FitBeats, an Internet company that makes downloadable MP3s for endurance athletes, wanted to get its name out while raising money for the community. The race, which starts at 9 a.m. at 950 South Birch Street, costs $20 in advance, $25 today, and $15 for kids, seniors and military. People of all ages and abilities are invited; proceeds benefit the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign and Loews Hotels Modest Needs Foundation. Awards and live music will follow the run, and participants get free admission to a 1 p.m. rugby match between the Glendale Raptors and the Denver Highlanders. For those who miss the race, game tickets are $3 for Glendale residents and $5 for non-residents; kids eleven and under get in free. Go to www.glendalerugby.com or www.fitbeatsmetromile.com.
Sat., Oct. 6, 9 a.m., 2007