THE LOUISIANA KIDS MARATHON


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 January 17, 2015.

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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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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. Sacred Heart of Jesus
2. Central Private
3. St. George
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FAST FACTS FOR THE 1.2 MILE FUN RUN

Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015

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 16, 2015
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

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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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ALBEMARLE FOUNDATION // GROW THE GOOD

Since its beginning, the Foundation has delivered over $15 million to more than 200 deserving agencies in locations where our employees live and operate. The Albemarle Foundation’s strength lies with the overwhelming support of the employees of Albemarle. Our commitment to Grow the Good in the communities in which we live and operate and our dedication to making a difference takes center stage in the programs offered by the Foundation.

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ALBEMARLE

Albemarle is a leading specialty chemical company providing innovative chemistry solutions to customers in over 100 countries around the world. We develop, manufacture and market complex chemicals and services that make life better for people everywhere.

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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

To stay up-to-date, check the site often or LIKE us on Facebook.com/thelamarathon or Follow @thelamarathon on Twitter #geauxrunla.


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