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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, January 23, 2016


Event Details

Saturday, January 23, 2016
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 1/10, $40 thereafter

  • Running Club Member (with discount code): $30 until 1/10, $35 thereafter
  • Pepperdine Student (with discount code): $25 until 1/10, $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.


Online registration closed at midnight on Tuesday, January 20.  We will still accept registrations the morning of the race in the Expo area from 7am-8am.


Packet Pick-Up Locations: 

Saturday, January 16, 10 AM - 4 PM at Road Runner Sports, 25359 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA 90505. Attendees receive a $10 Road Runner Coupon they can use on any $30 purchase! 

Friday, January 22, 11:30 AM - 6 PM at California Bank & Trust, 100 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401
*parking will be validated.

PLEASE NOTE: Packet pick-up will also be available on race morning.

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).


Parking at Dockweiler State Beach has been reduced to $5 for our race. Payment to be made in cash upon arrival. 

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, returning this year is our Family Fun Expo, which includes food trucks (be sure to bring cash) music, vendor booths, and a KidZone (games, art, and more). Lots to enjoy while friends and family wait for their favorite runner to finish.


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

Presenting Sponsor

California Bank Trust wordmark - Pepperdine GSEP


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