Heart of the City 5K - a fun community event from start to finish!

Registration is now open!  Saturday, March 25, 2017.



On Saturday, March 25, 2017 nearly 3,000 runners, walkers, and dogs will fill the streets of downtown Los Angeles in support of an essential community resource, California Hospital Medical Center. The race features an exhilarating course through downtown and will conclude with a free post-race festival at the hospital (1401 S. Grand Ave.).  Fun for all ages and social dogs are welcome at no extra cost! For more information, please visit www.HeartoftheCity5K.org.

Whether you are a walker, runner, or stopping by for the food and fun, you’ll have a great time!

Go to our race website to read more about this pledge-based 5K event.


100% of the proceeds from the 2017 event will go to will benefit California Hospital Medical Center.





"Heart of the City" is a trademark of our Foundation. Please note that photographs, to be used in Foundation promotional materials, will be taken at our events, and may or may not include attendees' recognizable images. By participating in this event, attendees consent to being photographed and authorize the Foundation to use the photographs in print, digital or web-based format for its promotional and archival purposes. Anyone who does not wish us to use their photo is asked to advise us by e-mail at chmcfoundation@dignityhealth.org.

Join the Corporate Cup Challenge

In 2016, over 60 organizations entered teams to support CHMC and do some team-building at the same time. More Info 

Heart of the City 5K CHMC

Congratulations to our 2016 Corporate Cup Winning Team: JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE


Race Photos

Heart of the City 5K

To view photos from the 2016 race, please click here.