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Los Angeles Marathon

Sunday May 23rd, 2021
Los Angeles, California
Distance: Marathon · 5K

The LA Marathon is an annual running event held each spring in Los Angeles, Calif. The 26.219 mile (42.195 km) footrace, inspired by the success of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, has been contested every year since 1986. While there are no qualifying standards to participate in the Skechers Performnce LA Marathon, runners wishing to receive an official time must successfully complete the course in eight hours. To date, there have been 459,570 official finishers.

Los Angeles is a popular venue for novice marathoners, and on average 53 percent of the runners who make up the field are attempting a marathon for the first time. The Marathon has been through several course layouts since its inception, most of which started and finished in downtown Los Angeles. On Sept. 25, 2008, former Los Angeles Dodgers baseball team owner Frank McCourt, through his affiliate, LA MARATHON LLC, acquired the operating rights to the marathon.

Less than 14 months later, on Nov. 9, 2009, race organizers unveiled a new “Stadium to the Sea” course which shifted the starting line to Dodger Stadium and the finish line to the Santa Monica Pier. Due to the enthusiasm generated by the dynamic new point-to-point course, the 2010 edition of the race drew 26,054 registrants (22,361 finishers), making it the largest field in the history of the event.

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Race Date: 03/08/2020 Distance: Marathon
Division Time Name Age Home
2nd Male 2:08:44 JOHN LANGAT 26 KEN
4th Male 2:09:30 MICHAEL CHEGE 29 USA
Female 2:29:28 MARGARET MURIUKI 33 KEN
2nd Female 2:32:29 ALMAZ NEGEDE 23 ETH
3rd Female 2:36:05 JANE KIBII 34 AUBURN, CA
4th Female 2:40:16 EMILY GALLIN 35 MALIBU, CA
Division Time Name Age Home
Los Angeles Marathon
  • Starting Line
  • Mile 1- Dodger Stadium
  • Mile 2- Cesar Chavez Blvd
  • Mile 3- Downtown LA
  • Mile 4- Disney Concert Hall
  • Mile 5- Downtown LA
  • Mile 6- Echo Park
  • Mile 7- Silverlake
  • Mile 8- Los Feliz
  • Mile 9- Thai Town
  • Mile 10- Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Mile 11- Grauman’s Chinese Theater
  • Mile 12- Hollywood
  • Mile 13- Sunset Strip
  • Mile 14- West Hollywood
  • Mile 15- West Hollywood
  • Mile 16- Doheny Drive
  • Mile 17- Rodeo Drive
  • Mile 18- Santa Monica Blvd
  • Mile 19- Westwood
  • Mile 20- Westwood/Sepulveda Blvd
  • Mile 21- VA/Wilshire Blvd
  • Mile 22- San Vicente & Bundy
  • Mile 23- San Vicente & 26th
  • Mile 24- San Vicente & 14th
  • Mile 25- Ocean Ave/Palisades Park
  • Mile 26- Santa Monica
  • Finish Line

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