We are so happy to welcome the women of Angel City Elite to the show! Sabrina De La Cruz, Grace Gonzales, Andrea Guerra, Grace Zamudio and Valerie Sanchez (Valerie wasn't able to make our conversation) are the five women that are the founding members of this amazing team sponsored by Brooks Running! In this conversation we talk about how Angel City Elite was formed and each woman gives us an overview of their running journey. Then we dive into what it's like living and training in the sunny metropolis of L.A. including their recommendations for great running routes, dining options, their favorite races and much more in each of their respective areas of the great city of Los Angeles.

Don't miss this awesome conversation!

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Angel City Elite's recommendations in Los Angeles, CA


1. Sabrina's choice - Griffith Park (Los Feliz side near the ponies)

2. Andrea's choice - Back Bay in Newport Beach

3. Grace Gonzalez's choice - Chino Hills State Park

4. Grace Zamudio's choice - Bike Paths in Santa Clarita, Trails in Topanga State Park, Griffith Park Trails.


1. Sabrina's choice - Charlie's Trio Cafe in Alhambra (loves the lasagna), Gus's BBQ in Pasadena. Houston's for dessert (Pasadena location - also a location in Santa Monica)

2. Andrea's choice - Pizza D'Oro in Huntington Beach. Salt and Straw for ice cream!

3. Grace G's choice - Los Feliz Cafe (loves the chorizo burrito), Happy Family (Chinese food in Alhambra). La Michoacana (ice cream), I & I Brewing (beer in Chino Hills)

4. Grace Z's choice - Don Cuco Mexican Restaurant (Santa Clarita and Burbank - great margaritas!), Paradise Cove in Malibu (beautiful location). For dessert - Diddy Riese next to UCLA - best ice cream sandwiches!


1. Andrea - Grand Californian Hotel (Anaheim) or Air BnB.

2. All the ladies recommend an Air BnB in Santa Monica or Venice


1. Sabrina - Cypress 10K, Dana Point Turkey Trot, Global 5k

2. Andrea - Surf City Marathon & Half, Long Beach Half Marathon

3. Grace Z - Tough Topanga 10K Trail Race, Pt. Mugu 10 mile trail race

4. Grace G - LA Marathon!


1. Sabrina - Run With Us (Pasadena)

2. Grace Z - Runner's Lane (Santa Clarita), Fleet Feet (Studio City)

3. Grace G - Fleet Feet Rancho Cucamonga

Where to find the ladies of Angel City Elite:

Angel City Elite website
Angel City Elite Instagram

Angel City Elite Twitter

Where to find Natalie and Jerold:
Natalie's Instagram
Suite Run Instagram
Natalie's Twitter
Suite Run Twitter
Natalie's Facebook
Suite Run Website
Suite Run Facebook