LOS ANGELES, August 17, 2017— Beginning as early as 3 a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 20, streets in Hollywood will be closed throughout the morning in preparation for The Glitter Run, a first-of-its-kind 5K fun run/walk, in which thousands of people of all shapes, races, cultures, ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities will join together to celebrate the power and beauty of diversity.
WHAT: The Glitter Run
Presented by the Los Angeles LGBT Center, this family-friendly 5K
fun run/walk will travel along scenic Hollywood Boulevard, within
views of iconic landmarks that include the Hollywood sign, TCL
Chinese Theatre, and the Capitol Records Building. Participants will be
sprinkled with seven colors of non-toxic, washable glitter as they pass
through seven “glitter stations.” The post-run Dazzling Dance Party
will be held in front of the Los Angeles LGBT Center at 1625 N.
Schrader Blvd. near the finish line.
WHEN: Sunday, August 20
3 a.m.: Street closures along Hollywood Blvd. and surrounding streets
8 a.m.: Participant Sign-In / Media Check-In
8:30 a.m.: Opening Rally and Entertainment
9 a.m.: The Glitter Run Begins
10 a.m.: Dazzling Dance Party Opens
WHERE: Starting Line / Participant Sign-In / Media Check-In:
Hollywood & Highland Red Line Metro Station
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Finish Line and Dazzling Dance Party:
Los Angeles LGBT Center
1625 N. Schrader Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
TRAFFIC INFO: These streets will be closed during the following times:
- 3 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Hollywood Blvd. from Orange Dr. to Highland Ave.
- 4 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Hollywood Blvd. from Orange Dr. to La Brea Ave.
- 4 a.m. – Noon: Selma Ave. between Cherokee Ave. and Wilcox Ave.
- 4 a.m. – Noon: Cherokee Ave. between Hollywood Blvd. and Selma Ave.
- 5 a.m. – Noon: Hollywood Blvd. between Highland Ave. and Cahuenga Blvd.
- 5 a.m. – Noon: Wilcox Ave. between Hollywood Blvd. and Selma Ave.
- 9 a.m. – 10 a.m.: Highland Ave. between Hollywood Blvd. and Sunset Blvd.
About the Los Angeles LGBT Center
Since 1969 the Los Angeles LGBT Center has cared for, championed and celebrated LGBT individuals and families in Los Angeles and beyond. Today the Center’s more than 600 employees provide services for more LGBT people than any other organization in the world, offering programs, services and global advocacy that span four broad categories: Health, Social Services and Housing, Culture and Education, Leadership and Advocacy. We are an unstoppable force in the fight against bigotry and the struggle to build a better world; a world in which LGBT people can be healthy, equal and complete members of society. Learn more at lalgbtcenter.org.