Beach Cities Sports: Running, triathlon, volleyball and more

Beach Volleyball:  The CBVA/ROX Youth Tour will hold the last of 10 stops on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23 in Hermosa Beach. The event features boys and girls 12U, 14U, 16U, and 18U divisions. Cost is $45 per team. The season culminates with the Cal Cup Youth Championships in Manhattan Beach on Saturday, Aug. 29. For more information, contact Chris Brown, 310-766-7234 or visit


The Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) will hold the final event of the season when it hosts the California Co-ed Open on Sunday, Aug. 30 at Dockweiler Beach. Competition features 12U/14U/16U and18U divisions. For more information, visit


Smack Sportswear will be hosting the Patriot’s Day co-ed 4’s beach volleyball tournament on Saturday, Sept. 12 on the south side of the Hermosa Beach Pier. Festivities also include an apple pie eating contest, three-legged races and more with chances to win prizes such as a Sharkeez $100 gift card, Bud Light umbrellas. A portion of the proceeds benefit Tuesday’s Children, an organization dedicated to providing support for children and family impacted by 9/11. Smackfest Events and Magnum Venture Partners donates a portion of their monthly revenues to the Wounded Warrior Foundation. For more information, visit


Indoor Volleyball: Surfside Volleyball Club will be holding tryouts for 15s – 18s teams Aug. 19-23. at the Bay Club, 2250 Park Pl., El Segundo.To register or for additional information, visit


Beach Tennis: West Coast Beach Tennis will be holding its Endless Summer tournament at 14th Street and The Strand in Hermosa Beach Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 22-23. For more information, contact Donny Young, 310-753-2834 or visit


Running:  The 31st Annual Jet to Jetty 5K/10K Run/Walk benefiting Airport Marina Counseling Service (AMCS) will be held at Dockweiler State Beach beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 29. Entry fee for the 5K and 10K is $35 and includes parking at Dockweiler. The Kid’s Fun Run fee is $15. Early registration and packet pickup available Saturday, Aug. 22 from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. at The Village Runner, 1840 North Sepulveda Blvd in Manhattan Beach and Dick’s Sporting Goods, 770 South Sepulveda Blvd. in El Segundo, on Friday, Aug. 28 from 4 – 8 p.m. Participants receive an event T-Shirt and after-race refreshments. Drawing tickets available for a Pleasant Holidays trip to Maui will also be available. To register on-line visit
Triathlon: Registration is open for the Day at the Beach Triathlon to be held at 7 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 18 in Hermosa Beach. The event includes a 1/4 mile ocean swim, 10 mile bike and 3 mile run. Fees are $110 (individual) and $165 (relay) through Sept. 15. Add $15 thereafter. For more information, visit


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