LA Parks Run Series

835 Academy Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Running > 10k, 5k, Other Running

Event Description

Why Participate in the LA Parks Run Series? 

The Los Angeles Parks Run Series explores some of the most iconic historical parks in the urban Los Angeles area. Since 1974 Aztlan Athletics has used these locations. These events continue to support the Aztlan Athletics Foundation, Audubon Nature Center at Debs Park and Los Angeles Parks Foundation. Challenge yourself while supporting these agencies at the LA Parks Run Series. Those who register for the series will receive an additional special commemorative series medallion, in addition to the swag provided from each event. 

Thousands of youth and mentors have participated in one or more of these events (Aztlan Cross Country Classic and 4 Mile Hill Challenge). The series helps facilitate youth and employees wellness programs and brings mission-driven community-based wellness sponsors to showcase their products and services. 

Funds generated help support the Aztlan Athletics summer youth running camps, Los Angeles Parks Foundation, EverWalk Foundation, and the Audubon Nature Center at Debs Park.

Events in the LA Parks Run Series are already exist and are open to all levels of ability. Starting in May you will visit the spectacular Solano Canyon and cover either the 5K or 10K Route, visit

In July, visit Elysian Park, near the Grace Simmons Lodge area, and experience the oldest Aztlan event, Aztlan Cross Country Classic 5K (Established 1974). For details visit

In November, we give thanks to our community and visit the first LEED building in the United States nestled in the Earnest Debs Park. The Audubon Nature Center at Debs Park is leading the way to model sustainability and facilities the discovery of the natural habitat of the park through their year-round programing. The 4 Mile Hill Challenge Run/Walk/Hike benefits the center, LA Parks and Aztlan Athletics Foundation. More information can visit

You will then complete the series at Griffith Park in February. Participate in either the 5K or Half Marathon. Those who registered for the series will receive a separate commemorative medallion, t-shirt and swag that will be provided by our official sponsors. To view more details visit

Registering saves you or your employee wellness program money while directly supporting the community we live, work and play in! For less than a price of a typical marathon, you will be able to participate in all 4 events.  Join us on this exclusive special journey of our LA City Urban & Regional Parks.

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