Jake’s Del Mar restaurant, recently hosted its 35TH Annual Jake’s Del Mar Beach Fun Run and Breeders’ Cup Breeze, which raised through its Legacy of Aloha program $11,000 for the La Colonia Branch of the Boys and Girls Clubs of San Dieguito and the Friends of the Powerhouse.
In celebration of the first ever Breeders’ Cup World Championships coming to Del Mar, Jake’s teamed up with the Breeders’ Cup to kick off the Festival Week with this community event. The 5K Fun Run took place on the beach, starting and finishing on the sand at Jake’s Del Mar. Breeders’ Cup Ambassador, Bo Derek, was the race’s official starter. She and three other riders were on horses on the beach leading the field at the start of the race.
The Fun Run was followed by a beach party on the sand which included a brunch buffet, drinks – featuring Breeders’ Cup signature cocktails, live music by Wish and The Well, Polynesian entertainment, and raffle prize drawings including tickets to the Breeders’ Cup.
Thank you to everyone who participated and congratu;ations to the winners:
First Place Man: Barret Blake
First Place Woman: Jessica McDermott
First Place Youth: Wyatt Livesay
First Place Runner with Stroller: Alan Nawoj, baby Benjamin
Youngest to Finish: Haley Beardontwalk, Age 6
Oldest to Finish: Betty Lange, age 88
First Place Dog with Runner: Pete with runner Mark Dehmel
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