The 2019 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon is passing through the city of West Hollywood this Sunday, March 24. The 26.2-mile course will begin at Dodger Stadium and end in the City of Santa Monica. Expect delays.
Street closures will be in effect on Marathon Day from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m. along the route, which follows Sunset Boulevard from Havenhurst Drive heading west; south on San Vicente Boulevard; west on Santa Monica Boulevard; and south on Doheny Drive. The route exits West Hollywood at Beverly Boulevard. An estimated 24,000 people from all 50 states and more than 63 countries will run through West Hollywood between miles 14 and 15 of the course.
The L.A. Marathon route for 2019 will guide runners into the City of West Hollywood along Sunset Boulevard. From the Sunset Strip, runners will turn left (south) onto San Vicente Boulevard; then right (west) on Santa Monica Boulevard; then left (south) onto Doheny Drive, where they will enter the City of Beverly Hills.
To ensure the safety of the large numbers of Los Angeles Marathon runners, there will be several street closures in the City of West Hollywood on Sunday, March 24, 2019 from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m.:
Sunset Boulevard between Havenhurst Drive (the route enters West Hollywood along Sunset Boulevard from the City of Los Angeles) and Doheny Drive.
San Vicente Boulevard between Sunset Boulevard and Melrose Avenue.
Santa Monica Boulevard between La Cienega Boulevard and Doheny Drive.
Doheny Drive between Santa Monica Boulevard and Beverly Boulevard (the route exits West Hollywood along Doheny Drive to the City of Beverly Hills).
Parking will be strictly prohibited along the L.A. Marathon route. “No Parking” signs will be posted prior to the event. Vehicles in violation will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.
L.A. Marathon spectators and community members who are searching for alternative parking solutions in West Hollywood during the L.A. Marathon are encouraged to visit the City of West Hollywood’s website, where a directory of parking structures and municipal lots with hours of operation and rates is available online at www.weho.org/parkinglots. Members of the public are encouraged to carpool and to use public transportation, taxis, or ridesharing options.
For additional information regarding the 2019 Los Angeles Marathon, including details about road closures and alternate access routes, visit www.lamarathon.com. A complete route map is available at https://www.lamarathon.com/event-info/the-course/course-map. General inquires may also be directed by email to [email protected] or by telephone to (213) 542-3000.
For more information specific to the City of West Hollywood regarding the Los Angeles Marathon or street closures, contact the City’s Event Services Division at (323) 848-6385. The City of West Hollywood Special Event hotline is (323) 848-6503.