Started in 1986 and occurs sometime around the month of March. It is the first marathon to be backed by the Los Angeles city council. It is a 26.2 mile long run that starts and ends at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and is almost always televised.


Woman's -- 2 hours, 26 minutes, 23 seconds (Madina Biktagirova)

Men's -- 2 hours, 10 minutes, 19 seconds (Martin Mondragon)


Pitt, Leonard, et al. Los Angeles: A to Z: An Encyclopedia of the City and County: Berkeley. Los Angeles, 1997.

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