The city of Beverly Hills is reminding residents that the 37th annual Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS will take place on Sunday, March 20, as runners will pass through Beverly Hills for miles 16 and 17 before ending at the Avenue of the Stars in Century City.
“We are thrilled to welcome the athletes of the 37th annual L.A. Marathon back to Beverly Hills,” Mayor Bob Wunderlich said. “We hope that our iconic city inspires and brings an extra boost of energy to runners as they enter the final third of the race.”
Major road closures and parking restrictions will be in effect in the city from 5 a.m. to 1 p.m. on March 20. Doheny Drive will be closed from North Santa Monica Boulevard to Burton Way; Burton Way will be closed from Doheny Drive to South Santa Monica Boulevard; South Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed between Rexford and Rodeo drives; Rodeo Drive will be closed from South Santa Monica to Wilshire Boulevard; Wilshire Boulevard will be closed from Rodeo Drive to South Santa Monica Boulevard; and South Santa Monica Boulevard will be closed from Wilshire Boulevard to Moreno Drive. A detour in be in effect until 5 p.m. on the western border of Beverly Hills at Wilshire Boulevard and North Santa Monica Boulevard, as well as at Moreno Drive and South Santa Monica Boulevard. Access to all local businesses will be maintained.
The 37th annual Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS will follow a route from Dodger Stadium to Century City, and runners will also pass through Hollywood and West Hollywood. The route in those areas will primarily follow Sunset and Hollywood boulevards, San Vicente Boulevard and Melrose Avenue, Santa Monica Boulevard, Doheny Drive and Beverly Boulevard. Numerous street closures will be in effect on March 20.
Proceeds from the 2022 marathon will benefit the McCourt Foundation, an organization dedicated to enhancing the lives of patients and families affected by health challenges.
For information on the Los Angeles Marathon presented by ASICS, visit lamarathon.com, beverlyhills.org/marathon and weho.org/home/components/news/news/10008/23. For questions about Beverly Hills closures on the day of the marathon, call (310)550-4680.
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