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Jazmin Gonzalez

Photo courtesy of Students Off And Running Santa Clarita, Facebook.

[KHTS]- Santa Clarita Track Club’s Students Off And Running program participants are inviting the community to participate in the Be The Light 5K to honor the life of a woman recently found dead in Newhall.
Jazmin Gonzalez, 22, of Newhall, was found in a car parked on the street in the Happy Valley area on Thursday evening.
Gonzalez competed in the Los Angeles Marathon as a Santa Clarita Track Club’s Students Off And Running, or SOAR, program participant in 2011.
SOAR is a program which helps youth in need living in Santa Clarita build life skills and establish healthy relationships with peers and adults through training for and completing a marathon, according to the website.
“Very sad to share the loss of one of our own,” said SOAR officials in a Facebook post. “Jazmin (was) an incredibly gifted and truly inspirational young woman. She will be deeply missed by all.”
SOAR is inviting the Santa Clarita community for “a night of friendship and remembrance in celebration” of Gonzalez at a 5K on Sept. 26.
The community is invited to register for the Be The Light 5K on Saturday, Sept. 26 at 7 p.m. at the West Creek Park, located at 24247 Village Circle Drive, Valencia.
The community can get 10 percent off of the 5K registration by using the promo code “SOAR-10.”
The 5K course is a loop that encompasses both sides of the San Francisquito Creek Trail between Copper Hill Drive and Decoro Drive, according to the website.
Virtually the entire course is on the paved and fenced San Francisquito Creek Trail.
Around the half-mile mark, there is a steep but very short, about 30 yards long, grade to get from the trail to the bridge at Decoro Drive; otherwise, no hill climbing.
The course is mainly flat. On the final mile, there is a slight downhill path, according to the website.

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50 Comments

  1. Lorena Sands Lorena Sands says:

    Such a tragic loss. GOD bless her and her family.

  2. Chuck Giglio Chuck Giglio says:

    So sad, adorable, reminds me of my daughter… Rip

  3. Tragedy for such a young girl.

  4. Tamera Curry Tamera Curry says:

    Hillary Jones Jake Beynon Kristen Johnson lets do this for supports for Joanna!!!

  5. Not that it matters but did she commit suicide? It seems as though a lot of young adults and teens are commuting suicide in our community and maybe we need to start reaching out to that age group

  6. Michael Glasgow Mari Glasgow

  7. Tamera walker says:

    i never got the chance to mean jazmin but I do work and am friends with her sister. I can only imagine the feeling and loss her sister is dealing with. I know my daughter and I will be there in honor of Jazmin and in support for her sister Joanna.

  8. Flor Marie Flor Marie says:

    How did she die? I’m not trying to be rude I’m just wondering? She also reminds me of my daughter.. So sad :(

  9. Have they released any info on her cause of death and the circumstances?

  10. Dee Villa Dee Villa says:

    God bless her journey to heavens gates.

  11. What was the cause of death?

  12. WOW!!!! Carlos G. Lopez, Carlos Lopez Jr!!!!!

  13. Marie Cooper Marie Cooper says:

    Anyone know what happened??

  14. May God bless you Jazmin 😇
    Thanks for this beautiful drawing you gave me!

  15. May she rest in peace

  16. Omar Yepez Omar Yepez says:

    So devastating our prayers and condolences to the family

  17. Brian Durand Brian Durand says:

    Anyone know why this young lady passed away

  18. Oh wow. This is so very sad. Why did this happen.? Terrible

  19. Nessy Benoit Nessy Benoit says:

    Love you so much Jazzie💞 Going to miss you so much!!

  20. Rhonda Soria Rhonda Soria says:

    Such a tragedy rip jazmin

  21. Jr Reynozo Jr Reynozo says:

    I love you and always will i miss u so much Jazzie 😭 i will see u again in Heaven where u are in peace with our Lord Jesus Christ

  22. Sad, So Young and So Much To Look Forward To.

  23. Elizabeth Rincón This is the one you’re already doing, right?

  24. What happened? Why did this young girl die?

  25. So sad. My heart goes out to her parents, loved ones, and friends.♥

  26. Tio Chin says:

    We love you Jazmin,
    You are in our Hearts your spirit is all around us, in all of the beautiful nature. Send your sweetness and kindness to Helen , She miisses you so, as we all do. Keep watch over Pappa and your Mom, send them your peace. Let them feel your Love! We will never forget you , until we meet again my sweet sweet Jazmin, love Tio Chin

  27. Tio Chin says:

    Jasmine we miss you so much my heart is still broken and if it means thinking of you and missing you brings tears and heartache I’ll take it forever with me just as I do you.i will never forget or stop Loving and missing you. Let your Mom and Papa and all of us who miss you ,feel your presence and peace.

    Love,
    Tio Chin

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