Archive for the ‘Speakers’ Category

Geaux Strong // Allison Guidry

Running:  Marathon RACE STORY  In 2009 I got the idea in my head that I wanted to run a half marathon. I currently live in Nashville and discovered that there was a half/full marathon that ran through the city. I signed up, ran the half, got a stress fracture and swore I would never do that again. When the race came around […]

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Geaux Strong // Therese

Age: 26 Hometown: Belle Chase, LA Running: Half Marathon RACE STORY  I embarked on my running journey to help raise money to find a cure for ALS. In 2011 I found out my dads best friend (my 8th grade basketball coach) was diagnosed with ALS. Such an Amazon man with so much spirit and energy for the outdoors had a debilitating disease and I could not […]

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Geaux Strong // Arletta Tell

Age: 47 Hometown: Hillsborough NJ Running: 5 K & Full Marathon RACE STORY  My husband and I got into the sport of running 3 short years ago. We quickly fell in love with the sport and began signing up for 5k races nine weeks after our first attempt at running a 1/2 mile. Like most runners, 5k’s turned into a 10k’s, which turned into half-marathons, […]

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Kids Race Procedures

This year the number of participants running the kids race has increased quite a bit. To ensure a safe and fun race for everyone, we are encouraging parents of kids in kindergarten through 5th grade to let their kids run alone. We are encouraging parents of kids younger than kindergarten to accompany their child during the run. For safety reasons, […]

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Bone and Joint Clinic of Baton Rouge

The Bone and Joint Clinic of Baton Rouge was the first Baton Rouge orthopedic clinic, established in 1948. In over 65 years of service to South Louisiana they have grown to a family of 13 specialized orthopedic physicians and a friendly, caring support staff. They offer same day appointments and the one-location convenience convenience of imaging services, rehab and surgery […]

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RedFox Wireless

Red Fox is the Exclusive Headphone Partner at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Expo. They provide convenient solutions to enjoy audio in motion. They get that  sharing life with family and friends, pursuing outdoor activities, and living a healthy lifestyle often requires being connected without being plugged in.   Anyone who uses a personal listening device with wired headphones or […]

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Moreau Physical Therapy

Moreau Physical Therapy was founded in 1977, and has since expanded to eight private out-patient locations and 6 additional contracted management and therapy services sites.  We offer several locations in Baton Rouge, Central, Zachary, Port Barre, and Opelousas, Louisiana. They specialize in the treatment of athletes and musculoskeletal injuries. Their expert Physical Medicine Physician and team of Therapists offer advanced therapy […]

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Dermasurgery Center

  The Dermasurgery Center, combines professional expertise with a personal touch. Their patient-centered approach comes through in their soothing, welcoming and peaceful atmosphere. They provide a wide variety of serves from Mohs surgery for skin cancer, to laser procedures, to medical dermatology visit, to cosmetic treatment such as Botox®, injectable fillers, and chemical peels. We are happy to have them be part of our event as a sponsor and […]

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Final Call for Volunteers

The Louisiana Marathon Announces Final Call for Volunteers The Louisiana Marathon is holding a final call for volunteers for race weekend events. According to Volunteer Coordinator Eric Engeman, the greatest needs are on Sunday for race day support, particularly in the morning to help with Gear Check and in the afternoon at the Finish Festival. Volunteers have the option to […]

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Journey from 5k to Avid Race Enthusiast

#GeauxStrong One Local Runner’s Journey from 5k to Avid Race Enthusiast Making the decision to sign up for your first race, whether it be a full or a 5k can often be a daunting one. First-time runners can sometimes be struck with uncertainty or doubt. But local runner and Louisiana Marathon participant Clint LaBorde is a testament to the statement […]

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RRCA Championship Event Series

The Louisiana Marathon Awarded the  2015 Louisiana RRCA Marathon  State Championship The RRCA Championship Event Series presented by Sports Authority RRCA State Championship Medals to Male and Female: Overall Masters Grandmasters Senior Grand Masters Since 1958, the RRCA has awarded championship events through a competitive bidding process at the National, Regional, and State level to RRCA member clubs and events to promote the sport of distance running. The goal of […]

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Welcome to the Red Stick

Welcome to the Red Stick! Baton Rouge was recently ranked as the country’s 5th happiest city and you can be certain we take every opportunity to roll out the red carpet and show our guests a good time! Here you will find vibrant music, unique and delicious food, colorful history, distinctive culture, amazing shopping, beautiful landscapes and the friendliest people […]

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2014 Start Video

Video of the 2014 Start. Captures 2015 New Start Location. Pentagon Barracks Museum. Ready to run? We’re two weeks out from the start of The Louisiana Marathon Running Festival. New Start Location at the Pentagon Barracks Museum Due to construction at the Capitol, we will be moving the start one block from previous years, toward River Road. We will set […]

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How the #GeauxRunLa Contest Derived

Win over $1000 in Race Entries for a Year in Louisiana. Includes 2016 Louisiana Marathon.  More prizes and incentives to be announced. http://www.nbcnews.com/watch/nightly-news/top-5-happiest-cities-in-america-are-all-in-one-state-311886403688 LOUISIANA, THE HAPPIEST STATE IN THE COUNTRY. There is so much to love about Louisiana. From our food, music and our unique culture, Louisiana has a lot to offer and we think running in our state is becoming a […]

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#GeauxRunLA Contest Rules

  SHOOT. POST. VOTE. WIN. WIN A CHANCE TO RACE FOR FREE IN LOUISIANA FOR YEAR STEP 1 // SHOOT Share a photo or make a video thats captures your passion for running in Louisiana and running our race.  Pictures/videos of your medals, of you running in our gear, of your favorite place(s) to run, race weekend etc are all great content […]

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