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The Louisiana Marathon

Sat January 18 - Sun January 19, 2025 Baton Rouge, LA 70802 US Directions

Sunday VIP Experience




The Louisiana Marathon offers a limited number of VIP tickets for runners competing in the Full or Half marathons on Sunday.  Tickets are $125 each and can be purchased during registration or by emailing us at  VIP ticket price DOES NOT include race registration fees.  Multiple tickets can be purchased for family and friends who wish to enjoy the post-race amenities.  There are no discounts for multiple ticket purchases.  Children 12 and under are FREE with a paid adult (1 child per paid adult). For additional children (12 and under) you can purchase a ticket at the event for $15 to cover their VIP entry fee.


  • Credentialed Entry to VIP Area - Use the wristband picked up at Packet Pickup to enter our special VIP Area AT THE START & FINISH LINE! The VIP area is in a prime location to enjoy excitement of the Start and a front row seat to cheer on your favorite runners!
  • VIP SWAG Pickup - VIP Runners will have a special section at Packet Pickup to claim their race SWAG if they choose to attend.  Otherwise, race SWAG will be in the VIP area Sunday for you after you cross the finish line.
  • VIP Parking - VIP runners will have reserved parking close to the action (on River Road, next to the Pentagon Barracks); your name will be on the VIP list.
  • VIP Restrooms - Avoid the lines with the use of VIP bathrooms.
  • VIP Louisiana Marathon Luggage Tag - Show off your commitment with your exclusive luggage tag.
  • Catered Food - In addition to sampling the food at our Finish Festival, you will have access to premium catered food in the VIP Area. We are happy to welcome the City Group, Baton Rouge's premier restaurant group.
  • VIP Bar - No need to wait in the beer lines, we will have beer kegs in the VIP Area along with select spirits and wines for you to enjoy (Coffee, Soft Drinks, Water, Beer, Mimosas, Bloody Mary's).
  • Custom Medal Engraving - Have your finisher medal engraved with your finish time while enjoying the VIP area.
  • Commemorative Louisiana Marathon poster stamped with your Official Finish Time.

All VIP runners will receive instructions and information via email the weeks leading up to the race.  If you have specific questions, you can email us at




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