February 2: More of a friend-raiser than a fundraiser, this event welcomes everyone in the community friends, family, co-workers and kids of all ages for a morning run or walk along the beach. Join other families for the second annual 5K Run/Walk benefitting St. Hedwig School. The course will take place along the beachfront walk starting at Ocean and Granada in Long Beach. All participants will receive a t-shrit and medal. To guarantee shirt size, register by January 15. Saturday, registration opens, 7 a.m. 5K Run/Walk start time, 8 a.m. Kids Fun Run, 9 a.m. Adults, $30; kids (16 and under), $20.