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 Oct. 13, 2013, 9:41 am
In a morning of rising temperatures and Santa Ana winds, San Diegan Scott Bauhs turned on the heat in the final 100m to win the eight annual Santa Monica 5000 5k last Sunday, Oct. 6.
Posted Oct. 5, 2013, 9:06 am
The eighth annual Santa Monica 5000 returns this Sunday, Oct. 6, so expect road closures and bus detours throughout the morning.
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.