The Hills Are Alive 10K/5K Run & 5K Walk

The Hills Are Alive 10K/5K Run & 5K Walk

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Palos Verdes homes owners are invited to come out and support our local “The Hills Are Alive Race” which benefits Rolling Hills Estates’ Pepper Tree Foundation. This Foundation was established in 1982 to promote citizen contributions and donations to enrich the quality of  life in Rolling Hills Estates.  The foundation has been helpful in providing the trees, benches, picnic tables and other items which help to enhance and preserve the city parks and open spaces.  This will be the 33rd annual race and takes place on Saturday, August 9, 2014, starting at 8:00 a.m.

Participants will enjoy running or walking on the soft packed bridle trails throughout scenic Rolling Hills Estates and the beautiful grounds of the South Coast Botanic Gardens.  The race will both start and finish at Ernie Howlett Park located at 25851 Hawthorne Boulevard, Rolling Hills Estates, 90274.  There will be trophies awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the 10K Run and 5K Runs.  Medals will also be awarded to the top three male and female finishers for both runs in each age division.

The registration fee for the event is $30 for advance sign up which can be dropped off or mailed to City of Rolling Hills Estates, 4045 Palos Verdes Dr North, Rolling Hills Estates, CA. 90274.  Checks should be payable to RHE Pepper Tree Foundation and must be received by August 7, 2014.  The city offices are open Monday through Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  If you prefer to register online go to  For late registration or packet pickup, you can go to Village Runner located at 1811 A Catalina Avenue, Redondo Beach 90277, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Friday, August 8, 2014.  Your race package includes a free tee shirt, soft packed horse & bike scenic trails, water stations, sponsor refreshments and goodie bags.  No strollers or dogs allowed on the race course.

For questions about the race please call (310) 377-1577 or visit

To view my previous article on “The Hills Are Alive Race” click here.

Photo courtesy of the City of Rolling Hills Estates.

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