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LA Marathon

Los Angeles Marathon

Los Angeles, California, USA | TBD

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Race Perks
BeerBoston QualifierMassage
Stroller 5K

Why We Love It

Los Angeles, abbreviated to L.A. from 'El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula', is a West Coast metropolis known as the City of Angels. A boom town since the completion of the transcontinential railroad, L.A. is home to the Academy Awards, celebrities, and the entertainment world of artists, writers, filmmakers, actors, dancers and musicians. This diverse city is home to beautiful beaches, adventurous hiking trails, city murals, and iconic buildings like Dodgers Stadium, the Staples Center, Universal Studios, the Hollywood sign, and the Getty Center.

Free (or Almost Free) Stuff To Do

Venice Beach

A beach with a boardwalk, bike trail, incredible street entertainment, as well as handball, volleyball and basketball courts.

The Getty Center

A center for art, architecture, gardens, landscapes, a restaurant, and a gift shop. Admission is free, but parking will cost you.

Sunset Strip

A 1.5 mi (2.4 km) stretch of Sunset Boulevard known for its nightclubs, boutiques, restaurants and colorful billboards.

Silver Lake Stairs

52 historic staircases located near Silver Lake.

L.A. Fashion District

A hub of 100 blocks with over 2,000 independently-owned retail shops of apparel, accessories and shoes.

Hollywood Walk of Fame

An internationally-recognized public sidewalk honoring celebrities in the world of entertainment.

Griffith Park

A popular green space with trails, activities, and family attractions including a merry-go-round and the L.A. Zoo. Activities: camp, bike, golf, hike, horseback, picnic, swim, tennis.

Average Temperature

High - 69°F (21°C) Low - 49°F (9°C)



Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
18.8 mi (30.3 km) from downtown


Los Angeles Union Station (LAX)
Located downtown


Ace Hotel Downtown3.4 mi (5.5 km) to start
15.7 mi (25.2 km) from finish
Best Western Plus Dragon Gate Inn1.6 mi (2.6 km) to start
17.4 mi (28.0 km) from finish
DoubleTree LA Downtown2.6 mi (4.2 km) to start
17.7 mi (28.5 km) from finish
Holiday Inn LA Downtown West3.4 mi (5.5 km) to start
15.5 mi (25.0 km) from finish
Hotel Figueroa3.7 mi (5.9 km) to start
15.7 mi (25.2 km) from finish
JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE3.9 mi (6.3 km) to start
15.8 mi (25.4 km) from finish
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16.2 mi (26.1 km) from finish
Millennium Biltmore LA3.0 mi (4.8 km) to start
16.6 mi (26.7 km) from finish
Omni LA at California Plaza2.7 mi (4.3 km) to start
16.9 mi (27.2 km) from finish
Sheraton Downtown3.4 mi (5.5 km) to start
15.8 mi (25.4 km) from finish
Westin Bonaventure3.0 mi (4.8 km) to start
16.8 mi (27.0 km) from finish
Fairmont Miramar17.9 mi (28.8 km) to start
0.2 mi (0.3 km) from finish
Hotel California17.4 mi (28.0 km) to start
0.9 mi (1.4 km) from finish
JW Marriott Santa Monica Le Marigot17.4 mi (28.0 km) to start
0.9 mi (1.4 km) from finish
Loews Santa Monica17.4 mi (28.0 km) to start
0.9 mi (1.4 km) from finish
Oceana Beach Club Hotel18.3 mi (29.5 km) to start
0.4 mi (0.6 km) from finish
Shore Hotel17.5 mi (28.2 km) to start
0.6 mi (1.0 km) from finish
The Georgian Hotel17.6 mi (28.3 km) to start
0.5 mi (0.8 km) from finish