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Official ASICS LA Marathon Charities- TEAM LIFE WITHOUT LUPUS

Gayle Anderson was live in Beverly Hills with TEAM LIFE WITHOUT LUPUS, participating in the ASICS LA Marathon.

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

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.

For more information, contact:

Sunday, March 17th
2013 ASICS LA Marathon
Race start is Dodger Stadium 
1000 Elysian Park Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 542-3000
(213) 542-3020 FAX 

Friday, March 15th & Saturday, March 16th
2013 ASICS LA Marathon Expo & Packet Pick-UP
Los Angeles Convention Center, South Hall
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 542-3000
(213) 542-3020 FAX  

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

Today, Gayle was live with TEAM LIFE WITHOUT LUPUS. The team provides athletes with an opportunity to make new friends and reach their health and fitness goals while helping others in the community. In exchange for training and support, they help raise money for critical patient services in the Greater Los Angeles area. They help families cope with the disease as they work towards a cure.

It’s not too late to help raise money for TEAM LIFE WITHOUT LUPUS. Here’s their contact information:

Team Life Without Lupus
Lupus LA
8383 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 232
Beverly Hills
310-657-5667
E-mail: info@lupusla.org

For those who would like to participate in the ASICS LA Marathon, but are unsure if they can complete the race, the Charity Relay is the way to go! Grab a friend or family member and team up to complete the marathon together! The Charity Relay is a unique way you and a partner can each complete a half of the ASICS LA Marathon course as part of a relay team. In order to participate, you must contact any of the Official Charities with available Charity Relay slots. You can then apply according to your charity’s instructions on their website. A limited number of team entries are available for Charity Relay. The team entry fee is $250. When accepted, the charity will e-mail you the guaranteed entry process for the Charity Relay. For a list of Official Charities participating in the Charity Relay, please click HERE.

PLEASE NOTE: Registration for the 2013 ASICS LA Marathon closed Noon, Thursday, March 7th, 2013. Last-minute registrants can sign up for the race online. After the deadline, interested runners are encouraged to contact one of the marathon’s official charities that MIGHT have a limited number of slots remaining. But remember people who are running for the more than 80-official marathon charities are collecting donations and fundraising for the privilege of participating.

 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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Today, Gayle was live with TEAM LIFE WITHOUT LUPUS. Gayle talked with… The team provides athletes with an opportunity to make new friends and reach their health and fitness goals while helping others in the community. In exchange for training and support, they help raise money for critical patient services in the Greater Los Angeles area. They help families cope with the disease as they work towards a cure.

It’s not too late to help raise money for TEAM LIFE WITHOUT LUPUS. Here’s their contact information:

Team Life Without Lupus
Lupus LA
8383 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 232
Beverly Hills
310-657-5667
E-mail: info@lupusla.org

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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Today, Gayle was with TEAM LIFE WITHOUT LUPUS.

Today, Gayle was with TEAM LIFE WITHOUT LUPUS. Gayle talked with Alan Kaye about his involvement with Lupus LA after his daughter was diagnosed in high school. Gayle also talked to Dorothy Ellis and Nicole Fogel about what it’s like to live with lupus. The team provides athletes with an opportunity to make new friends and reach their health and fitness goals while helping others in the community. In exchange for training and support, they help raise money for critical patient services in the Greater Los Angeles area. They help families cope with the disease as they work towards a cure.

It’s not too late to help raise money for TEAM LIFE WITHOUT LUPUS. Here’s their contact information:

Team Life Without Lupus
Lupus LA
8383 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 232
Beverly Hills
310-657-5667
E-mail: info@lupusla.org

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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