LOS ANGELES CITY COUNCIL APPROVES MARCH DATE AND STADIUM-TO-THE-SEA ROUTE FOR FUTURE LOS ANGELES MARATHONS
LOS ANGELES, July 21, 2009 – The Los Angeles City Council today unanimously approved returning the Los Angeles Marathon to a Sunday in March, a position it’s held on the calendar for 23 of the last 24 years. The vote, 12-0, also ratified race organizers’ Stadium to the Sea? route, which promises to highlight iconic sites across greater Los Angeles.
After the vote, Marathon officials announced that next year’s Los Angeles Marathon—its 25th Anniversary Race—will be held on Sunday, March 21, 2010. Registration will open online on September 1st; route and other details will be released on the race’s website— www.lamarathon.com — over the coming weeks.