Six half-marathon runners have been hospitalized for heat-related illnesses as Southern California braced for another sizzling day.
A moment of silence was held before the OC Marathon Sunday for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings.
Aleksandra Duliba of Belarus won the 28th Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday in her marathon debut, and Erick Mose of Kenya won the men’s race with a personal best.
Approximately 24,000 people from across the country and 61 nations are expected to participate in Sunday’s sold-out ASICS Los Angeles Marathon.
Thousands of runners and walkers will take over city streets in Pasadena on Sunday during Kaiser Permanente’s second annual Rock ‘n’ Roll Pasadena Half-Marathon.
Carla McAlister, 39, set a new course record in Sunday’s 17th Annual Surf City USA Marathon.
Local runners are racing back to Southern California after the controversial New York City Marathon was cancelled because of Superstorm Sandy.
A group of runners participating in a cross country race in Costa Mesa were taken to area hospitals to be treated for heat-related injuries, a fire captain said.
Maika Carlsen won the women’s division of the OC Marathon Sunday for the third consecutive year, while Peter Omae Ayieni was the men’s winner for the second consecutive year.
Fatuma Sado of Ethiopia won the 27th annual Honda Los Angeles Marathon after crossing the finish line at 2:25:39.
Thousands of people laced up to participate in two races Sunday, both of which concluded in Playa del Rey.
The happiest place on earth will be the sweatiest place on earth this Sunday as athletes compete in the 2011 Disneyland Half Marathon.
About 300 runners participating in the Los Angeles Marathon were evaluated for hypothermia after passing the finish line Sunday.
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.