A Running Festival with Lagniappe

Home

BIENVENUE! AU MARATHON DE LOUISIANE

                                     



DOWNLOAD THE APP

TRACK RUNNERS
Download the Race App and Be-In-The-Know while you’re on the go. Users get: Race Updates, Runner Tracking, Event Schedules…


DOWNLOAD THE GUIDE

PLAN RACE WEEKEND
The Race Guide allows you to go old-school so you can have access to schedules, maps, addresses, and descriptions or the expo, races and finish festival. Plan your tailgating and cheering strategy.
Download the Guide (11.8 MB) >>


RACE PICS ARE READY!

Courtesy of Game Face and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana 
Our photographers capture amazing shots memorializing your achievements on race-day. And best of all, your digital photos are free. Thank Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana for the great race pics from Game Face.

See Pics >>



THE COURSE

PLENTY TO SEE
The Louisiana Marathon course features a fast, flat, runner-friendly path through the lakes, along the river, around downtown, on the university campus and in historic neighborhoods.  Learn More >>


GRAB YOUR PACKET

STOP BY THE EXPO
Pick up your official Race Packet at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Expo in the Raising Canes River Center.  Learn More >>


SO MUCH TO DO

CHECK OUT THE SCHEDULE
We have so much planned for you this year.  Check out the official event schedule and pick your favorites. Learn More >>



2018 ART PRINT

DENISE HOPKINS WINS
Each year we’ve partnered with an artist to produce a one-of-a-kind art print to commemorate the event. This year we partnered with Baton Rouge Gallery – Center for Contemporary Art to open up the artist selection process to all artists based in Louisiana. The winner was selected from a juried panel.
Learn More >>


SIGN UP YOUR SCHOOL

CHANCE TO WIN CASH PRIZES
Schools are encouraged to incorporate The Louisiana Kids Marathon as a part of their health and fitness initiatives as well as a fund raising effort. Schools can encourage kids runners to sign up for the
Learn More >>


SPONSOR-A-KID

SHARE THE GIFT OF RUNNING
A $25 Donation to Louisiana Runs covers the entry of one child, participant shirt, finisher medal, post race food and refreshments, entertainment and Kids Zone activities. Sponsor-A-Kid for $25 or Sponsor-A-Family for $100 and share the gift of running.
Donate Now >>



TOP 20 RACE IN AMERICA

VOTED ON BY BIB RAVE RUNNERS
The Louisiana Half Marathon was recently acknowledged on The BibRave 100 as one of the Top 20 Best Races in America.  Learn More >>



FREE PACING

PROVIDED BY VARSITY SPORTS
The Louisiana Marathon will have a free pace group program. Varsity Sports, the leading Running Specialty Retailer in Louisiana will be organizing pacers and helping you reach your goal. Stop by the Honey Stinger/Varsity Sports booth at The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Expo and meet the pacers… Learn More >>



LAGNIAPPE DEFINED

RUNNER SWAG – ROCKING IT ON RACE DAY
Not only is the marathon a certified Boston Marathon Qualifying course, but runners recognize premium swag and benefits by participating. From the opening of the weekend at the expo and the free pre-race lagniappe events, to the races and the free post-race finish festival performances; runners benefit. They get a lil’extra… Learn More >>



BEACH~TO~BAYOU

UP FOR THE CHALLENGE?
2 Races • Get 3 Medals 

It’s a major commitment to train and run a full or half marathon. It’s an even bigger commitment to run back to back events. We have set up two great races to test your skills.
Learn More >>


TRAVEL TO LOUISIANA

RUN THE COURSE – ENJOY THE CULTURE
Here, in this little corner of the Cajun South, where European traditions blend with Caribbean influences, the history is as colorful as the local architecture, food and music. On your run, locals cheer and offer warm king cake, serenade with great music and offer a sip a beer or Bloody Mary. Learn More >>


CAN YOU DEJA VU?

RUN SATURDAY – RUN SUNDAY
Enjoy a shakeout run before the big day?  If so, then do the Déjà Vu and Run the 5K or the Quarter on Saturday as a precursor to your Full or Half on Sunday. Enjoy The Coveted Crawfish Tray Award. Learn More >>



STOMP AROUND

A FESTIVAL WITH A RUNNING PROBLEM
Kick off those running shoes and enjoy your Louisiana cuisine along with the music like a true local. The Finish Festival will spotlight funky, eclectic Louisiana bands that attract visitors from around the globe year-round.

Live Performance Schedule >>


FOOD VILLAGE

RUN HARD AND FINISH HUNGRY
The Louisiana Marathon Finish Festival restaurants worked hard to make your mouths water with all of your favorite Louisiana dishes!  The Rendezvous 6 Food Village increased the number of restaurant partners and the quantity of showcase dishes so Run Hard and Finish Hungry!  See the Menu>>


FUN IN THE KIDS ZONE

JUMP AROUND JUMP JUMP
Thanks to our partners, the Kids Zone keeps growing each year. It’s a great way to unwind after a tense Saturday morning of kids races.
Kids Zone>>



VOLUNTEER

SIGN UP AS AN INDIVIDUAL OR A GROUP
Great running festivals like the Louisiana Marathon require tremendous volunteer support. Volunteers get great gear and race discounts. Opportunities to be a part of the Louisiana Marathon Race Krewe available: Expo Setup & Strike, Expo Support & Staffing, Registration Assistance, and …

Learn More >>


RUN WITH JOSH

MEET THE MISSING CHINS
Run with Josh LeJaunie and over 20 of the Missing Chins Running Club. Come meet the runners, hear their stories and… Learn More >>


RUNNERS’ WORLD RACES+PLACE

The LOUISIANA HALF MARATHON was recently featured in Runner’s World magazine in the Half Marathon Guide for 2017 for our running festival experience — worth checking out if you enjoy a great run followed by a good time.

See Article >>

weeks
0
-2
days
0
-1
hours
-1
0
minutes
-4
-5
seconds
-4
-4

MEET OUR SPONSORS & PARTNERS

bcbsla110LHCgroup110Ochner full circle logo

 lamar


CONTACT US

                                   

SIGN UP FOR RUNNING SOCIAL & EVENT UPDATES FROM THE RACE KREWE