BEVERLY HILLS—The Los Angeles Marathon will take place on Sunday, March 18 from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will kick-off at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Runners will pass near cities such as Century City, West Hollywood, and Beverly Hills.

The Beverly Hills segment of the Sketchers Performance of the Los Angeles Marathon will see runners enter at Doheny Drive and Santa Monica Boulevard. They will run from Burton Way to Rodeo Drive, south to Wilshire Boulevard and then west to Santa Monica Boulevard. The West Hollywood segment of the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon will enter at Sunset Boulevard/Hayvenhurst Drive and participants will run west on Sunset Boulevard to San Vicente Boulevard, south to Santa Monica Boulveard, and then west to Doheny Drive.

An estimated 25,000 runners are expected to pass through the city of Beverly Hills during the Los Angeles Marathon. In Beverly Hills, roads near the marathon will be closed from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m. The marathon will end near the Santa Monica Pier.

A total of four medals can be earned by participants participating in the event. The runner must have participated in the Santa Monica Classic (5K or 10K), the 2018 Pasadena Half Marathon, and participate in the 2018 Sketchers Performance Los Angeles Marathon on March 18 to obtain the Conqur LA medal. To obtain the LA Double Play medal, runners must participate in the 2018 Big 5k on Saturday, March 17 and the Sketchers Performance Los Angeles Marathon which is limited to 500 people. To earn the Triple 5K Tour of LA medal, athletes must participate in all three Conqur Endurance Group 5K events within one season which includes the Santa Monica 5K, Pasadena 5K, LA BIG 5K.

The LA LOYAL 10 Year medal, is granted to runners who participate in 10 consecutives LA Marathons.

Participants must be 16 years or older on race day. General registration is open The current entry fee is $220. In addition to marathon registration, participants can also add on our Start Line Hospitality package ($75).

Written By Judith Garcia and Kelsey Thomas