Best Of Competitor Awards For 2012 Announced

Pacific West Region

Best Charity Training Program

Team in Training

Best Charity to Fund Raise For

C-Different Foundation

Best 5K/10K

Santa Monica 5000

Santa Monica, Calif.

Best Half-Marathon

Disneyland Half-Marathon

Anaheim, Calif.

Best Marathon

LA Marathon

Los Angeles

Best Trail Race

Griffith Park Trail Half-Marathon

Los Angeles

Best Swimming Event

Coast to Coast Swim Challenge/Culver City Plunge

Culver City, Calif.

Best Women’s Event

Tinkerbell Half-Marathon

Anaheim, Calif.

Best Cycling Event

MS Bay to Bay Tour

Irvine, Calif., to Carlsbad, Calif.

Best Triathlon

Vineman 70.3

Sonoma County, Calif.

Best Adventure/Mud Race

Run for Your Lives 5K

Best Destination Race

Wipro San Francisco Marathon

San Francisco

Best Race Swag

Nike Women’s Marathon

San Francisco Race T-Shirt

Rock ’n’ Roll Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Best Running Shoe

K-Swiss Kwicky Blade Light

Best Swimming/Triathlon Shop (tie)


San Diego

+ TriLab

Best Outdoor Shop


Best Bike Shop

Cynergy Cycles

Santa Monica, Calif.

Best Speciality Running Shop

A Runner’s Circle

Los Angeles

Best Triathlon Club

Orange County Triathlon Club

Irvine, Calif.

Best Running Club

LA Leggers

Santa Monica, Calif.

Best Sports Massage

LA Sports Massage

Los Angeles

Best Health Club

UFC Gym Los Angeles

Rosemead, Calif.

Best CrossFit Studio

Paradiso CrossFit

Marina Del Rey

Best Spinning Class

Yoga and Spinning Fitness Centers

Venice, Calif.

Best Yoga Class

Yoga Everyone

Agoura Hills, Calif.

Best Personal Trainer

April Brasch/UFC Corona

Best Sports Rehab Center

Rehab United

San Diego

Best Sports Medicine Doctor

Dr. Claudio Carvalho, DO, Functional Orthopedic Rehabilitation Medicine Associates

Costa Mesa, Calif.

Best Energy/Recovery Drink


Best Energy/Recovery Bar

Bonk Breaker

Best Energy/Recovery Gel


Best Post-Race Brunch/Party

XTERRA SoCal Trail Series

Best Ski/Snowboard Resort

Mammoth Mountain

Mammoth Lakes, Calif.

Best Active Lifestyle Vehicle

Honda Element

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