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Keep checking in to see when we announce our next race date! Don't worry, we miss you too!

Inspiration

"A runner must run with dreams in his heart." –Emil Zatopek

"Quality means doing it right when nobody is looking." –Henry Ford

"The miracle isn't that I finished. The miracle is that I had the courage to start." –John Bingham

"Be so good that they can't ignore you." –Steve Martin

"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you stop to look fear in the face." –Eleanor Roosevelt

Congratulations to Our 2013 Allstate Life InsuranceSM Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Winners!

Top 3 Male Finishers:

  1. Tonny Okello: 1:06:10
  2. Jordan Horn: 1:06:12
  3. Aaron Sharp: 1:06:21

Top 3 Female Finishers:

  1. Karolone Jarzynska: 1:12:43
  2. Risper Gesabwa: 1:12:50
  3. Bronwyn Crossman: 1:17:50

2014 Allstate Life InsuranceSM Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Official Results - click here to view

Congratulations to Our 2013 US Road Sports 5K Winners!

Top 3 Male Finishers:

  1. Frank Chavez: 18:21
  2. Lucas Jackson: 18:34
  3. Sebastian Garcia: 19:29

Top 3 Female Finishers:

  1. Laura Stovitz: 21:44
  2. Elizabeth Nakamura: 24:57
  3. Yoko Eichel: 24:58

2013 US Road Sports 5K Official Results - click here to view

More than 3,500 Runners in the 4th Allstate Life InsuranceSM Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®!

More than 3,500 runners lined up on a chilly morning to run and walk Sunday's fourth annual Allstate Life InsuranceSM Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® and 5K. International stars and close finishes were the order of the day. Click here to read more.

Register

IT'S NOT TOO LATE TO REGISTER. PAPER REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE AT PACKET PICK UP. SCROLL DOWN FOR PACKET PICK UP DETAILS! To request an additional registration confirmation, please click here.

Entry Requirements

  • Sorry, registration over the phone or by fax will NOT be accepted.
  • Only one participant per application.
  • Application may be photocopied.
  • Waiver MUST be signed in order to process application.
  • All participant MUST finish within three and half hours.
  • A fee of $25 will be charged for all returned checks.

Young Athletes:

Parent or guardian of all participants under the age of 14 will be required to sign an additional waiver at packet pick-up.

Notes / Disclaimer

Please Note:

Entry is NON-TRANSFERABLE, NON-REFUNDABLE, and NON-DEFFERABLE.

ALL TIMES AND LOCATIONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Disclaimer:

Race management reserves the right to postpone or cancel the event due to events out of management's control such as a natural disaster or other emergencies. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. Management may also alter the course and distances for the safety of athletes.

Athletes With Disabilities

There will be No Handcycle Division. Due to safety issues on the course, and in accordance with the Paralympic Committee rules, NO handcycle (handbikes, handcrank devices or other mechanically gear driven devices) will be permitted in the race.

Racing Wheelchair Division Rules defined as follows:

  • Racing wheelchairs shall be defined as a customized performance chair.
  • International Paralympic Committee (IPC) Athletics Rules will be enforced.
  • Further the race will abide by the rules and policies of the recognized governing bodies of the sports of wheelchair racing, which do not allow the use of mechanical gears found on handbikes. For additional information contact Wheelchair Sports USA, www.wusa.org and the International Paralympic Committee, www.paralympic.org.
  • Everyday Wheelchairs defined as follows:

    1. Everyday wheelchairs should be defined as stock manual wheelchairs.
    2. The wheelchair shall have at least four functional wheels.
    3. The overall length of the chair from outside casters/wheels to outside of rear wheel shall not exceed 100 cm.
    4. The rear wheel shall not exceed 70 cm. in diameter.
    5. The front casters/wheels shall not exceed 8 inches/17.6 cm. in diameter.
    6. The rear seat height must be greater than 30 cm. (13.6 inches). Persons of small stature may be exempt.
    7. Only one plain round hand rim is allowed for each rear wheel. This rule may be waived for persons having a single arm drive.
    8. No mechanical gears or levers shall be allowed.
    9. The chair should be manually propelled.
    10. All chairs are subject to a rules and safety inspection.
    11. Runners and walkers in all races will have the right of way. Wheelchair racers shall yield to runners or walkers.
    12. It will be the athlete's responsibility to meet the above rules.

    13.1 Race Details

    Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Course Details

    January 13, 2013
    Runner Start: 7:00 AM
    Start Location: Venice Boardwalk at Rose
    Course Map: Click Here to View our Course!

    Course Description

    Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® brings its runners a new scenic backdrop along the harbor of Marina del Rey and the shores of Playa del Rey. Beginning at the Venice Boardwalk and ending at Playa del Rey, the half marathon race will take place amidst miles of inspiring ocean views and iconic scenery.

    Average Temperature

    Average low of 49; Average high of 67

    Mile Markers & Split Times

    Each mile marker will have a large clock displaying the "gun time" of the event.

    Event Status System

    An Event Status System will be displayed at each mile marker indicating the status of the race based on the current course and weather conditions:

    Green – "Normal" - Good conditions; runners/walkers should be alert and enjoy the race.

    Yellow – "Caution" - Less than ideal conditions; runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.

    Red – "Dangerous" - Potentially dangerous conditions;

    • Heat - runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.
    • Lighting/Hail/Tornado - runners/walkers should take cover at the closest shelter until the course is reopened.
    Timing of the event has stopped and no awards will be given out at this time. Medical remains in place on course.

    Black – "Cancelled" - Extreme dangerous conditions; Event cancelled, participation stopped – runners/walkers should stop, seek shelter and follow instructions from race staff, volunteers, and public safety officials.

    Aid Stations

    There will be water and sports drink at all stations along the course and at the start/finish. All Aid Stations on the course will have personnel and portable toilets located nearby.

    Restroom Facilities

    Portable toilets will be added in locations throughout the course. The portable toilets will be
    located near each aid station.

    Course Closings

    For your safety and for the timely reopen of the streets to vehicular traffic, you must reach key locations by specified times or you will be required to take transportation provided.

    • Partial lane closures will be utilized. Please stay inside the cones and obey all public safety officers and course marshals.
    • PLEASE DO NOT START EARLY! Traffic and safety rules prohibit early starts. Early starters will be eliminated from the Official Results

    SAG Wagon (support) and Back of the Pack Crew

    The Back of the Pack Crew and SAG Wagon will signify the end of the field and the maximum 16-minutes per mile pace. They will not start timing until the last person crosses the start line and will be with you throughout the race. If you cannot keep pace, the Crew will help you as you board the SAG Wagon. If you cannot maintain an 16-minute per mile pace, you will be required to board the support buses.

    Packet Pick-Up

    Spectator Info

    The streets of Los Angeles are open to runners, but it's the spectators that will help them get to the finish line. From start to finish, there are excellent opportunities to catch loved ones and friends running in the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®. As we get closer to the race, we will give you more information on some of the best locations to enjoy the race.

    The new course has a lot to offer even if you aren't participating...and plenty of viewing options to keep up with your favorite runner!

    • Wait for them at the finish line at Lagoon Park in Playa Del Rey and be a part of the exciting entertainment at the post-race party.
    • Catch the start on the Venice Boardwalk and then bike over to the finish - you can beat them there!
    • Motivate them along Admiralty Way in Marina Del Rey (plenty of spots to park along here).

    All spectators are encouraged to carpool.

    Medical Info

    Medical support during the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Series will be provided by health care professionals. Medical assistance will be available at each water station along the route providing medical assistance as needed. A fully-equipped medical facility will be located near the finish line.

    Participants requiring medical assistance may be transported to one of the nearby hospitals, and will be billed by the hospital and ambulance provider. Participants must give on-scene medical personnel the freedom to determine which facility will be utilized.

    IMPORTANT: Each participant must complete the medical information form on the back of your bib number. Please take time to fill out your medical information and provide emergency contact information. This will make your important health care information available to heath care professionals in the event you are unable to communicate with them.

    Volunteers

    Our road races are made for the people and run by the people. We take pride in working with some of the greatest individual and volunteer groups in the world. If you are interested in supporting thousands of runners and walkers at Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Series, send us an email with your name, phone number and what you might be interested in helping with. Here are some of the things we could use help with: water stations (groups of 10 or more), start line support, finish line support, course marshals, registration and packet pick-up support, logistics and set-up (these are the people who get to lift and move things and work at night!)

    If you are interested in volunteering for this event or any others, please email us at .

    Entertainment

    Course Entertainment:

    Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Series will have entertainment stations along the course. This includes: Bands, Performances, Cheer Squads, Community Group Aid Stations and Dj's pumping tunes that will keep you movin' all through out the fun-filled 13.1 mile course.

    Benefits:

    There are many highlights to performing for Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Series. Group name and booking information listed on the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Series web site. Group signage may also be displayed at your performance location as long as it does not interfere with the race. (Signage may only be 3'x6').

    Time: Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Series begins at 7:00 AM, which means your group must be at their assigned location by 7 AM. Everyone will finish by 12 PM, with some groups ending earlier, depending on your location on the course.

    Where: Along the 13.1 mile half marathon course. Performance locations will be confirmed.

    Equipment: All groups will be responsible for supplying their own equipment. Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Series will provide access to electricity, either from a business or a generator.

    Contact the Entertainment Director: Javier Sanchez
    Phone: 305.278.8668
    Email: JSanchez@usroadsports.com

    Race Results brought to you by Michelob ULTRA
    Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Results

    5K Results | Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Results

    Race Photos - MarathonFoto will photograph you multiple times throughout the race course as well as before and after the race. Smile when you see our photographers and make sure your bib number is clearly centered and visible so we will be able to identify you. View and order your photos which will be posted the week after the race at MarathonFoto.com!

    Click Here to download your personalized Los Angeles finisher’s badge displaying your official finish time!

    Results Delivery System

    Results delivery directly to your smart phone: Every 13.1® athlete will notice a QR code printed directly onto their race bib. Race results will be updated regularly online throughout the day. Simply scan your QR code with your smart phone and you will be taken directly to your personalized results page! Does it get any easier?

    Runner Tracking - There are two different options for tracking available during the event.

    All HALF MARATHON finishers will receive a medal upon crossing the finish line.

    Awards & Medals

    All participants that complete the half marathon race at the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® will receive a unique spinning finisher's medal.

    All age group award medals will be distributed from the Results tent at the finish line on race day - so don't forget to stop by, get your official finishing time and check if you won an award!

    Custom designed award medals will be awarded 3 deep in each of the below age group for both males and females.

    Age Group Breakdown

    14 & under      30-34     50-54     70-74        
    15-19     35-39     55-59     75+
    20-24 40-44 60-54
    25-29 45-49 65-69

    Please note that all age group awards are based on chip time, NOT gun time. However, Open winners and course records will be determined according to gun time.  

    2014 Michelob Ultra 13.1 Marathon® Series Awards

    There will be multiple special achievement award levels that individual athletes can attain throughout the 2014 Michelob ULTRA 13.1 Marathon® Series. If you have questions regarding the series awards please contact run@131Marathon.com.

    Complete three (3) events in the series and earn a special medal! You must register 30 days from the 3rd event in order to receive the medal. You will receive your award medal on the day of the 3rd event at the Awards & Results Tent. View Medal

    Complete five (5) events in the series to each a special medal! You must register 30 days from the 5th event in order to receive the medal. You will receive your award medal on the day of the 5th event at the Awards & Results Tent. View Medal

    Complete the entire Michelob ULTRA 13.1 Marathon® Series to earn an amazing award - Entry to any Michelob ULTRA 13.1 Marathon® Series event for LIFE!

    Awards are based off achievement of events within calendar year 2014. Qualifying events in 2014 are:

    Miami Beach - March 2
    New York City - March 22 Chicago - June 7
    Boston - September 14 Atlanta - October 5
    Dallas - October 25 Fort Lauderdale - November 9

    Active Trainer

    ACTIVE TRAINER

    The Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® has teamed up with ActiveTrainer coaches to create a half marathon training programs that are a balance of aerobic, anaerobic and cross-training workouts. This training program is built to get people of all levels across the finish line. From the first-timer to the seasoned veteran, you will find the right training program for you.

    Good luck with your training and we will see you at the finish line! Click here to get started with ActiveTrainer.

    Local Groups

    LOCAL GROUPS

    Local training groups are organizing for the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®! Join the fun through any of our partners - local running stores, clubs and social or charity training groups.

    Local Runs

    LOCAL RUNS

    Pear Sports - Official Training Program

    As the official training program of the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®, Pear Sports is offering 20% off the Pear Square OneTM and any Pear Training Plan. *Must enter code USRSTWENTY at checkout to receive the 20% off.

    Unlike any other heart rate monitor or training device, Pear Training IntelligenceTM will guide you step by step throughout your workout, not only telling you when to speed up or slow down, but also providing useful tips, helping improve your form, explaining the purpose and benefits of the workout, and motivating you.

    Pear offers hundreds of workouts, including half and full marathon training plans, 5K & 10K plans, workouts to help with weight loss, and many more. Pear also offers custom training plans, designed by Matt Fitzgerald, tailored specifically to your goal, time frame, and fitness level.

    Click here to get started!

     

     

    L.A. LEGGERSHave you set a goal to complete the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®? Don't know where to begin? Look no further! The L.A. LEGGERS is a social running and walking club committed to preparing you to complete the event! Let us support you in a training environment that is both manageable and fun. Our group attracts novice and seasoned marathoner from all over the Greater Los Angeles area.

    Registration for the 2012-13 season is now open. The cost is $65.00 for the 31-week program. Registrations are accepted on-line only. If you choose not to pay by credit card, check or cash payments are accepted at the Senior Center once you register online. With your paid registration, you receive a membership guide, training book and an L.A. LEGGERS tech shirt. Tee-shirts are distributed in September and available while supplies last.

    L.A.LEGGERS MEET EVERY SATURDAY 6.30AM 1450 OCEAN AVE., SANTA MONICA, CA 90401 (CROSS STREET: BROADWAY)

    Go to www.LALeggers.org for more information!

    5K

    5K Course Details

    5K
    Runner Start: 7:15 AM
    Start Location: Dockweiler Beach, Playa del Rey

    Course Description

    coming soon...

    The 5K race at the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® will start and finish in Dockweiler Beach, Playa del Rey.

    The 5K race is WALKER FRIENDLY. The course and finish line will be open for 3 hours and 30 minutes (16 minute/mile pace) for the 13.1® runners and should not affect 5K runners.

    Average Temperature

    Average low of 49; Average high of 67

    Mile Markers & Split Times

    Each mile marker will have a large clock displaying the "gun time" of the event.

    Event Status System

    An Event Status System will be displayed at each mile marker indicating the status of the race based on the current course and weather conditions:

    Green – "Normal" - Good conditions; runners/walkers should be alert and enjoy the race.

    Yellow – "Caution" - Less than ideal conditions; runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.

    Red – "Dangerous" - Potentially dangerous conditions;

    • Heat - runners/walkers should slow down and drink plenty of water.
    • Lighting/Hail/Tornado - runners/walkers should take cover at the closest shelter until the course is reopened.

    Timing of the event has stopped and no awards will be given out at this time. Medical remains in place on course.

    Black – "Cancelled" - Extreme dangerous conditions; Event cancelled, participation stopped – runners/walkers should stop, seek shelter and follow instructions from race staff, volunteers, and public safety officials.

    Aid Stations

    There will be water and sports drink at all stations along the course and at the start/finish. All Aid Stations on the course will have personnel and portable toilets located nearby. 

    Restroom Facilities

    Portable toilets will be added in locations throughout the course.  The portable toilets will be located near each aid station.

    Course Closings

    For your safety and for the timely reopen of the streets to vehicular traffic, you must reach key locations by specified times or you will be required to take transportation provided.

    • Partial lane closures will be utilized. Please stay inside the cones and obey all public safety officers and course marshals.
    • PLEASE DO NOT START EARLY! Traffic and safety rules prohibit early starts. Early starters will be eliminated from the Official Results

    Partners

    Our Sponsors and Supporters


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    Official Benefiting Charity

    Team World Vision is the Official Benefiting Charity of the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®

    1. Join Team World Vision - Click Here

    2. Run the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®

    3. Change Lives in Africa

     

    It's that simple. When you join Team World Vision you will raise funds and awareness for children and communities in Africa. Funds raised thru the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® will go towards clean water projects that are changing people's lives in Kenya and Malawi. You will receive information about the project you are helping to fund, and inspirational stories from the communities being impacted as you train.

    Race Weekend will be awesome! you can join your team mates for an incredible Pre-Race Team Dinner, Pep Rally on race morning, and Post-Race Celebration Cookout. Join hundreds of others running the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® with Team World Vision, and make your experiences so much more meaningful.

    Click here to find out more about Team World Vision like...

    1. Why we don't have a fundraising minimum

    2. Why we are excited to partner with the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®

    3. How to get the coolest running jersey ever made

    4. And why you should join our team today!

    For Charity opportunities, please contact Sal Sandate: ssandate@usroadsports.com

    Travel

    Updates and more info coming soon.

    Discounted Headquarter Hotels

    Our select Headquarters Hotels offer special discounted rates, convenient access to the start line and all the "runner friendly" amenities you need to have a successful race weekend. Reserve your room now while discounts are still available! National Travel Systems is proud to serve as the Official Travel Partner of the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®. Our goal is to enhance the overall experience for you, the participant, by offereing a variety of hotel options to choose from in order to best meet your personal needs. If you have any qustions please contact National Travel Systems at sportsinfo@nationaltravelsystems.com

    2015 Host Hotels coming soon!

    Hotel: Jamaica Bay Inn
    Address: 4175 Admiralty Way Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
    Amenities: Marina beachfront pool Fitness room
    Distance from start/finish line: 2 miles
    Hotel: Marina Del Rey Marriott
    Address: 4100 Admiralty Way Marina Del Rey, CA 90292
    Amenities: Outdoor pool, whirlpool, fitness center.
    Distance from start/finish line: 2 miles

    Updates and more info coming soon.

    Parking Details

    Parking Directions – Half Marathon

    The race is a point to point race! This means the start and finish line are in two different locations. There are a number of parking lots in close proximity to the race start.

    1. Venice Beach Parking Lot - Located at Venice Blvd and the beach. Click HERE for map.

    2. Santa Monica South Beach Parking Lots (Lots 4S and 5S) - Located on Barnard Way, South of Pico Blvd. From the 10 - exit 4th Street and turn left (South). Turn right (West) on Pico Blvd. At the intersection of Pico and Ocean/Neilson Way, turn left onto Barnard Way (note, this is an awkward left  turn - so pay attention). Click HERE for map.

    The start is 5-10 minute walk from each of the mentioned parking lots. Standard parking rates apply.

    Please arrive early to allow plenty of time to get to the start line ON TIME.

     

    Parking Directions - 5K

    The 5K starts at the north end of Dockweiler Beach in Playa Del Rey. Playa Del Rey is north of Manhattan Beach and just south of Marina Del Rey.  Streets surrounding Dockweiler Beach close at 7:00am, so you must be within Dockweiler Beach before that time to participate.

    To ensure access to Dockweiler Beach  - please follow the directions below and arrive by 6:45am!

    From the Westside: Take Lincoln to Jefferson Blvd. Left on Culver Blvd. Left on Pershing Dr. Right on Imperial Hwy. Enter Dockweiler State Beach.

    From 405: Merge onto Imperial Hwy/105 Westbound. Take to Beach. Drive straight into Dockweiler State Beach.

    Standard parking rates apply.

    Event Transportation Details

    Post Race Shuttle Service – Half Marathon Athletes ONLY

     

    Shuttle service will be provided for Half Marathon Athletes ONLY from the finish line at Del Rey Lagoon Park back to the start line. Post-race shuttles will run continuously from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, returning athletes to the 13.1 start area in Venice, the Santa Monica parking lots, and Jamaica Bay Inn.

    FAQ / Contact Us

    REGISTRATION

    How do I register for Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®?

    Click on Register Today. You can register online or download a mail-in entry form.

    Is there a minimum age?

    Yes. Participants must be at least 14 years old to run Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®.

    How do I confirm my registration?

    All participants will receive a confirmation email upon registering. If you are registered for Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® and would like to either confirm your entry or receive another email confirmation, please click here.

    Is there a limit on the number of participants in the race?

    No the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® has no limit. The 5K is capped at 1,000 runners.

    When will registration end?

    Online registration will close on 1/9/2013.

    Do you give our email address to other organizations?

    We do not sell email addresses. What is the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® refund policy? We adhere to the standard running industry policy. All entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-deferrable. We have to plan well in advance for certain accommodations for race participants, and therefore cannot offer refunds. You may not give or sell your number to another individual. The entry fee for 2012 event WILL NOT transfer to the 2013 event, no exceptions. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have unexpected business or family emergency, etc. Sorry, there are NO exceptions.

    Can I transfer my fees?

    No. All entry fees are non-refundable, non-transferable and non-deferrable. Sorry NO exceptions. Once entry has been received, no refunds will be given. The entry fee for the 2012 race will not transfer to the 2013 race. All entries are confirmed by email.

    Can I register on the day of the event?

    There will be race day registration on race morning up until 45 minutes prior to race start.

    How do I make changes to the online registration form once it have been submitted?

    If you would like to make changes to your registration form once it has been submitted please email us at run@131losangeles.com and we will update your registration.

    AWARDS

    Do all runners receive a medal for participating?

    Yes! Each finisher in the half marathon race receive a commemorative medal at the finish line and will be eligible for age group awards. Finishers of the 5K race will also be eligible for age group awards. Following the race, there will be live entertainment and an awards ceremony. All participants and spectators are invited to enjoy the race after-party!

    PACKET PICK-UP

    Where do I pick up my packet?

    Click here for more info about Packet Pick Up

    What do I need to pick up my packet?

    You must show a picture ID to pick up your race packet.

    Can someone else pick up my packet?

    Yes. Runners may have someone else pick up their packet. You must have a copy of the participants email confirmation and a photocopy of their photo ID.

    Can my friends come to the race?

    Yes. We welcome friend and family to cheer on the runners!

    HOTEL, TRAVEL AND TRANSPORTATION

    Who is the host hotel, what is the price and where is it locations?

    Spirit Airlines: Official Airline of Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® For discounted hotels and more travel information, please click to link to our travel page.

    What is the best way to get to the start?

    Athletes are encouraged to use public transportation to get to and from the race site.

    Event Transportation Details

    Post Race Shuttle Service – Half Marathon Athletes ONLY

     

    Shuttle service will be provided for Half Marathon Athletes ONLY from the finish line at Del Rey Lagoon Park back to the start line. Post-race shuttles will run continuously from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM, returning athletes to the 13.1 start area in Venice, the Santa Monica parking lots, and Jamaica Bay Inn.

    Where can I park?

    Parking Details

    Parking Directions – Half Marathon

    The race is a point to point race! This means the start and finish line are in two different locations. There are a number of parking lots in close proximity to the race start.

    1. Venice Beach Parking Lot - Located at Venice Blvd and the beach. Click HERE for map.

    2. Santa Monica South Beach Parking Lots (Lots 4S and 5S) - Located on Barnard Way, South of Pico Blvd. From the 10 - exit 4th Street and turn left (South). Turn right (West) on Pico Blvd. At the intersection of Pico and Ocean/Neilson Way, turn left onto Barnard Way (note, this is an awkward left  turn - so pay attention). Click HERE for map.

    The start is 5-10 minute walk from each of the mentioned parking lots. Standard parking rates apply.

    Please arrive early to allow plenty of time to get to the start line ON TIME.

     

    Parking Directions - 5K

    The 5K starts at the north end of Dockweiler Beach in Playa Del Rey. Playa Del Rey is north of Manhattan Beach and just south of Marina Del Rey.  Streets surrounding Dockweiler Beach close at 7:00am, so you must be within Dockweiler Beach before that time to participate.

    To ensure access to Dockweiler Beach  - please follow the directions below and arrive by 6:45am!

    From the Westside: Take Lincoln to Jefferson Blvd. Left on Culver Blvd. Left on Pershing Dr. Right on Imperial Hwy. Enter Dockweiler State Beach.

    From 405: Merge onto Imperial Hwy/105 Westbound. Take to Beach. Drive straight into Dockweiler State Beach.

    Standard parking rates apply.

    THE RACE

    How much and how often do I need to train?

    Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® has teamed up with ActiveTrainer coaches to create a half marathon training programs that are a balance of aerobic, anaerobic and cross training workouts. This training program is built to get people of all levels across the finish line. From the first timer to the seasoned veteran, you will find the right training program for you. Good luck with your training and we will see you at the finish line! For more information, click on Training under Race Info.

    When does the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® start?

    The race will start at 7:15 AM for 5K, 7:00 AM for half marathon.

    Where does the races the Start and Finish?

    The start is located in Venice Boardwalk at Rose and finishes at Del Rey Lagoon Park  - 6660 Esplanade Place, Playa Del Rey.

    How many miles are the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®?

    The Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® is 13.1 miles.

    Can I run with IPods, mp3 players, strollers, dogs or headphones?

    NO. In consideration for safety of all participants, there will be NO coaches, skateboards, baby joggers, bikes, animals or in-line skates allowed on the course.

    Use of headphones during US Road Sports events is strongly discouraged for safety reasons. If one is intent on wearing headphones, please keep the volume low and consider wearing only one earpiece so you can hear important communications from race staff, public safety officials, and other participants

    How old is the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®?

    This is the 4th Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®.

    How long is the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® course open for?

    The Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® is opened for 3.5, finish line will close at 10:30 AM

    Will I be able to finish the race on the sidewalk?

    After 10:30 AM runner may complete the race on the sidewalk. However the Finish Line will close at 10:30 AM

    Can I walk?

    Yes. Participants may walk but they must be able to complete the race by 10:30 AM Walkers must start behind the runners at the starting line. There is NO early start.

    Do I have to join a charity group to participate?

    No. You do not have to join a charity group to participate in the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®.

    What time will the roads/lanes be closed?

    Road and lane closures will be posted. Check the Race Info page for the street list with times.

    Is the course closed to traffic?

    The race shares the road with traffic. The runners will be in a coned lane that separated the runners from traffic. There will be Police Officers placed at each traffic intersection to control traffic.

    How many Hydration Station will you have?

    There will be 11 Hydration Stations along the course, with plenty of water and sports drink.

    Will there be food at the finish line?

    Yes. There will be a variety of runner food a the finish line festival!

    Is the course USA Track and Field Certified?

    Yes. The Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® course is USATF certified.

    RACE CONCERNS

    What do I do if I injure myself on the course?

    There will be medical support along the course at each Aid Station. There will also be ambulances, bike EMS and medical support though out the course.

    Where can I find race results?

    For Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® results click here. For 5K results click here.

    Where can I find the course map?

    Click Here for the course map of this race.

    If I have feedback concerning the race, whom should I contact?

    We appreciate feedback. Please send your comments to run@131losangeles.com.

    Please use the form below to get in touch with us.

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    Email: run@131losangeles.com

       

    About Us - Get contact with our staff & learn more the details of the company background.

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    Dallas-based US Road Sports and Entertainment Group is proud to present the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®. This event is part of a series of races that will give runners and walkers a chance to participate in a world-class half marathons throughout some of the most popular running communities nationwide.

    All 13.1 Marathon® events are first-timer friendly and perfect for new marathoners in training on up to experienced runners looking for a fun and memorable race experience and the chance to compete in America's only nationwide half marathon series.

    Michelob Ultra 13.1 Marathon® Series races were created in response to the growing demand for half marathons and support for the distance as a race by people seeking to accomplish life-long goals. The Michelob Ultra 13.1 Marathon® Series currently consists of eight races for 2012 in Atlanta, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Dallas, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale and New York.


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    We invite you to join our community of runners and participate in the Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® adventure in America's Half Marathon Series!

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    Michelob ULTRA Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® News

    01/10/10 The Inaugural Los Angeles 13.1 is in the bag!
    01/10/10 Celebration Time
    01/10/10 Allstate Life Insurance℠ Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Half-marathon Recap
    01/10/10 The Health Food Marathon
    01/11/10 13.1 Marathon; Los Angeles
    01/11/10 Iron News Man
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    01/11/10 Allstate Life Insurance℠ Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Half Marathon Review - Santa Monica, CA
    06/22/10 Allstate Life Insurance℠ 13.1 Marathon® Series Marathon Series Returns to Los Angeles for Race Where the Party Meets the Pavement
    10/25/10 Win a Free Entry to the Allstate Life Insurance℠ 13.1 Marathon® Series - Los Angeles Half Marathon!
    11/18/10 Santa Monica Daily Press
    11/18/10 Shoe for All - Shoe Drive & Clinic
    11/18/10 Giveaway in LALA!
    11/18/10 Allstate Life Insurance℠ 13.1 Marathon® Series Marathon Invites Community to Shoe For All
    11/18/10 Giveaway - Allstate Life Insurance℠ Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® Race Entry
    12/29/10 Food Trucks and Running Bears, Oh My!
    01/11/11 10 miles, Boating and Cheering!
    01/13/11 Half Marathon, 5K race comes to Venice Jan. 16
    01/14/11 Outrunning a Bear, for Fun and New Shoes
    01/16/11 Thousands Take to the Streets of Venice for 2nd Annual Allstate Life Insurance℠ 13.1 Marathon® Series Marathon and Karhu 5K
    01/17/11 SCV Students SOAR at 2nd Annual Allstate Life Insurance℠ 13.1 Marathon® Series - Los Angeles
    01/18/11 Allstate Life Insurance℠ 13.1 Marathon® Series - Los Angeles Half Marathon - SoCalRunning.com
    01/20/11 Men's champion sets new course record at Allstate Life Insurance℠ 13.1 Marathon® Series in Venice
    10/03/12 Man collects the shoes off others' feet
    10/09/12 The Running of the Bears
    01/02/13 Allstate Life InsuranceSM Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon® - 100.3 FM The Sound
    01/07/13 Allstate Life InsuranceSM 13.1 Marathon Kicks Off New Year on Jan. 13th
    01/08/13 E.J. Scott To Accept Visionary Award Presented by US Road Sports
    01/13/13 ABC LA - Local Los Angeles News
    01/13/13 CBS Los Angeles - Runners Lace Up, Bundle Up for Half Marathon in Venice
    01/13/13 More than 3,500 Runners Compete in 4th Annual Allstate Life InsuranceSM Los Angeles 13.1 Marathon®
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