News & Events
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For a list of upcoming and recent events, refer to the information below
SoCal Lifeguard Paddledown for Cancer Relay 2015 dates to be announced soon!
100 to 150 CA Lifeguards will do a 250 mile ocean relay paddle from Gaviota State Beach to Imperial State Beach, CA.
Please support our SoCal Paddledown, which in turn provides important education to our local youth. Block the Blaze is a youth skin cancer education program that teaches youth the importance of sun safety, skin cancer prevention, self screening and provides the tools to youth that they need to get started playing it safe in the sun. Block the Blaze is supplying presentations, sunscreen and hats to over 27,000 junior lifeguards this summer.
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Help the Lifeguards reach their goal of raising $5,000 for John Wayne Cancer Foundation.
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NET PROCEEDS WILL BENEFIT THE FOUNDATION!
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General public ticket sales coming soon.
Join Our John Wayne Cancer Foundation OC Marathon 2015 Team!
Fight Cancer with every step! JOIN HERE
Be a VOLUNTEER
DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER FOR THE RUN AT OCMARATHON.COM
Support these runs as our Into the Wild team donates a portion of their proceeds back to the John Wayne Cancer Foundation.
January 25th, 2014 Into the Wild Black Star Canyon 9.2k (5.7 miles)
March 22nd, 2014 Into the Wild OC Trail Run 10k/21k (6.2/13.1 miles
May 31st, 2014 Into the Wild Limestone Eco Challenge 12k/20k (7.4/12.4 miles)
July 24th, 2014 Into the Wild Rockin’ Summer Run #1 (3 or 5 miles) Trail Race and concert
July 31st, 2014 Into the Wild Rockin’ Summer Run #2 (3 or 5 miles) Trail Race and concert
Welcome to the home of Gritty Up 2015!
You’re invited to the second annual Gritty Up, a 3-hour spin session benefiting the John Wayne Cancer Foundation, at GRIT Cycle in Costa Mesa on Saturday, May 30, 2015 from 1 – 4 pm. Individual participants can secure a bike for $200 starting April 1 by visiting www.gritcycle.com. Individual participants or teams are asked to raise at least $2,500 (all donated to JWCF) from friends, family and colleagues to join the ride led by GRIT instructors Matt Bourne, Marisa Wayne, Dani Wallbrock-Gallinger, and more. To start fundraising visit www.classy.org/Grittyup2105. Participants can either tackle the three-hour ride on their own or switch off with teammates, making it a perfect event for beginners and spin enthusiasts alike. Participants can visit www.gritcycle.com/ to reserve their spin bike. In addition to this heart-pumping workout, the participant that raises the most money will … Read More »