M70 marathoner Frank Meza’s death confirmed suicide

July 8th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The Los Angeles-area marathoner’s body was found last week


Frank Meza found dead in Los Angeles River

July 5th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

The runner, who was disqualified from the LA Marathon earlier this week, was found dead on Thursday


70-year-old marathoner accused of course-cutting

June 5th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

There have been multiple near misses in attempts to break Ed Whitlock’s M70 marathon world record


Canadians go 1 and 2 at the LA marathon

March 24th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Josh Cassidy and Tristan Smyth went 1-2 in the wheelchair race and the women’s event saw a new course record


VIDEO: Cousin Sal returns to prank runners at the L.A. Marathon

March 25th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

Watch as Los Angeles Marathon runners fall victim to Cousin Sal’s creative pranks as part of a segment on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live.


What was it like to run the LA Marathon?

March 18th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Chris Goldsworthy, a 30-year-old diagnostic technician with Mercedes-Benz ran the LA Marathon in extreme heat over the weekend. We talked with the Breslau, Ont., man about the race and how the organizers dealt with record-breaking […]


Many hospitalized due to heat at LA Marathon

March 16th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

The 30th edition of the LA Marathon was run Sunday in record-breaking heat. Reports from local media vary on the number of participants actually sent to hospital with heat-related illness, noting numbers between 35 […]


LA Marathon sees blazing heat, Ryan Hall drops out

March 15th, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

  The LA Marathon saw really hot conditions today. The race started at 6:55 a.m., 30 minutes earlier than originally planned due to the heat (women are given a ten-minute head start in the […]


Ryan Hall to take on hot LA Marathon

March 13th, 2015 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

With temperatures expected to break records this weekend in Los Angeles, the city’s marathon may see some slow times, a hurdle for American Ryan Hall. Hall, who holds the fastest time ever for an American […]


LA Marathon to host US marathon championships

February 2nd, 2015 by Sinead Mulhern | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The 30th edition of the LA Marathon is seeing more elites than ever before in the event’s history. This year the event will be the host of the U.S. marathon championships. Sixty-one American elites will be in […]


LA Marathon offers big prize pot for gender challenge

March 10th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Amane Gobena won the women’s race on Sunday at the LA Marathon, but she also won the event’s gender challenge, bringing in an additional $50,000 in prize money. The gender challenge is an interesting […]