Beach Cities Sports: Basketball, rugby, running and more
Rugby: Mira Costa will hold a Ruggers Day Camp on Friday, Nov. 10 from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. at the Waller Stadium. Open to boys and girls ages 5-14, the non-contact camp is run by Mira Costa High School Varsity Rugby Coaches and Scholar Athletes. Elite Ruggers ages 11-13 will receive an introduction to high school experience presented by Head Coach Duke Dulgarian. For more information, contact CoachAli@costarugby.com.
Running: G.I. Joe Charles presents the annual Fall Pier-to-Pier Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 18 beginning at 8 a.m.. The run/walk starts and ends at the Hermosa Beach Pier. T-shirts, goodie bags and raffle prizes guaranteed to all pre-registered participants. Entry fee is $25 ($20 for Kids Run). For more information and to register, visit mbbootcamp.com.
The 38th annual Harry Sutter Memorial Turkey Trot 3-Mile Fun Run will be held Thursday. Nov. 23 beginning at the Sam’s Club parking lot at 2601 Skypark Drive in Torrance. Registration is $30 and available online through Nov. 21 (add $5 thereafter). Visit TorranceCA.Gov/TurkeyTrot for more information.
The Los Angeles REI Run Club provides free motivational and a non-competitive experience Tuesdays from 6-7:30 p.m. at Live Oak Park in Manhattan Beach. Sessions run through Nov. 28. To sign up visit rei.com.
Basketball: The 8th annual Mini Mustangs Basketball Camp takes place Friday, Nov. 10 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Mira Costa High School Main Gym. Open to boys and girls in kindergarten through 5th grade, the camp focuses on dribbling, shooting, passing and defense and is led by the Mira Costa girls basketball coaches and players. Limited to 100 participants, the cost of $65 includes a snack and Mini Mustang T-shirt. Internet registration closes Nov 3. For more information and to register, visit mbxfoundation.org.
Dave Miller, former NBA/College coach and Emmy Award winning NBA basketball analyst will hosting holiday basketball camps for boys and girls ages 5-14 at the Aviation Sports Complex in Redondo Beach. The Thanksgiving Camp runs Monday through Wednesday, Nov. 20-22 and the Christmas Camp will run Friday through Sunday, Dec. 22-24 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Applications available at mvpcamp.com. For more information, call (424) 200-0697.
Fitness: Prank Monkey will be holding a Pre-Turkey Burn Fitness Competition at Thrill Athletics, 200 N. Sepulveda Blvd., El Segundo, on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Coaches from Thrill will draft their teams after a short combine and then compete for prizes. Cost is $30 per person. Visit PrankMonkey.org.