Beach Cities Sports: Football, running, tennis, volleyball, yoga and more
Football: Thor K. Reneau, a junior defensive end at Redondo Union High School has been selected to participate in the 2019 National Combine at the All-American Bowl from Jan. 3 – 5, 2019. The event will be held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Tennis: The 3rd Annual Mason Zisette Memorial Cup will be held Dec. 6-9 at the Peninsula Racquet Club (PRC) in Palos Verdes. This USTA sanctioned tennis tournament awards prizes to all division winners and includes a tournament sponsor T-shirt and swag bag to all participants. For more information, visit peninsularacquetclub.com. To register, visit https://m.tennislink.usta.com/tournamentsearch.
Southern California-based First Break Academy is hosting LA Tennis Bash 18, a morning of tennis clinics and games for juniors and adults at the Manhattan Country Club on Saturday, Dec. 8 beginning at 9 a.m. Pros expected to attend include 22-time Grand Slam champion Pam Shriver; two-time US Open champion former world No. 1 Tracy Austin and WTA pros Shelby Rogers and Nicole Gibbs. Visit LATennisBash.com or call (310) 426-9900 for more information and to register.
Running: 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, 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: Dave Miller, former NBA/College coach and Emmy Award winning NBA basketball analyst is hosting his annual holiday basketball camp for boys and girls ages 7-14. The Christmas Camp is held at Manhattan Beach Middle School and will run Dec. 21-23 from 9 a.m. – 1 pm. Application at mvpcamp.com. For questions, call (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.