I’m partnering with the Los Angeles Marathon to share my story with the race. I have received complementary entry in exchange for this & other posts. As always, my opinions are my own.
The 2019 race will be my 5th time running LA. Sean will be running his 8th LA Marathon. It’s the one race (outside of Tahoe 200) that we run every year.
My first time running LA was back in 2015 for the 30th Anniversary. It was also the last time that Asics was the main sponsor & it was incredibly hot! I remember that the race seemed to go really fast because they had these huge pop-ups at each aid station that you could see in the distance. Recap here.
2016 was the year of the Olympic Trails which was so fun! It was so hot that day, unfortunately for the elites. The marathon was on Valentine’s Day this year which was kind of cool. We thought it was going to be super hot like the day before, but it was actually pretty nice that day. Olympic Trails Recap. Race Recap.
2017 was a rough year, my hamstring tendonitis was coming to a head and I struggled big time this year. It was a little cooler this year too & the finish was kind of foggy. Recap here.
2018 I went in not really knowing how things were going to go. I was back from my injury and I wanted to run strong. It wasn’t a perfect race, but it was my best time yet on this course & finally ran under 4:30! Recap here.
2019… My original goal was to try to go sub 4 this year. But with all the issues I’ve been having this month, I’m not sure that is realistic at this point so I will see where I am in March and if running for time isn’t in the cards, I’ll run for fun. And this race is a lot of fun!
So who wants to run the LA Marathon in March?
Giveaway is for one entry to the LA Marathon in Los Angeles on March 24, 2019. Travel is not included.