The Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund is proud to be an official charity partner of the 2017 L.A. Marathon! We have runners competing in the marathon and charity relay races. You can help our “L.A. Fire” team in several ways:
Sponsor a Runner
Meet the team and support our runners by helping them meet their fundraising goals. All donations benefit the Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund and come directly to our charity. Our fantastic runners are LAFD firefighters, family members or longtime volunteers. Each is dedicated not only to completing this incredible physical challenge, but also to raising money for our firefighter families in need.
Be a Virtual Runner
Running not your thing? No problem! Participate from the comfort of your couch by signing up as a virtual runner and committing to raising donations as an honorary “L.A. Fire” team member. Simply click the button below to join our team’s fundraising page, where you may upload photos & videos, share your reasons for supporting our firefighters, and easily connect with your friends, family and social media followers. You may even earn a few fabulous prizes along the way.
Put on those walking shoes and do the official L.A. Big 5K, held at the world-famous Dodgers Stadium on Saturday, March 18th, 2017, the day before the marathon. Simply sign up on our team’s fundraising page (click fundraising button below) and commit to raising a minimum of $350. Then register as one of our official walkers using our unique registration link below and select Widows & Orphans as your official charity. All walkers that meet the minimum fundraising goal earn a one-of-a-kind t-shirt. Go above and beyond and you can earn other prizes too!
Lace up your running shoes and do the marathon on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Register for the race using our unique registration link below and be sure to select Widows, Orphans & Disabled Firemen’s Fund as your official charity. Once you’ve signed-up to run, be sure to join our team’s fundraising page by clicking the button below. Then everyone can cheer on your progress and you can set fundraising goals of your own. Training is critically important for an event and distance of this caliber, so this option is best for serious athletes.
L.A. Marathon 2017 Course: Stadium to the Sea
The Skechers Performance L.A. Marathon follows an iconic “stadium to the sea” course that starts at Dodger Stadium, travels through Downtown L.A., West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and finishes just north of the Santa Monica Pier.
Cancellation & Refund Policy
Conqur Endurance Group LLC, the company running the L.A. Marathon has a NO REFUND policy and does not offer any refunds or discount codes if you cancel your registration for this event.