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Happy Saturday! Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

It’s a day of interesting events and it’s a weekend to prepare for the 2018 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon! Take a look! Enjoy!


Genghis Khan: The Exhibition
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library& Museum
40 Presidential Drive
Simi Valley
805 522 2977

Genghis Khan: The Exhibition is happening at the Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Most of us learn in school about Genghis Khan the brutal barbarian, but here we also learn about Genghis Khan the civilizer and lawmaker responsible for introducing pants, the Pony Express, paper money, skis, violins, Bakhlava and the celebratory term “hooray” to Western culture.
The Reagan Library and Museum is the only stop in Southern California for this international exhibition.


“Their Finest Hour: The Winston Churchill Exhibition
The Queen Mary
1126 Queens Highway
Long Beach
562 499 1739

Actor Gary Oldman’s Academy Award winning performance as British Prime Minister Winston Churchill in the Universal Pictures – Focus Features movie “Darkest Hour” as drawn new interest to the World War Two icon.
We can learn about Churchill and his connection to the historic Queen Mary in Long Beach at the exhibition THEIR FINEST HOURS. Here we discover ship’s unknown chapter in Churchill’s administration as well as reproductions of the authentic Churchill War Room bunker as designed for the Universal Pictures / Focus Features movie, “Darkest Hour”, which illustrate for history buffs WWII’s secret spaces where Churchill and his staff confronted the Nazi onslaught.


Low Cost Vaccines, Licensing, Deworming, Microchipping & Other Services
Vanderpump Dogs
8134 West 3rd Street
Los Angeles

Low cost vaccines, licensing, deworming, microchipping and other pet services are available at Vanderpump Dogs in Los Angeles. No appointment is necessary.
Low cost vaccines and more are available on a first come, first serve basis from 10am until 4pm courtesy The Lucy Pet Foundation.


L.A. Marathon Health & Fitness Expo
Los Angeles Convention Center
1201 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles

The Health and Fitness Expo is happening at the Los Angeles Convention. More than one-hundred exhibitors are featuring the latest in running gear, shoes, and nutrition. Also, the expo is the place for all Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon participants to pick up their packets. This is the last day to get your marathon bibs and other information before Sunday’s 26.2 mile event.
You MUST bring a valid photo ID to Packet Pick-Up. Individuals will NOT be able to pick up packets on behalf of others. And, there will be NO race day Packet Pick-Up. No exceptions will be made.


Public Counsel
LA Big 5K Run / Walk
2018 Official Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Charity

Speaking of the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, don’t forget we can support the runners and walks representing the official marathon charities.
Public Counsel is an official marathon charity participating in the LA Big 5K. “Run for Justice” donations will allow the non-profit to continue to supports its free legal services.
We can donate at the website


Junior League of Los Angeles, Inc.
LA Big 5K Run / Walk
2018 Official Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Charity
The Junior League of Los Angeles is also running and walking in Saturday’s LA Big 5K event to fundraise for its literacy programs. We can help by donating at the


Special Olympics Southern California
2018 Official Skechers Performance L.A. Marathon Charity

And, it’s not too late to donate to support the teams “running for a reason” for Special Olympics Southern California.
We can help support the athletic programs with a donation to


Angel City Pit Bulls
2018 Official Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Charity

Team Angel City Pit Bulls is running to raise money to rescue the breed from shelters, place them in forever homes, as well as funds for medical treatment and care.
Team Angel City Pit Bulls is accepting donations at the website


Widows, Orphans, & Disabled Firemen’s Fund
2018 Official Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Charity

And, there’s the Team Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund running to raise money for first responders and their families.
The marathon team is accepting “running for a reason” donations at

Make it a GREAT Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon weekend. Gayle Anderson, KTLA 5 News.