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October 4, 2011

Los Alamitos Race on the Base

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The City of Los Alamitos, the California National Guard and the Cancer Support Foundation are happy to invite you to participate in the Southland Credit Union 31st Annual Los Alamitos Race on the Base to be held on Saturday, February 25, 2012. Join approximately 6,000 participants, spectators and volunteers and enjoy music, the Vendor Expo, military aircraft displays, and the Family Fun Zone. The race is held on the runways at the Joint Forces Training Base in Los Alamitos and features helicopters, planes and military vehicles with music throughout the course. Events include the traditional 5K Run, 10K Run, 5K Walk (timed), 10K In-Line Skate/Wheelchair, Mission: 1K Kids Run, Jr. Reverse Triathlon, and the very popular Reverse Triathlon! All proceeds will benefit the USA Water Polo National Aquatic Center at the Joint Forces Training Base. The 5K Walk is co-hosted by the Cancer Support Foundation and a portion of the proceeds generated from the 5K Walk race registration is donated to the organization.

Spread the news! Like our Facebook page at or become our Twitter Fan at!/RaceontheBase and you will be entered into a drawing for a free Race on the Base entry. Drawing will take place on October 14, 2011 and the winner will be notified through their Facebook or Twitter account.

See what all the buzz is about and don’t miss the latest updates! The Reverse Triathlon sold out last year so be sure to register early to save your spot in the race! Visit us now at, get all the details and register at the early bird rates. Or take advantage of Southland Credit Union’s free 1K/5K/10K race registration when you join Southland. For more information, or to sign up online, visit Each registered participant will receive a special Race on the Base dog tag finisher medal and, new this year, a free Race Day BBQ Lunch!

Sponsorship, vendor and volunteer opportunities are also available! For additional information on registration, to become a sponsor, vendor or volunteer, please visit the Race on the Base website at, or contact the Los Alamitos Recreation and Community Services Department at 562-430-1073.

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