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2022 Louisiana Marathon returns for 11th year

Get your running shoes on, the 11th annual Louisiana Marathon takes place this upcoming weekend.

The weekend-long event is filled with local food, live music and fun for everyone in the family. The marathon’s route includes running from downtown Baton Rouge through the University Lakes, the LSU campus and through historic river town neighbors, according to marathon organizing officials.

Runners can choose to compete in the Full Marathon (26.2 miles) or Half Marathon (13.1 miles) on Sunday, Jan. 16 or the Louisiana Quarter Marathon (6.55 miles), Louisiana Marathon 5K (3.1 miles) and a Blue Cross and Blue Shield Kids Marathon (1 mile) on Saturday, Jan. 15.

“Runners who compete on both days receive a Déjà vu Award if they competed in the Mississippi Gulf Coast Marathon in Dec. 2021, the Louisiana Marathon’s sister race, they are awarded the Beach~2~Bayou medal,” according to Louisiana Marathon officials.

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by Allison Bruhl
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