LA Marathon Returns to Beverly Hills March 19

The 38th Annual Los Angeles Marathon “Stadium to the Stars,” presented by ASICS, will once again be returning to Beverly Hills on March 19. Athletes from all 50 states and more than 67 countries will race through the streets of Beverly Hills for miles 16 through 18 before ending at the Avenue of the Stars in Century City.

“The LA Marathon is such an exciting event we look forward to every year,” said Beverly Hills Mayor Lili Bosse. “We hope to inspire every athlete participating in the race that winds through our city with a stunning backdrop and welcoming community that cheers them on.”

On race day, businesses throughout the city will remain open. Spectators and participants are encouraged to visit one of the many Beverly Hills restaurants open on race day after they finish. To view a full list of restaurants within walking distance of the race route, visit

Recommended viewing areas include Rodeo Drive between S. Santa Monica and Wilshire Boulevards. Major road closures and parking restrictions on March 19 will beineffectinthefrom5a.m.to1p.m. and include:

• Doheny Drive closed from North Santa Monica Boulevard to Burton Way

• Burton Way closed from Doheny Drive to South Santa Monica Boulevard

• South Santa Monica Boulevard closed from Rexford Drive to Rodeo Drive

• Rodeo Drive closed from South Santa Monica Blvd. to Wilshire Boulevard

• Wilshire Boulevard closed from Rodeo Dr. to South Santa Monica Boulevard

• South Santa Monica Boulevard closed from Wilshire Boulevard to Moreno Drive For access to the 405 freeway, motorists are advised to utilize Olympic Boulevard heading west to the freeway ramp. There will be a detour in effect on the western border of Beverly Hills at Wilshire Boulevard and North Santa Monica Boulevard, well as at Moreno Drive and South Santa Monica Boulevard until 5 p.m. Access to all local businesses will be maintained.

Beverly Hills Police and message boards will direct vehicles around the marathon route. Wider regional closures for the route will be in effect from as early as 3 a.m. until 5 p.m. on the day of the race.

For more information, please visit or On the day of the marathon, from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m., questions regarding Beverly Hills street closures can be directed to the city of Beverly Hills Hotline by dialing 310-550-4680.