SRLA Ends Season on Runner’s High

Students ran final 5K on Sunday, May 9th in Boyle Heights.


R. Torres / F. Diaz

Students, Parents, and Coaches after the 5K run on Sunday, May 9, 2023 at Boyle Heights.

This interview is about SRLA’s Final Run last weekend. I asked one of their coaches, History teacher Mr. Torres, some questions about what it was like.

Question: What was SRLA’s final run like ? 

Allison Diaz shows off her medals from her many runs with SRLA. (F. Diaz)

Answer:  This run was very easy and fun since all runners have being participating for many months.


Q:  When was it?

A: Sunday May, 2023


Q: Where was it?

Lawrence Boone and Arturo Sanchez after their 5 k run on Sunday. (F. Diaz)

A: It was a 5K run in East Los Angeles, Boyle Heights.


Q: How did students train for it?

A: We began our training in August 2022. We train with short runs (6 miles or less) during the week. Our long runs (10 or more miles) are on Sundays.


Q: How can a student join SRLA next year?

A: All 7th and 8th grade students can join. Please see Coach Diaz.