Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Announces Partnership with Angel City Brewery

January 15th, 2016

Los Angeles Based Brewery Poised to Enhance Marathon Day Experience

LOS ANGELES (January 15, 2015) – LA MARATHON LLC and Angel City Brewery today announced a partnership designed to enrich the memorable marathon week experience with the Los Angeles craft brewery becoming the Official Beer of the 2016 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon.

As the exclusive beer sponsor of the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, Angel City Brewery will participate in the Health & Fitness Expo and offer product samples to participants over the age of 21 at the Finish Festival in Santa Monica on Sunday, February 14th. Runners and spectators alike are encouraged to visit the Angel City Brewery Beer Garden on race day to take part in the celebration.

“This partnership is unique because it allows us to share the vibrancy of Los Angeles in a fresh and exciting way,” stated Sheri Wish, Vice President of Business Development at LA MARATHON LLC. “Angel City Brewery will add an exciting local flavor to a marathon celebration that is distinctly LA.”

“We are thrilled to be a part of the Skechers Perfomance Los Angeles Marathon, a cherished event that has been celebrated in our hometown for more than three decades,” said Nick Anderson of Angel City Brewing. “We look forward to giving race participants and supporters the complete Angel City experience from the expo to the finish line and beyond.”

A pioneer in its category, Angel City Brewery facilitated the emergence of Downtown Los Angeles as a craft beer hub in 2012 and has been a cultural, creative and social staple ever since. Featuring an ever-changing roster of both classic and inventive beers at the brewery’s Public House, as well as in bars and restaurants across the city, Angel City beer can also be found in six packs and limited release 22-ounce bottles wherever craft beer is sold throughout the Los Angeles area. Angel City Brewery emphasizes the value and strength of community and has been committed to supporting positive impact causes and events throughout the city since the day they opened their doors.

The Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon takes place on February 14, 2016. Interested runners can visit lamarathon.com to register.

LA MARATHON LLC, a subsidiary of McCourt Global, creates world-class experiences that ignite passion in athletes and connect communities through the transformative power of sport. The Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon is among the largest marathons in the country with more than 26,000 participants, thousands of volunteers and hundreds of thousands of spectators. The “Stadium to the Sea” course, starting at Dodger Stadium and finishing near the Santa Monica Pier, is one of the most scenic in the world, taking runners on a tour of Los Angeles past every major landmark. LA MARATHON LLC will host the 2016 Olympic Team Trials for Men’s and Women’s Marathon, awarded by USA Track & Field and the United States Olympic Committee, which will take place in Los Angeles February 13, 2016. For more information, please visit www.lamarathon.com. 

About Angel City Brewery

In a city known more for its glitz than its grit, Angel City Brewery is proud to rough things up a bit and work beneath the shiny surface. Our home in the Los Angeles Arts District is both brewery and canvas, the center of a revival for the city’s artists, musicians, hustlers, and craftspeople. It’s an LA that’s as ambitious as it is diverse — and our beer is no exception. Find Angel City on draft or in 6-packs at bars, restaurants and retail locations throughout California and Nevada. Visit the Brewery and Public House downtown for a brewery tour, tasting or weekly event, located at 216 South Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Angel City Brewery is an Alchemy and Science brand, a subsidiary of the Boston Beer Company. Angel City Brewery is online at www.AngelCityBrewery.com, on Facebook and on Twitter.

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LA MARATHON LLC

Contact Info

Molly Biddiscombe
212-796-9826
molly.biddiscombe@ketchum.com
www.lamarathon.com

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