A family-friendly event, the Coastal Run/Walk for Foster Youth will raise funds for GSEP initiatives to improve the lives of foster children in Los Angeles County.



Dockweiler Beach, California

Saturday, April 18, 2015


Event Details

Saturday, April 18, 2015
Dockweiler State Beach
(west end of Imperial Highway, at Vista del Mar)

  • 5K: 8:30 AM
  • 10K: 9:00 AM
  • Kids' Dash: 9:30 AM

5K/10K Fees: $35 until 4/1, $40 thereafter

  • Running Club Member (with discount code): $30 until 4/1, $35 thereafter
  • Pepperdine Student (with discount code): $25 until 4/1, $30 thereafter
  • Kids' Dash (strollers and wagons welcome): $15

For Pepperdine community members (alumni, students, parents, faculty, and staff) Coastal registration includes a $10 gift to Pepperdine’s Coastal Fund.

Packet Pick-Up Location: 

Saturday, April 11, 10 AM - 4 PM at Road Runner Sports, 25359 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505.
*All who pick up their race bib and packet at Road Runner Sports will receive 20% off their purchases that day and be entered into a raffle to win a $250 shopping spree from Road Runner.

Friday, April 17, 11:30 AM - 6 PM at California Bank & Trust, 100 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
*parking will be validated.

Participant Gift:

Coastal t-shirt and finishers medal.

Brief Description:

Walk or run along the city street of Vista Del Mar to finish in the beach parking lot. The course is considered fast for a great personal record (PR).


Pre-paid parking passes are available for purchase via the online registration page.  If using a paper form for registration, please contact 310.568.2880 to purchase a pass.  All parking passes will be distributed with the runners bibs at packet pickup.

Kids' Dash & Family Fun Zone: 

Kids 12 and under are invited to participate in the Kids' Dash -- running as far as they can through the finish line!  Also, new this year is our Family Fun Expo, which includes food trucks (be sure to bring cash) aerial arts display, music, vendor booths, and a KidZone ($2 entry fee per child for games, moon bounce, drum circle, and more). Lots to enjoy while friends and family wait for their favorite runner to finish.


  • Fastest of age group, 1st, 2nd and 3rd (men's and women's)
  • Fastest 5K team
  • Fastest 10K team
  • Largest team
  • Most spirited team
  • All Kids' Dash participants 

Presenting Sponsor

California Bank & Trust



For sponsorship opportunities please contact Kerri Heath at 310.568.2880. To be an exhibitor at the expo, download the application here.

Additional Sponsors

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