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We have partnered with two training programs – Kopf Running & LA Road Runners – to offer all Finish MS runners complimentary marathon training. When opting into a training program, participants can only choose one, as we pay per program per person.

Kopf Running VIRTUAL Training Program

Interested in training but not in Los Angeles or don’t have time to make it to the in-person runs? The virtual program is for any charity participant looking for a “do-it-yourself” style option. Participants receive:

  • Customized training program geared to safely prepare you for race day
  • Weekly training & nutrition tips
  • “Ask the Coach” email/phone support
  • Runner education webinars 
  • Race-day course support 

LA Road Runners (LARR)

LARR offers a 26-week coached training program with the guidance of the official pace leaders of the Los Angeles Marathon. (September 24 - March 19)

  • 26-week In-Person Coached Training Program with Pace Groups and supported training runs include:
    • Saturday morning long run in Santa Monica
    • Sunday morning long run in Newport Beach (new location)
    • Wednesday Track Night in Santa Monica
  • ASICS LARR Training Shirt and Racing Singlet
  • Access to LARR VIP Area at the 2023 Rose Bowl Half Marathon
  • Access to LARR VIP Area at the 2023 Los Angeles Marathon
  • Access to Corral B at the 2023 Los Angeles Marathon
  • Exclusive product discounts and samples

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