The 420 Games Aim To Prove Not All Cannabis Users Are Lazy Stoners
A sporting event for people who enjoy marijuana is coming to L.A., featuring a 4.2-mile run followed by a beer tasting. While City Attorney Mike Feuer busies himself with trying to shut down L.A. marijuana delivery service Speed Weed, the 420 Games are preparing to come to Los Angeles next month. The event has been going on for two yeas in San Francisco, but will come to L.A. on March 26, LA Weekly reports.
The goal of the run is to show that people who smoke marijuana are not, in fact, all lazy stoners who sit on their couch, binge Netflix and snack on potato chips. (Carl Sagan smoked weed!)
Those who participate in the 420 Games will race along a 4.2-mile course from the Santa Monica Pier to Venice and then back again. When the race concludes, runners will be able to enjoy music and a beer tasting from Lagunitas Brewing Company, who is sponsoring the event.
There is a healthy dose of competition involved. The first-place runner will receive $500 worth of medical marijuana from Eaze, while the second and third place runners will receive $250 and $100 worth, respectively.
The 420 Games will also take place this year in San Francisco, and obviously, Colorado, Washington and Oregon.
Tickets for the full event are currently $30, $25 if you don't plan to drink, and $20 just for the run.