Students Run L.A.®
The mission of Students Run LA (SRLA) is to challenge at-risk secondary students to experience the benefits of goal-setting, character development, adult mentoring and improved health by providing them with a truly life-changing experience: The training for and completion of the Honda LA Marathon.
The program began in the 1980s with one teacher and a handful of students. Today, the program has grown to 500 teachers and 3000 students from 170 schools and community programs throughout Los Angeles.
Since 1989, more than 42,000 students have been served by SRLA. The growth of the program has only increased its success. Each year: