Announcements and Upcoming Events
Saturday mornings and Wednesday nights
You can find us every Saturday morning at 7 AM at the totem pole in Santa Monica located near the intersection of Ocean Ave. and San Vicente Blvd. There is free parking on Georgina Ave. or Marguerita Ave. (1 or 2 blocks south of San Vicente). Whether you run, run/walk or walk, we have a group for you.
In addition, every Wednesday night at 6:30 pm we have coached track workouts at Santa Monica High School. The track program includes four levels: interval, repetition, track light, and walking. If you are unsure of which group to join, please speak to one of our coaches when you arrive. SAMOHI is located at Pico Blvd. and 4th St. Please park in the residential neighborhoods around the school.
July Membership Promotion - Beat the Heat, Save Your Feet!
If you haven't yet joined or renewed your membership, do so in the month of July and get a free pair of LARC compression socks! For more information or to join online, please click here: JOIN LARC
Refer a friend to join LARC who has never joined before and you receive a free pair of socks, a muscle massage stick or shirt (from a previous year) while supplies last!
Speakers and Programs
This season we have many exciting guests and programs for our members. If you have a health or fitness-related product or service that you would like to share, please drop us a note at email@example.com.
We love to give free stuff and discounts to our members, and you get the benefit of spreading the word about your product, race, or service.
Upcoming Speakers and Events (Saturdays = totem pole; Wednesdays = track night at SAMOHI
July 17th Ariane Hendrix-Roach from Altra Running will be at track night at SAMOHI to demo shoes and do a giveaway for those who try on shoes! She will also talk about shoe technology, a topic about which we will all benefit and learn something. To learn more about Altra, click here: ALTRA
July 20th Ariane Hendrix-Roach from Altra Running will also join us at the totem pole to demo shoes and do a giveaway for those who try on shoes! She will also talk about shoe technology, a topic about which we will all benefit and learn something. To learn more about Altra, click here: ALTRA
July 27th Back for more! Cyrus Kushan from Road Runner Sports (in Santa Monica) will be our guest along with Greg Lehman, the West Coast Rep for HOKA One One. They will have the latest in HOKA shoes.. the Clifton 6 and Rincon for you take out for a run or walk. As before, they come prepared with lots of swag to give away too! Don't miss it!
August 4th Sunday run from the Goodr Cabana at 9 am! Join us at the Goodr Cabana located at 316 Culver Blvd., Playa del Rey, CA 90293 for some giveaways, a run from the store, and the opportunity to purchase your favorite Goodr glasses right from the source.
August 10th Kim Kowsky from the Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center will join us at the totem pole. Each year they host the Alive and Running 5K which will take place this year on September 29th. The race is an uplifting, life-affirming event that remembers loved ones lost to suicide while raising funds and awareness for the Didi Hirsch Suicide Prevention Center. Kim will give away an entry to the race and provide a discount for LARC members.
August 14th Martin Fung from the Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research will be our guest at SAMOHI. The Foundation is focused on finding a cure for pancreatic cancer, and empowering the patients and families whose lives are touched by this disease. Each year they host the LA Cancer Challenge 5k which takes place on October 20th. Martin will give away an entry to the race and provide a discount for LARC members.
Keep checking back for more updates!