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Louisiana Flood Relief

Louisiana Flood Relief Most recently, Updated Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Updated Thursday, August 18, 2016, Wednesday, August 17, 2016 and originally posted Monday, August, 15, 2016 by Danny Bourgeois on behalf of the Louisiana Marathon Organizing Committee. LOUISIANA FLOOD RELIEF FUND Donate Now to the Louisiana Flood Relief Fund >> MANY [...]Read More >>

Issue1Feature – Race Ready this Summer

  Five Sure Fire Tips to Get You Race Ready this Summer: Story by Malena Moreau  |  Photos by Michelle Ayoubi & Jason Jeffirs Committing to training in a Louisiana summer can not only be challenging, but often times nearly impossible with scorching, sizzling pavement underneath your shoes. […]

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Issue1Article 1 – Orange Mud

Hydration Innovation Interview with Josh Sprague – founder, owner, Orange Mud Story by Malena Morea  |  Photos from instagram feed of @TheOrangeMud   

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Issue1Article 2 – Hydration Tips

How To Stay Hydrated Story by Rachael Maas  |  Photos by Michelle Ayoubi   Proud Partners of the Official Race Magazine of The Louisiana Marathon Written by Rachael Maas. Rachael is a senior in the Manship School of Mass Communication at LSU majoring in Public Relations. She has […]

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Become A Race Ambassador

Have a Passion for Running? for Louisiana? for The Louisiana Marathon Running Festival? Join our team of race ambassadors and help us change the world. Our mission is to collaborate with as many local and national running partners to have our state recognized as THE running capital […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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GeauxStrong // Brandy Bower

Age: 34 Hometown: Lockport, LA Running: Full Marathon RACE STORY  I arrived Saturday to the expo and pasta dinner with a felling of failure from two previous marathons. I had trained and missed BQ (Boston Qualifier) by 23min. Decided to come back and try again the next year at the Louisiana Marathon due […]

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Featured Runner // Adonica Duggan

Adonica Duggan Occupation: Supervisor of Technology & Communications Age: 37 Hometown: Zachary, LA Running: Full Marathon RUNNING HISTORY // When and why did you start running? I started running, and I use that term very loosely, after the birth of my second child. I couldn’t drop the weight […]

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Featured Runner // Dr. Jennifer Rood

Dr. Jennifer Rood Occupation: Scientist Age: 47 Hometown: Baton Rouge Running: Quarter Marathon RUNNING HISTORY // When and why did you start running? One of my tennis team members had run a half marathon and was planning to run a second one – she invited me to […]

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Featured Runner // Calli Boudreaux

Calli Boudreaux Occupation: Attorney Age: 32 Hometown: Baton Rouge by way of Napoleonville, Louisiana Running: 5K and Half-Marathon RUNNING HISTORY // When and why did you start running? I signed up for the Rocketchix triathlon in 2013 and there was no aquabike option so I began the […]

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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 […]

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