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20 Mar 2019 | 12:17 PM UTC

US: Los Angeles (California) marathon scheduled for March 24

United States of America News Alert

Los Angeles (California state) to host marathon on March 24; traffic disruptions expected in Santa Monica, Hollywood, and downtown Los Angeles

TIMEFRAME expected from 3/20/2019, 12:00 AM until 3/24/2019, 11:59 PM (America/Los_Angeles). COUNTRY/REGION Los Angeles, Santa Monica (California)

Event

The Los Angeles Marathon will be held on Sunday, March 24, resulting in widespread road closures, a heightened security presence, and significant traffic disruptions. The race will begin at 06:30 (local time) at Dodger Stadium. The course route will head into Downtown Los Angeles before making its way along Sunset Boulevard and Hollywood Boulevard through Silver Lake and Hollywood before moving down Santa Monica Boulevard into Beverly Hills and Santa Monica. The finish line will be at Wilshire Boulevard and Ocean Avenue, just north of the Santa Monica Pier. Freeway ramp closures will begin at 03:00 and most surface street closures at 04:00. Most closures will be lifted by 12:00, beginning with areas closest to the starting line. A heightened security presence is expected along the route. Traffic disruptions and crowded conditions are also expected during the event. A list of all road closures, the course map, and other race information can be found here.

Advice

Individuals in Los Angeles are advised to monitor road closures, adhere to instructions issued by local authorities, and anticipate crowded conditions, increased traffic congestion, road closures, and a heightened security presence.

 

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