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 miles with MOTOACTV, the new GPS fitness tracker and Smart MP3 Player from Motorola that helps you power through workouts with music and tracks your stats.  For more information, visit

 Erik Taylor’s Fitness
Erik Taylor is the premiere trainer for runners, cyclist, triathletes and fitness enthusiasts in the South Bay. Specializing in functional training, various methodologies are utilized, including kettlebells, medballs, TRX Suspension Training and battle ropes. All of these methods are designed to recruit maximum muscle involvement while burning through numerous stores of fat.

If you are searching for something different and a break from the norm, if you are tired of the same old boring workout routine which is bringing minimal results, then Erik Taylor’s functional training, consistency, progressions, and the will to push your limits will not only get you to your goals, but will also do it in a safe and highly efficient manner.  For more information, please visit

 St. Lawrence Referral Group
We are a group of like minded, active and practicing Catholic business owners and professionals who live work and play in the South Bay (Redondo Beach, Torrance, Palos Verdes, etc).  Each of us has a specialty.  We meet regularly to discuss personal and business issues and determine how we can assist each other in any way.  Moral and Ethical Treatment, Friendly Support, Innovative Ideas, Good Reputations and Referrals is what this group is all about.  Can we help you?  Can you help us? – Let’s Talk!  We strongly recommend you use members of this network for all your personal and business needs.
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MIT Fitness, Mixed Intensive training, is a unique training combination that is inspired by various forms of exercise. We have drawn inspiration from Tabata, CrossFit, Cross training, MMA, Elite military units, and many others. The philosophy of our training is based on HIIT (High Intensive Interval Training). MIT Fitness is a form of exercise that FITS ALL people as we are training on the basis of individual capacity. The training is designed in a way so that individuals of all levels can work together; whether one exercises once in a while or trains at an elite level does not matter. Please visit for more details!

“The  Foundation for Wellness Professionals” is a 17 year old non-profit organization that promotes wellness and disease prevention programs. Our organization is international, and because all the doctors volunteer their time, we are not allowed to charge for our services.  As part of our membership, we agree to provide at least 30 programs in our local community each year.  We have excellent doctors that volunteer and each bring forth their own expertise in their medical profession.  Dr. Woelfel who specializes in Physical Medicine and Dr. Syn a Wellness Doctor & Chiropractor are donating their time for the St. Patrick’s Day Race.

Stop by the Pier to Peer booth on Saturday to grab balloons for the kiddos and meet the girls from, writers of a webzine about family life in the South Bay!  They cover a variety of topics including do-it-yourself projects, recipes, education and family-related issues, local South Bay hot spots, design tips, and much more!

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Team In Training (TNT) is the largest endurance sports training and fundraising program in the world.  With TNT you will realize your dream of completing a marathon, half marathon, triathlon, hike adventure, or long-distance bike ride.  You will receive training from top-notch coaches, access to a network of local fitness partners, fundraising support, and the chance to be a part of a powerful force that has raised more than $1 billion to fund research and treatment advances for cancer patients.

Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives everyone in communities across the globe a chance to celebrate the lives of people who have battled cancer, remember lost loved ones, and fight back against the disease.  Because cancer never sleeps, Relays are overnight and 24 hours in length, filled with live entertainment, food and crafts, and touching ceremonies.  Our event this year will be July 21-22nd at Alta Vista Elementary School, and we hope to raise as many donations as possible to help find a cure.  All are welcome to attend this amazing event- email with any questions. Also, visit for more information regarding the event.