Memorial Day Half Marathon and 5K May 28
Memorial Day - May 28 - marks the 14th annual City of Laguna Hills Memorial Day Half Marathon, 5K, and 10K honoring the United States Marine Corps Dark Horse Battalion. The event takes place in the cities of Laguna Hills, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Woods and Laguna Niguel.
The event, which is open to runners and walkers of all experience levels, includes a half marathon (13.1 miles), 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles) and a Kid's Run (1/2 mile). The half marathon and 5K 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.
Aliso Viejo residents should be aware of road closures that will impact parts of the City. The information is available by clicking here.
Aliso Viejo residents who want to cross Alicia Parkway when traveling south on Moulton Parkway, Pacific Park or Aliso Creek Road from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Monday, May 28 can use the 73 Toll Road by entering at the Aliso Creek entrance south (tolls will be waived during this 2-hour period).
Registration and more information is available at http://www.lagunahillshalfmarathon.com.
The City of Aliso Viejo, which incorporated July 1, 2001, encompasses approximately 7 square miles with over 46,123 residents. The City's annual budget is approximately $21 million. The budget is available on the City's website at www.cityofalisoviejo.com. The City supports a thriving business community with companies such as Pacific Life Insurance Co.; United Parcel Service (UPS); Clarient; Valeant Pharmaceuticals; Q-Logic; Lennar Homes; Buy.Com; Fluor Daniel; Pepsi Bottling, Inc.; Shea Homes; the Renaissance ClubSport Hotel; and Bausch and Lomb. Aliso Viejo has 23 parks, vast open space and top-notch amenities including the Aliso Viejo Ranch and the City's new Conference Center and Aquatic Center. The City of Aliso Viejo welcomes you to "Experience It All." For more information, visit www.cityofalisoviejo.com.