Alexa: My Family is a Running Family

Alexa is a ninth grader at Harbor Teacher Prep. This year, she is training for her second marathon with Students Run LA. Running is in her family, and she is excited to finish the marathon with her sister.

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Leader Spotlight: Ms. Cumbess

Ms. Cumbess has been a leader with Students Run LA for fifteen years! She loves that the program exposes students to something they might otherwise never experience: being part of a team, completing challenging athletic events, and traveling to different parts of LA.

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Alumni Story: Defining your Life

Francesca ran with Students Run LA in middle school and is now preparing to apply to medical school. In her blog, she shares “My advice to you is that you are capable and life is going to be hard and you are going to have a lot to overcome, but don't give up and don't allow the life circumstance to discourage you from coming back and running.”

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Senior Stories: Fabian, Anything is Possible

Fabian, a SRLA Class of 2018 graduate from Nava Learning Academy, shares that "the program has taught me one of life's most important lessons, if you set your mind to it, anything is possible." He takes this with him as he attends UCLA, a school he once thought would be impossible to get into because of the neighborhood he comes from.

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Senior Stories: Omar, My Goals are in Reach

Omar, a 2018 SRLA graduate from Magnolia Science High, is excited to attend the University of California, Davis, this fall.SRLA provided him with a community of support that taught him to aim high. Omar shares “My goals are not only big, but in reach.”

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