coast Fitness Open House & Member Appreciation day including arranging large grills to cook up burgers, turkey burgers, and other tasty treats for the attendees.

 

Michelob Ultra will provide their beer & Nuclear Wine their wines for adults working up an appetite at the event and looking to refuel or simply relax to the tunes spun by the Vox DJ.

While adults and kids are participating in the many activities, Vitalyte will provide their sports drink, AquaBall will provide their flavored waters, and Quest Nutrition will provide their Quest bars.    Interested attendees can email owner@coast-fitness.com for more event information.

LA KINGS 5K / 10K IS BACK!

SEPTEMBER 9 – LA KINGS 5K / 10K

It’s also not too late to register for the LA Kings 5K/10K!  The race takes place next weekend on Saturday, September 9th! This year, participants can choose to tackle the 5K, 10K or BOTH courses!  Register today at the link below!  Race fees include a voucher for a 2017-18 LA Kings pre-season game, race t-shirt, participant medal and more! Register online HERE.

2017 5K & 10K COURSE MAP

Rock & Brews Post Race Party & Award Ceremony

Look what Rock & Brews Redondo Beach has for us! They’ve made a special menu for our post-race party from 8:45am-noon. Please join us there to keep the celebration going. Medals will be awarded here & we’ll have raffle prizes too. You can still register for our 24th Annual 4th of July 5K & Firecracker Dash sponsored by UCLA Health in-store at Village Runner South Bay (even on race morning)

 

Save the Date for the 4th of July 5K

Get Ready To Show Your Patriotism!

Mark your calendars South Bay!  Celebrate the 4th of July with a scenic run along the Pacific Ocean and enjoy our 24th Annual 4th of July 5K and Firecracker Dash presented by UCLA Health on Tuesday, July 4th, 2017 at 8:00 a.m.!

  • All participants will receive a 4th of July Run t-shirt
  • There will be chip timing
  • Age division awards
  • Cash prizes to the top 3 overall male and female runners in the 5K run
  • All kids dash finishers receive medals too

Registration Is Open Now

Save $5 by registering TODAY before prices increase TOMORROW on June 6, 2017!

We offer something for everyone – you can walk, run or have your little ones participate in the Firecracker Dash (ages 4-12).

Race Pricing

  • 5K Run/Walk $35, after 6/5/17 $40
  • Kids Dash $25, after 6/5/17 $30

(fees are non-refundable)

Please make checks payable to: Village Runner Racing

Times

  • Late Registration: 6:30 a.m.
  • 5K Run/Community Walk: 8 a.m.
  • Kids Dash: 9:30 a.m.
  • Pre-packet Pick-Up: July 3, 12 p.m.- 7 p.m. (Village Runner, Redondo Beach)
  • July 4th: 6:30am on Catalina Ave. near Palos Verdes Blvd. near the Village Runner

Please Note

We will be having a 1 day Clearance Sale on July 3, 2017 at Village Runner, Redondo Beach

Helpful Tips From UCLA Health

With Thanks to Our Presenting Sponsor

 

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Torrance Turkey Trot Registration is Open | Plus More Upcoming South Bay Races

Registration now open!
Torrance Turkey Trot Welcomes The Whole Family
The City of Torrance invites the entire family to participate in their Annual Harry Sutter Memorial Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Fun Run. The 3-mile fun run begins at 8:00am Thanksgiving morning.  After the fun run, there will be a spectacular post run prize drawing for mountain bikes compliments of the Village Runner as well as other great prizes. It’s easy to do, fun, affordable, and an inspiring way to start a great American Holiday, it’s the Annual Torrance Turkey Trot!

Early Registration
$25 entry fee through October 21st

November 6th – Heroes of Hope 5K / 10K
9th Annual Heroes of Hope Race for Research
The Heroes of Hope Race for Research will take place Sunday, November 6, 2016 at Dockweiler State Beach. The day includes a 5K/10K, Kid’s Fun Run, an all new iDance4aCURE Tutu 2k, Kids Zone and Wellness Expo.  Tech tee and finisher medal included. Packet pickup will be held at the Village Runner in Manhattan Beach on November 5th.
Have flat feet or need a little more arch support for your walks and runs?  Check out the latest in stability running shoes at the Village Runner!  Not sure what type of shoe is right for you?  Our staff of highly trained runners are here to analyze your feet and guide you through a proper fitting shoe.
Wmn’s New Balance 860v7
Men’s New Balance 860v7
Wmn’s Nike Structure 20
Men’s Nike Structure 20
Wmn’s Saucony Guide 10
Men’s Saucony Guide 10

Colors may vary.

More South Bay Races
Congratulations to everyone who participated in the 39th Annual Manhattan Beach 10K (click here for results)!  If you’re looking for more fun races in the South Bay, visit our latest schedule of upcoming South Bay Races. 

Registration now open for the following upcoming events:

Paper luminarias guide you along the MB Yuletide 5K course
Image Credits: City of Torrance, Heroes of Hope, Manhattan Beach Yuletide 5K
STAY CONNECTED:
Village Runner | 310-375-2626 | Website

 

Weekly Newsletter: LA Kings 5K online reg closes Wednesday | $10 Off Village Runner Coupon Inside

Online registration closes Wednesday!

LA Kings 5K Run/Walk

Join the LA Kings and Daryl Evans on September 17th at the Annual LA Kings 5K Run / Walk in Redondo Beach benefiting the Hydrocephalus Association. Register before midnight on September 14th for just $45! Visit lakings.com/5k to sign-up today!

If you miss online registration, you can still register the morning of the race at the race expo in the Riviera Village for $50.

MB 10K fees go up in a week!

39th Annual Manhattan Beach 10K

Registration fees for the MB 10K go up after next Monday!  Be sure to register at the Village Runner in Manhattan Beach or online by Monday, September 19th at 11:59pm to save! The 39th annual Manhattan Beach 10K is on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 7:30am.

Early Registration For The MB10K

Pricing now – September 19th:
  • $30 Youth (under 15 years old)
  • $35 Adults

In-Store Registration Now Open

Registration in-store at Village Runner in Manhattan Beach is open! Online registration at mb10k.com will close on September 26th.
  • Village Runner business hours are:
    Monday-Saturday 10am-7pm and Sunday 11am-6pm
  • There is no race morning registration!
Brooks Ariel 16
Brooks Beast 16
Women’s
Asics Kayano 23
Men’s
Asics Kayano 23
Women’s
Nike LunarGlide 8
Men’s
Nike LunarGlide 8
Women’s Saucony Hurricane ISO 2
Men’s
Saucony Hurricane ISO 2

Colors may vary.

More South Bay Races

If you’re looking for more fun races in the South Bay, visit our latest schedule of upcoming South Bay Races.
Image Credits: LA Kings 5K, Manhattan Beach 10K
Village Runner | 310-375-2626 | Website

$10 OFF YOUR NEXT PURCHASE

Need some gear for the LA Kings 5K or Manhattan Beach 10K?  We’re here to help!  Save $10 off any purchase of $100 or more at the Village Runner in Redondo Beach or Manhattan Beach. Coupon must be printed and surrendered at checkout.  Not valid on past purchases, towards the purchase of gift certificates, and cannot be combined with other coupons.  Coupon does not apply to race entry fees.

Offer Expires 09/30/2016.

Weekly Newsletter: Price Increase Reminder: Register before Thursday for the LA Kings 5K

Price increase goes into effect Thursday.
LA Kings 5K Run/Walk

Have you registered yet for the LA Kings 5K in Redondo Beach?  Make sure to sign up by Wednesday, August 31st before the price increase!

Join the LA Kings and Daryl Evans on September 17th at the Annual LA Kings 5K Run / Walk in Redondo Beach benefiting the Hydrocephalus Association. Register before September 1st for just $40! Visit lakings.com/5k to sign-up today!

39th Annual Manhattan Beach 10K

Join us for the 39th annual Manhattan Beach 10K on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 7:30am as we wind through the beautiful streets of Manhattan Beach with a majestic finish at the Manhattan Beach Pier!

Early Registration For The MB10K

Pricing now – September 19th:
  • Register online at mb10k.com
  • $30 Youth (under 15 years old)
  • $35 Adults

Please Note: In-Store Registration Opens Thursday

Registration in-store at Village Runner, Manhattan Beach opens Thursday, September 1st and closes Friday, September 30th . Online registration at mb10k.com will close on September 26th.
  • Village Runner business hours are:
    Monday-Saturday 10am-7pm and Sunday 11am-6pm
  • There is no race morning registration!
OOFOS Recovery Sandals Now in Stock!

After a lot of demand, Village Runner now carries OOFOS recovery sandals! Here’s a quick rundown on why they’re so popular:

  • Absorb 37% more impact than EVA
  • Footbed design offers unparalleled cushioning and support
  • Allow feet to move naturally as if walking on sand or grass
  • Closed cell technology will not absorb water or bacteria
  • Lightweight, travel well, float, and are machine washable.

BOTTOM LINE: If you wear sandals, experience foot pain, or have sore, tired feet or legs, you need to try OOFOS!

Brooks Ariel 14

Was $149.95
Now $119.95
Brooks Beast 14

Was $149.95

Now $119.95

Women’s New Balance 860v6

Was $119.95

Now $95.95

Men’s New Balance 860v6

Was $119.95

Now $95.95

Women’s Nike Zoom Structure 19

Was $119.95

Now $95.95

Men’s Nike Zoom Structure 19

Was $119.95

Now $95.95

Women’s Mizuno
Wave Rider 19

Was $119.95

Now $95.95

Men’s Mizuno
Wave Rider 19

Was $119.95

Now $95.95

Women’s Mizuno
Wave Inspire 12

Was $119.95

Now $95.95

Men’s Mizuno
Wave Inspire 12

Was $119.95

Now $95.95

Women’s Saucony Guide 9

Was $119.95

Now $95.95

Men’s Saucony Guide 9

Was $119.95

Now $95.95

Colors may vary.  While supplies last!

More South Bay Races

If you’re looking for more fun races in the South Bay, visit our latest schedule of upcoming South Bay Races.
Image Credits: LA Kings 5K, Manhattan Beach 10K, Oofos

Asics Fun Run Highlights

Thank you to everyone who joined us for our Tuesday night fun run yesterday with our lovely rep, Sara, from Asics!  Join us every Tuesday night at our store in the Riviera Village for a free group run along the Esplanade in Redondo Beach.  All paces welcome!

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Weekly Fun Run Details

The running group leaves at 6:15pm with a variety of paces and distances! Free parking in the Riviera Village after 6pm!  Running course (feel free to go shorter or longer if you’d like): https://connect.garmin.com/activity/194070591

Save the Date:  Saucony Demo Run July 19th

Want to join us for another demo run to test out the latest running shoes?  Save the date for July 19th for a fun run with Saucony!  RSVP and more details here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1820056571549268/

Saucony Fun Run