RACE DETAILS

Welcome to the Griffith Park Trail Half Marathon in Los Angeles, CA to be held October 14, 2017! Please join us for a run or tough hike in the Crown Jewel of Los Angeles. Come for the run, and then take some time to enjoy the many pleasures of the historical and world-renowned Griffith Park. Our Half Marathon offers:

Breath-taking

A beautiful, but tough Trail Half Marathon course that winds through historic Griffith Park, out to the Observatory, down to Bronson caves, and proceeds along the base of the Hollywood sign with incredible views of downtown Los Angeles.

Historic

An unparalleled race destination weekend. After the race, take some time to enjoy the historic city of Hollywood! Visit the walk of stars, Beverly Hills, or Mann’s Chinese Theatre. World-class dining, shopping, wine tasting, a visit to Universal Studios and much more.

Please join us Saturday, October 14, 2017 for the half-marathon experience of a lifetime! Incentives include:

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    Beautiful finisher medals for all finishers

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    High end race day sweat wicking tech shirts for all finishers

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    Amazing finish line lunch and cold drinks at the finish line

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    Four well-stocked, well-manned aid stations

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    Well-marked course with plenty of volunteers!

Location

N Vermont Canyon Rd
Los Angeles, CA 90027

Date

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Time

7:30am

Bib # & Race Packet Pick-up (2 options)

Friday before race day

A Runner’s Circle Running Store from 3pm-7pm.
A Runner’s Circle
3216 Los Feliz Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90039.
(323) 661-8971

Race Day

At the start/finish line from 6:00am-7:15am
 
 
 

LOCATION OF RACE START AND FINISH LINE

The race starts on Commonwealth drive just past the tennis courts.
Volunteers will be on hand to direct participants where check in and race start is.

Course


Tough and rugged trail half marathon. Please come prepared. See the Course Info section for turn by turn directions.

Course Support


4 well-stocked and well-manned aid stations with Clif gels and Clif shot blocks, salty and sweet snacks, water, fruit.

Post-Race Meal


All runners will be able to eat for free at our post race meal provided by the Race Director! Delicious meal TBD…

Awards


Every runner receives a beautiful finisher’s medal, & a nice tech shirt. First, second, and third place finisher trophies.

Time Limit


5 hours. Race course closes at 1:00pm. You must be at the turn around down at Bronson caves by 10:30am. No exceptions.

Chip Timing


The race will be accurately chip timed with results posted live on race day.

PARKING


Parking is limited!! Please carpool, and be prepared to park out on the street and walk a bit to the start/finish line. On race morning, volunteers will be on hand to direct you where to park inside Griffith Park. Once the lot is full, parking overflow will be out on the side streets.