You're invited to take part in the 9th Annual Skate the Coast, an 18-mile longboarding marathon that promotes an active lifestyle while raising awareness and funds for Boarding For Breast Cancer's (B4BC) education and prevention programs. Come out and longboard, bike, blade, or rollerskate with B4BC on October 3, 2015!

This unique event, which runs along an 18-mile coastline route from Santa Monica to Redondo Beach, CA, with the Pacific Ocean as the backdrop, is a part of B4BC's summer long Skate Series, that also includes the 11th Annual Skate the Lake along a 28-mile portion of the beautiful and serene Lake Tahoe. The series attracts skaters young and old and of all abilities to push for the cause!

Please help us reach our goal of raising $25,000 for B4BC's outreach and prevention programs. Here's how you can get on board (***MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE BY CREATING A FUNDRAISING PAGE TO PARTICIPATE***):


The Details:



8 AM (SHARP!) - Park and meet at Veterans Park (309 Esplanade, Redondo Beach, CA 90277) in Redondo Beach, and get shuttled to the start at the north side of the Santa Monica Pier

Skate, Bike or Rollerskate 18-miles along the boardwalk from Santa Monica to Redondo Beach

(3) Hydration Stations along the way

Finish line, celebration and awards ceremony at:

Dive N Surf
504 N Broadway
Redondo Beach, CA

Post skate celebration and fundraiser hosted by Dive N Surf with food from Wahoo’s Fish Taco (free food for participants, music, raffles, prizes for fundraisers, and more!)

Please note: All participants are required to sign waivers. If you are under 18, you must have signatures from a parent or legal guardian and wear a helmet. Please acknowledge that HELMETS ARE MANDATORY and that a participant who fails to adhere to this helmet advisory does so at his or her risk. If you are under 18 you will NOT be allowed to participate without a helmet—NO EXCEPTIONS.

SKATE, BIKE, RIDE for those you love!

How to Participate

Have the time of your life and join the growing community of riders committed to the cause!  Some of those who will be Skating the Coast will be dedicating their ride to a friend or loved one.  Others just love to shred the love.  Whatever your reason, it's guaranteed that your first time won't be your last.  It's that awesome.

To participate, ALL RIDERS must FUNDRAISE a minimum of $50* (and fill out a waiver)! Click the pink "Start Fundraising" button at to create your online fundraising profile!

Just by asking 3 friends/family members to pledge $1/mile you are already past this goal.  Or - you can pay the amount yourself but it's more fun to share your journey with others!!  You’ll be surprised by how willing people are to help you shred the love.

All participants will receive:

Sponsor goodie bag and (2) raffle tickets for Friday Kick-Off Party (must be present to win)

Commemorative Skate the Coast t-shirt

Once you reach the $50 goal, we will provide you with a waiver to fill out and bring to the event.

*If you participated in Skate the Lake your registration fee for Skate the Coast will be reduced to $25 per event.  Please contact for details.

How to Fundraise

Raising funds is fun and easy.  But in case you need a little nudge, here are some levels of progression worth aiming for:

ALL SKATERS // MUST raise $50 to participate through online and/or in person fundraising—receive Skate the Coast t-shirt and (2) kick-off party raffle tickets

TIER 1 // Raise $100—receive Skate the Coast t-shirt + (10) kick-off party raffle tickets

TIER 2 // Raise $200-- receive Skate the Coast t-shirt, PLUS (15)  kick-off party raffle tickets + prize pack from local/national sponsors ($50 value)

TIER 3 // Raise $300-- receive Skate the Coast t-shirt + hat, PLUS (20) kick-off party raffle tickets + prize pack from local/national sponsors ($150 value) and become honorary member of B4BC Brigade - making you eligible for member benefits, free entry to future skates and prizes throughout 2013/2014!

TOP 3 FUNDRAISERS will be awarded an event sponsor prize pack on the SKATE DAY that could include GoPro cameras*, Fugoo wireless speakers, skateboards and more!!  Past prizes have included product/gear from Sector 9, Loaded Boards, Tahoe Longboards, VonZipper, Nixon, Beats By Dre, Arbor, and more... 

*MUST fundraise at least $500 to be eligible for GoPro camera prize for top fundraisers

About B4BC's Skate the Lake [TAHOE] & Skate the Coast [L.A.]

Skate the Lake, now in its 11th year, is a one-of-a-kind longboard-a-thon that covers a 28-mile stretch in beautiful Lake Tahoe. Its sister event Skate the Coast, now in its 8th year, runs along an 18-mile portion of the Southern California Coastline from the Santa Monica Pier to the Redondo Beach Pier. The series attracts skaters young and old and of all abilities to push for prevention!
Since its inception these events have collectively had over 1,000 participants, fundraised over $200,000, and gained media coverage from national and local media. Funds raised support B4BC’s education and prevention and support programs, as well as local area non-profits including the Gene Upshaw Memorial Tahoe Forest Cancer Center and the Cancer Support Community of Redondo Beach.