Sunday, October 1, 2023 • Los Angeles, CA
Taking place in historic Griffith Park in Los Angeles, California, the Griffith Park Trail Run Half Marathon and 11k is an awe-inspiring, scenic outdoor running event for all ages and fitness levels.
Scenic Views, Destination Race. For a race participants won’t soon forget, the Griffith Park Trail Run takes runners through soughtafter downtown Los Angeles, offering runners spectacular panoramic views of Griffith Park, San Gabriel and Verdugo Mountains, and other incredible landmarks.
Known for being a vibrant and lively metropolis with undeniable weather, this is an ideal destination race, with much to do and see once raceday is complete.
Taking runners on a round trip around Griffith Park along a double loop course, the Griffith Park Trail Run Half Marathon course kicks off at Park Center nearby Lower Beacon Trail. After some moderate rolling hills, runners then take a detour onto Cadman Trail followed by Upper Beacon Trail.
From there, runners will reach Vista Del Valle at which point they will turn around and make their way back toward the finish line. Before this, however, be certain that you’ll enjoy a route through downtown LA, Glendale the LA River, and of course, the Griffith Park Observatory.
Upon registration, all participants will receive an ultra-soft and comfy gender-specific raceday shirt, a limited edition pin, free downloadable raceday photos, finish line refreshments, and much more.
Race Weather & Climate
Situated on the west coast of the United States, Los Angeles, California, is a vibrant metropolis.
On October 1st in Los Angeles, CA, you can anticipate an average high temperature of around 75-80°F and an average low temperature of approximately 60-65°F. This date falls in early autumn, characterized by warm and pleasant weather. Rainfall during this time is generally minimal, with averages around 0.1-0.3 inches.
Griffith Park Trail Run Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Griffith Park Trail Run Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:45 AM PDT.
The course closes at 11:00 AM PDT.
To reserve your spot in the 2023 Griffith Park Trail Run Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
Online Registration has ended.