Photos: Downtown BR Christmas Parade Rolls

Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Runners dressed in  Santa Claus outfits participate in the first ever Santa Fun Run at last year's Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade.
Advocate staff photo by HEATHER MCCLELLAND -- Runners dressed in Santa Claus outfits participate in the first ever Santa Fun Run at last year's Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade.

The annual Cortana Kiwanis Club Christmas Parade rolled Saturday night, Dec. 8, 2012 in downtown Baton Rouge. The Grand Marshall was Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne and his wife, Cathy. This year was the first year for the Santa Fun Run, which preceded the parade.