L.A. Marathon a Fun Run for Skechers


Manhattan Beach sneaker purveyor Skechers not only gained a national marketing boost from its inaugural sponsorship of the Los Angeles Marathon, now dubbed 2016 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, it also crossed several milestones to elevate its brand over the weekend.

In a statement released by the company Monday, it was announced that brand ambassador Meb, whose contract with the brand was recently extend to 2023, secured his spot on the 2016 U.S. Olympic team Saturday, coming in second with a marathon time of 2:12:21. On Sunday, Weldon Kirui, who represented Skechers Performance shoe line, took first place in the marathon, with a winning time of 2:13:06

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