Brea 8K USATF So Cal Grand Prix Championship Series
Sunday, February 26

The Brea 8K Classic presented by the Brea Mall will be part of the USA Track and Field-Southern California Association Road Running Grand Prix Championship series. This is the third consecutive year the Brea 8K will be part of this popular event.

The fastest USATF members, one male and one female, will receive a special award presented by USATF-SCA. Additionally, finishers in first, second, third, fourth and fifth place in the two youngest divisions will receive USATF medals.

As part of the championship series, all USATF runners receive $5 off early registration. For more information on the grand prix, visit

Club Ed Members will be coordinating a carpool drive to Brea around 6AM on Sunday. 

6:30AM - Late registration/packet pick-up
8:00AM - Brea 8K Classic
9:15AM - Kids' 1K Fun Run
10AM - Awards

Spring Pier 2 Pier Run/Walk
“From HB Pier 2 MB Pier And Back In The Sand”
SaturdayMarch 3rd 2012 @ 7 am
Are you ready?
Registration Fees: $35 per runner 
Team/Family Sign Ups Available Now (5% saving) kids included.
All Discount Expired Saturday, February 11th 2012

58th Hermosa Beach John Hales Memorial Sand n' Strand Run

2012 Race Results
Sunday - February 12, 2012
The Sand & Strand Run is now celebrating its 58th year and is the second longest continuous running race in Los Angeles County. This run boasts community appeal with its course design 55% Sand and 45% Strand. Come run the 2.5 mile loop around Hermosa Beach, or two loops for the 5.0 mile, or both, for a great workout!

Schedule of Events: 
6:30 AM - On-site Registration
8:00 AM - 2.5 Mile Run
9:30 AM - 5.0 Mile Run
10:30 AM - Kids Mini runs Under 6 - 50 Meters
10:45 AM 6-8 Age 100 Meters
11:00 AM 9-10 Age 200 Meters

- Run numbers and t-shirts can be picked up at the check-in area before your run. (Arrive early
and warm up!)
- 1st-3rd place medals are given after the 2.5 & 5 mile runs for all male and female age divisions.
- All runners 10 and under will receive a finish ribbon and t-shirt regardless of place result.
- Sand King/Queen Division—Awards in combined 2.5 and 5.0 Mile Runs based on each run’s individual overall finish. For example, a seventh place finish in the 2.5 Mile Run, followed by a tenth place finish in the 5 Mile Run, would earn a 17 ranking (7th & 10th). Awards will be given for first five male, first five female finishers (no age divisions in combined run).

Last day to register online: Wednesday, February 8, 2012.
Mail: Completed registration forms with payment must be received by Friday, February 10, 2012.
Checks payable to: HBSS PROJECTtouch
710 Pier Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Download & Print the PDF race registration file here
On-site event day:  Registration will be accepted withan increased fee of $5.
For more information call: 310.379.5206

Course Layout:  
55% Sand and 45% Strand. Run begins on the north side of the Hermosa Beach Pier at shoreline and finishes on the south side of the Pier see map.