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 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.