Press Kit


EVENT DESCRIPTION

The Louisiana Marathon celebrates running as part of the unique culture and passionate lifestyle of the state. As a running festival which features a marathon and offers a half, quarter and 5K & Kids Marathon; runners, volunteers and spectators can enjoy local food and beverage offerings and live music from around the state.


EVENT SCHEDULE

January 15-17, 2016.

Click here for the 2016 Event Schedule >>


RACE FORMATS

A multi-race format including a

  • 26.2 mile full marathon,
  • 13.1 half-marathon,
  • 6.5 quarter marathon,
  • 3.1 mile 5k run for adults and kids
  • 1.2 kids fun run as part of the Kids Marathon Race Program comprising a 9- or 4-week 25 multi-week program with a 1.2 mile race-day finish.

LOCATION

Baton Rouge, LA – The runner-friendly course represents trip around the state as the route winds by the river, the levee, the lakes/bayous, the university, the revitalized downtown area and historic neighborhoods.


FEE

Early registration discounts are available for individuals, families and large groups.


WEBSITE

thelouisianamarathon.com


COMPANY NAME

Louisiana Marathon LLC


COMPANY DESCRIPTION

The Louisiana Marathon LLC was formed in 2011 to showcase cultural and entertainment offerings from around the state as well as celebrate our passion for running. RUN+EAT+DANCE+LAUGH is what makes us, our state and running a part of the story now.


KEY CONTACTS

Race Director // Jonathan “Juba” Dziuba
Strategic Partnerships Director // Craig Sweeney, the visionary, founder and Louisiana native
Marketing Director // Danny Bourgeois, a founder and Louisiana native
Course Director // Patrick Fellows, a founder and Louisiana native
Media Relations // Julia Carcamo, press inquiries email julia@jcarcamoassociates.com

General Contact: race@thelouisianamarathon.com


 

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