Trail Race at Griffith Park
Are you ready? Grab four of your closest friends, your baton and run 26.2 miles on a scenic course in the heart of Griffith Park. Rather run solo? Toe the line for a single loop and take in all the beauty that Griffith Park has to offer. Regardless of your choice a festive athlete’s village and tailgate awaits you when you finish.
One of the largest urban parks in the country. Griffith Park is a 4,300-plus acre slice of runner heaven. The grounds include famous sites like the Abandoned Los Angeles Zoo, the Observatory, and the Hollywood Sign. There’s more than 30 trails totaling around 50 miles for runners and hikers. Join us for the Griffith Park Trail Relay Marathon & 8K and get a taste of what the second largest city park has to offer.
Athlete’s Village & Tailgate
Race Date: June 3rd, 2018, Old Zoo, CA
- All participants will receive an ultra-soft, ultra-comfy, premium women’s or men’s short sleeve t-shirt
- Relay and 8k run are chip timed for fast & accurate results
- Finisher’s medal for all participants
- $1,500 in Cash prizes (OPEN division only)
- Awards for the top 3 teams in each recreational division and for the top 3 male and female finishers for the 8k
- Two well supported aid stations
- Food and refreshments at the start/finish area
- DJ and music
- Food truck
- Free Race Photos
Great vibe. Tough course. Hot as Hades. But the team relay part is super fun! (Like a mini ragnar + tailgate) Everyone participating was super cool & there were LOTS of running teams. Their event website needs some work (better details, etc), but now that I’ve been to an event, I know what to expect. … Continue reading Heather D.
My second year being invited to run this awesome team relay! Beautiful location, tough but rewarding loop course with great views and stable footing! Mostly fireroad, some pavement, big 1.7 mile climb followed by some flat and winding sections and then a fun downhill most of the way to your finish. 2 friendly well stocked … Continue reading Jen F.
I wanted to do this relay race from the time it started. Finally put up a team last year, and we are solidly going to keep coming back. Boom!
If you’re a member of a run group in the greater Los Angels area this is a must do as far as relay races go. Whether you’re racing for competition or just running for fun/social aspect, this event has what people enjoy about group/team running. Despite this race being held during the dreaded heat waves … Continue reading Tony H.