Posted Jul. 1, 2016, 1:01 pm
Since its founding in summer of 2012, former Samohi cross-country, track captain, and three-event track record holder Justin Sardo’s Santa Monica Speed Academy has flourished as the area’s first ever youth running club.
Posted Mar. 10, 2015, 9:48 am
The Los Angeles Marathon has sold out for the third consecutive year and fourth time in its 30-year history, according to organizers.
Posted Feb. 24, 2015, 9:24 am
Santa Monica High School Track Team sent some of its talented runners over the weekend of Feb. 15/16 to participate in the prestigious California State High School Invitational Indoor Championships held at the Save Mart Center in Fresno.
Posted Jan. 18, 2015, 8:58 am
A capacity field of 12,200 has registered for today's inaugural "Star Wars" Half-Marathon at the Disneyland Resort, including runners from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and 16 foreign countries.
Posted Nov. 17, 2014, 9:17 am
William Prom of Irvine was the men's winner of Sunday's inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon in the Anaheim area while Alex de la Huerta of Mexico was the women's winner.
Posted Nov. 16, 2014, 8:52 am
A capacity field of 12,100 has registered for today's inaugural Avengers Super Heroes Half Marathon, which will be run through the Disneyland Resort and surrounding areas.
Posted Sep. 22, 2014, 5:21 am
Chris Foster of Redondo Beach won the pro division of the Herbalife Triathlon on Sunday on a new course in Torrance, finishing 47 seconds ahead of Jason Pedersen of Poway.
Posted Sep. 21, 2014, 6:37 am
The Herbalife Triathlon will be held Sunday in Torrance for the first time, replacing a course that stretched from Venice Beach to downtown Los Angeles.
Posted May. 5, 2014, 8:59 am
Ingrid Walters of Santa Monica placed second among the women at Sunday's 10th annual OC Marathon with a time of 3:00:03.
Posted Mar. 11, 2014, 8:59 am
Santa Monica native Julie Weiss will run to conquer cancer as a member of the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge team in the 118th Boston Marathon on April 21.
Posted Mar. 3, 2014, 9:42 am
Santa Monica resident Sarah Kovacs will join 75 other athletes and coaches from Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) in New Jersey to compete in the 2014 USA Games being held on June 14-21, 2014.
Posted Sep. 5, 2013, 8:20 am
The Skechers Performance Division has announced it will be the presenting sponsor for the 8th annual Santa Monica 5000 running event on October 6, 2013 in Santa Monica.
Posted Jun. 22, 2013, 1:58 pm
After a highly successful sold-out 2013 race, the addition of a new title sponsor and increased international recognition for the event, the ASICS LA Marathon is on a roll. To help propel the race even further on a global stage, LA MARATHON LLC announced that Tracey Russell, Executive Director of the Atlanta Track Club (ATC), will join the ASICS LA Marathon as its new chief executive officer.
Posted Mar. 17, 2013, 8:16 am
The 2013 Asics LA Marathon Stadium to the Sea course brought together over 24,000 runners from around the world which started at Dodger Stadium this morning and will culminate in Santa Monica Sunday afternoon. Erick Mose of Kenya won the men's race with a 2:09:42. After the LA Marathon, Mose said it was not easy for him to win the 26.2 mile race that cuts through Echo Park, Silverwood, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills before flattening out to around 600 feet when winding through the Westside. "I was so happy," said Mose. "It was not easy for me to win the race."
Posted Feb. 13, 2013, 11:15 am
Ultra-marathoner Julie Weiss, a long distance runner in her forties and mother of two, is extremely passionate about finding a cure for pancreatic cancer and has undertaken a mission to complete 52 marathons in 52 weeks culminating in the 26.2 mile LA Marathon on March 17.
Posted Feb. 3, 2013, 12:00 am
With a little over a month left to go until the LA Marathon, runners have already starting their LA Marathon training with a 5K night run led by ultra-marathoner Julie Weiss along Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica Wednesday night.