Get Your Galoshes Ready For the Weekend, And Come Play!

It’s Marathon Weekend! It is also going to be rainy one! But let’s make the most of the rain (as an Octopus, I love the water)! Thanks to, we have a list of reasons you should come and visit us Marathon Weekend.

Pacific Park

380 Santa Monica Pier | (310) 260-8744
30% off an all day unlimited ride wristband at Pacific Park at the Santa Monica Pier. To receive this discount, you must purchase your ticket online at with the promo code: LAMARATHON2012. Valid March 9-25, 2012.

Pedal…or Not Electric Bicycle Tours

1515 7th St | (310) 917-1111
Run, Walk or drive to Pedal or Not Electric Bicycle (Guided Tours) and receive $300 off any purchase of a new Pedego Electric Bicycle (in stock) when mentioning LA Marathon. Valid March 12-18, 2012.

Santa Monica Playhouse

1211 4th St | (310) 394-9779 ext. 1
One free child’s ticket with a paid adult ticket to the critically acclaimed Musical Matinee “The Adventures of Little Red (Riding Hood, of course)” – a family-friendly romantic musical comedy based on the classic Black Forest legent. Reg admission – Adults $12.50; kids 12 and under $10.50. Curtain is 12:30pm. The perfect way to fill the minutes while waiting for your favorite runner to cross the finish line! Valid March 18, 2012.

Segway Los Angeles

1660 Ocean Ave | (310) 963-1399
Mention the LA Marathon and get 10% off your rental! Valid March 7-31, 2012.

Dining & Nightlife

Bar Pintxo

109 Santa Monica Blvd | (310) 458-2012
Saturday, March 17th: Carbo load for the big day! Chicken Paella for 2 for $20. Sunday, March 18th: Show your bib and receive a soup+bocadillo combo for $10.

Blue Stove Restaurant at Nordstrom

220 Broadway | (310) 752-4110 
Visit our Blue Stove Restaurant and order from our special LA Marathon menu. Valid March 17-18, 2012.

Charlie Kabob

395 Santa Monica Place, #392 | (310) 393-5535
Offer #1 Free Appetizers or Salads With purchase of any Kabob Entrees. Offer #2 10% off on your total bill. Valid March 1, 2012 through December 31, 2012. Can not be combined with any other offer. Offer has no cash value.

Finn McCool’s Irish Pub

2702 Main St | (310) 452-1734
You ran! You finished! Come in and enjoy a Finn’s Irish Kiss or Special Sunday Happy Hour 1-4 and Late-night 9-Closing! Valid March 18, 2012.


231 Arizona Ave | (310) 451-3525
Special salad fit for the best of athletes: Insalata di Nervetti – Chilled Veal Cartilage Salad with Pickled Market Vegetables and Green Lentils in Red Wine-Mustard Vinaigrette  $14. Lago makes all of our pasta fresh in house daily. We also have gluten-free pastas as well as whole wheat and buckwheat pastas available to build up the carbs before the big run. Also, 10% discount to anyone who mentions LA Marathon. Valid Friday-Sunday.

Louise’s Trattoria

1008 Montana Ave | (310) 394-8888
20% off any entree pasta dish. Offer good until closing 3/18/2012. Not valid with any other offers. Must mention this ad at time of order. Not valid on prior or future orders.

The Misfit Restaurant + Bar

225 Santa Monica Blvd | (310) 656-9800
Endless Mimosas for $12 from 11am till 4pm. Valid March 18, 2012.

O’Brien’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

2226 Wilshire Blvd | (310) 829-5303
Post Race Carb-up 2 for one Burgers, two half pound burgers with fries, just $8.50. Valid March 18, 2012.

Ocean & Vine at Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel

1700 Ocean Ave | (310) 576-3180
Carb-up on Saturday night before the race with a racer-friendly dinner in Ocean & Vine. Enjoy Chef Keith Roberts’ menu of specialty pastas and entrees to help you prepare for your big day ahead. Valid March 17, 2012.

Ocean Avenue Seafood

1401 Ocean Ave | (310) 394-5669
Ocean Avenue Seafood welcomes marathon participants with a $35 carb-rich three course menu designed for runners and seafood fans. Three course menu offered Saturday night, March 17th, only. Raw Bar and regular menu also available.


395 Santa Monica Place, #360 | (424) 214-5130
Glass of chilled sake to toast your accomplishments!

The Penthouse Restaurant at The Huntley Hotel

1111 Second St | (310) 393-8080
The Penthouse Restaurant & The Huntley Hotel are proud to offer all runners as well as their friends and family RACE DAY DRINK SPECIALS including: All drinks $11, Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic Options. “This Way Home” / Don Hemingway (Don Julio Blanco Tequila, Maraska Liqueur, Fresh Grapefruit, Simple Syrup & Fresh Lime Juice, “Finish Line” / Mello Mojito (Bacardi Light Rum, Mint, Cucumber, Fresh Watermelon Juice, Simple Syrup & Splash of soda, “Spa Time” / Thyme & Cucumber Amnesia (Aviation Gin, Cucumber & Thyme, White Cranberry juice & Fresh Lemon juice, “Pure Champions” / Bellini by the Beach (Prosecco sparkling wine & White peach puree), “Super Run”
Superfruit Sangria (Veev Acai Spirit, Pomegranate Juice, Cranberry Juice and Malbec). Non Alcoholic: “The Mango-thon” Mango , Orange Juice, Protein Powder & Ice, “Feeling Good” Pineapple, Banana, Soy Milk & Shaved Coconut, “The Cheer” Dates, Banana, Yogurt & Protein Powder, “5K” Honeydew Melon, Watermelon, Berries, OJ, Yogurt & Protein Powder. Valid March 18, 2012.


330 Santa Monica Pier | (310) 587-2747
PierBurger celebrates the LA Marathon all weekend long with 10% off burgers, hot dogs, shakes, concretes and more!  Mention “Marathon” to the cashier to receive your discount. Valid March 17-18, 2012.

Sonoma Wine Garden

395 Santa Monica Place, #300 | (424) 214-4560
Every runner that shows their bib receives a complimentary glass of sparkling wine.

Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt

395 Santa Monica Place, # 326 | (310) 458-6999
Discount coupon 25% off on all orders Tutti Frutti Frozen Yogurt, Santa Monica Place, Santa Monica, CA. Valid from 3/15/2012 to 3/19/2012.

Upper West 

3321 Pico Blvd | (310) 586-1111
10% off your meal for all  LA Marathon Participants. Offer not valid with any other offer. Valid March 18, 2012.

Retail & Services

adidas Sport Performance Store

1231 Third Street Promenade | (310) 393-0638
adidas Sport Performance Store LA Marathon Runners are invited to enjoy 15% off purchase  of $75 or more*. *To receive offer please show your bib number or valid marathon credentials. Valid March 17-25, 2012.

Arm Candy Handbag Boutique

2717 Main St | (310) 392-7492
Reward yourself with Arm Candy! Arm Candy Handbag Boutique features handbags and accessories made in the USA by various Independent Designers. All LA Marathon Runners will receive an exclusive 10% discount on all purchases* March 17th & 18th! *Must have LA Marathon Race Bib for discount. Valid March 17 – March 18, 2012. Excludes Dean.

Balloon Celebrations

1605 Montana Ave | (310) 458-4422
CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! 20% off any order for runners or for gifts for runners. You are awesome!! Mention this ad for discount…Valid March 5-18, 2012.

Downward Doggie Daycare

Pacific Street Dog Park (Pacific and Main St) | (661) 917-7640
Drop your pup off with Downward Doggie Day Care at Pacific Street Dog Park (main and Pacific) and go enjoy a yoga class. Only $10/dog for students of Yogaworks or LA marathon Participants. Valid March 15-19, 2012.

ESP Wellness Center

625 Montana Ave, Suite M | (310) 260-0066
Runner’s Performance Enhancing Therapeutic Massage and muscle recovery private far-infrared sauna session combo for $85 at ESP Wellness Center. Valid March 1-30, 2012.

Exhale Mind Body Spa at the Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows

101 Wilshire Blvd | (310) 319-3193
Restore and Revive with 20% off any massage therapy or facial. Valid March 17-25, 2012.

Eva Varro

395 Santa Monica Place, #240 | (310) 899-6969
Present your 2012 Los Angeles Marathon badge and receive a FREE Eva Varro Top. Available only at the Santa Monica Place Store. Sale starts Thursday, March 15 and ends Monday, March 19. (Women participants only, while supplies last, towards special LA Marathon assigned items only.)


1355 Third Street Promenade | (310) 393-0719
25% discount on all regular price and markdown merchandise at our store on Saturday March 17th thru Sunday March 18th. Discount will apply to anyone who mentions “LA Marathon GAP discount: 25ALL”. *Certain exclusions apply: including Third Party vendor and DVF Kids collection etc. & this discount will be honored at the GAP Third Street Promenade location. Women’s GAPFit Collection: perfect for those LA Marathon runners to add to their wardrobes and even better with a 25% off discount!

Inner Light Manual Therapy

1137 2nd St, Suite 117 | (310) 924-1920
Save 30% on massage and bodywork services at Inner Light Manual Therapy. Tune-up you body before and recover faster after running 26.2 miles! Our services include: Rolfing, deep tissue massage, sports massage and Swedish massage. We are conveniently located behind the finish area on 2nd. Street between Wilshire Blvd. & California St. Valid March 16-23, 2012.

Natural High Lifestyle

2400 Main St | (310) 450-5837
Free organic cotton knit beanie with purchase of $50! Perfect for warming up after your run…Come by for some sweet sweats or a comfy track jacket in all natural sustainable fibers. Valid March 17-18, 2012.


220 Broadway | (310) 752-2701
Visit your favorite cosmetics counter at Nordstrom in Santa Monica for your customized cosmetics sample. Valid March 17-18, 2012.


131 Broadway | (657) 859-3721
40% off all clothing and 10% off all wetsuits! Valid March 16-18, 2012.

Old Navy

1232 Third Street Promenade | (310) 576-7787
15% Discount on all regular price and sale merchandise at the Third Street Promenade location on Sat. 3/17 through Sun. 3/18. Discount will apply to anyone who mentions “LA Marathon Old Navy Discount”. Shop our Stock up Sale. Buy one get one Free, tees and tanks for the entire family.


2912 Main St | (310) 450-9200
Take $10 off any Paint Wine & Cheese session for the LA Marathon Weekend. Offer valid on March 16 & 17, must mention LA Marathon and Santa Monica Visitor’s Bureau to receive discount. Limit one per party.


2936 Main St | (310) 314-1776
15% off Gear up with Patagonia(R) at Patagonia Santa Monica. Take 15% off your purchase with this coupon. Offer good on Patagonia products only, through March 31, 2012, and available only at Patagonia Santa Monica store. Must be present to receive discount. One coupon/email per customer. Discount limited to stock on hand. Discount not valid on gift cards, shipping fees, Carry Y’all bags, shoes, environmental fundraising items, Frisbee Whirl(R), mugs, water bottles, gift bags, repairs or other offers.

Santa Monica Place

395 Santa Monica Place | (310) 260-8333
Present this offer at Santa Monica Place Concierge, located on level 1, to receive over $500 in savings at participating retailers and restaurants. Valid March 17-18, 2012.

Santa Monica Tickets

613 Wilshire Blvd, #101 | (310) 395-8587
10% off any purchase for LA Marathon finishers. Proof of finish required. Valid March 18, 2012.


1121 Montana Ave | (310) 310-8238
Séchoir+ will offer a FREE SCALP TREATMENT with your $35 Elaborate Blow Dry. Offer Available from 3/16-3/19. Please mention “LA Marathon” to receive your offer!

The Shop

350 Broadway Ave, #100 | (310) 899-1231
15% Entire store. Valid March 17-18, 2012.

Ten Women Main Street

2651 Main St | (310) 314-9152
10% off entire purchase for LA Marathon participants! March 1-30, 2012.

ZJ Boarding House

2619 Main St | (310) 392-5646
Storewide sale, everything in the store is discounted the entire weekend. Clothing for men, women & kids is 20-50% off, all footwear and sandals are 20% off, surf, skate and snow gear 15-40% off. Sunglasses and watches 20% off. We’ll be open on Sat. from 10-7pm and Sunday 10-6pm.

 Getting my eight galoshes ready for the weekend,

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