The Los Angeles Marathon 2021, “Stadium to the Stars,” on November 7 is presented by Asics, a Japanese multinational company that sells sports footwear, apparel and accessories.
Asics – an acronym taken from a Latin phrase that can be translated to “healthy mind, healthy body” – also hosts the required bib and race package pickup for registered marathon runners and a Health and Fitness Expo on Friday and Saturday. Details on pickup for runners, including the required proof of COVID-19 vaccination or negative test, can be found in the final online information program here: www.lamarathon.com/pages/lam-schedule
The public is also invited to attend the fair to shop for official Los Angeles Marathon clothing and footwear and see new designs in sportswear and footwear and health products from more than 50 exhibitors. The free event will also have an in-depth look at the map of the new course. The course still begins at Dodger Stadium, but ends at Avenue of the Stars in Century City. www.lamarathon.com/pages/los-angeles-marathon-expo
Tender pickup and Health and Fitness Expo will be held at Dodger Stadium, Lot G, 1000 Vin Scully Ave., Los Angeles. Free parking available through Gate E.
–10.00-19.00 Friday 5 November
–9.00-17.00 Saturday the 6th of November
After the marathon, Asics invites LA Marathon runners, who completed the 26.2-mile course, to have their medals engraved for free at their store in Westfield Century City. Runners and the public can check discounts on Los Angeles Marathon clothing and other items in store at 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Nov. 7 (10250 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles).
The LA Big 5K race will be held on November 6 starting at Dodger Stadium. The family-friendly event begins at 8.00 for runners in 5K, and Half-K Kids Run, for ages 3-8, starts at. 9.30 with a course for adults winding through Elysian Park. Registration for both races closed on October 31st.
Participants in the LA Big 5K must pick up their running package at the Health and Fitness Expo at 10.00-19.00 on 5 November or at 06.30 on race day in Lot G at Dodger Stadium.
Access to parking is limited to two gates at Dodger Stadium, the Sunset Gate (at Sunset Boulevard) and the Downtown Gate (off 110 Freeway). Both gates open at 6 in the morning of November 6th. Details on parking for LA Big 5K here: www.mccourtfoundation.org/pages/la-big-5k-race-weekend-info
Los Angeles Marathon 2021 information, www.lamarathon.com/pages/lam-schedule