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2016 ASICS LA Marathon Charity Program Application Available Now!

Goal: $4,000,000

Currently Raised: $4,019,747.47

The ASICS LA Marathon Official Charity program is a unique opportunity to increase awareness, engage supporters and raise funds for your organization!


We will be hosting information sessions for interested charity partners to learn more about the application process and the program. Please consider joining us on one of the following dates:

Friday, May 15 at 11:00 am Dial in -- details to be emailed
Thursday, May 21 at 10:00 am 871 Figueroa Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90012
CANCELED: Tuesday, May 26 at 1:00 pm 871 Figueroa Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90012
JUST ADDED: Friday, May 29 at 11:00 am Dial in -- details to be emailed

If you would like to attend an Official Charity Program Information Session, CLICK HERE TO RSVP.


We select partner charities through an online application process. Please review the application checklist to ensure your organization is eligible. All partner charities must:

Qualify as a 501(c)3 tax exempt organization and provide documentation of status
Been in operation for a minimum of two (2) years
Commit to registration and fundraising minimums set by the ASICS LA Marathon
Have organizational resources in place to support a comprehensive endurance team fundraising program
If accepted, a staff member or representative must be able to attend the Charity Kick-Off event on July 8 in Los Angeles

If you meet the qualifications listed above, CLICK HERE TO APPLY

All completed applications and supporting documentation are due no later than 5:00 pm PDT on June 5, 2015. All charities will be notified of acceptance by June 12, 2015.


Application Timeline

May-11 Application available
May-15 Info Session #1: call-in
May-21 Info Session #2: 871 Figueroa Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90012
May-26 Info Session #3: 871 Figueroa Terrace, Los Angeles, CA 90012
June-12 Acceptance notifications sent
July-8 Charity Kick-off event


Other Important Dates

August LA Road Runners Registration Opens
September-1 General Registration Opens
September-13 Santa Monica Classic
September-19 LA Road Runners Kick-Off
February-13 Olympic Trials Marathon and LA BIG 5K
February-14 ASICS LA Marathon



Rachel Sanchez, Manager of Charity Partnerships
[email protected]