Village Runner Independence Day 5K

255 Avenida Del Norte
Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Running > 5k

Event Description



Village Runner Indpendence Day 5k

Celebrate Independence Day with a scenic run along the Pacific Ocean and enjoy our 28th Annual 5K and Firecracker Dash on Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 at 8:00am! All participants will receive an Independence Day run t-shirt. There will be chip timing, age division awards, and cash prizes to the top three overall male and female runners in the 5K run.  All kids dash finishers receive medals too!

How to Register:

There are two ways to register for this year’s event:

1. Register online here:

  • Online registration closes Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 11:59pm PST.

2. Register at the Village Runner in Redondo Beach with this printable FORM

  • Store Hours: Open daily from 11am-6pm


$40 per entry by 6/27/2021
$45 per entry after 6/27/2021

Firecracker Dash (shorter race for kids’ ages 4-9):
$40 per entry by 6/27/2021
$45 per entry after 6/27/2021

Race Schedule:

The 5K Run/Walk begins at 8:00am on Saturday, July 3, 2021.

The Firecracker Dash for the Gold heats are separated by age groups and start approximately at the times listed below.

9:30am Ages 8-9, Distance: 1/4 Mile
9:40am Ages 6-7, Distance: 1/4 Mile
9:45am Ages 4-5, Distance: “Dash”

Packet Pickup and Late Registration:

Race packets will be available for pickup the following dates and times:

Friday, July 2nd: Noon to 6pm at the Village Runner in Redondo Beach
Race Morning, Saturday, July 3rd: 6:30am on Catalina Ave. near Palos Verdes Blvd.

Please note our newer location in the Riviera Village located just doors away from Trader Joe’s.

Village Runner’s New Address:

255 Avenida Del Norte,
Redondo Beach, CA 90277
(Near Trader Joe’s and the Redondo Beach Triangle Parking Lot)

Hours: Open daily at 11am

With Thanks to Our Sponsors



Celebrate and give back to our local students. The Village Runner Independence Day 5K directly benefits the Redondo Beach Educational Foundation and other local schools and running programs. A portion of YOUR registration fee from this race goes to these deserving groups each year.


COVID-19 Protocols

This year’s event will be adhering to all of the L.A. County Department of Health’s guidance and restrictions.

Race Course

The race course starts and finishes on Catalina Ave. near Palos Verdes Blvd.

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