Based in Boston, Massachusetts, Arinze Okeke is a software developer at Intersystems, where he designs software for use in the medical field. Outside of work, Arinze Okeke enjoys running and has completed the LA Marathon.
Held every March, the 2018 version of the Los Angeles Marathon, sponsored by Skechers Performance, will host more than 24,000 athletes from all 50 states and more than 63 countries. The route runs from stadium to sea, starting at Dodger Stadium and ending at the Pacific Ocean near the Santa Monica Pier.
Runners also pass through many unique neighborhoods along the way, including Elysian Park, home to the second largest park in Los Angeles, and Chinatown, home to Chinese immigrants as well as those from Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand. The route also passes through Olvera Street, Little Tokyo, Bunker Hill, Angeleno Heights, and many more.
Participants must be at least 16 years old. Visit lamarathon.com for more information.