March 8, 2021, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – The McCourt Foundation announces Sunday, November 7, as the new date of the 2021 Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS.
With on-going support from the City of Los Angeles, Century City, City of West Hollywood, and City of Beverly Hills the new date provides runners and walkers the opportunity to complete the 26.2-mile Stadium to the Stars course, which will start at Dodger Stadium and travel past major LA landmarks including Disney Concert Hall, TLC Chinese Theater, the West Hollywood Rainbow Crosswalk, and Rodeo Drive, before finishing on the Avenue of the Stars.
The LA Big 5k, the official kick-off event of Marathon weekend, is now set for Saturday, November 6, and will continue to share the marathon’s iconic Dodger Stadium start line. The 2-day Health & Fitness Expo, scheduled for November 5-6, will also move to the open-air stadium venue to better accommodate runners and spectators safely.
Health and safety planning continues to be the priority, and with the help of the organization’s Medical Advisory Board, formed in October 2020, race organizers continue to develop race week safety protocols that will meet the needs of participants and the community at large. Safety protocols will be released later in the year to best address conditions and official guidelines at that time.
Registration and additional event information for the 2021 Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS and LA Big 5K is available at www.lamarathon.com.
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About The McCourt Foundation
With an impact reach from Boston to Los Angeles, The McCourt Foundation (501c3) empowers individuals and communities to build a healthier world through events and educational forums. TMF is committed to enhancing the lives of patients and families affected by neurological diseases (MS, ALS, Alzheimer’s, and Parkinson’s) and other health challenges. Its world-class portfolio of events includes the Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS, LA Big 5k, Rose Bowl Half Marathon & 5K, Santa Monica Classic 5K/10K, Boston Waterfront 5K, Tour de South Shore, the McCourt Gala & Auction, and the Educational Update.