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JOIN THE RACE KREWE

Great running festivals like the Louisiana Marathon don’t happen without tremendous volunteer support and partnership with the surrounding communities.  Opportunities to be a part of the 2017 Louisiana Marathon Race Krewe are coming soon.  You can volunteer as a group or as an individual.

Some roles include:

  • Expo setup
  • Expo support and staffing
  • Registration assistance
  • Finish Festival setup
  • Finish Festival staffing (Saturday and Sunday)
  • Saturday race support (Quarter Marathon, 5k and Kids)
  • Sunday race support (Half Marathon, Full Marathon)
  • Gear Check
  • Tear-down assistance
  • Plus, learning opportunities/internships through the school year

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PAYING IT FORWARD

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Volunteers are a critical ingredient to the recipe of success for the Louisiana Marathon.  Volunteering for an event like the Marathon can be a very inspiring and exciting experience as thousands of runners achieve their running goals.  Whether it’s your neighbor or a runner from around the globe, our participants and staff greatly appreciate the time and talent of our volunteers. Take this opportunity to Pay it Forward.

GROUP PROGRAMS

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The Louisiana Marathon Group Program for volunteers offers community organizations, churches, student groups or any other group an opportunity to work together at the 2015 event and raise funds for your organization.  Contact the volunteer coordinator for all the details and sign your group up today.

PREMIUMS

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Volunteers are eligible for a number of great perks for giving their time and talent to our event.  Beyond the satisfaction of supporting this community event, premiums for volunteers include a race krewe t-shirt, an early-bird discount to register for any race next year at The Louisiana Marathon, and a discount to this year’s Pastalaya dinner.


FAST FACTS

In 2016, over 1,000 volunteers and 35 groups donated their time to supporting the Louisiana Marathon!  More fast facts about our Race Krewe:

  • Race Krewe volunteers logged approximately 4,200 volunteer hours during LAM weekend
  • 23 groups were eligible for fundraising dollars in 2015
  • 14 groups are LSU Sports Clubs or Student Organizations
  • Eligible groups earned over $11,000 in fundraising dollars through the LAM Group Program

GROUP SECTIONS

The Louisiana Marathon Group Volunteer Program  is a win-win. Your group has fun volunteering race weekend and fundraises at the same time.

Here’s a list of Confirmed Groups for 2016:

  • Girls on the Run South Louisiana
  • Sole Sisters
  • LSU Lacrosse
  • LSU Triathlon
  • LSU Rugby
  • LSU Rowing
  • Chapel on the Campus
  • Team in Training
  • Delta Sigma Pi – LSU
  • Teach for America
  • Runnels School
  • St. Joseph’s Academy
  • Goodwood Property Owners Association
  • Tara Civic Association
  • Club South Runners
  • Louisiana Youth Challenge
  • Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
  • LSU Men’s Volleyball
  • LSU Women’s Lacrosse
  • LSU Women’s Volleyball
Want to learn more about getting your group involved in volunteering at the 2016 Louisiana Marathon? Contact Eric Engemann, our Volunteer Director: volunteer@thelouisianamarathon.com


QUESTIONS?

For addition information or special requests, contact Eric Engemann, our Volunteer Director: volunteer@thelouisianamarathon.com

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