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Beach Cities Sports: Running, volleyball, yachting, yoga and more

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King Harbor Yacht Club members Kyle Collins, Brock Paquin, River Paquin and Justim Zmina won the J/70 U.S. Youth Championship. Photo courtesy of St. Petersburg Yacht Club

 

Yachting: The King Harbor Yacht Club Youth Team captured the J/70 Youth Championship Sunday after 21 races in St. Petersburg, FL. Team members Kyle Collins, Brock Paquin, River Paquin and Justin Zmina won the title with 37 points, defeating Little Traverse Yacht Club (54) and Chicago Yacht Club (79).

 

Running:  The 39th annual Harry Sutter Memorial Turkey Trot Fun Run will be held Thursday, Nov. 22 beginning at 8 a.m. at the Sam’s Club parking lot at 2601 Skypark Drive in Torrance. Registration for the 3-mile run is $30 and available online through Nov. 19 (add $5 thereafter). Visit Torranceca.gov/TurkeyTrot for more information.

 

The annual winter Manhattan Beach Glowtide 5K will take place Saturday, Dec. 22 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The race begins and ends under the Holiday lights of the Manhattan Beach Pier. Participants receive glow necklaces and Beachy T-shirts. Unique wooly hats are awarded to the top 5 finishers. Following the 5K will be the Little Elves Dash. Entry fees are $35 for the 5K; $25 for the kids race. To register, visit mb5k.com.

 

Registration is ongoing for the 41st Redondo Beach Super Bowl 10K/5K Run/Walk, to be held Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019 and hosted by the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau. The event includes a two-day Health and Fitness Expo, a Baby Buggy 10K, Kids Run, pre-race Costume Contest presented by the King Harbor Association and Michelob Ultra Post Race Hospitality Area. Participants receive a finisher medal and T-shirt with custom awards presented to the top three male and female finishers in each category. Entry fees are $35 (5K), $40 (10K) and $10 (Kids Run). Add $5 after Jan. 7. To register visit Redondo10K.com.

 

Volleyball: National High School Coach of the Year Tommy Chaffins is having clinics for beginning to intermediate boys and girls in 3rd through 8th grades. Clinics are held at Redondo Union High School on Mondays and/or Wednesdays from 6:30-8:15 p.m. through Dec, 19. For more information visit tommychaffinsvballclinics.com.

 

Basketball: The Dave Miller Basketball Academy is offering a unique basketball experience for young players across the South Bay, using the same drills and terminology that Miller taught in the NBA, college, high school and with elite youth teams. Goals worked on are physical, mental, and emotional. Open to boys and girls ages 6-12, training is held Sunday evenings at Aviation Sports Complex. (424) 200-0697.

 

Yoga: Yoga on the Octagon at the Redondo Beach Pier is free for all levels. Held Wednesdays 6 – 7 p.m., 500 Fisherman’s Wharf, Redondo Beach (west end of the pier behind Tony’s). Bring a yoga mat, towel and water. Redondopier.com.

 

Shade Hotel Redondo Beach offers free, all-level yoga on the Aquadeck, Mondays and Wednesdays 7:30-8:30 a.m., weather permitting. Attendees should wear comfortable clothing. Mats are available on a first come, first serve basis. Shade Hotel, 655 N. Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach. Call (310) 921-8940 to reserve your spot. Rb.shadehotel.com.

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