The Venicemarathon and the Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon today announced a strategic partnership designed to highlight the world-class events on an international scale.

“It is with great pleasure and pride that we have created this important partnership with the organizers of the Los Angeles Marathon” stated the President of the Venice Marathon Club, Piero Rosa Salva: “This partnership combines an old European city to a modern American metropolis, both unique in the world for their fame and beauty, and committed to promoting the common passion for the marathon.”

“We’re fortunate to partner with such a reputable international marathon in one of the most beautiful locales in the world” stated Conqur Endurance Group Chief Executive Tracey Russell: “This is a unique opportunity to further our global reach, exposing even more international runners to our great city and our iconic, must-run marathon.”

The Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for runners. Runners from all 50 states and more than 60 countries will set out from Dodger Stadium to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the Finish Line in Santa Monica.