Posted Mar. 12, 2014, 12:45 pm
There were a lot of things going on at the finish line of the 2014 Asics L. A. Marathon. But one of the least likely to get a lot of attention are the large number of folks lined up just outside the finish line there to greet and help out the runners when they make it across their final destination: the finish line.
Posted Mar. 10, 2014, 7:46 am
The LA Marathon on Sunday belonged to Ethiopian runners Amane Gobena and Gebo Burka, both of whom claimed the Elite Division titles.
Posted Mar. 8, 2014, 8:40 am
When the ASICS LA Marathon winds its way Sunday morning from Dodger Stadium to Santa Monica, there are streets in Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and Santa Monica that will be impacted by the race course.
Posted Mar. 7, 2014, 9:25 am
The “Stadium to the Sea” – or the Los Angeles Marathon, as it is more commonly known – is ready for its 29th race this weekend, as runners will be pacing themselves this Sunday on a 26.2-mile course snaking from Dodger Stadium to just shy of the Santa Monica Pier.
Posted Mar. 6, 2014, 8:55 am
You’ve spent months training for the LA Marathon and it’s finally here. Excitement is building,and you can’t wait to take off from the starting line.
Posted Jun. 22, 2013, 1:58 pm
After a highly successful sold-out 2013 race, the addition of a new title sponsor and increased international recognition for the event, the ASICS LA Marathon is on a roll. To help propel the race even further on a global stage, LA MARATHON LLC announced that Tracey Russell, Executive Director of the Atlanta Track Club (ATC), will join the ASICS LA Marathon as its new chief executive officer.
Posted Mar. 17, 2013, 8:16 am
The 2013 Asics LA Marathon Stadium to the Sea course brought together over 24,000 runners from around the world which started at Dodger Stadium this morning and will culminate in Santa Monica Sunday afternoon. Erick Mose of Kenya won the men's race with a 2:09:42. After the LA Marathon, Mose said it was not easy for him to win the 26.2 mile race that cuts through Echo Park, Silverwood, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills before flattening out to around 600 feet when winding through the Westside. "I was so happy," said Mose. "It was not easy for me to win the race."
Posted Mar. 17, 2013, 6:00 am
The LA Marathon returns today with about 24,000 runners expected to take part in the scenic “Stadium to the Sea” course.
Posted Mar. 15, 2013, 11:44 am
Who are those youth in the orange reflective safety vests running in Santa Monica? They are the members of the Santa Monica Police Activities League’s (PAL) Running Program training to run 26.2 miles in Sunday's Los Angeles Marathon.
Posted Mar. 15, 2013, 9:24 am
As one of the largest organized road races in the country, the LA Marathon returns this Sunday with about 24,000 runners expected to take part in the scenic “Stadium to the Sea” course.
Posted Mar. 14, 2013, 8:31 am
The LA Marathon's “Stadium to the Sea” course will enter Santa Monica this Sunday, March 17 on San Vicente Boulevard at 26th Street, then turns south at Ocean Avenue to the finish line at Ocean and California.
Posted Feb. 13, 2013, 11:15 am
Ultra-marathoner Julie Weiss, a long distance runner in her forties and mother of two, is extremely passionate about finding a cure for pancreatic cancer and has undertaken a mission to complete 52 marathons in 52 weeks culminating in the 26.2 mile LA Marathon on March 17.
Posted Feb. 3, 2013, 12:00 am
With a little over a month left to go until the LA Marathon, runners have already starting their LA Marathon training with a 5K night run led by ultra-marathoner Julie Weiss along Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica Wednesday night.
Posted Jan. 12, 2013, 8:53 pm
The LA Marathon Resolve to Run 2013 current pricing ends Jan. 15, 2012 upon where after the price will raise from $165 to $175 for the upcoming LA Marathon on Sunday, March 17.
Posted Sep. 10, 2012, 8:08 am
Training for the upcoming LA Marathon 2013 took the first step towards the finish line gathering at Westminster Avenue Elementary School in Venice for an event that drew hundreds of people who signed up for the official training program of the LA Marathon.
Posted Mar. 23, 2011, 6:37 pm
Torrential rain, gusting winds, and unseasonably cold temperatures during the March 20 LA Marathon posed unique challenges not only for the 19,000-...
Posted Mar. 20, 2011, 3:45 pm
Markos Geneti has lived almost as many years as the L.A. Marathon has existed. Together both the runner and the event shared in new experiences as ...
Posted Mar. 19, 2011, 1:24 pm
The purpose of CPR is to get oxygen to the brain. Dr. Lacy Le, a plastic surgeon, learned this in her residency at Stanford. "We did three t...
Posted Mar. 18, 2011, 3:26 pm
Once again runners will cross the finish line in Santa Monica as they complete the Honda LA Marathon presented by K·Swiss on Sunday March 20. With...
Posted Mar. 16, 2011, 1:07 pm
Life can change in a week. In April 2009, while walking in Huntington Library with his wife, Lisa, Michael Maya, a members manager at Spectr...
Posted May. 24, 2010, 12:02 pm
The Ballona Wetlands ecological preserve has gained media attention and scrutiny in the face of major development this past month. Located in Playa...
Posted Mar. 17, 2010, 5:00 pm
This weekend, Santa Monica will host the finish of the LA Marathon. This will add 25,000 runners, their friends, families, and other attendees to t...