24th Annual Village Runner 4th of July 5K
Presented by UCLA Health
Entries are now open for the first major South Bay road race of the summer season, held on Independence Day, The 24th Annual Village Runner 4th of July 5K and Firecracker Dash will be presented by UCLA Health. The race winds from Riviera Village to along the scenic waterfront of Redondo Beach and back to Riviera Village for the finish. The race benefits the Redondo Beach Educational Foundation.
To register for the race, visit www.villagerunner.com and click on the event and registration link. Registration fees are $25 for children and $35 for adults prior to June 5th, 2017. Fees that are paid after June 5th will increase. Runners can either register online or register in stores with the printable form on the race website. Runners can drop off their forms at the store locations in Riviera Village or in Manhattan Beach during store hours: Monday-Saturday 10 am-7 pm, Sunday 11 am-6 pm. Race information is at (310) 375-2626.
The 4th of July 5K run and community walk will begin at 8 a.m., and kids races for those ages 12 and under will start at 9:30 a.m. The race will feature chip timing, age division awards, and cash prizes to the top three overall racers in the 5K. All kids participating in the Firecracker Dash will receive medals for running too.
Prior to the start of the race, there will be the Red, White, and Blue Costume Contest with prizes awarded for the best running costumes. All racers are encouraged to dress patriotically and will receive a unique 4th of July Run t-shirt.
The race is expected to have 3,000 to 4,000 participants for the 5K run and community walk and will take place in Riviera Village, Redondo Beach, CA. Racers as old as 89 and as young as 4 years old participated in last year’s 4th of July 5K.
The 24th Annual Village Runner 5K and Firecracker Dash is presented by UCLA Health. The presenting Media Sponsor is TheSound 100.3FM. The Exclusive Automotive sponsor of the race is Rusnak South Bay Alfa Romeo. Coast Fitness is the official health club. Other race sponsors include the Plaza Del Amo Animal Hospital.
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