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LA Marathon Runners Endure High Heat En Route To Santa Monica Finish

When LA Marathon winners Daniel Limo and Olga Kimaiyo crossed the finish line Sunday morning it was about 76 degrees, but thousands of slower runners dealt with temperatures closer to 90 by the time they reached Santa Monica.

03/15/2015

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And They’re Off! More Than 26K LA Marathon Runners Take To Streets As Temperatures Soar

More than 26,000 runners and wheelchair racers flooded the streets of Los Angeles Sunday in the 30th Annual L.A. Marathon.

03/15/2015

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It Feels Like Summer In Los Angeles, As Temperatures Soar

A slow-moving ridge of high pressure has ushered in summer-like temperatures to Southern California, sending droves of people to the Pacific coast for a dip and prompting Los Angeles Marathon organizers to schedule an early start.

03/14/2015

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LA Marathon Course Illuminated To Mark Event’s 30th Year

Spotlights illuminated the 26.2-mile LA Marathon course on Friday night to help celebrate the 30th running of the race, slated for Sunday.

03/13/2015

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LA Marathon Officials Taking Steps To Help Runners Beat The Heat

Record warmth and distance running do not mix well, so organizers of Sunday’s LA Marathon are doing what they can to try to keep the runners from suffering heat stroke and other related illnesses.

03/13/2015

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LA Marathon 2015 Street Closures And New Start Time

Runners planning their trip to the starting line and commuters hoping to avoid a traffic slowdown will want to note the following road closures and alternate bus routes.

03/13/2015

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Ridge Of High Pressure To Result In Heat Wave, Gusty Santa Ana Winds Across The Southland

A heat wave gripping the Southland Friday could possibly produce record-breaking temperatures throughout the weekend.

03/13/2015

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Man Who Lost Leg In Hit-And-Run Crash Will Run In Sunday’s Marathon

More than two years after Damian Kevitt lost a leg following a nearly fatal hit and run in Griffith Park he plans to call attention to what he calls a growing epidemic by running in Sunday’s LA Marathon.

03/11/2015

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Spotlights To Mark Every Mile Of This Weekend’s LA Marathon Route

High-powered spotlights will light up the night sky over Los Angeles Friday, but not for the latest movie opening – the 124 spotlights will mark every mile of this weekend’s ASICS LA Marathon.

03/11/2015

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LA Marathon To Feature 2nd-Longest Field Ever

The Los Angeles Marathon has sold out for the third straight year, with over 26,000 runners from all 50 states and over 55 countries registered for the March 15 race.

03/09/2015

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Best Of LA – Week Of March 9

We hope you’ve got a good appetite because this week in Los Angeles is stuffed to the throat with culinary and epicurean delights

03/09/2015

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LAPD Officer Vows To Run L.A. Marathon In Full Uniform To Honor The Fallen

An officer with the Los Angeles Police Department plans to run this year’s Los Angeles Marathon in uniform to honor the fallen and raise funds for their families.

03/06/2015

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Real Estate Developer Credited With Restoring Chateau Marmont Dies At 89

Raymond Sarlot and a partner paid $1 million for the landmark Sunset Strip property in 1975.

05/10/2014

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Man Who Suffered Cardiac Arrest In LA Marathon Meets Life-Saving First Responders

A Los Angeles marathon runner, who collapsed and went into cardiac arrest during March’s LA marathon, reunited with the first responders who saved his life Monday.

04/21/2014

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Record-Breaking Temperatures Set Around Southland

The mercury hit 88 in Santa Monica where thousands of marathon runners sweated through the L.A. Marathon.

03/09/2014

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