Hundreds of people turn out to the 2012 Santa Clarita Marathon

by Oscar Rogel, Staff Writer 726 views0

On Sunday, November 4th, hundreds of runners  came out to participate in the full 26.2 mile course and half-marathon 13.1 mile course which featured newly open trails along the San Francisquito Creek.

Beginning between the Hyatt and Valencia Town Center the new trail system was used to help reduce the amount of street closures on McBean Parkway.

The marathon also featured a 5k-run, a Mayor’s walk, and a kid-k-run.

For results of the 2012 Santa Clarita Marathon visit


Oscar Rogel, Staff Writer

Born and raised in city of Santa Clarita, Oscar Rogel is a full time student at College Of The Canyons, and has a full time job. Oscar is on his way to being the first in his family to earn his AA degree. He is currently enrolled in the MEA 225 class to continue to improve his skills in all areas to one day work for a Television News or Radio Station. Oscar has some nice experience when it comes to being in front of crowd or being asked to get a job done. From 2004 to 2010 Oscar served in United States Marines Corps where he was a Motarman for his Marine reserve unit and in 2009 deployed overseas to Iraq. In between that time frame Oscar also continued to take classes at C.O.C. and discovering a passion for music learning how to play guitar and bass and being part of a few bands along the way playing a couple of live shows. He has had experience with doing some work with SCVTV and interning at KHTS radio. In the end Oscar Rogel brings discipline, patience, a hard work ethic, and a eagerness to learn more to improve his skills.

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