Griffith Park Run Half Marathon & 5K

Los Angeles, CA

Griffith Park Run Half Marathon & 5K

DESCRIPTION

4Th ANNUAL COMMUNITY ROAD RACE IN GRIFFITH PARK

Community road race in historic Griffith Park will support LA’s 440 parks

A Half Marathon and 5K road race in Griffith Park organized by the LA Parks Foundation and the Los Angeles City Department of Recreation and Parks. The Foundation is dedicated to promoting and enhancing the city’s public park system, which includes over 440 public parks and recreation centers stretching over more than 16,000 acres.

  • All proceeds support LA City parks
  • Both courses USATF Certified, maps to come!
  • Road race through iconic Griffith Park
  • EXPO with music, food & fun for the whole family!
  • GPR (Griffith Park Run) Swag Store

The Half Marathon circles Wilson Harding Golf Course, the LA Zoo, the Autry Museum, bypassing horse trails and the LA River. The 5K follows along Crystal Springs Drive with wilderness views on a relatively flat course. Both races begin and end at Park Center. The EXPO will feature local product vendors, a beer zone, a kid zone and music. Prizes for top 3 finishers, male and female, Half Marathon and 5K.

DETAILS:

  • Half Marathon Start: 7:00am
  • 5K Start: 8:00am
  • EXPO and registration open: 6:00am to 12:00pm

FEATURES:

  • T-shirt for 5K**
  • Long sleeve tech shirt for Half Marathon**
  • Event is timed
  • USATF Certified courses
  • Finisher medals
  • One free beer for 21+ participants
  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female Awards

**To ensure early registrants receive a shirt, T-shirt are guaranteed to pre-registered participants only. Day of Registrants shirts will be given following the race start if still available.

PARKING

Park Center, Griffith Park 4730 Crystal Springs Los Angeles, CA 90027

FREE PARKING at Upper Parking Lot (Above the merry-go-round)

PLEASE NOTE: ALL EVENT CAR TRAFFIC ENTERING GRIFFITH PARK MUST ENTER OFF OF LOS FELIZ BLVD. ONLY - ALL OTHER ENTRANCES WILL BE CLOSED FOR HALF MARATHON COURSE

Enter the park by turning into Crystal Springs Road.

EARLY PACKET PICK-UP:

ROADRUNNER SPORTS

12115 Ventura Blvd.

Studio City, CA 91604

SATURDAY - JANUARY 27, 2018

10am - 4pm

IMPORTANT:

This event is rain or shine, registration costs are non-refundable. While every effort will be made to conduct the event, the race will be postponed or canceled if weather/condition is judged to be hazardous to the safety of the participants and spectators. Entry fees will not be refunded if the event is canceled.

2018 Event Sponsors: