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Distance running: 5K run to renovate theater

The Third Annual 5K Run/Walk for the Arts won’t be so much about

finishing first, it’s all about arriving first.

The first 500 who register for the run benefiting the Balboa

Performing Arts Theater Foundation will receive a complimentary voucher


for a round-trip to Catalina Island aboard the Catalina Flyer

(restrictions apply).

The race will be on Oct. 13 and registration can be made by calling,

(949) 673-0895 or online at


The 5K Run/Walk will start at 8:15 a.m. and same-day registration will

be available at 6:30 a.m. A half-mile Kids Run starts at 8 in the


The course starts at the Balboa Theater at 707 East Balboa Boulevard,

loops through Peninsula Point, to the Wedge and finishes at the Balboa

Pier on Main Street in Balboa.

All proceeds will be used to renovate the historic Balboa Theater.

If registration is made before Oct. 10, the cost $23 and includes


T-shirt and refreshments. It is $5 for the Kids Run, which does not

include a shirt. Same-day registration is $25.