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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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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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Alyssa’s Senior Story: Pushing Limits!

  Students Run LA has made a huge impact on my life and has shown me how far I can push myself, how strong I really am, and what I can accomplish through practice, dedication and courage.   Twenty-one miles in, five point two miles more to go! At this point I wanted to give […]

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Leader Spotlight: Christopher Acosta

Earlier this week, our VOLUNTEER LEADERS took time out from their summer vacations to spend a day with SRLA. At our Annual Leader Conference, Leaders learned important training strategies, nutrition tips, cross-training opportunities, program philosophy, and more! Presenting a program on how to incorporate yoga into training was one of SRLA’s very own, Christopher Acosta. We are so […]

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Leader Spotlight: Louis Bonsteel IV

Students may still be enjoying their summer vacation, but our SRLA Leaders are already getting set for the 2016-17 season. In fact, they’re headed back to the classroom on August 2nd to learn important training strategies, nutrition tips, cross-training opportunities, program philosophy, and more! Presenting a program on how to finish strong is one of […]

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Leslie’s Senior Story: “No Worries Race Days”!

When I first joined Students Run LA I couldn’t wait for the monthly races to begin. I remember anxiously waiting for September for the first race at Dockweiler Beach. Throughout the months I realized that SRLA had given me one opportunity which I will always be thankful for; the opportunity to simply live with no […]

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