Charity Half Marathon

The Charity Half Marathon is an exclusive half marathon within the Los Angeles Marathon where everyone participating is giving back! It is a unique event that has the intimate feel of a close-knit nonprofit community while enjoying the high energy and support of one of the largest marathons in the country.

There are limited registrations available for this event available only to those who fundraise for Team TMF or another Nonprofit Charity Partner. Learn more about the ways to participate below.


Join Team TMF

Register and receive a FREE bib with a commitment to fundraising $650 for The McCourt Foundation. When you sign up you receive:
• Charity Half Marathon entry
• Private Start Line Tent
• Name on your bib
• Exclusive Team TMF T-Shirt
• Access to a private Finish Festival area
• and more!

Run for Another Charity

You can also participate and fundraise on behalf of one of our Official Nonprofit Partners. Click below for a list of partners and connect with them to learn about their fundraising requirements and perks!

2024 Participant T-Shirt & Finisher Medal

Charity Half Marathon Course

Charity Half Marathon participants start at the official Marathon start line at Dodger Stadium, take a slight detour around mile 1 and then merges into the marathon course near Mile 6, and runs the Marathon Course for Miles 6 through 18 where you'll finish at the official marathon finish line. 

This is not an official half marathon with the course distance measuring slightly over 13.1 miles.

Event Details

Charity Half Marathon participants must pickup their bib and t-shirt at the Los Angeles Marathon Health & Fitness Expo on Friday or Saturday prior to the event.  

There is NO gear check for the Charity Half Marathon. (Marathon Gear Check closes at 6:30am).  We reccomend running with a small waist belt to hold your necessities.   

Race start time is 8:15am.  Participants who start before the authorized time will be disqualified and not eligible for any Charity Half Marathon competitions.  

Shuttles to the Charity Half Marathon Start Line will be available from Century City. (The shuttle departure times are 6:00 am and 6:30 am).  

Participants should plan to arrive at Dodger Stadium no later than 7:30am.