The Los Angeles Marathon returns on Sunday, March 17 with the “Stadium to the Sea” course  from Downtown LA to Santa Monica.



12 Midnight – Finish line setup begins

2:00 AM – Course route taping begins

4:00 AM – Road Closure setup begins

6:55 AM – Wheelchairs start

7:00 AM – Hand cycles start

7:24 AM – Runners start

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM – Streets reopen by area

12 Midnight – Finish line area reopens

Start Line
Dodger Stadium

Finish Line
Intersection of California Av & Ocean Av, City of Santa Monica

Several streets in Hollywood, including parts of Hollywood Blvd., Orange Dr., and Sunset Blvd., will be closed. 

 Towing zones will be posted up to 72 hours in advance; please follow posted restrictions.

TOW AWAY ZONES for Hollywood Blvd: 

Temporary No Stopping, Sunday, March 17, 2013

Both sides of the street from 12am to 1pm:

Between Normandie Ave. & Orange Dr.
Orange Dr. between Hollywood Blvd. & Sunset Blvd.
Sunset Blvd. between Orange Dr. & Havenhurst Dr. (City Limits)

West sides of the street from 12am to 4pm:

La Brea Ave. Between Sunset Blvd. & Fountain
Vine between Sunset Blvd.& Fountain
Western Ave. between Sunset Blvd. & Fountain

Both sides of the street 1am to 4pm:

Orange Grove Ave. Between Sunset Blvd. & Delongpre Ave.

South side of Hollywood Blvd.

between Cahuenga Blvd. & Ivar.

 Go to for more information.

 From LA Marathon

Our good friends at Total Traffic put an informative street closure list together… thanks TT!

” The times listed below are when the streets will start to close.  They will generally open about 6 hours later, depending on how long it takes to clean and traffic safety as determined by public officials.


  • Sunset Blvd from Elysian Park to Cesar Chavez
  • Cesar Chavez from Sunset to Broadway
  • Broadway from Spring to Vignes
  • Vignes from Broadway to Spring
  • Spring from Vignes to 1st
  • 1st from Spring to Central
  • Central from 1st to 2nd
  • 2nd from Central to Spring
  • Spring from 2nd to 1st
  • 1st from Spring to Grand
  • Grand from 1st to Temple
  • Temple from Grand to Bellvue
  • Bellevue from Temple to Glendale
  • Glendale from Bellevue to Sunset


  • Sunset from Glendale to Virgil


  • Sunset from Virgil to Hollywood
  • Hollywood from Virgil to Cahuenga


  • Hollywood from Cahuenga to Orange
  • Orange from Hollywood to Sunset
  • Sunset from Orange to Crescent Heights


  • Sunset from Crescent Heights to San Vicente
  • San Vicente from Sunset to Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica from San Vicente to Doheney


  • Doheney from Santa Monica to Burton Way
  • Burton Wy from Doheney to Rodeo Dr
  • Rodeo Dr from Burton to Wilshire Bl
  • Wilshire from Rodeo to Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica from Wilshire to Century Pk E


  • Santa Monica from Century Pk E to Sepulveda Blvd
  • Path through VA


  • San Vicente Bl from VA to 26th St


  • San Vicente from 26th to Ocean Ave

  • Ocean Av from San Vicente to California Ave”



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Photo from LA Weekly