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Manhattan Beach YULETIDE 5k

Saturday, December 15, 2012 @ 5:30 PM (PST)
Manhattan Beach Pier 10 Manhattan Beach Blvd. Manhattan BeachCA  90266
Saturday, December 15, 2012 @ 5:30 PM (PST)
Manhattan Beach Pier 10 Manhattan Beach Blvd. Manhattan BeachCA  90266

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Come celebrate the holidays and the Winter Solstice at the best Night Race in Los Angeles! GLOW NECKLACES TO ALL PARTICIPANTS! Run, walk, or baby jog along the sea by candlelight. Start and finish under the Christmas lights of the Manhattan Beach Pier as the sun sets. Spectacular!

Kid's Races

Little Elves Dash 1K for kids ages 7-12, 400m for Little Elves ages 3-6, and 25m for the under 3 Crawlers. The same cool awards and a chance to stand on the podium to the top five in the following divisions: 2 and Under, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12. Bring the kids!

Time Schedule

5K run/walk starts at 5:30pm. Elves Dash 1K 6:30pm, Little Elves 400m 6:40pm, Crawlers 6:40pm. Late registration, Check in, and Packet pick up from 3:30pm-5:30pm at the pier. Add $5 to fees for late registration.


Lit entirely by hundreds of Luminarias, start and finish at Manhattan Beach Pier - out and back north to the jetty at 45th St. Entirely on the hard pack at super low tide. Miles marked with splits. Event timed and scored by PRIMETIME.


Come early with the family, shop in downtown Manhattan, then head to the beach to build a sand snowman, watch the sunset, and race into the dark! Glorious! You won't find a more beautiful run. Even perfect for baby strollers!


Finish with plenty of time to get to your holiday parties or stay and enjoy some of the many fine restaurants and bars in downtown Manhattan Beach


GLOW NECKLACES TO ALL PARTICIPANTS! Cool top five awards in all 28 age groups for the 5K. Top five in each age group for the Kid's Races as well. Stylin' yuletide finisher T-shirts to all pre-registered and late registrants while supply lasts.


Take the 405 to Rosecrans west. Left (south) on Sepulveda (Pacific Coast Highway) to Manhattan Beach Blvd. Right (west) to the ocean/pier.


All over downtown Manhattan, lots near the pier, lots and structure at Highland and 12th St. and lots along Valley Drive. Bring quarters for the meter!

$35.00 for 5K, $30.00 for Kid's Races, add $5 for late entries

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Manhattan Beach Pier 10 Manhattan Beach Blvd. Manhattan BeachCA  90266
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