Archive for January 2014

T-Shirt Exchange Opens Sunday


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Top 20 Things To Do in Baton Rouge During January

1. Prepare for your run with a scenic warm-up at the Louisiana State University Lakes or City Park. 2. Discover Downtown’s impressive political attractions like Old & New State Capitols and the Old Governor’s Mansion. 3. Explore Downtown’s trendy restaurant and bar scene with Tsunami, Restaurant IPO, Zoila Bistro, 3rd Street Pub, Bald Eagle, & The Blues Room. 4. Enjoy […]

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Pastalaya Dinner Sells Out

The Pastalaya Dinner Sells Out Dinner with Bill Rodgers and Matt Long is sold out. Both speakers will be around the expo and the races throughout the weekend, and they both over great books worth reading. THE LONG RUN by Matt Long Buy the book from Matt this weekend or Check it out on Amazon >> MARATHON MAN by Bill […]

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Dine Around Downtown

Our host hotel, Hilton Baton Rouge, has compiled the list of restaurants our participants can check out around downtown. For more information about travel in Baton Rouge, check out or From all of us at The Louisiana Marathon, thank you. – Josh #LetsGeauxRun

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Returning to Sing the National Anthem Saturday // Quiana Lynell

BIENVENUE, QUIANA LYNELL Quiana Lynell, certified southern girl, infuses her classical training and gospel upbringing with her love for jazz. Embracing her four-octave range, she is able to perform a limitless repertoire. Her style, Jazz, Classical, Soul and Funk, or as she has coined “JazzicalSfunk,” has been described as nothing you have ever heard. Her voice is often compared to […]

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Make it a Movie Night This Friday Before Races

WITHOUT LIMITS – MOVIE ABOUT STEVE PREFONTAINE Looking for something to do in #BatonRouge Friday night before the races? Buy your tickets now for the Steve Prefontaine movie – “Without Limits” – showing at The Manship Theatre at The Shaw Center for the Arts With all the runners in town for the Louisiana Marathon, we thought we would celebrate the […]

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Join Keep Baton Rouge Beautiful this Saturday at North Boulevard under the Interstate

Third Year in a Row, KBBB Rocks! Join Keep Baton Rouge Beautiful this Saturday at North Boulevard under the Interstate where we will be picking up litter prior to the Louisiana Marathon. We will provide all the trash bags, gloves and water. Join us as we clean up along the marathon route. Learn More about Keep Baton Rouge Beautiful >>

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Enjoy Bar and Grill Special from Hilton

The Hilton will be offering participant-friendly food options all weekend and a few drink special to relax the hard edges, grease a few wheels. Check it out.

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Sign-up for Participant Tracking

Sign-up for Participant Tracking Alerts for The Louisiana Marathon and The Half. Track the progress of any athlete in the Louisiana Marathon. When your athlete crosses timing checkpoints along the course, receive an alert via email or text message. It takes a few steps to sign up to follow a friend or loved-one.  It’s easy and free1.  Sign Up for […]

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Meet Our National Anthem Performer

BIENVENUE, KIM MATSKO Join us in welcoming Kim Matsko, our performer and our sponsors from Big Squeezy, who will be singing the national anthem. THE BIG SQUEEZY The Big Squeezy was born out of our passion for sharing the wonderful benefits of juicing with others. Not all juices are created equal. It is a well established fact that only Cold […]

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