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

Local Races and Fun Runs – June and July

I’m not sure how we are suddenly approaching Summer break and the month of June, but here we are.  Join us for some local races and free fun runs!  Here’s a lineup of local races and fun runs over the next couple of months for our South Bay runners and walkers!

Local Races

June

June 4th:
Grand View Gator 5K – Manhattan Beach
Details

June 25th:
4th Annual Sean Brock 5K/10K Run
Register Here
Packet Pickup: Village Runner Manhattan Beach, June 24th 5-7pm

June 25th:
Manhattan Beach 5K
Register Here
Packet Pickup: Village Runner Manhattan Beach, June 24th 10am-5pm

July

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23rd Annual Village Runner 4th of July 5K and Firecracker Dash – Redondo Beach
Register Here
Packet Pickup: Village Runer Redondo Beach, July 3rd noon-7pm

Store Fun Runs

Our stores in Redondo and Manhattan Beach have free, weekly fun runs every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday.  During some of these fun runs, our vendors come out and let our group of runners and walkers test out shoes for free!  It’s a great way to try before you buy, and better yet, a great way to meet lots of other runners and walkers in the South Bay!  We hope you can join us soon!

June 7th – Redondo Beach Fun Run with Saucony

  • Come on down to the Village Runner in Redondo Beach on Tuesday, June 7th for a fun run with Saucony! Our Saucony reps will have a demo fleet of the newest Kinvara 7 and Ride 9 running shoes for people to test out:)

June 28th – Redondo Beach Fun Run with Asics

  • Check out the new Asics Cumulus with our free running group!

 

 

This is a great way to try before you buy and a great way to meet some new runners in the South Bay. There is a large variety of paces running between 3-7 miles every week.

The runners leave by 6:15pm so be sure to arrive any time after 5:30pm to get fitted with the right size! Metered parking in the Riviera Village is free after 6pm.

 

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Village Runner Fun Runs and Demo Nights!

villagerunnerrunninggroup2 Store Fun Runs

Our stores in Redondo and Manhattan Beach have free, weekly fun runs every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday.  During some of these fun runs, our vendors come out and let our group of runners and walkers test out shoes and other products for free!  It’s a great way to try before you buy, and better yet, a great way to meet lots of other runners and walkers in the South Bay!  We hope you can join us soon!

May 19th: Zensah Demo Run – Village Runner Redondo Beach
Ever been curious about compression sleeves? Join us Tuesday at 6:15pm for a Zensah demo run! RSVP Here!   Zensah_main042412

 

 

 

May 24th: Mizuno Fun Run – Village Runner Redondo Beach
Join us on Sunday morning, May 24th at 8:15am for a Mizuno fun run and test out the latest Mizuno Wave Rider, Wave Inspire, and Sayonara! RSVP HereMizuno Fun Run

 

 

 

May 26th: Saucony Fun Run – Village Runner Redondo Beach
Join us on Tuesday at 6:15pm to test out the brand new Saucony Kinvara 6 and Triumph ISO series!  RSVP here!SAUC_S15_M_KINVARA6_SOCIAL_800x800

 

 

 

June 2nd: Asics Fun Run – Village Runner Redondo Beach
Join us on Tuesday at 6:15pm to test out the brand new Asics Nimbus 17’s!  More details to come!

South Bay: Upcoming Local Events and Races

In case you need some motivation to keep you active through the Fall, check out this list of great local events coming up in the South Bay!

Local Races

September 6th:
Jet to Jetty 5K /10K – Dockweiler State Beach
Register Here

 

September 6th:
Palos Verdes – PVAC Runners 5K for Alzheimers
Register Here

 

September 7th:
Dockweiler State Beach- Evelyn’s BFF 5K Run-Walk
Register Here

 

September 13th:
Redondo Beach- LA Kings 5K Run-Walk
Register Here

 

October 4th:
Manhattan Beach – 36th Annual Manhattan Beach 10K
Register Here or at Village Runner Manhattan Beach

 

December 26th:
Dockweiler State Beach – Operation Jack Half & Full Marathon
Register Here

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September 2nd:
Mizuno Fun Run – Village Runner Redondo Beach
Details Here

September 4th:
Hoka Clifton Fun Run – Village Runner Manhattan Beach

September 9th:
Nike Pegasus Fun Fun – Village Runner Redondo Beach

September 16th:
Saucony Fun Run – Village Runner Redondo Beach

September 23rd:
Asics Kayano 21st Anniversary Party and Fun Run – Village Runner Redondo Beach

For a full list of upcoming store events, visit here for printable flyer:  Print here for a good time 😉 

Upcoming In Store Events

Join us any of the dates listed above for a fun run with our running group and the shoe company of the day! You can test out a pair of their latest running shoes and get entered into a fun raffle at the end of the run!  

For information on the weekly routes, please visit here: http://villagerunnerracing.blogspot.com/p/local-running-routes.html

Village Runner Fun Run Series & Weekend Runs


Have you RSVP’d for our Summer Fun Run Series?  Join our running group over the next few weeks for a series of Fun Runs with Nike and ASICS!  We’ll also be hosting a fun run in September with Brooks, because let’s face it – bikini season is year round when you live in the South Bay!  So be sure to cut it up with our runners all week long and try out some new shoes!  Make new friends, win some prizes, and get into shape all at the same time!  Be sure to RSVP so we can make sure to bring enough food, compliments of My Fit Foods!  Food will be served after the two Nike runs on August 7th and 9th.


August 7: Redondo Beach: Join us for a Nike Fun Run! Arrive between 5:30 and 6PM to get fitted for a pair of shoes and to fill out a raffle ticket for the chance to win some fun prizes and Nike apparel! The running group leaves promptly at 6:15PM from our store.
August 9:  Manhattan Beach: Join us for a Nike Fun Run! Arrive between 5:30 and 6PM to get fitted for a pair of shoes and to fill out a raffle ticket for the chance to win some fun prizes and Nike apparel! The running group leaves promptly at 6:15PM from our store.
August 28:  Redondo Beach: Join us for an ASICS Fun Run! Arrive between 5:30 and 6PM to get fitted for a pair of shoes and to fill out a raffle ticket for the chance to win some fun prizes!  The running group leaves promptly at 6:15PM from our store.
RSVP: http://asicsfunrun.eventbrite.com/

September 11:  Redondo Beach: Stay tuned for details on a fun run with Brooks!  This one is guaranteed to be insanely fun and unique so be sure to mark your calendars and look out for more details in the near future! 

Weekend Events
Looking for some runs this weekend?  West High School in Torrance is hosting a 2-mile fun run/race at their track tonight open to alumni and friends of the program at 7PM.  You can also join in on another 2-mile run in the sand tomorrow morning at the Hermosa Beach pier for the Dick Fitzgerald Two Mile Sand Run with proceeds going to the Mira Costa High School Cross Country program.  Have a great weekend everyone! 

Taking part in any of the races or fun runs?  Let us know how you did or send pictures our way to villagerunnerevents@gmail.com

Village Runner Fun Run Series


Join our running group over the next few weeks for a series of Fun Runs with Saucony, Nike, and ASICS!  Try out some new shoes, make new friends, and win some prizes!  Be sure to RSVP so we can make sure to bring enough food, compliments of My Fit Foods!  Food will be served after the runs on July 26th and the two Nike runs on August 7th and 9th.

July 24:  Redondo Beach: Join us for a Saucony Fun Run! Arrive between 5:30 and 6PM to get fitted for a pair of shoes and to fill out a raffle ticket for the chance to win some fun
prizes or a free pair of Saucony shoes! The running group leaves promptly at 6:15PM from
our store.

July 26:   Manhattan Beach: Join us for a Saucony Fun Run! Arrive between 5:30 and 6PM to get fitted for a pair of shoes and to fill out a raffle ticket for the chance to win some fun prizes or a free pair of Saucony shoes! The running group leaves promptly at 6:15PM from our store. 
August 7: Redondo Beach: Join us for a Nike Fun Run! Arrive between 5:30 and 6PM to get fitted for a pair of shoes and to fill out a raffle ticket for the chance to win some fun prizes and Nike apparel! The running group leaves promptly at 6:15PM from our store.
August 9:  Manhattan Beach: Join us for a Nike Fun Run! Arrive between 5:30 and 6PM to get fitted for a pair of shoes and to fill out a raffle ticket for the chance to win some fun prizes and Nike apparel! The running group leaves promptly at 6:15PM from our store.
August 28:  Redondo Beach: Join us for an ASICS Fun Run! Arrive between 5:30 and 6PM to get fitted for a pair of shoes and to fill out a raffle ticket for the chance to win some fun prizes!  The running group leaves promptly at 6:15PM from our store.