Charity Challenge 13.1

This exclusive event is only available to our Charity Runners!   A 13.1 Mile Course – the Charity Challenge starts at the half way point of the marathon course at Sunset & Fairfax.

To be a part of this impact driven event and run the Charity Challenge Half Marathon, click here to find a charity to run for and make a difference!  

Race Start Time is 8:30am.  Charity Challenge runners merge in to the marathon course in waves, finishing at the Official LA Marathon Finish Line with the marathon runners.   Charity Challenge participants will receive their Charity Challenge Finisher Medal, mylar blanket and post race refreshments as well as a trackable finish time for their 13.1Mile run/walk.   

Pre-race party is on Orange Grove and Sunset with an amazing DJ and pre-race warmups led by Dion Jackson and Troy Barrow.  Participants should arrive at the staging area by 7:30am.  

Race Details

Participants must pickup their Charity Challenge bib and t-shirt at the Los Angeles Marathon Health & Fitness Expo on Friday or Saturday prior to the event.  

Please note, there is NO gear check for the Charity Challenge. Please consider running with a small waist belt to hold your necessities.   

Start time is 8:30am.  Runners who start before the authorized time will be disqualified and not eligible for any Charity Challenge competitions.  

Only participants with an official Charity Challenge Race Bib will be allowed to cross the Charity Challenge start line.  

Shuttles to the Charity Challenge Startline will be available (The shuttle departure times are 6:30 AM and 7:00 AM. Make sure you are not boarding earlier shuttles that will be heading to Dodger Stadium).  

Drop Off at the Starline - must approach south of the course, runners can be dropped off on Delongpre between Odgen Ave. and Orange Grove Ave. 



To Register for the Charity Challenge 13.1 - Join Team TMF  or reach out to any of our amazing nonprofit partners to run on their behalf

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