Additional race information can be found at http://sharsheret.org/westcoast.
12000 Vista Del Mar
Playa Del Rey, CA US 90293
Schedule for Race Day, Sunday September 15th (Subject to Change)
6:00am – Parking Lots Open – First 200 cars will receive a free parking pass. Parking is $13. Please have cash available to expedite process.
7:00am – Registration and Festival Opens (Recommended 5K/10K arrival time)
7:15am – Minyan
8:00am – Opening Ceremony
8:10am – Warmup
8:20am – 5K/10K Race Start
8:30am - Recommended Family Fun Race arrival time
9:15am – Family Fun Race Workout
9:30am – Family Fun Race Start
9:50am – Awards Ceremony
12000 Vista Del Mar
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293
Waze and Google Maps may misdirect you. Please follow the instructions below.
Freeway Route from 405N and 405S: Take the 105 Imperial Hwy past LAX towards the beach. Beach entry is at the end of Imperial Hwy where it passes Vista Del Mar.
City Streets from North: Take Pershing Drive south (New in 2024 ** Vista Del Mar will be closed North of Imperial Highway on race morning) until it hits Imperial Hwy. Make a right into the beach entry.
City Streets from South: Take Vista Del Mar north until it hits Imperial Hwy. Make a left into the beach entry.
Free parking: The first 200 cars will receive a free parking pass. Parking is $13 per car. Please have cash available to expedite process.
When you arrive: Please let the parking attendant know that you are with the event and be prepared with cash. The line to pay and park will get backed up so please arrive early.
Lots for parking: After you pay turn right and follow the road. There are three parking lots. We recommend parking in the 2nd lot. The 2nd lot is a 5 minute walk to the race start line and festival.
There is very limited parking in the 3rd lot and it is reserved for volunteers and those who require wheelchairs or other special needs. All race distances end in the 3rd and last lot. There is no exit from the 3rd lot while the event is going on. Anyone parked in the third lot will have to wait to leave until all races are complete. No vehicles will be able to leave the third lot before 10am.
On Sunday, September 15, 2024, Sharsheret will gather hundreds of thrivers, caregivers, friends and supporters on the beach for our Third Annual West Coast Dash in support of our breast and ovarian cancer work. Our run/walk will include a 5K Race, 10K Race, Family Fun Race, Virtual Race and Event Festival.
Celebrate our Race Grand Marshals!
Healthcare Hero Grand Marshal - Dr. Joshua G. Cohen
Dr. Joshua G. Cohen is a board-certified gynecologic oncologist and Medical Director of the Gynecologic Cancer Program at the Lennar Foundation Cancer Center at City of Hope Orange County. He completed a fellowship in gynecologic oncology at UCLA and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He has been recognized by Los Angeles Magazine as one of L.A.’s Top Doctors and a Southern California Super Doctor. He has worked with Sharsheret for the past five years and is a member of the California Advisory Committee. Dr. Cohen is grateful for the immense work that Sharsheret does with patients and families impacted by breast and ovarian cancer.
Community Hero Grand Marshal - Rabbi Aimee Irshay Gerace z”l
Rabbi Aimee Irshay Gerace devoted her career to serving the Jewish community and has set in motion a remarkable legacy with the tremendous force of her words, actions, laughter, wisdom, and grace. Aimee most recently served as the Education Director at Pasadena Jewish Temple and Center from 2017 until her passing from breast cancer in October 2023. It’s not actually possible to know or measure her impact, because it’s just getting started and will continue for generations through her family, her friends, her students, her colleagues, the communities she built, and her beautiful and brilliant children.
Run or walk on this fully paved course at Dockweiler Beach, just steps from the ocean with a cool morning breeze and incredible coastal views. Finish strong and join us at the post-race festival with food, refreshments, entertainment and more. Join us and help raise funds for those facing breast cancer, ovarian cancer, or at elevated genetic risk.
Contributions excluding the value of race entry tickets are tax-deductible.
5K / 10K - Race entry tickets include a race t-shirt and finisher’s medal. Both races will be chip timed. Recommended for elementary school-age and above.
Family Fun Race (1K) - Race Entry tickets are for ages 1 and up and include a race t-shirt and medal. This race is open to people of all abilities and generations of families running or walking together. This race will not be chip timed. Get ready for the photo opportunity!!
Virtual Race - Join us from anywhere around the country. Race tickets purchased by August 29th will receive a race t-shirt by mail.
Become a Team Captain for your family, friends, school, synagogue or company. Win awesome prizes and make your miles meaningful.
All ages, abilities and strollers welcome.
Visit Sharsheret.org for more information.
Early Bird Packet Pickup Details
LA Metro Pickup - Thursday, September 12 from 4 - 7pm
Valley Pickup - Thursday, September 12 from 4 - 7pm
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