Nov 2 2021 at 9:58
Runners in the Los Angeles Marathon 2021 presented by Asics will make their way through the City of West Hollywood d. Sunday, November 7, 2021 as part of a 26.2-mile Stadium for the stars Route. Although the Los Angeles Marathon usually takes place every spring, it was delayed several months this year due to COVID-19. The event in 2022 is scheduled to take place as usual in March 2022.
Celebrating its 36th anniversary, the Los Angeles Marathon begins again at Dodger Stadium, but now ends in Century Park in Century City, rather than in the City of Santa Monica as in previous years. That section of the route through the City of West Hollywood remains unchanged.
The Los Angeles Marathon Route for 2021 will guide runners westward into the City of West Hollywood along Sunset Boulevard at Marmont Lane, just west of N. Crescent Heights Boulevard. From the Sunset Strip, runners will turn left (south) onto N. San Vicente Boulevard; then right (west) along Santa Monica Boulevard; then left (south) onto N. Doheny Drive, where they enter the town of Beverly Hills at Beverly Boulevard. The marathon will run through West Hollywood between 14 and 15 miles of track.
To ensure the safety of the large number of Los Angeles Marathon runners, there will be several street closures in the City of West Hollywood on Sunday, November 7, 2021 from 6 p.m. 4 a.m. to 2 p.m .; crews will work to reopen roads for car traffic as soon as possible as the Marathon moves through the City of West Hollywood:
- Sunset Boulevard between Marmont Lane and Clark Street / N. San Vicente Boulevard (the route enters the City of West Hollywood from the City of Los Angeles west along Sunset Boulevard from Marmont Lane, just west of Crescent Heights Boulevard);
- N. San Vicente Boulevard between Sunset Boulevard and Melrose Avenue;
- Santa Monica Boulevard between La Cienega Boulevard and N. Doheny Drive;
- N. Doheny Drive between Santa Monica Boulevard and Beverly Boulevard (the route leaves the City of West Hollywood to the City of Beverly Hills south along N. Doheny Drive from Beverly Boulevard).
Parking will be strictly prohibited along the Los Angeles Marathon route. “No parking” signs will be erected before the event. Vehicles that violate the rules will be towed by tickets and towed at the owner’s expense.
Los Angeles Marathon spectators and community members looking for alternative parking solutions in West Hollywood during the Los Angeles Marathon are encouraged to visit the City of West Hollywood website, where an overview of parking structures and municipal grounds with opening hours and prices is available. online at www.weho.org/parkinglots. Members of the public are encouraged to gather and use public transportation, taxis or carpooling options.
For more information on the Los Angeles Marathon 2021 presented by Asics, including details on road closures and alternative access routes, please visit www.lamarathon.com. General inquiries can also be directed via email to [email protected] or by telephone to (213) 542-3000. Media members interested in seeking media information for the event should apply directly to the McCourt Foundation at www.lamarathon.com/media/media-credentials.
For more information specific to the City of West Hollywood regarding the Los Angeles Marathon or related street closures, please contact the City’s Event Services Division at (323) 848-6502. The City of West Hollywood’s General Events Hotline for general information is (323) 848-6503.
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This press release was produced by City of West Hollywood. The views expressed here are those of the author.