Nelly: SRLA 5K Family Reunion

  Hi! My name is Noelia (Nelly) and I am a senior at Cesar Chavez Learning Academies, located in San Fernando, CA. CCLA just recently joined the SRLA family last year, and I’m so glad to have been a part of it since it first began at my school. I can’t specify how much SRLA […]

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Fidel: 5K Race Day Summary!

My name is Fidel and I’m a junior in King Drew. I’ve never been much of an active, outgoing person, as a matter of fact, I don’t attempt to leave my comfort zone (unless absolutely necessary.) SRLA was definitely a new concept for me, but when I saw the excitement and fuss that everyone made […]

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Christine: The Start!

  Once again, the start. The start of an adventure, the start of a life changing moment, and the start of the SRLA marathon training. This past 5K is the race that starts it all. On our way to the race, I was able to see the excitement on the students, and everyone getting pumped […]

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Geoff Buck

Leader Spotlight: Geoff Buck

  Geoff Buck has been a Marathon Leader with Students Run LA for 19 years. Always a cheerleader for the program, albeit a quiet cheerleader, Geoff has on several occasions hosted special events on his campus aimed at promoting, to the public, the mission and presence of SRLA.   When the media has asked to do […]

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Board Spotlight: John MacAllister

John MacAllister is a familiar face at all the monthly SRLA runs. He is responsible for those delicious donuts that our other volunteers so appreciate. John can be found handing out water, T-shirts or counting cans of tuna fish (perhaps he even caught those fish), doing anything and everything asked of him. At the same […]

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Leader Spotlight: Anita Hoch

Retirement doesn’t always mean “Gone Fishing”, and certainly not for Anita Hoch. Anita, another of our Star Award winning Marathon Leaders, happily embraced retirement in so many ways, but never by leaving SRLA. After 16 years, Anita continues to mentor students and encourage them to discover their best selves. Q: Where are you a SRLA […]

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STAR Award Spotlight: Jessica Lopez

  Jessica Lopez is one of our 2016 Star Award recipients, and a valued member of the SRLA Transportation Team. You will recognize Jessica as that friendly and helpful voice at the other end of our SRLA Race Day phone line when you call to report that your bus is late or some other unforeseen […]

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Kaiser Permanente Running Them In Volunteers

6 Ways to Support SRLA this Season!

Join the SRLA community this season! Here’s how:   Volunteer! Each month, 3,500+ SRLA runners participate in a community race. Volunteers are needed to support and encourage these runners. Interested? More information is available here.   Join Team SRLA! Want to run the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon and support SRLA? Enjoy awesome benefits as you support […]

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2016 Annual Leader Conference Recap

While our future marathoners were enjoying their final days of summer break, over 200 enthusiastic leaders representing more than 140 schools and groups dedicated a full day to attend our SRLA Marathon Leader Conference on August 2, 2016. This day of instruction, presented through workshops and speakers, represented the first real day of the 2016-2017 […]

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Leader Spotlight: Hajera Qavi

Hajera Qavi, though petite in stature, is a colossal presence among her students and fellow Leaders at SRLA. She has no shortage of energy and creativity, and has the ability to welcome every opportunity as a growth experience. Hajera’s enthusiasm and dedication to her career, students, and hobbies seems without bounds. We at SRLA are […]

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