Announcements and Upcoming Events




Saturday mornings and Wednesday nights

You can find us every Saturday morning at 7 AM at the totem pole in Santa Monica located near the intersection of Ocean Ave. and San Vicente Blvd. There is free parking on Georgina Ave. or Marguerita Ave. (1 or 2 blocks south of San Vicente). Whether you run, run/walk or walk, we have a group for you.  

In addition, every Wednesday night at 6:30 pm we have coached track workouts currently being held at Lincoln Middle School between June 12 - July 14, and then returning to Santa Monica High School. The track program includes four levels: interval, repetition, track light, and walking. If you are unsure of which group to join, please speak to one of our coaches when you arrive. The Lincoln Middle School track is located at 1501 California Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403, and the SAMOHI track is at Pico Blvd. and 4th St. At both locations, park in the residential neighborhoods around the schools.


June Membership Promotion 

If you haven't yet joined or renewed your membership, do so in the month of June and you will automatically be entered into a drawing for a grand prize of a $150 Road Runner Sports gift card, and second and third prizes of Goodr sunglasses!  For more information or to join online, please click here: JOIN LARC


Refer a friend to join LARC who has never joined before and you receive a free pair of socks, a muscle massage stick or shirt (from a previous year) while supplies last!


Speakers and Programs

This season we have many exciting guests and programs for our members.  If you have a health or fitness-related product or service that you would like to share, please drop us a note at  

We love to give free stuff and discounts to our members, and you get the benefit of spreading the word about your product, race, or service.


Upcoming Speakers and Events (Saturdays = totem pole; Wednesdays = track night at Lincoln Middle School (LMS) or SAMOHI

June 15th   Our guest will be our friend Irma Sandoval from Fitness Transformation Academy.  She will be offering special deals for our members to transform your health and bodies!  For more information, check out Fitness Transformation Academy.  Come early for a free body fat analysis!

June 22nd    Steve Crease from Beat Belt will be our guest and will give away beat belts! 

June 29th   Join us at the totem pole for our second annual Cupcakes and Camaraderie event! The Club will provide the paper products and drinks, and everyone please bring cupcakes, donuts, or muffins enough to share and we’ll gather for a time of socializing after our run that morning.

Also on June 29th, during our socializing hour (after the workouts), Gavin Mc Kiernan, Director of Mercury Events, will join us to talk about the upcoming BRA Run 5K/11K to be held on Sunday, August 25th, and he'll also give away a free entry to the race!  The 11K distance is to celebrate the founder, Evelyn Calip's 11-year cancerversary - being free from breast cancer for 11 years!  She founded Evelyn's BFF (Breast Friends Forever) as a way to provide support and financial help to those in the community also going through breast cancer.  For more information on the race, please visit BRA RUN.

July 6th     Our very own member, Julie Weiss, better known as the Marathon Goddess and wife of head coach David Levine, will join us to talk about her passion which is raising money and awareness for pancreatic cancer research.  She will also discuss, sell and sign her new book, 52 Weeks, 52 Marathons, The Miles and Trials of a Marathon Goddess. To find out more or to order a copy for Julie to sign, click here: Marathon Goddess

July 7th    Join us for a hike to Inspiration Point on Sunday, July 7th.  We will gather at the totem pole at 6 am, to leave by 6:30 am.  It will be a hike, no running involved so everyone can join in.  Bring your own snacks/water and we’ll eat around the picnic tables at the top of Inspiration Point and get some great photos too.

July 13th   Andrew Hahn, Founder and CEO of DASH Run Studio, will come and talk about their studio and offer free classes to all members.  For more info, click here: DASH Run Studio

July 17th   Ariane Hendrix-Roach from Altra Running will be at track night at SAMOHI to demo shoes and do a giveaway for those who try on shoes!  She will also talk about shoe technology, a topic about which we will all benefit and learn something.  To learn more about Altra, click here: ALTRA

July 20th   Ariane Hendrix-Roach from Altra Running will also join us at the totem pole to demo shoes and do a giveaway for those who try on shoes!  She will also talk about shoe technology, a topic about which we will all benefit and learn something. To learn more about Altra, click here: ALTRA

July 27th   Back for more!  Cyrus Kushan from Road Runner Sports (in Santa Monica) will be our guest along with Greg Lehman, the West Coast Rep for HOKA One One.  They will have the latest in HOKA shoes.. the Clifton 6 and Rincon for you take out for a run or walk.  As before, they come prepared with lots of swag to give away too!  Don't miss it!

Race Walking Clinic in LA

If your walking has the need for speed here is the answer!

In conjunction with Coach Cathie Enriquez from LARC, renowned racewalking coach and eight-time US Olympic Trials finalist Dave McGovern will be holding a race walking clinic in Los Angeles. Dave will be returning after a 5-year hiatus and will teach the techniques used by elite walkers to racewalk faster and more efficiently with fewer injuries.

Dates: July 12-14, 2019

Where: Playa Vista on Friday night and Santa Monica (LMS) on Saturday and Sunday

Cost: $195.00

For more information and to register online, click Here


Keep checking back for more updates!

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