LA Galaxy to host inaugural 5K at StubHub Center on September 21

Galaxy greats to run alongside racers in inaugural 5K

CARSON, Calif. (Wednesday, July 24, 2013) – Come run, jog or walk alongside former LA Galaxy and U.S. National Team stars as they race through the StubHub Center complex for the inaugural LA Galaxy 5K and Cozmo Family Fun Run starting at 8 a.m. on Saturday, September 21. Current Galaxy Season Ticket Holders will be able to register for the race beginning today while all runners will be able to sign up beginning Wednesday, July 31.

Renegade Racing (www.renegaderacingseries.com), one of Southern California’s top producers of running, triathlon and adventure sports events will help to create the race course around StubHub Center, ensuring a fun but challenging route for runners and walkers of all levels.

Fans of all ages and running levels are encouraged to participate in the LA Galaxy 5K and Cozmo Family Fun Run where they will be joined by Galaxy legend Cobi Jones, Galaxy President Chris Klein, former Galaxy captain and current LA Galaxy Academy Director Peter Vagenas and former Galaxy and U.S. National Team star Clint Mathis as well as a number of other past stars and club representatives as they dash their way around the through the complex. Additionally, the club has agreed to reward racers that finish ahead of Chris Klein with a souvenir that has been signed by a current Galaxy player.

Prizes will also be awarded to the best dressed Galaxy fans in the race and the fun will continue after the race is done as all Galaxy alumni in attendance will be available to sign autographs.

The race entry costs just $60 and all participants will receive admission to the race, an official race t-shirt and a race medal, as well as a ticket to either the Galaxy’s home game against Colorado on September 7 or the home game against Montreal on October 16. Current Galaxy Season Ticket Holders can receive $10 off race entry, meaning that the can sign up for the race for just $50.

For more information about reserving your place in the LA Galaxy 5K and Cozmo Family Fun Run or to purchase tickets to any Galaxy home game, please visit the club’s official website at www.lagalaxy.com or call 877-3GALAXY (342-5299).