THE LOUISIANA KIDS MARATHON presented by The Advocate


ENJOY 1.2 MILES OF FUN, THEN GAMES


FIRST 500 KIDS – GET A FREE “I JUST SIGNED UP!” T-SHIRT

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The Louisiana Marathon has partnered up with The Advocate and Albemarle Foundation to produce the Louisiana Kids Marathon race program. Kids can celebrate running in our state by toeing the line on race day.

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SIGN UP TODAY

Sign Up Today for the kids 1.2 Mile Fun Run and we will send your kid a new I SIGNED UP! shirt to kick off training for their race.

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Check Out Our Special Family Rates

If you would like a family discount please email Catharine McKay our Event Coordinator and she will send you a family discount to register. Due to the additional race we are adding to Saturday this year, there are countless options to register for our event weekend. We are offering the following discount for each family:

    • Family of 3: 10% discount
    • Family of 4-5: 15% discount
    • Family of 6+: 20% discount

 

 

SIGN UP YOUR FAMILY

To Sign Up Your Family, contact Catharine McKay, our Customer Service Director: info@thelouisianamarathon.com


KIDS ZONE

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Have fun at the Kids Zone at the Finish Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Your kids will have fun bouncing around on 225 Inflatables, overcoming the Play Dirty Obstacle courses, having their faced painted and playing with games and toys provided by Academy Sports + Outdoor.
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SIGN UP YOUR SCHOOL

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The school with the most kids registered will receive a cash prize to help develop physical education programs. We have several race programs designed to assist families and school leaders keeps kids running, track performance and learn more about the sport.
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TOP 10 SCHOOLS

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Check out the current ranking of schools with the most kids registered.
1. St. George
2. St. Aloysius
3. Our Lady of Mercy
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FAST FACTS FOR THE 1.2 MILE FUN RUN

Date: Saturday, January 16, 2016

Start Time: 9:30 AM
or immediately after The Louisiana 5K and Quarter Marathon
(No earlier than 9:30 AM)

Start/Finish Location:
Louisiana State Museum
Downtown Baton Rouge
660 North 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Ages:
For the kids 1.2-mile race, 12 and under can participate. The .5 mile race is for ages 6 and under. There will be start waves of different age groups for both races.

Premiums:
Participants in The Louisiana Kids Marathon receive the following:

      • Race bib, personalized with early sign up
      • Unique finisher’s kids medal
      • Participant tech T-shirt, with kid’s sizing
      • Access to the Saturday’s Finish Festival
      • Six (6) wristband-tickets for Food & Beverage
      • Race photos available to purchase on sportphoto.com
      • A Virtual Race Bag with Special Offers

Packet Pick Up:
Friday, January 15, 2016
River Center
275 South River Road
Baton Rouge, LA, 70802
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Saturday, January 17th, Race-day Morning
Register or pick up race packets at tents near
Louisiana State Museum
660 North 4th Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

That being said, we strongly advise you to pre-register, since a sell-out is probable.

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KIDS MARATHON UPDATES

To receive updates and inspiration for your little runners, please fill out this form. Thank you.
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DOWNLOAD ACTIVITY PAGES

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The Louisiana Marathon has put together some fun activities for kids to do that will engage their creative thinking abilities. We thought some fun creative activities would be a nice companion to their physical activities they are doing in preparation for the Kids Marathon.


WANT MORE? HOW ABOUT AN EXTENDED RACE PROGRAM?

THE LOUISIANA KIDS MARATHON OFFERS EXTENDED RACE PROGRAMS
Sign up for the kids 1.2 Mile fun run or explore one of our race programs. We also offer families a 9-week and a 4-week race program that add up to 26.2 miles. Track performance and make running a part of your lifestyle.
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KIDS 5K OPTION
Experienced runners are encouraged to participate in the 5K, use offer code KIDS5K for a $25 discount rate.


THE LOUISIANA KIDS MARATHON PARTNERS

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PRESENTING PARTNER // THE ADVOCATE

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.

With the new ownership, John Georges assumed the role of CEO and Publisher of The Advocate, beginning a new chapter in the paper’s history. 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.

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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.

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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.


QUESTIONS?

For addition information or special requests, contact Catharine McKay, our Kids Marathon Event Director: kids@thelouisianamarathon.com

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