Our Impact

Since 1989, more than 66,000 students have participated in Students Run LA (SRLA). The growth of the program has only increased its success. Each year:

  • More than 95% of the students who start the marathon, finish the full 26.2 mile course.
  • In 2018, more than 650 seniors completed the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon; 99% of them graduated from high school in June, and 95% of them have plans to go to college. 485+ are first-generation to attend college!

SRLA students participated in a pre and post season survey for the 2017-2018 season. Comparing results highlighted how their habits changed over time:

Even after the SRLA program ended, 92% of responding students reported being “likely” or “very likely” to continue exercising.

SRLA students incorporated more exercise into their daily lives during the course of the SRLA season.

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After training with SRLA, students made better food choices by consuming less fast food and soda and eating more fruits and vegetables. 

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The SRLA program empowered 87% of responding students to incorporate healthy habits into their everyday lives to a moderate or significant degree, leading to a healthier lifestyle overall. 

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