Palos Verdes Half Marathon & 5K Walk & Run

About This Activity

The Palos Verdes Half Marathon and Community 5K will start and finish is at the Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes. You'll again enjoy Southern Caifornia's most senic courses, with rolling hills with beautiful sea views and cool breezes. Half Marathon finishers receive a Technical Shirt, 5K finishers receive a quality 100% cotton shirt. The Half Marathon is a great training run for the Rock & Roll Marathon and other local distance races.

Parking

Park at RPV City Hall and the Salvation Army College at 30940 Hawthorne Blvd. if available, with shuttle buses providing easy and quick access to the event site. Shuttles begin leaving at 5 am and run continually until 8:30 am. Please carpool. Park within WALKING DISTANCE of the run by registering for our 4 To A Car program. (see 4 To A CAR information)

Directions

#405 freeway to Hawthorne Blvd. South on Hawthore Blvd. Park at RPV City Hall at 30940 Hawthorne Blvd. PLEASE CARPOOL. Allow for a 15miunte shuttle bus ride from City Hall or the Salvation Army lots. HALF RUNNERS CAN be dropped of at the start at Pelican Cove by 6:30 am, 5K Runners MUST take a shuttle, Or, register for the 3 To A Car program and walk to the start. as the road will be closed and there is no stopping at the Terranea entry .

Packet Pick-up & Late Registration

Our packet pick-up location is on Friday, November 15th, noon to 6 pm at Road Runner Sports at 25359 Crenshaw Boulevard, Torrance, CA - (310) 326-8530 OR...you can pick up your packet on race morning, Sat., Nov. 16th at the event site at pelican Cove in RPV, from 5:30 am to the start of the run. You can have someone pick up your packet for you. Sorry! we are not mailing back bib numbers or timing chips.

Special School Challenge

Register for the 5K as part of the School Challenge. Cash prizes awarded to the sponsored school with the most participants in elementary, middle, and high school categories. $20 registration fee for students 18 yrs and under. Students families, friends and school staff enter for the full 5K price. The School Challenge entry closes November 1st. All participants are eligible for regular age division awards.

Special Team challenges

Team award categories: Most participants on a team and the fastest team. For the fastest team award, the 1st 5 team members on your team are scored for your team. (All team participants are eligible for regular age division awards as well as one of the team awards; only one Team award per team.)

Additional information

This annual event is held on the beautiful Palos Verdes Peninsula. It's an out and back slightly hilly course. There is a special School Challenge in the 5K, and a Team Challenge event in the Half Marathon. Finishers medals to all Half Marathon finishers. Half Marathon Tech shirts & 100% cotton 5K finisher shirts. There will be a giant expo, food and drink, and live music after the run. Visit our facebook page or go to w2promo@aol.com for questions or more info.

The Course

See a course map at www.palosverdeshalfmarathon.org. The Half Marathon and 5K has a rolling course. Runner's travel along the coastline with views of the ocean & cool sea breezes. Many aid stations along the course.

Shirts & medals

A special 2013.1 shirt to all finishers. Half Marathon runners receive a Technical shirt, 5K runners a 100% cotton shirt. All Half Marathon finishers receive a special Finishers medal.

3 To A Car for 1/2 Marathon runners ($ savings!)

Gather 2 or more friends and carpool to within WALKING DISTANCE of the start/finish. The driver gets a discount, all others in the car get to park within walking distance of the run. The Car Must have 3 in the car to park. A parking pass will be emailed to the driver.

3 To A Car for 5K runners ($ savings)

Gather 2 or more friends and carpool to within WALKING DISTANCE of the start/finish. The driver gets a discount, all others in the car get to park within walking distance of the run. The Car Must have 3 in the car to park. A parking pass will be emailed to the driver.

This annual event is held on the beautful Palos Verdes Peninsula. It's an out and back slightly hilly course. There is a special School Challange in the 5K, but open to the entire community. Finishers medals to all finishers. Half Marathon Technical shirts and 100% cotton 5K finisher shirts. A giant expo, a Beer Garden, other food and drink, and ongoing musical entertainment at the Terranea Resort after the run. Go to www.w2Promotions.com for further info. A special Running Club discount of $5 off pre-reg is available to all clubs that have 5 or more participants in this run. Contact w2promo@aol.com for info.

Additional Date Information
7:00 am Half Marathon & 7:30am 5K

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