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A Quick Guide To Upcoming Race Events

October 11, 2010 1:57 PM

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If you’re ready to kick start your fitness routine, or are a seasoned pro – sign up for a local race! Here is a guide to help you find the perfect fit for your fitness level and location!

justice jog A Quick Guide To Upcoming Race Events

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Justice Jog 2010

5K Walk/Run
Century City, CA
Sunday, October 17, 2010
8am-10:30am
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The Justice Jog is organized by the Greater Los Angeles Chapter of the Association of Legal Administrators (ALA). Proceeds from the event will benefit charities that promote education in our communities, both locally and globally. The course is flat and fast, so it’s a perfect course for both the competitive and casual athlete!

march for autism A Quick Guide To Upcoming Race Events

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Maria Shriver’s March on Alzeimers

5K March
Long Beach, CA
Sunday, October 24, 2010
3pm – 7pm
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Maria’s March will benefit the Alzheimer’s Association, the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Come take a walk with celebrities like Leeza Gibbons, Glee’s Jane Lynch and Jane Fonda to raise money for the cause. The closing ceremony and candlelight vigil will include special performances by country singer Brett Eldredge and Glee’s Amber Riley!

rock and roll A Quick Guide To Upcoming Race Events

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Rock ‘N’ Roll Los Angeles

Half Marathon
Sunday, October 24, 2010
7:30am
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Music makes up the heart and “sole” of this event! Live bands will be performing a variety of music from alternative to classic rock, punk, funk and blues to jazz it up. The bands set the tempo for this 13.1 mile party, where runners and spectators alike will be “Dancin’ in the Streets” to these mini-concerts.

cancer A Quick Guide To Upcoming Race Events

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LA Cancer Challenge 2010

10K/5K/Kids Run
VA Grounds West LA
10K Start: 7:30am
5K Start: 9am
Kids’ Run Start: 10:15am
Sunday, October 31, 2010
Registar Here

The 13th Annual LA Cancer Challenge benefits The Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. Parents, let you kids be a part of the fun! Children can stomp for a cause in the “Kids Can Cure Fun Run,” which is open to kids under the age of 13. Don’t miss The Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast! Enjoy a variety of pancakes including buttermilk, pumpkin and blueberry. Plus, there will be Pumpkin Pancake “Decorating”, with a selection of syrups, sprinkles and Halloween treats.

muddy buddy A Quick Guide To Upcoming Race Events

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Muddy Buddy Ride & Run Series

10K Bike/Run Relay
San Dimas, CA
Sunday, November 7, 2010
Muddy Buddy Start: 7:15am
Mini Muddy Buddy Start: 9:45am
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The Columbia Muddy Buddy Race is all about getting dirty! Teams of two traverse a 6-7 mile off-road course and 5 obstacles. At the end of the race, racers crawl through the infamous Mud Pit crossing the finish line together as official “Muddy Buddies”! Bring the kids and let them get in on the muddy action. This year’s Mini Muddy Buddy challenge offers a chance for the little ones to get muddier than they ever have before!

malibu A Quick Guide To Upcoming Race Events

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Malibu International Marathon

Half Marathon/Full Marathon
Malibu, CA
Sunday, November 14, 2010
Marathon Start: 7am
Half Marathon Start: 8:30am
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The Malibu International Marathon has been tagged the “Run to Paradise,” a course between beautiful mountain cliffs and views of the Pacific Ocean. Marathoners will run through the flat farmlands of Ventura County, wind along Pacific Coast Highway and cross the finish at beautiful Zuma Beach!

prostate A Quick Guide To Upcoming Race Events

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LA Prostate Cancer 5K

Brentwood, CA
Sunday, November 21, 2010
8:30am
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If you’re not ready for a marathon, the LA Prostate Cancer 5K is a great choice for beginners. The first-ever event is organized by the USC Institute of Urology. Sign up and do your part to raise enough money to turn the page on the fight against prostate cancer!

surf city A Quick Guide To Upcoming Race Events

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Surf City USA

Half Marathon/Full Marathon
Huntington Beach, CA
Sunday, February 6, 2011
Marathon Start: 6:30am
Half Marathon Start: 7:45am
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This spectacular oceanfront course is an exclusive Southern California favorite! Run by the famous Huntington Beach pier and watch native surfers hit the waves at Bolsa Chica State Beach. More than 2,000 volunteers and great surf bands will be along the way cheering you on!

la marathon A Quick Guide To Upcoming Race Events

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LA Marathon

Sunday, March 20, 2011
Downtown LA
Wheelchair Start: 6:55am
Hand Cycle Start: 7am
Runner Start: 7:24am
Register Here

The Los Angeles Marathon is a MUST for avid runners! The course starts at Dodgers Stadium, winds through Downtown LA, Hollywood, Beverly Hills and down to the Sea. Register now to become part of the legacy pack!

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