Interested in Fundraising?

To fundraise, start a team and view our other partners click our fundraising page at Crowdrise >>

For more information while, please contact the director at 1-888-786-2001 or email

Our Charity Partner program continues to grow as our event does. Since 2012, over $520,000 has been raised, and we’re well on our way to raise over $1,000,000 for non-profits locally and worldwide.  We hope you’ll join us in charity fundraising this year and find the initiative to run for a cause, a friend, or a loved-one.

Ultimately it’s up to each Charity to determine the fundraising amounts and incentives.  The following is a common model and example:


A limited number of Marathon and Half Marathon LASTRONG spots are available!  LASTRONG entry includes a one-time $350 tax-deductible donation plus the marathon or half marathon entry fee included.

Fundraising For Registration (FFR)

Marathon and Half Marathon spots are available! Runners raise a minimum of $500 on behalf of Charity Partner and pay the Marathon or Half Marathon entry fee to receive a guaranteed race entry.

Become a Fundraiser

Already registered for the race or just looking to support a great cause? Sign up as a fundraiser and join us on race day to cheer on our runners. Minimum fundraising amount to receive a team jersey is $100.

To show appreciation for each runner, Charity will provide:

• Charity logo hat and Run for Charity team jersey!

• Complimentary Carb Load Appreciation Dinner the week of the race!

• Dedicated cheering squad on the course!

• Special Volunteer Day at Charity Tent

• Awards Celebration & Cocktail Party





In addition to ensuring everyone can experience endurance events, Ainsley’s Angels of America aims to build awareness about America’s special needs community through inclusion in all aspects of life, by promoting awareness, providing education, and participating as active members in local communities. We are excited to have them rolling in the Louisiana Marathon Series for the third consecutive year!  Fundraise here.



Ochsner Baton Rouge Cancer Center is an Official Charity Partner of the Louisiana Marathon. As a non for profit hospital, the funds raised will help bring a fully comprehensive cancer center to the eastern most region of East Baton Rouge parish and its surrounding parishes (Livingston and Ascension). The Ochsner Baton Rouge Cancer Center will provide patients a fully comprehensive cancer care center. It will be the only cancer center in the Baton Rouge region to offer medical and radiation oncology on one floor, in one building making care for cancer patients convenient and most important, close to home. Money raised will help save more lives, strengthen education and research programs and bring quality of care to more individuals.  Fundraise here.

“Cancer care is a team approach. We had Ochsner put our patients at the Center with all of our care focused around them.”  B. Jay Brooks, MD, Hematology/Oncology


Gateway Transition Center, Inc. is a Baton Rouge area nonprofit organization providing a wide array of individualized services focused on assisting individuals with ASD and their families during this time of transition to adulthood. Gateway is raising funds to offset costs in order to keep our services accessible to all, regardless of ability to pay. Fundraise here.



Cancer prevention starts with a healthy lifestyle, so it is with great enthusiasm that we partner with the Louisiana Marathon. Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is thankful for this unique awareness and philanthropic opportunity to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer.

Ethan Bush, Vice President & Chief Development Officer, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer

Fundraise here.

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