Are you ready for the L.A. Marathon?

We are Here to Help

Excitement is in the air as the Los Angeles Marathon draws near and we are here to support you every step of the way! Whether you’re a seasoned marathoner or gearing up for your first 26.2-mile journey, we’re here to ensure you have everything you need for race day success.

As fellow passionate runners, our team at Village Runner understands the importance of having the right gear and preparation to achieve your personal best. That’s why we’ve compiled a comprehensive checklist of top items to help you conquer the Los Angeles Marathon from head to toe:

  1. Running Shoes: Find the perfect fit with our expert shoe fitting service and explore our wide range of top-quality running shoes designed to enhance your performance and comfort on race day.
  2. Training Essentials: From hydration packs to GPS watches, we have everything you need to track your progress and stay hydrated during those long training runs.
  3. Nutrition: Fuel your body for success with our selection of energy gels, chews, hydration powders, and nutrition bars designed to optimize your performance and recovery.
  4. Apparel: Stay comfortable and focused with our selection of moisture-wicking apparel, compression gear, socks, and accessories tailored to meet the demands of marathon training and racing.
  5. Expert Advice: Our experienced team of runners is here to offer personalized advice and support to help you crush your running goals. Whether you need tips on training, injury prevention, or race day strategy, we’ve got you covered.

Visit our Village Runner stores in Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach to gear up for your best marathon yet. Let us help you elevate your training, find the perfect gear, and set a new personal record on race day! We are open daily 11am-6pm.

Set a PR!

These are some of the top picks from our staff to help you have the most successful race day: Hoka Cielo X1, Saucony Endorphin Pro 4, Garmin Forerunner 165, Shokz Open Fit Headphones, and Amphipod PureRun Minimalist Vest. We’ve got tons more items from clothing, to sunscreen, to nutrition in our stores and online.

5K for Freedom

Presented by the Torrance Area Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by UCLA Health, join us for the annual Torrance Armed Forces Day 5K for Freedom touring around beautiful Torrance, California on May 18th, 2024 at 8:00am!

All finishing participants will receive a 5K for Freedom commemorative t-shirt. There will be computerized bib timing, age division awards, free food and beverages, and exhibitor booths. The 1st place overall male & female will be invited to ride in the Torrance Armed Forces Day parade following the 5K!