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Past, present Mira Costa runners rule Dick Fitzgerald 2-mile run

Past, present Mira Costa runners rule Dick Fitzgerald 2-mile run

by Randy Angel Mira Costa High School dominated the field at the Dick Fitzgerald 2-mile Run Saturday morning in which a former Mustang standout and a budding hopeful took home top honors. A generation apart, the male and female winners were prime examples of what has made the race so popular as part of the […]

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Vientos snaps Cardona’s 4th of July 5K winning streak

Vientos snaps Cardona’s 4th of July 5K winning streak

by Randy Angel In one of the closest races held by Village Runner, Brandon Vientos edged his training partner by two seconds to win the 22nd annual 4th of July 5K. Vientos, 21, of Torrance crossed the finish line with a time of 15 minutes, 22 seconds defeating former West Torrance High School teammate Teddy […]

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Village Runner to honor running legends at 22nd 4th of July 5K

Village Runner to honor running legends at 22nd 4th of July 5K

by Randy Angel The thousands of participants and spectators who kick off their Independence Day in Redondo Beach’s Riviera Village will have the opportunity to see two running legends when Village Runner honors the icons prior to its 22nd Annual 4th of July 5K presented by UCLA Health. Jon Sutherland, who has run more consecutive […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, running, soccer, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, running, soccer, volleyball and more

Running: Village Runner hosts it 22nd annual 4th of July 5K and Firecracker Dash beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 4 in Redondo Beach’s Riviera Village. Prior to the start of the race, there will be the Red, White, and Blue Costume Contest with cash prizes awarded for the best and most unique running costumes. […]

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Jacob Helfgott captures first Manhattan Beach 5K title

by Randy Angel Recent Mira Costa High School graduate Jacob Helfgott kicked off his summer with a championship Saturday morning edging David Cardona to win the Manhattan Beach Summer 5K. Helfgott’s time of 17 minutes, eight seconds beat Cardona by one second who outdistanced third-place finisher Adam Villela, 17, of Orange (17:16). Helfgott, 18, of […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, running, volleyball and more

Soccer: Ian Lonergan, of Manhattan Beach, was recently called up by US Soccer to attend the US U-16 Boy’s National Team Training Camp to be held in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. Lonergan, a freshman at Mira Costa, is a member of the LA Galaxy U-16 Academy team that won the 2014 US Soccer Developmental Academy National […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Triathlon: Registration is open for the 11th annual Redondo Beach Triathlon, which will begin at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, June 14 at the Veteran’s Park/Pier area in Redondo Beach. The USAT sanctioned scenic course event consists of a 1/2-mile swim, 6-mile bike, and 2-mile run. Space is limited to the first 600 entries. A non-competitive mini-sprint […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, running, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Baseball, basketball, running, volleyball and more

Running: The 3rd annual Roundhouse Aquarium Fun Run for the Oceans takes place Saturday, June 6 at the base of the Manhattan Beach Pier. The out-and-back beach run begins at 9:30 a.m. and celebrates World Oceans Day. Prizes to the top three runners in male and female age divisions. Entry fee of $35 includes t-shirt […]

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Redondo boys, girls seek CIF Division 1 track and field championships

Redondo boys, girls seek CIF Division 1 track and field championships

by Randy Angel Redondo’s track and field teams displayed their prowess last Friday capturing the boys and girls team titles at the Bay League finals held at Mira Costa. Anastasia Chiodo won the girls 100 (12.24) and 200 (24.87) dashes and Tairyn Montgomery captured the long jump (18-01.75) and shot put (35-08) to lead the […]

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Mira Costa to host Bay League track and field championships

Mira Costa to host Bay League track and field championships

by Randy Angel Qualifying spots for the CIF Southern Section track & field prelims will be on the line this week when Mira Costa hosts the Bay League prelims at 1 p.m. Tuesday and the 101st edition of the Bay League finals Friday at 5 p.m. League champions automatically qualify for the CIF-SS prelims on […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, swimming, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, running, swimming, volleyball and more

Running: The 20th Annual Murad Grand View Gator 5K takes place at 8 a.m.  Saturday, May 2 at Grand View Elementary School, 455 24th St., Manhattan Beach. Proceeds benefit the Manhattan Beach Education Foundation and awards will be given to the top three male/female finishers. All children receive a finisher gift. Entry fees are $25 […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, cycling, football, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, cycling, football, volleyball and more

Fitness: USC Senior Associate Athletic Director Steve Lopes will be accompanied by the USC Band as the 28th Annual Richstone Pier-to-Pier Walkathon begins at 8 a.m. Saturday, Apr. 25 at the Manhattan Beach Pier. Proceeds benefit Richstone Family Center in honor of April being National Child Abuse Awareness Month. The Walkathon features live music along The Strand, as well as food and beverage vendors, […]

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Track and field teams ready for Bay League championship runs

Track and field teams ready for Bay League championship runs

by Randy Angel The South Bay Championships and Mt. SAC relays provided quality competition last weekend as Mira Costa and Redondo’s boys and girls track and field teams make their runs for Bay League championships. Redondo has a key dual meet at Palos Verdes on Thursday while Mira Costa is hosting Inglewood and Morningside. Redondo […]

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Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, triathlon, volleyball and more

Triathlon: Registration is open for the 11th annual Redondo Beach Triathlon sponsored that will begin at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, June 14 at the Veteran’s Park/Pier area in Redondo Beach. All of the proceeds go to Cheer for Children, a non-profit organization that gives seasonal parties and raises money for acutely ill children at Harbor UCLA […]

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Cardona, Boettcher win Village Runner St. Pat’s 5K in first attempts

Cardona, Boettcher win Village Runner St. Pat’s 5K in first attempts

Now living in Las Vegas, Torrance transplant David Cardona returned to his old stomping grounds to capture the 12th annual Village Runner St. Patrick’s Day 5K held Sunday morning in Redondo Beach. The former North Torrance, El Camino College and Cal Poly San Luis Obispo distance runner is an employee of Village Runner but Sunday’s […]

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