Playa del Rey - August 12, 2012

Dockweiler Beach - Playa del Rey

The Weekend Fiesta Returns!

The 2012 Playa del Run Beach Festival

5k Run • Aquathlon • 1 Mile Swim • 11 years on the Beach!

Playa del Run has been hitting the beach for 10 years! Join us on SUNDAY morning, August 12 at Dockweiler Beach. We guarantee some fun at the beach, "friendly" competition and a post event party that'll knock your socks off. Participants can choose between a 5k Run, an aquathlon (swim/run) or a 1 mile swim.
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caf Our beneficiary is Heal the Bay. whose sole purpose is keeping the water you swim in - CLEAN!
To donate to Heal the Bay - click here!

08.12.12 - Reuslts are Posted!!
Great Job Everyone! Results are posted here:

08.11.12 - Online Registration is now closed!!
There are still spaces available. You can register on site starting @ 7:00am at Dockweiler Beach (north end of beach).

08.09.12 - Prices go up tonight @ Midnight!!
Prices go up Thursday, August 9 at Midnight. Stop slacking and register!

08.07.12 - Race Day is Sunday!
It's time to get wet! Race day is Sunday. We'll bring the ocean and the sand! You bring yourself, swimsuit and shoes! See you @ 7:00am!

07.17.12 - Fuel TV Towels!
All 2012 participants get a sweet Fuel TV beach towl @ the event!!! Keeps you warm and dry!

05.25.12 - PdR 2012 Website is Up!
Registration is open and we're ready to hit the beach! Click here to register!

05.25.12 - Want to do another swim in June?
Get ready this summer by doing the upcoming 1-mile swim @ the Santa Monica Ocean Festival on June 9!

Sunday, August 12, 2012

The evening of festivities takes place at Dockweiler Beach in Playa del Rey, the birthplace of Playa del Run. Join us for the roughwater of Dockweiler Beach and returning to the start of PdR!

Check out the RACE RESULTS!

Check out the RACE PHOTOS!

5k Run Start       8:00am
1 Mile Swim Start 8:00am
Aquathlon Start 8:15am
1 Mile Sand Sprint 9:30am

1 Mile Swim       1 Mile in Ocean
Aquathlon 1000m Swim + 5k Run
5k Run 5k or 3.1 miles on paved road
1 Mile Sand Run 1 Mile Run on Sand

        Through July 15 Through August 9 August 10 - Race Day
Aquathlon (1000m swim + 5k run) $50.00 $60.00 $70.00
1 Mile Swim $40.00 $45.00 $50.00
5k Run $30.00 $35.00 $40.00
Aquathlon Relay Team (teams of 2) $70.00 $80.00 $90.00
Sand SPrint $15.00 $15.00 $15.00

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Playa del Rey Course Map - PDF

The race site is located at north end of Dockweiler Beach in Playa del Rey. Playa del Rey is just north of Manhattan Beach and just south of Marina del Rey.

From 405 Southbound: Exit Jefferson Blvd. Left on Culver Blvd. Drive 2 miles to Vista del Mar and curve to the left. Drive .5 miles on Vista del Mar til you see the signs for Playa Del Run on the Beach.

From 405 Northbound: Take 405 N, merge onto 105 W. Exit on Vista del Mar. Either, take a right on Vista del Mar, or drive straight and enter parking lot. Drive 1.5 miles on Vista del Mar til you see the signs for Playa Del Run.
From Westside: Take Lincoln South. Follow directions above.
From Eastside: Take the 10 West to 405 south. Follow directions above.

Click here for a Google Map