Gayle Anderson was live in Encino with the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s team, one of the Official Asics LA Marathon Charities, preparing to run!
Gayle Anderson was live in Encino with Team in Training /Leukemia Lymphoma Society, one of the Official Asics LA Marathon Charities preparing to run!
More than 20,000 runners have registered for the 2013 ASICS LA Marathon, happening Sunday, March 17th.
This year’s race will once again start at Dodger Stadium at 1000 Elysian Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Race start time is 6:55 a.m. for wheelchairs, 7:00 a.m. for hand cycles, and 7:28 a.m. for all other participants. The race ends on Ocean Avenue at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and California Avenue in Santa Monica. This course is certified by USA Track & Field and is a Boston Marathon qualifier.
All participants should plan to pick-up race day packets at the 2013 ASICS LA Marathon Expo and Packet Pick-Up Friday, March 15th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, March 16th from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The ASICS LA Marathon Expo annually hosts more than 150 exhibitors featuring the brand new designs in running gear and shoes, as well as the latest developments in sports, fitness, and nutrition. Held at Dodger Stadium, the two day expo is FREE and open to the public.
The 2013 ASICS LA Marathon Expo & Packet Pick-Up will be held at:
Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 542-3020 FAX
All packets must be picked up at the expo during regular expo hours. There will be NO race day Packet Pick-Up! Packets will NOT be mailed to participants, NO EXCEPTIONS! You must bring a valid photo ID to Packet Pick-Up. If you cannot attend the expo, a friend can pick up your packet for you as long as they provide a copy of your photo ID as well as a signed note from you authorizing their picking up your race packet. NO EXCEPTIONS!
With thousands of volunteers, tens of thousands of participants, and hundreds of thousands of spectators, the LA Marathon is one of the largest organized road races in the country. The “Stadium to the Sea” course, which starts at Dodger Stadium and finishes by the Santa Monica Pier, is considered one of the most scenic in the world. The race has been named “Best Big City Race” by Runner’s World and “Best Marathon in the West” by Competitor Magazine.
Visit the official LA Marathon website for more information.
Running a race is a great way of improving your health/fitness and self-confidence. However, running on behalf of a charity is proving more and more popular. Join the ASICS LA Marathon “I Run 4 Something” campaign and help support one of over 80 different charities participating in this year’s marathon. For a complete list of Official Charities for the ASICS LA Marathon, please click HERE.
If you have questions, please feel free to call Gayle Anderson at 323-460-5732 or e-mail Gayle at Gayle.Anderson@KTLA.com
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