Race Weekend Info - Palos Verdes

Race Week Registration

Palos Verdes is SOLD OUT.

Packet Pick-Up

Village Runner

1811 S Catalina Ave
Redondo Beach, CA 90277 

When: November 17, 2017 | 12:00 – 7:00 PM
Items Needed for Packet Pick-Up: Proper ID for each participant

Can another runner pick up my packet for me?

  • Yes! All they need is a copy of your ID (phone photo works, too).

What if I can’t make it to packet pick-up at all? It is HIGHLY recommended to pick up your packet on Friday; However, there will be race day packet pick-up at the start line starting at 5:45 a.m. If you are picking up on race day PLEASE arrive one hour prior to your start time. Same-day packet pick-up will close 15 minutes before each race. 

Changing Distance or Transferring Your Entry to someone else?
Please email info@laceuprunningseries.com.




Weekend Schedule

Friday, November 17

12:00 – 7:00 pm – Packet Pickup at Village Runner, 1811 S Catalina Ave, Redondo Beach, CA 90277 

Saturday, November 18
5:45 am – Race Day Packet Pickup Opens
6:00 am – Health and Fitness Expo Open. Sierra Nevada Beer Garden Open
6:55 am – Evolution Physical Therapy Warm-Up

7:00 am – Half Marathon Start
7:00 am – 10K Start
7:05 am – 5K Start
8:30 am – 10K & 5K Overall Award Ceremony
9:00 am – Saucony Plank Contest
9:30 am – Half Marathon Overall Award Ceremony
12:00 pm – Health and Fitness Expo Closes


Parking & Shuttles



 Road Closures:

The road to the parking area at Pt. Vincent Interpretive Center (P1) will close at 6:30 am.

Those looking to get dropped should go to the Pt. Vincent Interpretive Center, 31501 Palos Verdes Dr. W. (Parking P1 on map above)



LaceUp Perks


Each runner will receive the following 2017 medal after finishing the race. Double medals, age group awards and overall awards can be picked up at the results tent.

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Course Info

For information on aid stations, pacing and age groups, please find your race distance on the “Event Info” tab, or by clicking HERE.  

Click the race distance below to download the course maps in pdf

Half Marathon




Course Nutrition

Half Marathon

Mile 1.5 – Water, Nuun, Restrooms
Mile 3.1 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, First Aid
Mile 4.2 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Clif Gels, Restrooms
Mile 5.8 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Clif Gels, Restrooms
Mile 7.1 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Clif Gels, Restrooms
Mile 9 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Clif Gels, Restrooms
Mile 10.3 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Clif Gels, Restrooms
Mile 11.9 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Clif Gels, Restrooms

Mile 1.5 – Water, Nuun, Restrooms
Mile 3.1 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, First Aid
Mile 4.2 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Clif Gels, Restrooms

Mile 4.2 – Water, Nuun, Clif Bloks, Clif Gels, Restrooms


Saucony Hill Challenge

NEW! Adding to the challenge of the hilly Palos Verdes course, LaceUp is adding a race within the race, giving runners a chance to compete for the fastest time on the half marathon course’s most difficult climb. Win $500, a new pair of Saucony shoes, and the title of King or Queen of the Hill.

What: The Saucony Hill Challenge. A challenge to conquer a .3 mile hill with 128 ft of vertical
Win: $500 and a new pair of Saucony shoes. Be crowned the King or Queen of the Hill!
Who: The fastest man and woman to win the Saucony Hill Challenge, on the half marathon course
Where: Palos Verdes Half Marathon Course. Starts at mile 10.5 and ends at mile 10.8
Why: Hills are hard. Let’s make them fun.


Gear Check

Free gear check will be available at the start/finish line. Gear check numbers are attached to the race bib.

Post Race Expo

Stick around after the race for the Health and Fitness Expo, Sierra Nevada beer garden, and food truck brunch! Food and beer vouchers are attached to the race bib. Core Power Yoga and massage therapists will be on site for your post-race enjoyment. 


2017 Vendors Include:

Lexus: Massage stations, Instagram photo booth, infused water and free runner water bottles
Saucony: Games to win swag including the popular plank competition
Sierra Nevada: Beer garden and swag giveaways
Nuun: Electrolyte sampling 
CorePower Yoga: Free Yoga
Village Runner: Local running store partner with product and deals
Evolution Physical Therapy: Post-race massages and FREE Recovery Legs
Clif Bar: Product station
Back On My FeetNon-profit partner

NEW! 2017 will include three food trucks:

D’s Superblends – Smoothies and Juices – Vegetarian, vegan and GF option available
Piaggio on Wheels –Argentinian – Vegetarian option available
Roosters – Breakfast – Vegetarian option available


SCS Photoworks will be out on the course snapping shots of LaceUp runners. Be sure to smile and then look for an email directing you to FREE photos for social media. High-resolution photos will also be available for purchase.

Photos can be viewed approximately 48-72 hours after the race.


Real-Time Results

Race results can be found HERE


Stay Connected

Follow LaceUp on FacebookInstagram, and Twitter for race updates, product giveaways, live video and runner photos.

Referral Program

Refer your friends and win rewards!

When you registered for a 2017 LaceUp race, you received a personal promo code that you can send to friends. As you recruit runners, you’ll collect rewards. Learn more, HERE.