If you have already signed up, thank you. LARC greatly appreciates your support. As you all know we are always here for you to raise your spirit and help you to achieve your athletic goals.

Membership is $65 for the upcoming membership year of July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025.

NEW PROMOTION: Select the "auto renew" option when joining as a new member or renewing your membership online, and your payment details will be securely saved and automatically applied for the following year's renewal. All members who activate the auto renewal option will receive a free pair of LARC socks! You must join/renew via our website in order to select auto renew and take advantage of this promotion. Unfortunately we are not able to set up auto renewal if membership payment is made by another method. You can pick up your socks every Saturday at the Totem Pole.

The LA Running Club now offers activities year-round, including:

  • Monday Runday Playa Vista at 6:45 p.m. at Playa Vista Elementary School, 13150 Bluff Creek Drive, Playa Vista, CA;
  • Wednesday Night Track at 6:30 p.m. - a weekly track workout led by accredited coaches at Santa Monica High School;
  • Longstanding Saturday meetup at the Totem Pole at 7 am from March through September 2024
  • The annual 5K race - August 4, 2024;
  • This year we are offering an Ultra Training Group with Coach Rose. in June, twice a month she will start training on Sundays for the Avalon Ultra Marathon January 2025;
  • Gait Analysis with Coach David;
  • Race Walking/Power Walking Clinic with Coaches Cathie and Francisco;
  • Race Discounts;
  • Goodr RunResidency - we will meet on Thursdays in July at Goodr in Venice. This is a run and socialize afterwards at Goodr. Each attendee will receive a free pair of sunglasses;
  • The Feed Nutrition Club - The Feed is the go-to destination for endurance athletes to get all the nutrition, performance supplements, and recovery gear you need to make your next workout even better. The Feed has every major brand (Skratch, Maurten, Clif Bar, Honey Stinger, and over 300 more!). The best part is that you can also buy "single servings" to mix and match flavors and try new products without buying a whole box of 12. Shipping is free on every order over $75. Each LARC member will be provided with $80 in annual store credit to spend at The Feed on us. Credit is distributed in $20 drops every 90 days. They also have two exclusive 20% off club sales that happen in June and October.

We meet every Saturday at the Totem Pole at the north end of Palisades Park near San Vicente from 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Check out our schedule for other meetups and up and coming events.

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This Week’s Schedule

Monday Wednesday Saturday
6:45 PM to 8:45 PM 6:30 PM 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM
EVENT TYPE: Stretch, Run, Walk EVENT TYPE: Threshold Track Training EVENT TYPE: Stretch, Run, Walk
DESTINATION: Playa Vista Elementary School Parking Lot WHERE: Santa Monica High School DESTINATION: Totem Pole in Santa Monica (Corner of Ocean Ave. and San Vicente)
DESCRIPTION: See you Monday at 6:45 p.m. at Playa Vista Elementary School, 13150 Bluff Creek Drive, Playa You can run or walk 3, 5, or 6 miles. Plenty of street parking or at the school. DESCRIPTION: Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
The entrance is on 4th street between Olympic and Pico on the East side of the street the first driveway past the tennis courts
Plenty of free on-campus parking. There is also paid parking at the parking structure on Olympic & 4th Street and free parking on Pico Blvd.
DESCRIPTION: Santa Monica, Palisades Park at the North end of Ocean Blvd and San Vicente. Street parking and metered parking. Look for our blue tent!
We meet every Saturday at the Totem Pole at the north end of Palisades Park near San Vicente from 7:00 am - 10:00 am
Monday
Monday Run
6:45 PM to 8:45 PM
EVENT TYPE: Stretch, Run, Walk
Destination: Playa Vista Elementary School Parking Lot
DESCRIPTION: See you Monday at 6:45 p.m. at Playa Vista Elementary School, 13150 Bluff Creek Drive, Playa You can run or walk 3, 5, or 6 miles. Plenty of street parking or at the school.
Wednesday
Wednesday Night Track
6:30 PM
EVENT TYPE: Threshold Track Training
WHERE: Santa Monica High School
DESCRIPTION: Santa Monica High School, 601 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405
The entrance is on 4th street between Olympic and Pico on the East side of the street the first driveway past the tennis courts.
Plenty of free on-campus parking. There is also paid parking at the parking structure on Olympic & 4th Street and free parking on Pico Blvd.
Saturday
7:00AM to 10:00AM
Saturday Meetup At The Totem Pole
DESTINATION: Totem Pole in Santa Monica (Corner of Ocean Ave. and San Vicente)
DESCRIPTION: Santa Monica, Palisades Park at the North end of Ocean Blvd and San Vicente. Street parking and metered parking. Look for our blue tent!
We meet every Saturday at the Totem Pole at the north end of Palisades Park near San Vicente from 7:00 am - 10:00 am

Join Us on Strava

GLOBAL RUNNING DAY

TRACK NIGHT WITH LARR

Wednesday, June 5 - 6:30pm
Santa Monica High School Track
We hope you will join us on June 5, 2024 for Global Running Day. Join us at Santa Monica High School for a fun-filled evening of running and fitness. Lace up your running shoes and come run or walk a few laps around the track with us. The LA Roadrunners will be there to give out refreshments. Whether you are a seasoned runner or walker, this event is for everyone. It's a great opportunity to meet new people, get some exercise, and celebrate the joy of running or walking

SUMMER DAYZ 5K

AUGUST 4, 2024

7:30 A.M. - 10:00 A.M.

Registration is open for the 3rd annual Summer Days 5K on August 4, 2024, at Crescent Park, 2000 Ocean Way in Santa Monica, California, promises to be a great experience for participants. The scenic route along Santa Monica Beach will offer a picturesque backdrop for the run/walk.
Participants can look forward to soaking up the summer vibes while enjoying the ocean view. The race will take place from 7:30 AM to 10 AM, allowing participants to start their day with an energizing activity.
All participants will receive a medal and enjoy post-race snacks. There will also be some surprise goodies and swag for participants to look forward to. Photos will be available to capture the memories of this special event.
For those who are unable to attend in person, there will be a virtual option available, ensuring that everyone can participate. The Summer Days 5K is an inclusive event that welcomes participants of all ages, making it a great race for the whole family.
If you park on the street be sure to read the signs carefully. Street sweeping is daily in Santa Monica. It is best to park in the paid parking lot near the start line. Parking ranges from $10 to $12 depending on the time of the year. If you arrive before the lot attendant is on duty you can pay at the machine near the entrance of the lot.
NIKE will be giving away a free pair of shoes to the first place winners (women & men); swag to second & third place winners.
$40.00 for non-members
$35.00 for LARC members with discount code so members please login and go to Discounts and Perks Link to get the code or check your Newsletter.

September 2, 2024

Conquer the Bridge

San Pedro, Ca

Please select the TEAM option: LA Running Club
2. September 2, 2024 - Conquer the Bridge - San Pedro, Ca
Please select the TEAM option: LA Running Club
Members please login to get a password for a discount.
Early Bird pricing for this year's Conquer The Bridge race (Labor Day, September 2, 2024), now in its 15th year.
Early Bird pricing will end on Friday, May 31 at 11:59 PM PST.
This is your opportunity to take on the historical Vincent Thomas Bridge in the great city of San Pedro.
Run or Walk the unique 5.3 mile course with your friends and family and become a Conqueror!
Last Day to register on a Team: August 27

Inaugural Las Vegas Marathon

Novemver 3, 2024

SAVE THE DATES!

GOODR RUNRESIDENCY

We will be back at Goodr in Venice for our RunResidency in July on the following dates: July 11, 18 and 25 at 6:30 p.m. Plenty of street parking and metered parking.
Join us for a fantastic opportunity to socialize, run together, and enjoy the beautiful route to Venice Beach. This has become a tradition and a great way for us to connect, have fun, and support each other on our fitness journeys.
As a special treat, there will be a chance to win a free pair of sunglasses! So not only will you get to enjoy a scenic run and the company of fellow runners, but you might also walk away with a stylish new accessory.
We are thrilled to announce that this will be our third year with Goodr, and it just keeps getting better each time. It's a true testament to the wonderful community that has formed around our running group.
We can't wait to see you there!
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THE FEED NUTRITION CLUB

How would you like $80 to spend on any nutrition brand or product that you love? That's right, your newest perk is a $80 annual credit at The Feed.
New to The Feed? The Feed is the go-to destination for endurance athletes to get all the nutrition, performance supplements, and recovery gear you need to make your next workout even better.
The Feed has every major brand (Skratch, Maurten, Clif Bar, Honey Stinger, and over 300 more!). The best part is that you can also buy "single servings" to mix and match flavors and try new products without buying a whole box of 12. Shipping is free on every order over $75.
It is simple to join the Los Angeles Running Club at The Feed and takes less than 30 seconds. Click on the link to join https://thefeed.com/teams/los-angeles-running-club
Claim your $80 in annual store credit at this link.
Register email and verify your phone number.
Spend your first drop of $20 right away. Additional $20 Feed credit drops will occur every 90 days.
Reach out to their sports dietitians to help dial in your fueling plan for free! coaching@thefeed.com.