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More than 24,000 runners are expected to participate in the Los Angeles Marathon this Sunday.

The race starts at 6:30 a.m., with the 26.2-mile "Stadium to the Sea" route beginning at Dodger Stadium and ending at Ocean and California avenues in Santa Monica.

Overcoming depression can be a short — or long — run away

Amy Robinson will run in the L.A. Marathon on Sunday, the eighth marathon in which she's competed in the last three years. Robinson has used running to help combat depression. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TImes)
Amy Robinson will run in the L.A. Marathon on Sunday, the eighth marathon in which she's competed in the last three years. Robinson has used running to help combat depression. (Rick Loomis / Los Angeles TImes)

The details come back to Amy Robinson when she describes the first time she told her story in front of people.

It was akin to the nervousness that comes with public speaking, but most speakers don’t expose themselves emotionally the way Robinson did when she stood in front of about 1,000 people at a community event in Santa Monica.

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