EXPECT DELAYS – 35th Annual Los Angeles Marathon is Running through WeHo

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Photo by Jon Viscott, courtesy of The City of West Hollywood

The 35th Annual Los Angeles Marathon Presented by Asics, is running through the City of West Hollywood on Sunday, March 8, 2020, as part of a 26.2-mile Stadium to the Sea course that begins at Dodger Stadium and ends in the City of Santa Monica.

The route for the Los Angeles Marathon 2020 will have runners in the City of West Hollywood along Sunset Boulevard at Marmont Lane, just west of Crescent Heights Boulevard. From the Sunset Strip, runners will turn left (south) onto N. San Vicente Boulevard; then right (west) on Santa Monica Boulevard; then left (south) onto N. Doheny Drive, where they will enter the City of Beverly Hills 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.

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 8, 2020 from 4 a.m. to 2 p.m.; crews will work to reopen roads to vehicle traffic as quickly as possible:

  • Sunset Boulevard between Marmont Lane and Clark Street/N. San Vicente Boulevard (the route enters the City of West Hollywood from the City of Los Angeles west along Sunset Boulevard from Marmont Lane, just west of Crescent Heights Boulevard);
  • N. San Vicente Boulevard between Sunset Boulevard and Melrose Avenue;
  • Santa Monica Boulevard between La Cienega Boulevard and N. Doheny Drive;
  • N. Doheny Drive between Santa Monica Boulevard and Beverly Boulevard (the route exits the City of West Hollywood to the City of Beverly Hills south along N. Doheny Drive from Beverly Boulevard).

Parking will be strictly prohibited along the Los Angeles 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.

Los Angeles Marathon spectators and community members who are searching for alternative parking solutions in West Hollywood during the Los Angeles 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 2020 Los Angeles Marathon Presented by Asics, including details about road closures and alternate access routes, please visit www.lamarathon.com. General inquires may also be directed by email to info@lamarathon.com or by telephone to (213) 542-3000.

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