Information regarding the 2018 United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Half Marathon is available below. Information provided on this page is subject to change.
Use the free Waze App on your smartphone for point to point directions on race day to avoid road closures!
Be Aware. Plan Ahead
Due to road closures in Los Angeles, drivers are encouraged to adjust travel time within and around the race course.
- The United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles Halloween Half Marathon will bring approximately 15,000 runners and walkers to Los Angeles, in addition to thousands of spectators, family and friends.
- To get the most out of your weekend and minimize stress, be aware of the road closures in your area and plan ahead for an alternate route or added travel time.
- Join the festivities! Los Angeles residents are encouraged to visit the free Health & Fitness Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center, volunteer during race weekend and/or line the course to cheer runners.
Most road closures and detours will be in effect between the hours of 6:00 am and 11:30 am. At 6:00 am, Police and event personnel may implement a soft closure along the entire race course. The race begins at 6:45 am. At most points along the course, pedestrians and bicyclists may cross the course during safe gaps in runners. Please follow the discretion of a traffic controller if present. The streets will reopen on a rolling basis as soon as the last participant has passed and all course support materials have been removed. Streets along the earlier miles of the route will open earlier than roads along the end of the route. Please review the course map and road closure grid for more information. Residents and businesses located near the race course are urged to plan ahead and to be aware of road closure schedules and alternate access routes.
Road Closure Map
At most points along the course, pedestrians and bicyclists may cross the course during safe gaps in runners. Please follow the discretion of a traffic controller if present. Google Maps does NOT take into account the road closures on race day. To request assistance with alternate directions please contact the Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon community relations team by completing the community contact form.
Public Transportation Information
Road closures along the half marathon route will impact Metro bus routes. There will only be minor delays to light rail service. For more detailed routing information please visit www.metro.net or call Metro Customer Service at 323.GO.METRO (323-466-3876).
Streets along the race course will be marked with No Parking signs. Vehicles in violation of these posted signs will be ticketed and towed at the owners’ expense. View a list of No Parking Zones here.
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