LA Loyal FAQs
What is LA Loyal?
LA Loyal is a loyalty program that recognizes the dedicated runners who run the Los Angeles Marathon year after year. The program rewards runners who run more than one consecutive year and is open to anyone who meets enrollment deadlines.
What are the incentives?
2 consecutive years – Receive a unique LA Loyal bib for the race.
5 consecutive years – LA Loyal bib, commemorative pin and hat.
10 consecutive years – LA Loyal bib, commemorative pin and medal featuring the original 1986 design.
What is the enrollment deadline?
In order to be eligible for the 2021 LA Loyal program participants must register for the 2021 marathon by Jan 31st, 2021.
What if I defer my race registration?
If participants defer their race registration to 2022, 2023, 2024, they will keep their LA Loyal status. Deferment must be completed by Dec 18th, 2020.
How do I know that I am registered for LA Loyal?
All participants who register before the Jan 31st, 2021 deadline are automatically enrolled.
Participants who have completed their registration prior to Jan 31st, 2021 will receive a confirmation email from the Active.com system 4-6 weeks after the deadline.
To check your consecutive year status, you can log into your Active.com account and select 2021 LA Loyal under “My Events”.
Where do I pick up my rewards?
Your LA Loyal rewards––including bibs, pins and apparel––are only available for pickup at the 2020 Los Angeles Marathon Expo on race weekend, May 21st and 22nd 2021.
We do not mail LA Loyal items for participants who will be doing the live event on May 23rd 2021.
10-year LA Loyal medals are available at the finish-line walk-off after the race.
I can’t attend the expo how do I get my rewards?
If you have purchased the Start Line Hospitality add on, you can pick-up your gear at the start line hospitality tent on race morning, May 23rd, 2021.
I will be running the virtual race how do I get my rewards?
If you have registered for the 2021 virtual marathon your LA Loyal rewards will be mailed out to you after 4-6 weeks after the event.
Can I skip a year and still be eligible?
No. Skipping a year will reset your eligibility for all tiers. The program requires you to run consecutive years. To remain eligible you must register for 2021 Los Angeles Marathon by Jan 31st, 2021 or defer your current 2021 Los Angeles Marathon registration to 2022, 2023, or 2024 by Dec 18th, 2021.
Are there any exceptions?
Exception are made for verifiable medical issues, pregnancy or military deployment. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
I'm an SRLA Member, what rewards am I eligible for?
SRLA members are recognized at the 5 and 10-year tiers.