UnitedLA came to life at the beginning of 2015. It was founded out of a desire to unite the running groups in Los Angeles and the runners involved.
Initially, like most groups in LA, it began with a handful of friends going for a group run. A few months later, it partnered with Rundalay and held it’s first united charity event - a 5K around the track. Later that summer, it fulfilled one of its primary goals as it brought together the running groups in LA for the 1st annual UnitedLA picnic. And in the Fall, it partnered with Alleviate Skid Row to pass out over 1000 items of clothing to the people living there in need.
While in it’s tangible form, UnitedLA is a running group, the essence of it is an ideal: to be the support and link that bonds all of our groups and the runners within those groups, to help build the LA running community, and to do our best to give back to our city.
We believe that UnitedLA is all of us.