Los Angeles Marathon
More than 26,000 runners and wheelchair racers flooded the streets of Los Angeles Sunday in the 30th Annual L.A. Marathon.
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.
The L.A. Marathon will start 30 minutes earlier this weekend because the forecast is calling for record high temperatures.
Several road closures will be in effect this weekend for the ASICS LA Marathon, which takes place Sunday, March 9.
Defending champion Erick Mose of Kenya and runner-up Julius Keter of Kenya have committed to the Los Angeles Marathon.
The push to bring the U.S. trials for the 2016 Olympic marathon to Los Angeles now has the support of the county Board of Supervisors behind it.
Los Angeles is one of three finalists to host the 2016 U.S. Olympic marathon trials, along with Cincinnati and Houston.
Fatuma Sado of Ethiopia won the 27th annual Honda Los Angeles Marathon after crossing the finish line at 2:25:39.
The Honda LA Marathon will take place Sunday, March 18.
Called the “Stadium to the Sea” course, this point-to-point LA Marathon route that debuted in 2010 puts the emphasis on Los Angeles myriad iconic landmarks. Be sure to arrive early and get a great spot to catch all the action.
Los Angeles Magazine recently released their “Top 10 Best New Restaurants.”
Frank McCourt has been offered a record $1.2 billion for the Dodgers, the Los Angeles TImes’ Bill Shaikin reports.
The Dodgers aren’t the only assets affected by the McCourt divorce proceedings. The L.A. Marathon could also be on the auction block.
Markos Geneti set a Los Angeles Marathon record in winning in his debut at 26.2 miles Sunday, while Buzunesh Deba won the women’s event to give Ethiopia a sweep.
A light rain fell across most parts of the Southland overnight, but a chance of showers will remain in the forecast in advance of a wetter storm due Sunday night.