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LA Marathon

February 10, 2022

LA Marathon will bring back its gender challenge in 2022

The bonus for the first man or woman across the line will be $10,000 - it was $50,000 way back in 2004.
March 09, 2021

RRW: LA Marathon Moves To The Fall With Updated Course

Last year's LA Marathon was the last major road race in the US before the pandemic lockdowns began.
March 12, 2015

Weekend Road Preview: Ryan & Sara Hall Tackle the LA Marathon; Meb, Ritz & Huddle at the NYC Half; Plus the U.S. 15K Champs with True, Vail and The US Women's XC Team

One of the busiest racing weekends of the year sees Ben True go for a three-peat at the 15K Champs while USA XC Laura Thweatt leads the women's field. In NYC, Molly Huddle faces Desiree Linden plus Sally Kipyego; Meb, Ritz and Teg take on Stephen Sambu and Juan Luis Barrios. Plus Jared Ward and the Halls run USA Marathon Champs as part of the LA Marathon on Sunday.

December 25, 2014

Smart Move: Ryan Hall To Run USA Marathon Champs At 2015 ASICS LA Marathon

Ryan Hall will look to get his career back on a positive trajectory at the 2015 ASICS LA Marathon. The move is a smart one to us financially and competitively. We have no idea why it would be announced this week when no one is paying attention to anything.
Discuss On The Boards: BREAKING: Ryan Hall to run LA marathon

January 29, 2014

Los Angeles To Host 2016 Olympic Marathon Trials

The 2016 Olympic Trials Marathon will be in Los Angeles. Reportedly, a USATF panel voted 5-0 to put the Trials in Houston, but that recommendation was ignored by USATF CEO Max Siegel. One big change, likely because of the panel favoring Houston, was the date of the LA Marathon (and the Trials) being moved to the middle of February, so athletes could double back to the Track Trials. Discuss: Olympic Marathon Trials to Be in LA
January 24, 2014

Elite Field Announced For 2014 LA Marathon On March 9th

2:06 man Raji Assefa has the fastest PR in the field as he faces defending champ Erick Mose and 2013 runner-up Julius Keter. Aaron Braun is the top American as he makes his marathon debut. The women are led by Ukraine's Olena Burkovska (2:27) and Ethiopia's Genet Getaneh (2:25).