WHAT: Village Runner’s 27th Annual 4th of July 5K.  Village Runner’s 27th Annual 4th of July 5K will be a unique race and in a different environment due to the current situation of COVID-19.

RACE DETAILS: The race will be virtual with runners running a 5K distance as measured on their fitness tracking devices or pre-measured courses.  The race is virtual.  People can run the racecourse but not in groups.  All timing needs to be done by the runners and recorded.  Awards in all race categories, finisher medals, and 4th of July themed goodie bags will be provided.

WHEN & WHERE: Packet pick-up will be June 24th through July 3rd at the Village Runner in Redondo Beach (Village Runner Racing, 255 Avenida Del Norte, Redondo Beach, CA 90277).  Due to social distancing guidelines, run or walk the 5K from your home or your favorite running location on or around July 4th.  Please practice social distancing! 


RACE ORGANIZER:  Village Runner Racing



CHARITY: Redondo Beach Educational Foundation

ENTRY FEE:  $38 for 5K Run/Walk and $30 for the Kids’ Dash.  Closes July 2, 2020 at 11:59 pm.

PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE: A high-quality t-shirt, a participation medal, a 4th of July Ultraband from Headsweats which can be used as a face covering, and a “2020 – We’re all in this together” race number.

HONORARY STARTER AND HOSTClaudette Groenendaal, NCAA Champion and professional career running for the Santa Monica Track club

Share videos and photos with the Village Runner at #villagerunner4thofjulyrun

Have a safe and fun 4th of July!  Remember to please practice social distancing.

CONTACT: For more information and to register online visit www.villagerunner.com or call (310) 375-2626 between Noon and 5 PM

MEDIA CONTACT: Don Franken (o) (310) 342-0260, (cell) (310) 962-3297 or wrldclssprts@earthlink.net 

Public Relations Assistant, Ali Wilson, alilwilson24@gmail.com, (217) 871-9678

SPONSORSHIPS: (310) 962-3297, wrldclssprts@earthlink.net


  • Occurred Saturday, July 4th, 2020 — all day


Village Runner

255 Avenida Del Norte
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

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