An estimated 23,000 people ran, rolled and walked through Beverly Hills on Sunday for miles 16 and 17 of the .
Onlookers cheered as marathon participants headed south on Rodeo Drive before making a right on Wilshire Boulevard, continuing westward towards Century City.
Beverly Hills resident Debby Sayah said she is "very proud" that the marathon comes through town. She brought her three children—7, 5 and 10-months old—to watch the race.
"I think it's definitely something that would inspire them to hopefully run the marathon one year," she said. "This is one of my favorite things about L.A. One of my goals is to be able to run the marathon."