L.A. Marathon Comes to Hollywood Sunday

Runners will enter Hollywood just before the 10-mile mark of the 'Stadium to the Sea' course, which begins at Dodger Stadium and ends near the Santa Monica Pier.

Watch out, the Cahuenga Pass may get a bit crowded. Hollywood would be a place to avoid during the weekend.

However, if you're cheering on a few people, like , and Andrenetta , or the,then there are a few places to congregate.

An estimated more than 20,000 runners will once again make their way through Hollywood for the Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday, March 18.

The 26.2-mile “Stadium to the Sea” route, which begins at Dodger Stadium and ends at Ocean Avenue in Santa Monica, enters Hollywood just before the 10-mile mark, at Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue.

The route takes runners through a three-mile portion of Hollywood as they pass by landmarks including the Walk of Fame, Grauman's Chinese Theater and Capitol Records. Runners will continue left on N. Orange Drive and then make a right on Sunset Boulevard into West Hollywood.

Hollywood street closures on race day from 4 a.m. to noon include Hollywood Boulevard to La Brea Avenue, N. Orange Drive from Hollywood to Sunset, Sunset from Highland Avenue to Laurel Avenue.

For more on additional closures, visit the L.A. Marathon website.

Parking will not be allowed along the race course. “No Parking” signs will be posted before the event. Vehicles in violation will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.

For more information about the 2012 Honda Los Angeles Marathon, visit www.lamarathon.com


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