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2017 Skateboard Marathon on Fox5 News

Fox5 News Coverage of Skateboard Marathon

This is the 7th annual Adrenalina Skateboard Marathon, a 26.2 mile skateboard race to promote health, fitness, action sports and raise awareness and funds for Summit for Stem Cell  to fight Parkinson’s disease. 

The event took place this morning Nov 11th (Veteran’s Day) as early as 6:30am in Fiesta Island, Mission Bay. Longboarders traveled to San Diego from all over the world and different parts of the US.  Places like Argentina, Singapore, France, Canada, Sweden, NYC, Chicago, Texas, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Arizona.

The Adrenalina Skateboard Marathon consists of six laps around Fiesta Island in Mission Bay, with the top winners sharing a $1000 Prize Purse and  product giveaways from the greatest and latest in the skate industry. There is also an SUP (Stand Up Paddle) Division and a One-Lap Race for kids and beginners.

There’s a 3:00 hour time limit to complete the 26.2 mile race and everyone finished in time.

Here are the results:

Overall Women Open Division Results:

  • 1st Place - Alyssa Monteiro - Chicago IL
  • 2nd Place - Hopemarie Jackson - Everett WA
  • 3rd Place - Kira Sterling - Palo Alto, CA

Overall Men Open Division Results: (these guys came in at the finish line within a second of each other)

  • 1st Place - Kiefer Dixon
  • 2nd Place - Kyle Yan
  • 3rd Place - Eric Palmer
  • 4th Place - Colby Cunnings

The Skateboard Marathon is the brain child of the Adrenalina Skate Shop in Bird Rock, La Jolla.

For more information about next year’s 2018 Adrenalina Skateboard Marathon please visit TheAdrenalinaSkateboardMarathon.com

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