Kings Beach, CA (June 15, 2009) – Tahoe Mountain Sports and Vasque Shoes are proud to sponsor the first annual Run to the Beach 5 and 10k event on July 4 beginning at the North Tahoe Regional Park in Tahoe Vista, CA and finishing at the beach in downtown Kings Beach.
The race is designed for all levels of participants ranging from families to running enthusiasts and offers categories for each level. Category winners will each receive a pair of Vasque shoes, and many other prizes will be provided by Tahoe Mountain Sports, Vasque and other sponsors.
The run starts at the North Tahoe Regional Park in Tahoe Vista and ends on the beach in downtown Kings Beach. From the park, participants have the option of running in the 5 or 10k distance; both sharing the same finish in Kings Beach. A shuttle will be provided to return participants back to the North Tahoe Regional Park from the finish. Registration is from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on July 3 at Tahoe Mountain Sports in Kings Beach. Participants can also register race morning the North Tahoe Regional Park or online at www.bigblueadventure.com. Check-in for the run starts at 7a.m. on July 4 at the North Tahoe Regional Park.
The run itself gets underway at 8:00am. The event will wrap up with an awards ceremony at the finish in Kings Beach at 9:30, a picturesque setting for participants and patrons to enjoy the 4th of July fireworks, scheduled for the evening of July 3.