2021 Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS Announces New Finish Line Course Change Brings the Marathon’s Finish to Century City’s Avenue of the Stars
July 24, 2020
July 23, 2020, LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA– The McCourt Foundation is proud to announce that the finish line for the Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS has moved to the Avenue of the Stars in Century City. The McCourt Foundation produces the Los Angeles Marathon in conjunction with the City of Los Angeles.
This change locates the finish line among the City’s best-known landmarks and within easy access of hotels, transportation and the entertainment areas of Westwood, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood, and the westside.
The new race course, dubbed “Stadium to the Stars”, will track the 2020 race course from its traditional start at Dodger Stadium into Brentwood where it will double back on San Vicente, Sepulveda and Santa Monica Blvd. to Avenue of the Stars.
“We’ve been thinking about the next evolution of the Marathon for a few years,” said Murphy Reinschreiber, Chief Operating Officer of The McCourt Foundation. “Finishing on Avenue of the Stars allows for a more vibrant and exciting finish experience than previously possible. We expect the closing miles and finish line to be the highlight of the must-do, world-class experience that is the Los Angeles Marathon.”
Race day won’t end at the finish line as the Avenue of the Stars location allows many options for post-race activities including a larger Finish Festival, concerts, sponsor activations, club and group gatherings, and VIP entertainment that were limited in the event’s previous footprint. Additional information will follow in the coming weeks.
To register for the 2021 Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS go to 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, the Rose Bowl Half Marathon & 5K, the Santa Monica Classic 5K/10K, the Boston Waterfront 5K, the Tour de South Shore, the McCourt Gala & Auction and the Educational Update.
For more information, please visit www.mccourtfoundation.org