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Watch: 6000 Help Make 2012 Run Seal Beach Biggest Yet

Saturday's race is expected to have raised more than ever for recreational programs and athletic grants for the community.

About 6,000 people helped make Saturday a record-setting day for the annual Run Seal Beach 5K/10K.

With hundreds more participating than in last year’s record-setting race, proceeds from this year’s race will easily surpass the $125,000 raised last year for community recreation and athletic programs, said Seth Eaker, a volunteer and organizer for Run Seal Beach.

From four-year-olds to Orange County Sheriff’s Academy recruits to sponsored running teams, runners pounded the pavement, completing the course in as little as about 13 minutes for the 5K run.

Jimmy Grabow won the 5K; Casey Reinl took second place in that race.

To apply for a Run Seal Beach grant, click here.

Elizabeth Kane April 22, 2012 at 02:51 PM
Thank you everyone for not only making us a sell out event, but certainly one of the best ever we have had! Great weather, great people, fabulous volunteers! Thank you everyone. See you next year on April 13, 2013 Marc Loopesko, Elizabeth Kane & Seth Eaker - Run Seal Beach
therese le mieux April 23, 2012 at 05:12 PM
such a fun event! how can I get a copy of one of the pictures?

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