Air France invites the public to participate in the 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, March 17-19, 2017. As the official airline sponsor, Air France will be cheering on runners at both the marathon and the LA BIG 5K as well as participating in the Health & Fitness Expo and Marathon Finish Festival.
“We are proud to be the official airline sponsor of the 2017 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon for the second year in a row,” said Stéphane Ormand, Vice President and General Manager, USA – Air France KLM. “Air France customers have always shown a strong interest in running, which is why we continue to support this legacy of sponsoring many races around the globe and providing the Flying Blue Running Club as a helpful resource to our frequent flyers.”
LA BIG 5K (Saturday, March 18)
The LA BIG 5K is a family-friendly event open to participants of all ages, and will be held at Dodger Stadium on March 18th. Air France will be at the LA BIG 5K Finish Festival providing information about the Flying Blue Running Club – a group started by Air France-KLM as part of their frequent flyer program for avid runners who participate in races around the globe.
The Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon (Sunday, March 19)
In addition to participating in the LA BIG 5K, Air France will also be stationed at the start line in the Air France Hospitality Lounge, cheering on runners at Mile 16 with a DJ, and at the marathon Finish Festival at Santa Monica as runners complete their 26-mile journey. Air France ambassadors at the Finish Festival will also be providing information about the Flying Blue Running Club.
Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon Health & Fitness Expo (Friday and Saturday, March 17-18)
During the Health & Fitness Expo at the Los Angeles Convention Center, guests will have the opportunity to take pictures inside an interactive photo booth and explore Air France’s Premium Economy class seats. Stéphane Ormand, Vice President and General Manager, USA – Air France KLM, will also be speaking about running tips and the Flying Blue Running program during the Expo Speaker Series on Saturday at 11:30 a.m.
Guests attending any of the above events will have an opportunity to enter to win a trip for two to Paris and entry to the Paris Marathon.