21st Anniversary of the Baton Rouge Beach Marathon


2014's Guest Speaker/Runner
Kathrine Switzer

Iconic athlete, sports and social advocate, author, and Emmy award-winning television commentator, Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to officially enter and run the Boston Marathon. She has been honored widely for her achievements, most recently being inducted into the USA National Women’s Hall of Fame for creating positive social change. The ramifications of this work is both joyful and profound, changing forever the face of sports, health, and opportunities for women around the world and fearlessly empowering millions beyond the finish line.  |  Full Bio


2014's Guest Speaker/Runner
Roger Robinson

Roger Robinson was an elite international runner for thirty years (1966-95), representing England and later New Zealand in the World Cross Country Championships. As a master, Roger had record-breaking wins at the Boston, New York, Vancouver, Canberra, and other marathons. He won world masters championships in cross country and on the roads road in the over-40 and over-50 divisions.  |   Full BIo




Created 20 years ago by The Running Chicken Track Club, the Baton Rouge Beach Marathon has become a city-wide tradition celebrating running and giving back to the community through charities.

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