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.