Support Team AMP!

For a limited time, Team AMP is saying “THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT” with an exclusive gift generously donated by Sanrio.

See the flyer below on details for our fundraiser ending Friday, January 31st. 2014.

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Join us for Weekly Tuesday Runs

Team AMP has training runs every Tuesday at 6:30pm and we invite anyone to join us! We will be alternating between 2 locations: Ruben Ingold Parkway, and the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook.

If you are interested in attending one of our Tuesday runs, just let us know at

Click on the image for a link to the map.

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Take Baby Steps

Not feeling confident that you can do a full or a half marathon? It all starts with baby steps! We invite you to join Team AMP and the rest of the AADAP family at race events hosted by our community partners. We provide great discounts to these events, and it’ll give you a chance to have some fun and experience an official race. There is no obligation to join AMP by participating in these events. We invite everyone who wants to run a 5K or 10K to join. Team AMP coordinators and alumni will also be available to answer any questions you may have.

Events coming up soon:

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United Way Homewalk 2013: 5K Run/Walk to End Homelessness!

Saturday, November 23rd- Exposition Park, Los Angeles
Cost under Team AMP: FREE! (Regular $25)
Contact us or call (323) 293-6284 to receive discount.

Say No To Drugs Race

Say No To Drugs Holiday Classic: 10K/5K Run/Walk at the Universal Studios Backlot!

Sunday, December 8th- Universal Studios Hollywood Backlot
Cost under Team AMP: $28 (Regular $40)
Contact us or call (323) 293-6284 to receive discount.

Join Team AMP for the 2014 Asics LA Marathon!

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Team AMP will be kicking off our third year as an Official Charity Partner with the Asics LA Marathon, and we are looking for folks who are interested in training with Team AMP!

When you register to run the Asics LA Marathon with Team AMP, you will be provided with 5 months of training with experienced coaches, weekly training schedules, and peer support from your fellow team members and team coordinators. With Team AMP, the following costs are included with your fundraising commitment:

- Training ($135)
-Race Entry ($175)
- Experienced Coaches
-Peer Support
- Extensive Fundraising Support
- Team Technical Shirt ($30)
-Race-day Transportation ($20)

-Pre-race AMP Pasta Party ($30)

In exchange for training and race-related costs, we ask each participant to commit to fundraising $500 for the Asian American Drug Abuse Program, Inc. (AADAP) which benefits thousands of low-income individuals and families impacted by substance abuse and addiction. Our team staff and experienced participants will provide extensive fundraising support to help you reach your goal including one-on-one meetings, sample letters/emails, and your own personal fundraising website.

Team AMP is open to anyone who is interested in training for a full or half marathon, and we invite people at all levels of ability to join.


To learn more contact us or call (323) 293-6284.




June 1, 2013 – Team AMP runners enjoying a perfect sunny day at their four mile “FunRun” today at Team AMP’s Marina Del Rey training site.

Team AMP’s newest runners, Yanni and Hector from Olympia Academy is flanked by Olympia Academy Weekend Caseworker, Malcolm Hiponia and AADAP Administrative Director, Dean Nakanishi, AADAP Development Director and Team AMP Coordinator, Paulina Hong-Yu, and Youth and Family Counselor Nadia Caro.

Team AMP will participate in the Say No To Drugs Race 5K at Griffith Park on July 13, 2013. If you are interested to join the team and run the 5K, please contact Ms. Paulina Hong-Yu at 323-293-6284 or email her at