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Ventura & Palos Verdes Race Testimonials

Wonder if you should join us for an upcoming race? The following comments are testimonials from racers who ran in the first two events of the Lexus LaceUp Running Series presented by Equinox. We took these examples from the social media, our post race survey and Race Grader Palos Verdes and Race Grader Ventura. We hope. . .

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Ventura Racers, Access Your Free Finish Line Photo

Sometimes when you run, you stumble. Unfortunately, our photo provider experienced a photo/software issue at Ventura. However, we have created this alternative solution for you to access your free photo. We greatly apologize for the delay. Follow the Steps Below to Access Your Photo: 1. Go to Smug Mug. 2. Search for your bib number.. . .

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Palos Verdes Race Results and Recap

PALOS VERDES, California — More than 1,000 racers met here on Saturday to take part in the Lexus LaceUp Running Series presented by Equinox. The second event of a four-part series in Southern California included a Half Marathon, 10k and 5k. The challenging Palos Verdes course offered stunning views of Terrenea Resort, the Palos Verdes lighthouse and Catalina Island. The. . .

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Palos Verdes: A Facelift for One of Running’s Oldest

Did you know that the Palos Verdes Marathon was the country’s second-oldest continuously run marathon? Our latest blog post looks at the history of the race, as well as the nuances this weekend’s event will bring.  What began as a picturesque marathon in the 1960s, has earned a reputation throughout the running community as one. . .

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Palos Verdes Elevation Charts and More…

Palos Verdes Race Day Elevation Charts Curious what the elevation changes are for the Palos Verdes LaceUp? See below. Click on the image to see a larger view. Half Marathon   10K 5k   Parking Information All parking will be first come, first serve and parking is free to participants. Staff and volunteers will be on. . .

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Ventura Race Results and Recap

VENTURA, CALIF.—On Sunday, Nov. 2 sunny skies and mid-50’s temps greeted the 700-plus runners and hundreds of spectators that participated in the inaugural Lexus LaceUp Running Series presented by Equinox. The inaugural event of a four-part series in Southern California included a Half Marathon, 10k and 5k. The Ventura course offered scenic views of the ocean as. . .

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Ventura Race Day Elevation Maps

Curious about the elevations gains for the race in Ventura this Sunday? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Click the graph to see a full size version. 5K   10K   Half Marathon

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Ventura Marathon 2014 Recap

By Michael John Stanley As a manly deep voice echoed through the loud speaker, “Attention all marathon runners, please report to the starting line, we are 10 minutes from the start. Attention all marathon runners…” I felt flush from a sudden adrenaline surge that tapered into a perfect blend of nervous and excitement. It all. . .

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Michael John Stanley LaceUp Running Series Ambassador

  In high school, Michael John Stanley was a very competitive cross-country runner with a three-mile PR of 15:12. Heading into the state finals his senior year of high school he was ranked fourth in the 3A division. Unfortunately, a motorcycle accident broke his arm prohibiting he and his team from competing in the state finals.. . .

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Palos Verdes Half Marathon Returns

The Palos Verdes Half Marathon, 10k & 5k is now under new management as part of the Lexus LaceUp Running Series.

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