Memorial March honors World War II soldiers
Argel Cardoniga, paid homage to the Bataan death march that took place April, 9, 1942, by recreating the long strenuous march U.S. and Philippine soldiers were forced to walk nearly 70 miles to a prison camp, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Gilbert Bernal/The Signa

Memorial March honors World War II soldiers

After years of hearing about the Bataan Memorial Death March, Argel Cardoniga wanted to complete it. The Santa Clarita Valley resident, a Filipino-American fitness instructor and retired senior manager in federal law enforcement, wanted to honor the memories of those who had marched and died all those years ago — including his grandfather.

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Marathon returns to Santa Clarita
Carlos Larios, winner of the Santa Clarita Half Marathon passes the finish line with a finish time of 1:14, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. Gilbert BernalThe Signal

Marathon returns to Santa Clarita

Santa Clarita resident and Trinity Classical Academy running coach Timmy Kahovec took home his first marathon win on his home turf Sunday at the Santa Clarita Marathon. “It feels surreal,”…

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Runners return to Santa Clarita for marathon
Runners move as a pack over various terrain through SCV during the Santa Clarita Marathon, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

Runners return to Santa Clarita for marathon

Dolores Valencia threw her hands up as she crossed the finish line at the Santa Clarita Marathon on Sunday, breaking the tape for the third time. “It feels fantastic,” she…

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Santa Clarita Marathon Kicks Off with First 10K Race
Runners start the SCV Marathon 5K race at the Westfield Valencia Town Center Mall on Saturday, November 03, 2018. Dan Watson/The Signal

Santa Clarita Marathon Kicks Off with First 10K Race

The 2018 Santa Clarita Marathon kicked off its first day with the mayor's walk, 5K run and the first ever 10K run.

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City announces sign-ups, schedule for 23rd annual Santa Clarita Marathon
Roger Lopez, 19, finishes first in the 5K at the 2017 Santa Clarita Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. Christian Monterrosa/ The Signal

City announces sign-ups, schedule for 23rd annual Santa Clarita Marathon

Santa Clarita is welcoming residents to take part in a weekend full of fitness for the city’s annual marathon this fall. The 23rd annual Santa Clarita Marathon is winding its…

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Roads to be closed for Santa Clarita Marathon
Angela Reynolds crosses the finish line of the 2016 Santa Clarita Marathon as the first-place female on Sunday. Katharine Lotze/Signal.

Roads to be closed for Santa Clarita Marathon

News release courtesy of the city of Santa Clarita. The City of Santa Clarita will host the 2017 Santa Clarita Marathon, presented by Parkway Motorcars, this Sunday, November 5, 2017.…

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Twin sisters run marathon to raise awareness for Lyme disease, PANDAS
Twin sisters Jessica Bedrinana and Jamie Johansson who are running the Cliff Mountains 2 Beach Marathon to raise money for the LymeLight Foundation in May. Courtesy of Jessica Bedrinana

Twin sisters run marathon to raise awareness for Lyme disease, PANDAS

It took nearly a year for Jessica Bedrinana’s 9-year-old daughter, Sophie, to be correctly diagnosed with Lyme disease and PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorder Associated with Strep). In the summer…

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Building a relationship through running
Paul and Gaynor Butler training together for their 25-year half-marathon journey across all 50 states in 2016. Courtesy of Paul and Gaynor Butler

Building a relationship through running

Throughout the next quarter-century, one couple will run a total of 50 half marathons across all 50 states. With their two children now in college, Paul and Gaynor Butler decided…

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