Friday, January 15, 2010

SCA 10K Championships - Redondo Beach 10K

Redondo Beach Super Bowl Sunday 10K
February 7, 2010

REDONDO BEACH, Calif. – The expanded Southern California Association USATF 2010 Road Running Grand Prix and Road Championships series kicks off with the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau’s 32nd Annual Super Bowl Sunday 10K, on February 7, 2010.

The scenic course runs parallel to the Pacific Ocean, past the Redondo Beach Historic Pier, the Marina in King Harbor, and Wyland’s whale mural, with runners, walkers, and baby buggies among 10,000-plus race enthusiasts vying for recognition and prizes.

Members of The Janes Elite Racing at the starting line.

In person pre-registration begins Saturday, February 6, also the opening day of the Fitness Expo. In addition to the 10K, other categories include the 5K Fun Walk, Baby Buggy 10K, and costume contest, a big hit every year. In years past, wacky costumes have ranged from spoofs of politicians, to Superman and Dolly Madison.

Race day registration opens Sunday, February 7 at 6:00 am. The Costume Contest Judging begins at 7:00 am, followed by the 5K Run/Walk at 7:30 am, the Baby Buggy 10K at 8:15 am, and the 2010 Southern California Association 10K Championship run at 8:30 am. Entry for all run and walk categories is $30.

Online Registration

The top three male and female finishers in 13 age group categories will receive USATF Association Championship medals, and Championship plaques will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers, in both the Open and Masters divisions.

Fluffy Bunny Track Club Six-Pack Team (2009)

The Asahi Beer Garden, a sponsor of the 10K/5K since 2006, will be the pulse of the post race party at the Seaside Lagoon, 7:00 am to 11:00 am, where both the 2010 10K Championship prizes, and the overall awards for the exciting 2009 Road Running Grand Prix will be presented as well, including individual and club competition categories. Asahi has been the beer garden sponsor since 2006, and it will donate 400 cases, or 9,600 beers.

This year’s Health & Fitness Expo will feature a variety of booths and exhibits, including sporting equipment, products, and services geared toward fitness, health, travel, nutrition, and sports. The Expo is free to the public, and offers race enthusiasts, their families, and friends the opportunity to see all the great running and fitness accessories, now available.

The Expo is open Saturday, Feb. 6, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm, and Sunday, Feb. 7, 6:00 am – Noon.

More Information

USATF Sanction and USATF Course Map
The Redondo Beach Super Bowl 10K is a USATF certified and sanctioned event. The course map of the 10K certification is online:

The Super Bowl Sunday 10K is the first race in the 2010 Road Running Grand Prix Series. While the 2009 series comprised seven races, the 2010 series now includes nine events, in distances of the mile, 5K, 8K, 10K, 15K, half and full marathon.

To be eligible for end-of-year cash prized and awards, runners need to compete in a minimum of five races. If runners participate in more than five races, the five best scores will be used for final scoring.

Contact for Additional Information:
Wayne Joness
Chair, Open Athletics Long Distance Running Committee
Southern California Association/ USA Track & Field
Cell (310) 600-5332