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Featured Runner // Adrien Busekist

Adrien Busekist Lawyer Age: 36 Hometown: Baton Rouge Running: Quarter Marathon RUNNING HISTORY // When and why did you start running? I started in 8th grade when I wanted to do some kind of sport but had the wisdom to realize stuff like basketball wasn’t going to happen for someone with my severe lack of gross motor skills. Why do […]

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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. 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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Enterprise Rent-a-Car Announced as Official Car Rental Company

ENTERPRISE RENT-a-CAR The Louisiana Marathon Organizing Committee is proud to announce Enterprise Rent-a-Car as the Official Car Rental Partner of The Louisiana Marathon 2015. Get 5% off when you use the special offer code: CID# L141865 – based on rentals originating at any Southern Louisiana Enterprise location including MSY, Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans, and BTR, Baton Rouge Metro Regional Airport. Make […]

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Abita Beer Joins The Louisiana Marathon Team For 2015

Local Brewing Company To Sponsor State’s Premiere Running Weekend   The Louisiana Marathon proudly welcomes ABITA BREWING COMPANY as the presenting partner for the race weekend’s Finish Festival, a three-day celebration happening Friday, Saturday and Sunday, January 16, 17 and 18, 2015 in downtown Baton Rouge, LA. Finish Festival presented by ABITA is the post-race gathering held in Capitol Park […]

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Jindal Administration Challenging Others to Get into Race

We are proud to share that our friends in Gov. Jindal’s administration are challenging state employees to get participate at The Louisiana Marathon. As part of the state’s effort to promote healthy living, Commissioner of Administration Kristy Nichols is inviting all state employees to run the Louisiana Marathon. Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Kathy Kliebert to run the marathon and to build […]

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Celebrate National Run Day 6.4.2014

The First 64 Runners to Register on 6.4 will receive a Free $10 Gift Card from Fleet Feet Baton Rouge  The first 64 runners to register on June 4, 2014, National Running Day, for a Louisiana Marathon race – full, half, quarter, 5K or kids marathon –  will receive a $10 gift certificate to Fleet Feet in Baton Rouge: Good June […]

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Louisiana Double Down Halfway to Geaux Party

YOU’RE INVITED Meet Frank Shorter & Bart Yasso at the Louisiana Double Down Halfway to Geaux Party in July Six months out from the The Louisiana Marathon and Rock ‘n’ Roll New Orleans! Both organizations will be hosting group runs and announcement parties in July to announce details about the Louisiana Double Down – locations and times to be released soon. July 22nd in Baton […]

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What’s New in 2015

On Monday, March 10, 2014, The Louisiana Marathon Organizing Committee is opening registration for the fourth annual 2015 Louisiana Marathon Running Festival Weekend, which will be held Fri.-Sun., Jan.16-18, 2015 in Baton Rouge, La. On Sun. Jan. 18, 2015, the Louisiana Marathon and Louisiana Half Marathon will once again start at the foot of the State Capitol, travel along the […]

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