Senior Stories: Giselle, Stick to It!

After completing five Marathons with Students Run LA, Giselle, a Class of 2018 graduate from Banning High School, is headed to her dream school, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa this fall. Through SRLA she learned that with determination anything is possible. I come from a community where most kids don’t go to college. Growing up, […]

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Senior Stories: Jacqueline, You Got This!

Jacqueline, a 2018 Middle College High School graduate, is excited to attend the University of California, Los Angeles this fall. Through her years with Students Run LA, she found the motivation to improve her own life and and became inspired to help others during each race with the words “Come on! You got this!” SRLA […]

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Alumni Feature: Meet David!

Meet David, a SRLA alum that reminds us to never give up on goals and dreams.  Q: Where did you run with Students Run LA? What years did you participate? Who were your leaders? A: I ran with Bell High School for the 2016 and 2017 marathons. My leader was Gabriel Sanchez. Q: Why did […]

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Alumni Feature: Meet Jessica!

Meet Jessica, a SRLA alum. She shares that SRLA taught her to strive for excellence, something she continues to do in her professional life and running life. Q: Where did you run with Students Run LA? What years did you participate? Who were your leaders? A: I started my SRLA journey as an 8th grader […]

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Alumni Feature: Meet Karla!

Meet Karla, a Students Run LA alum. After five years with SRLA, she realized running is the best stress reliever in life. The lessons learned through SRLA have empowered her to keep going even when it gets tough. Q: Where did you run with Students Run LA? What years did you participate? Who were your […]

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Alumni Feature: Meet Erika!

Meet Erika, a Students Run LA alum. Through SRLA she learned to never give up, to persevere through the challenges, and to believe in herself. Now, she uses the skills she learned to be successful in her day to day life. Q: Where did you run with Students Run LA? What years did you participate? […]

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Andrea: Dreams Do Come True

Andrea, a senior at City of Angels, ran her second Marathon with Students Run LA in March. An extremely determined individual, she took on the challenge of training for the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, even though many told her she couldn’t do it. My experience with SRLA has been a life changing journey. I […]

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Genessi: SRLA Made Running a Part of My Future

Genessi, an eighth grader at Thomas Starr King Middle School, ran her second Marathon with Students Run LA in March. Through the process of training for the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Genessi gained a positive mentality and developed a love of running. My SRLA story began when I heard an announcement on the P.A. […]

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Bryan: Memories to Cherish Forever

Bryan, a sophomore at Bravo Medical Magnet, decided to join SRLA to test his strength but found much more than that. He has learned valuable life lessons and made memories that he will cherish forever. After being in SRLA for three years, I felt like this year was one of my greatest years. I joined […]

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Sheyly: My First Ever Marathon!

Sheyly, an eighth grader at Thomas Starr Kind Middle School, struggled at the beginning of the season with the rigor of training for a Marathon, but decided to stick with it. After experiencing the pride that comes with working hard to achieve something great, she decided she wants to do it again next year. My […]

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