Join Team run4ALZ® at the LA Marathon and LA Big 5K and make a difference in the lives of Angelenos facing Alzheimer’s.

Alzheimer’s LA is an Official Charity Partner of the 2019 LA Marathon for the sixth year in a row! The LA Big 5K and LA Marathon will take place on Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th, respectively, and WE NEED YOUR HELP to make this the most successful year ever!

Our goal is to raise $80,000 to help grow our free programs and services for families facing Alzheimer’s in the LA area. Every dollar you raise stays in the local communities we serve, with 20% of the net proceeds supporting Alzheimer’s and dementia research.

All runners will receive fundraising support and complimentary weekly training with a professional marathon trainer.


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You decide which race suits you:

Stadium to Sea (Full Course)

Accomplish your 26.2-mile dream by racing along a scenic, and uniquely LA course from Dodger Stadium to the Santa Monica Pier with over 24,000 other athletes from around the world. All runners will receive an LA Marathon shirt, and goodie bag, a Stadium to Sea Challenge medal, as well as the following:

  • Aid/Water Stations
  • CLIF SHOT® Energy Gels at mi. 12 & 19
  • Medical Support Stations
  • Restrooms
  • Gear Check-In
  • Clocks and Mile Markers

Sea Charity Challenge (Half Course)

26.2 miles too long? Start at mile 13 and end at the Santa Monica Pier finish line with the Sea Charity Challenge! Participants receive the same support and giveaways as those running the full course, along with a special medal designed exclusively for runners of the Sea Charity Challenge!*

*currently sold out

LA Big 5K at Dodger Stadium

For the first time ever, Alzheimer’s LA will be participating in the LA Big 5K on Saturday, March 23, 2019. You decide whether you’d like to run or walk. This family-friendly 5K is open to participants of all ages and abilities, including runners, walkers and strollers. Experience iconic Los Angeles sites as you run through beautiful Elysian Park before a rewarding finish set against the backdrop of world-famous Dodger Stadium. All participants will receive a race shirt, finisher’s medal, post-race refreshments and a truly unforgettable race experience.

Virtual Runner (No Course)

Race from the comfort of your own home! Register as a virtual runner, create your personal fundraising page, and start making a difference. Virtual runners will receive an Alzheimer’s LA branded shirt, a drawstring bag, and water bottle. Run at your own pace anywhere, anytime—or not at all!

Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon logo

Alzheimer’s Los Angeles is an official charity partner of the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon.