Memorial Day - May 27, 2013 - marks the 15th annual City of Laguna Hills Memorial Day Half Marathon, 5k, and 10K, Honoring the United States Marine Corps Dark Horse Battalion. This favorite Memorial Day running event takes place in the beautiful Orange County cities of Laguna Hills, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods, and Laguna Niguel. Runners and walkers of all experience levels are invited to come out and enjoy the Memorial Day festivities! With a half marathon (13.1 miles), 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles), 10K Run/Walk (6.2 miles) and a Kid's Run (1/2 Mile), there is something for everyone! All events and the Finish Line Expo will take place on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, 2013.
The half marathon, 5K and 10K both start in front of the Saddleback Memorial Medical Center and finish at the Laguna Hills Community Center.
The Kids Races start and finish at the Laguna Hills Community Center.
The City of Laguna Hills adopted the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, of the 1st Marine Division. This infantry battalion, nicknamed "DARKHORSE" is based out of Camp Pendleton. The City of Laguna Hills intends to donate $3 per race participant to the 3/5 Support Committee.
Don't forget to pop some extra cash in your pocket before you start your race on Memorial Day. You'll want to swing by the BJ's Restaurant and Brewhouse Beer Garden at the Laguna Hills Community Center. For $10 you'll get 2 beers and some post race snacks. Proceeds go the South County Outreach.
Online registration open! You can also download a paper registration form from the registration link. Registration will also be available at the Road Runners Sports on Sunday before the event between 12-4 or by coming to the race on Monday morning. Race day registration opens at 5:30 am at the mall for the half marathon 5K and the 10K. Race day registration for the kids run starts at 8:30 am at the Laguna Hills Community Center and parking is available at the Laguna Hills High School at Hawk High Way and Paseo de Valencia.