News Release
For Immediate Release
March 21, 2019
Contact: Jean Nakano

BOE Vice Chair Vazquez to Participate at Finish Line of
Los Angeles Marathon in Santa Monica

Sacramento - Board of Equalization (BOE) Vice Chair Antonio Vazquez will hold the finish tape for leading wheelchair and handcycle athletes completing the 34th Annual Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon on Sunday, March 24, 2019. The marathon will commence at Dodger Stadium, 1000 Elysian Park Avenue, Los Angeles, and end at the intersection of Ocean Ave. and California Ave. in Santa Monica. The wheelchair athletes will start the race at 6:30 a.m. and handcycle athletes will begin at 6:42 a.m.

Vazquez is a constitutional elected official who represents Los Angeles County and is the former mayor of Santa Monica. “I am thrilled that the finish line is in my home town of Santa Monica, and that I'll have a close-up opportunity to witness the culmination of these amazing athletes' marathon journeys,” he said.

More than 24,000 athletes from all 50 states and over 63 countries will participate in the 2019 Skechers Performance Los Angeles Marathon, which is an annual 26-mile running event held each spring in Los Angeles, California.

Elected on November 6, 2018, Board Member Antonio Vazquez is the Third District Member of the California State Board of Equalization, representing more than 9.5 million residents in Los Angeles, a portion of San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties. Vazquez previously served on the Santa Monica City Council for over 10 years, including holding the offices of Mayor Pro Tempore in 2015 and Mayor in 2016.

The five-member California State Board of Equalization (BOE) is a publicly elected tax board that serves a significant role in the assessment and administration of property taxes.

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