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February 01, 2017

Spectrum Sports partners with Honey Stinger

Spectrum Sports unites with Honey Stinger for its upcoming RunCatalina events.
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Jan 23, 2017

Spectrum Sports Creates “Run the City 5K”

Spectrum Sports joins forces with the Insurance Office of America (IOA) to present the…
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Dec 12, 2016

Spectrum Sports Wraps Up “Catalina Eco Marathon” with Registration Boost

Catalina Trail Venture Weekend finished this year with a 12% increase in registration…
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Aug 15, 2016

The Price of Business

Mike Bone Discusses Marathon Races, Race Tourism, and Putting on Large Events.
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Jul 06, 2016

Spectrum Sports Management Introduces Run Catalina Ambassador Program

Spectrum Sports announces their new Run Catalina Ambassador Program encouraging runners…
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May 11, 2016

4th of July Kicks Off With The Surf City Run 5K

Spectrum Sports returns with the popular Huntington Beach event featuring the popular…
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Mar 18, 2016

Spectrum Sports Management Introduces Avalon 50/50, Expanding Annual 50 Mile Benefit Run

Spectrum Sports combines the Catalina 50K and the Avalon 50 Mile run for the 2017 event.…
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Jan 05, 2016

Mike Bone--Catalina Island Marathon Interview with Bob Babbitt

Mike Bone came on to chat about the legendary Catalina Island Marathon coming up on…
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Oct 02, 2015

Mike Bone--Catalina Eco Marathon Interview with Bob Babbitt

Mike Bone is the main man at Spectrum Sports and his team is putting on the Catalina Eco…
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Jul 17, 2015

Jan Palchikoff, Senior Vice President of Competition and Athlete Experience for the 2015 Special Olympics World Games, Interview w/ Bob Babbitt

Jan Palchikoff is the Senior Vice President of Competition and Athlete Experience for the…
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Jun 04, 2015

Spectrum Sports Selected to Manage Portion of Special Olympics World Games Events in Los Angeles

CLAREMONT, Calif. – May 20, 2015 – The 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games…
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May 05, 2015

Jeff Carr, COO of Special Olympics World Games, Interview w/ Bob Babbitt

Jeff Carr is the COO of the Special Olympics World Games. The 2015 Special Olympics World…
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Mar 31, 2015

Spectrum Sports Management Tapped to Produce Susan G. Komen Orange County Race for the Cure

CLAREMONT, Calif. – (March 31, 2015) – Spectrum Sports Management, the leading Southern…
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Mar 11, 2015

Mike Bone--Catalina Marathon Interview w/ Bob Babbitt

Mike Bone is the main man behind the spectacular Catalina Island Marathon. What makes…
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Oct 22, 2014

Mike Bone--Run Catalina Interview w/ Bob Babbitt

Mike Bone is the main man behind the Catalina Eco Marathon, the Catalina Triathlon and…
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Feb 18, 2014

Mike Bone leaves Northern Trust Open in good hands

By Jill Painter, Los Angeles Daily News POSTED: 02/18/14, 1:58 PM PST | UPDATED: ON…
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Jul 12, 2010

Views From All-Star Game 5K at Angel Stadium

Major League Baseball generously emailed over photos theWeekly is free to use from…
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Jul 11, 2010

All-Star Fun Run raises money, awareness

Celebrities, former stars and fans join fight against cancer By Mark Newman / MLB.com |…
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May 30, 2010

10 green fund-raising races in 2010

Catalina Island Eco-Marathon By running this challenging November marathon (or the…
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Feb 06, 2010

Belgian sweeps Redondo 10K/5K races

Monder Rizki was calm and cool, even before the event reached its peak temperature of 52…
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Feb 05, 2010

It's raining, they're golfing at Northern Trust Open

Rain is falling heavily Friday morning at Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades but…

Views From All-Star Game 5K at Angel Stadium

5K angel-stadiumMajor League Baseball generously emailed over photos theWeekly is free to use from Sunday's 2010 All-Star Game Charity 5K & Fun Run at Angel Stadium.

A couple of them follow after the jump . . . 

Rod Carew is a good Joe. During his playing days in Anaheim and long afterward, he has continued lending his support to various charities and people in need--publicly and privately. Too bad the Anaheim Hills resident went into the Hall of Fame as a twin.

Conor Stanton, 18, of Fullerton, and Vivien Wadeck, 31, of North Hollywood, were the winners in male and female winners (at 15 minutes, 48 seconds and 17:50 respectively) of the 5K, which was presented by Sports Authority and Nike.

Stanton held off two other teens, Mohammad Charara, 17, and Edgar Cobian, 16, who finished at 15:50 and 15:53.

But Wadeck had 39 seconds over her nearest competitor. Erin Griffith finished at 18:29 and Kenzie Estes was at 18:55. 

Brea residents Kevin Broady, 48, and Edith Martinez, 42, won the Masters races for ages 40 and over, crossing the finish line at 16:13 and 19:53 respectively.

The 3.1 mile race started outside of Angel Stadium, wound through the surrounding area and near the end made a loop around the perimeter of the field before ending outside the site of Tuesday night's All-Star Game.

Net proceeds went to four organizations: Prostate Cancer Foundation, Stand Up To Cancer, Susan G. Komen for the Cure and City of Hope. Besides Carew, fellow Hall of Famer Paul Molitor, former Angels Bobby Grich and Tim SalmonJillian Michaels of The Biggest Loser and Losing It With Jillian and actressGabrielle Union made appearances. The host was MLB Network's Harold Reynolds.

 

By Matt Coker Mon., Jul. 12 2010 at 10:33 AM

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