Los Angeles River

2017 COURSE:  THIS IS YOUR PR BUSTER!!  Fast, flat, and gorgeous.  You can really turn it on on this fast, flat, and gorgeous course.  It's 100% on the NE Greenway corridor (bike path) adjacent to Griffith Park, Los Feliz, Atwater Village, and Chavez Ravine.  The LA River is stunning this time of year.  An epic view of DTLA as you blaze south, and back with a terrific view of the Verdugo Mountains and Angeles National Forest.

  • USATF Course Certification
  • Split mats to help you track your pace post-race
  • Time clocks posted throughout the course
  • Multiple photographers stationed on the course

Bib Pick-Up Saturday 12/2/17 at Fleet Feet Sports, Burbank

  • Super quality Tech Tee
  • Custom Bib
  • Engraved Finisher's Medal (for 10K & Half-Marathon Finishers Only)
  • Golden Road Beer
START:  Ferraro Soccer Field (free parking)
FINISH:  Ferraro Soccer Field (out and back course)

PARKING:  Free at Ferraro Soccer Field

There is a 3-1/2 hour cut-off for the half-marathon.  Participants who finish after 3-1/2 hours will not be considered official finishers.

Approximately 8:10 AM.  Arrival to Ferraro Field recommended 7:00 AM.

Now accepting applications for pace leaders.  Please write use below for more information.  Designated pace leaders receive 75% off registration.

Finish Time    Pace        Leader's Name
1:50                   7:57         TBD
2:00                   8:43         TBD
2:20                   9:51         TBD



IMPORTANT:  Do not use the physical address in your GPS/ Directional App (i.e. Waze, google maps).  Again, DO NOT use the physical address to locate the starting line on race day.  Familiarize yourself in advance with directions.  Or follow these step-by-step directions:

Traveling 134 West (from East, Pasadena area)
  1. Exit Zoo Exit/ Zoo Drive
  2. You will land on Ferraro Soccer Field (on your right)

Traveling 134 East (from West, Calabasas area)
  1. Exit Victory Blvd
  2. Stay in middle lane to turn right toward Zoo Drive
  3. Turn left on Zoo Drive
  4. At the Los Angeles Co Zoo intersection, turn left (4-way stop and also access to 5 FWY South)
  5. Proceed past 5 FWY and 134 FWY on ramps and Ferraro Soccer Field will be on the left
Traveling North on 5 FWY (from South)
  1. Exit Zoo Drive
  2. Turn Left at Stop Sign
  3. Proceed 1/4-mile to Ferraro Soccer Field
  4. (If you turn right, or see the Zoo, you have taken the wrong turn off the FWY off-ramp)

Traveling South on 5 FWY (from North, Sunland area)
  1. Take exit to 134 EAST
  2. Exit San Fernando Road
  3. Turn Right off exit onto Doran Street
  4. Turn Right on San Fernando Road
  5. Turn Right to access 134 WEST on ramp (Yes, get back on 134)
  6. Once back on 134 WEST, immediately exit Zoo Drive and you will land at Ferraro Soccer Field