Grab your running shoes! The Sunset Strip is preparing to host 25,000 runners during the Los Angeles Marathon "Stadium to the Sea" course this Sunday, March 21. The 26.2 mile course will tour historical landmarks in the City of Los Angeles, starting at Dodger Stadium and ending at the Santa Monica Pier, and will lead runners through West Hollywood’s legendary Sunset Strip in miles 13 through 14 of the race.
With the midway point of the race (mile 13.1) located on The Sunset Strip at Sweetzer Avenue, there are many morning specials for spectators to enjoy. So grab a cup of coffee and join us as we cheer on those brave runners conquering the streets of LA!
LA Marathon Block Party
The LA Marathon will stage a Block Party at Sweetzer and Sunset Boulevard (adjacent to Cabo Cantina at 8301 Sunset Boulevard) from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. The Block Party will include live music, radio remotes and sponsor tents featuring samples and merchandise. This event is free and open to the public. There will also be a DJ booth at mile 14 located near Sunset and Larabee Avenue.
Cabo Cantina Brunch & Drink Specials
8301 Sunset Boulevard | 323-822-7820 | www.thecabocantina.com
Opening early to cheer the LA Marathon runners on at the halfway point party! Cabo Cantina will offer brunch specials starting at just $5 and Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys until 3 p.m.! Spectators can also quench their thirst with refreshing Sweet Tea Vodka Pitchers for only $9.95. After brunch, stay for Cabo’s famous two-for-one Happy Hour from 4 -8 p.m.
The Standard Hollywood ‘Spectators Breakfast Menu’
8300 Sunset Boulevard | www.standardhotels.com
The Standard Hollywood will offer a lighter menu for Sunday morning spectators. Enjoy breakfast in The Standard’s 24/7 Restaurant, poolside or in the Cactus Lounge. Items include House made granola with yogurt and fresh berries ($10), choice of fresh baked muffin or whole grain bagel with tea or coffee ($5), breakfast sandwich croissant with scrambled eggs, cheese and avocado ($10) and “Eggsadilla” with scallion scrambled eggs, guacamole, jack cheese, flour tortillas and pico de gallo ($12). Full breakfast menu also available.
RH at Andaz “Athletes Breakfast Package”
8401 Sunset Boulevard | 323-785-6090 | www.andaz.com
RH at the Andaz West Hollywood is offering an “Athletes Breakfast Package.” Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21. This special Chef’s brunch includes choice of smoothie, fresh juices and egg white omelet. $25 per person.
Ole Henriksen: 20% Off Spa Services For Runners
8622A Sunset Boulevard | 310-854-7700 | www.olehenriksen.com
LA Marathon runners can relax and receive 20% off any spa service as well as a free hydrotherapy soak from March 15-25 with proof of participation in the marathon.
Free Entrance To Whisky A Go-Go
8901 Sunset Boulevard | 310-652-4202 | www.whiskyagogo.com
Run by the Whisky A Go-Go in the morning and return that night for complimentary entrance to a lineup of live music. LA Marathon participants, staff and crew may receive free entry after 7 p.m. with proper credentials.
Mondrian LA Marathon Rate
8440 Sunset Boulevard | 323-650-8999 | www.mondrianhotel.com
Includes Continental Breakfast or Special Healthy “To Go” Breakfast day of marathon for two. Also receive Special rates at Agua Spa when you mention LA Marathon. Rates starting at $340. To book, call 800.606.6090 and ask for “Breakfast Package” or book online at www.mondrianhotel.com and use promo code "PKFUB0".
Please note that Sunset Boulevard (from Orange Drive in Los Angeles to San Vicente Boulevard) will be closed to traffic beginning at 4 a.m. and will reopen by noon on Sunday. For more information about the LA Marathon route and street closures, visit www.lamarathon.com.