HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. -- More than 300 runners turned out for the Dick Fitzgerald 2-Mile Beach Run in Hermosa Beach.
The event is one of the first events at the International Surf Festival. The Mira Costa track and cross-country teams put on the event with proceeds benefiting the programs.
The race started at the Hermosa Beach Pier and went 1 mile to Longfellow Tower, before heading back.
The first half of the race was in soft sand with the return being along the water's edge on hard-packed sand.
The race is open to all ages and all skill levels. It is named after Dick Fitzgerald, who helped start the International Surf Festival.
Over 300 turn out for Dick Fitzgerald 2-Mile Beach Run in Hermosa Beach