On Saturday November 18th the Kiwanis Club of Rolling Hills Estates held the 52st annual PV Half Marathon. 1560 runners in three groups, half marathon, 10k and 5K, participated in the run.
The start/finish line was at Pelican Cove in Ranch Palos Verdes. Council persons Ken Dyda and Susan Brooks kicked off the race at 7 am as part of the Lexus LaceUp running series. The race proceeded along the scenic coastal roads of Palos Drive South and along Palos Verdes Drive West into the City of Palos Verdes Estates, retuning to finish at Pelican Cove.
Included in the volunteer list were the Kiwanis members, Key Clubs from the local high schools, Beacon House, Amateur Radio Operators, REACH and Union Bank.
The winning runners were:
5 K Race
1: Matthew Cartmill, Palos Verdes 19:28.96
2: Brittany Householder, Long Beach
3: Roberto Ferrito, Pasadena
10 K Race
1: Evan Stark, Pacific Palisades 40:36.89
2: Michele Jacobsen, Rancho Palos Verdes
3: Rosstin Safavian, Rancho Palos Verdes
1: Sean Cahill, San Diego 1:22:21.40
2: Greg Eng, Rancho Palos Verdes
3: Sam Hackett, Long Beach