A LOUISIANA LOCAL FAVORITE
The 7th annual Louisiana 5K presented by The Advocate will take place in downtown Baton Rouge at 8:00 am on Saturday, January 13th, 2018.
5K FAST FACTS
- Race Date: Saturday, January 13th, 2018
- Start Time: 8:00 a.m.
- Start & Finish Location: Louisiana State Museum, 660 North 4th Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
- Finish Festival: For GPS use 900 N. Third St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802
5K RACE DAY
Is this your first race? Heading from the couch to a 5K deserves special recognition. This is the perfect race to celebrate your accomplishment. Maybe you’re still not quite ready to run the whole way… don’t worry! Sprinters, joggers and walkers can all participate in this event. Strollers and Baby Joggers are allowed but are asked to remain towards the back of the group for safety purposes.
5K RACE COURSE
The 5K course on the map below is marked by the dashed black lines.
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ABOUT THE LOUISIANA 5K PRESENTED BY THE ADVOCATE
This isn’t your neighborhood 5K.
From first timers to competitive runners, this race is a great option for everyone. As part of the Louisiana Marathon weekend of races, you can experience running in a unique setting featuring a flat, fast and fabulous course. Both the start and the finish are visually stunning as you begin and end the race under our signature running shoot. All finishers receive a special 6th anniversary medal designed specifically for the Louisiana 5K. Regardless of your age and experience level, the Louisiana 5K promises to be a memorable race you don’t want to miss.
Additional premiums include:
- Personalized Bibs
- Participant Shirt
- Post-Race Bottle of Dasani Water
- Access to Finish Festival
- 6 F&B Taste Tour Wristband
- Virtual Event Bag with Special Offers
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Nationally recognized clients of End Result include:
- Austin Marathon
- Flying Pig Marathon
- Hy-Vee Triathlon
- Ironman 70.3
- Twin Cities Marathon
- White Rock Marathon
A RACE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
The Louisiana 5K is also a great opportunity to get the whole family involved. Participants of all ages are welcome, and encouraged to join in celebrating a healthy and active lifestyle. As an added incentive to get your little runners on the move, we’re offering a special rate for kids under 15. Get more details about kids race procedures. >>
DEJA VU AWARD
Planning to take part in more than the 5K? Use this race as a warm up for the half or full marathon. Runners who compete in both the 5K and half or full marathon receive the Deja Vu Award, a coveted Crawfish Seafood Tray to impress your family, friends and neighbors year round. Learn more about the Deja Vu Award. >>
Please visit our event photos page and see if you made it into the lime light. If you did, congratulations, and if not do not worry we’ll be releasing more non-official event photos all year long.
AWARDS BY AGE GROUP
ALL finishers will receive the most unique finisher’s medal ever designed for runners. Please note that all age group awards are based on UHF timing tags provided by End Result, NOT gun time. However, course records and prize money will be determined according to gun time.
If you are not present to receive your award during the awards ceremony, shipping and handling charges will apply if you request the award to be mailed.
We ask that you pickup your award at the awards ceremony to avoid having to send via mail. Art Prints and awards in each division… click here for race Results+Awards>>
2015: Keith Kotar (16:55)
2014: Roger Cooke (16:19)*
2013: Joshua Andrews (17:38)
2012: Cole Stafford (16:23)
2015: Annie Hill (19:38)
2014: Alexis Falcon (21:27)
2013: Annie Hill (19:14)
2012: Courtney Stockett (17:14)*
See the full results from 2012 to present day at onlineraceresults.com.
THE ADVOCATE, a daily morning newspaper published by Capital City Press, and its journalistic ancestors have been a vital force in Louisiana’s capital city and the surrounding communities for more than 160 years.
An Acadiana edition with news pertaining to Lafayette and the parishes of Acadiana is published daily except Sunday. In 2012, a New Orleans edition was started and is published daily. An Ascension section and Livingston-Tangipahoa section is published each Thursday with news on the faces and places in those areas.
Dathel and John Georges purchased The Advocate, Louisiana’s largest daily print newspaper on April 30, 2013. The Advocate, based in Baton Rouge and first published as a weekly in 1842, has an average daily circulation of 100,000 and serves Baton Rouge, Lafayette, New Orleans and surrounding communities in South Louisiana.
John looks forward to continuing the tradition of leadership and appreciation for the people of Louisiana that his predecessors, the Manship family, helped to establish. The Georges family plans to continue to provide daily news via print and digital to readers in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, New Orleans, and surrounding areas.
Click here to check out our FAQs for more information about The Louisiana 5K presented by The Advocate as well as our other races, The Expo, the Finish Festival and spectator activities.
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