Hero's Journey
5K Run/Walk

April 20, 2019

Hero's Journey 5K

Join us at the Los Angeles State Historic Park on April 20, 2019 for the Second Annual Hero's Journey 5k Run/Walk!
We welcome runners and walkers of all levels and ages. Have a joyful experience with friends and family while supporting a good cause.

Location: 1245 N Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Click Here To See Location.

A Benefit for Alternatives to Violence Project, California (a 501(c) nonprofit organization)

The funds raised support workshops in prisons, jails and communities across California. Your participation will help to reduce violence and create safer communities.
Alternatives to Violence Project – California
A volunteer organization offering experiential workshops in nonviolent conflict resolution skills.
To learn more about AVP visit: avpcalifornia.org
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All Runners Receive

  • T-shirt(pre-registered only)
  • Custom Medal (guaranteed to the first 200 runners)
  • Top Overall Male & Female Runners Awards

Race Info

Race Day Schedule

5K: Starts at 8:00 AM

Run begins at the entrance of the renovated Los Angeles State Historic Park. Runners will run along a flat and compact trail, enclosed in a safe course that encircles the 1.2 square mile state park.

  • Course Certified
  • Chip Timing
  • Kiddie Mile Run ($20)

Click Here to View Course Map

Virtual Run Option

Cover The Distance, Support The Cause
Choose your local community park and cover the distance by using your favorite application (Map My Run, Garmin, Strava, Etc.). When you finish, take a photo and share your accomplishment on social media and feel free to tag us on Instagram

Reward Accomplishment
You will receive a commemorative t-shirt and finisher medal after the event.
Your package may take up to 2 weeks after the event to arrive

Virtual Run Closes 2 Weeks Prior to the event.



T-Shirts Guarented To Pre-registered Runners ONLY

  • Kids Mile Run (12 And Below)
  • 5K Run/Walk
  • Virtual Run
  • *Walk-Up Registration: $45

*Walk-up Registration: Race Day at Race Booth.
April 20, 2019

Race Day Schedule

Volunteer Orientation Booth

  1. 6:00 AM – Located Near the Registration Area. Look for Signage that says “Volunteers.”

Sponsors Booth & Team Set-Up

  1. 6:00 AM - 7:30 AM

5K Run/Walk Start

  1. 8:00 AM

Kid's Run

  1. Starts after the conclusion of the 5K.
    Kids receive a cape and medal.

Starting Lines Rules

  1. Please make your way to the start at approximately 7:45 AM.
  2. Slower runners/joggers start to the back. Runners to the front should consist of 5-7 minute per mile runners.
  3. Pets must be kept on leash at all times.
  4. Please make your way to the start at approximately 7:45 AM
  5. Look out for runners who start with a sprint and abruptly slow down.


  1. Located by the main entrance of The Los Angeles State Historic Park.


  1. We will have a PA system and music played by popular DJ’s designated by Aztlan Athletics.

Water Stations

  1. At the 1.5 Mile Marker and the finish line.


  1. Results will be posted next to the registration area, near the courtyard between 10:00 AM.
  2. Official results will be posted on-line at the HeroesJourneyRun.com website under the RESULTS tab.

Orange Vests

  1. Look out for STAFF in ORANGE vests if you have any additional questions.

Goody Bag Pick-Up

Under Scenic Bridge

Race Day Pick Up
Between 6:00 AM - 7:45 AM at the entrance of the Los Angeles State Historic Park courtyard at the Hero’s Journey Run 5K registration booth.

On Friday April 19, 2019, Bib & T-shirt Pick-Up is from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM at the entrance of the Los Angeles State Historic Park courtyard.

Click Here to View Overall Map

Parking and Public Transportation

  1. VIP / Vendor / Exhibitor parking located on the North side of the park.
  2. Place your parking pass on the dash.
  3. Free parking on North Spring Street and outside the park area.
  4. Staff will be available to guide cars onto the overflow parking.

Recommended: The China Station on the Blue Line is a 10 minute walk from the starting area and trains run every 15 minutes.

Aztlan Athletics


Sponsor Description Belongs here

719 Mission Street
South Pasadena, CA 91030


Contact Us

Event Director

Questions, comments and inquiries please email:

Jose Zavala


To learn how to become a sponsor, feel free to reach out to Elizabeth:

Elizabeth Sanchez
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Aztlan Athletics

Run For health. Run For Communities.
719 Mission Street
South Pasadena, CA 91030


About Aztlan

Aztlan Athletics owns, manages, develops and operates unique grassroots, community-based fundraising run/walk, health and wellness events.

Aztlan Athletics provides event management services to strategic community partners that incorporate health & wellness activities for their members and employees.

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