Photos: Louisiana Marathon

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Mark Dubreuil and Heidi Dubreuil, of Walker, wave at the starting line during the Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Eduardo Mihura, left, and Troy Mercer, both of Baton Rouge, begin at the starting line during the Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Leonard Bollingham, of Baton Rouge, sports America-themed pants at the starting line during the Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Officials said Wednesday the event boosted business in the Baton Rouge area.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Runners compete up and down Goodwood Boulevard during the third annual Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Chacin Cardina, of Boston, dances to the finish line during the Louisiana Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Cardina finished 1443th overall with a time of 2:20:28.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark as on lookers cheer them on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark as on lookers cheer them on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark as on lookers cheer them on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- James Washington, of New Orleans, pumps his fists at the finish line during Louisiana Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Washington finished 398th overall with a time of 1:53:24.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Majority of the marathoners kept up with their time while running pass the 5 mile mark on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark as on lookers cheer them on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- From right Mitch and Leah Sharp and Brad O'Rourke along with Shelby the dog cheer on the marathoners as the pass by in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Rosalie Teeuwen, of Amsterdam, crosses the finish line during the Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Teeuwen was the female winner with a time of 2:48:28.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Seventy-two-year-old Ken Brewer of Oxford, Ala., left, races down Claycut Road during the third annual Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Brewer placed 359th overall with a time of 3:53:45.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Runners make it to mile 16 at the intersection of Jefferson Highway and Claycut Road during the third annual Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Gary Krugger of Flagstaff, Ariz. comes into mile 16 at Seven Oaks during the third annual Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Krugger finished first overall with a time of 2:38:48.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Gary Krugger, of Flagstaff, Ariz., wins the Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Krugger finished the 26.2-mile run with a time of 2:38:48.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Drew Sutton, left, gets a high-five from his girlfriend Elizabeth Frost of Baton Rouge, center, holding her dog Zoe, as Frost's aunt Kristi Aubrey of Jackson looks on during the third annual Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Sutton placed 257th overall with a time of 3:43:12.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Elaina Rech of Shreveport encourages her boyfriend Nelson Davenport of Baton Rouge along during the third annual Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Lilly Rollins of Baton Rouge, center, cheers for the 'random stranger' during the third annual Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Roger Rholdon Jr., left, of Lafayette, gets cheers along the route by his daughter Leona Rholdon, 4, as his father Roger Rholdon of Hammond looks on during the third annual Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Rholdon finished 228th overall with a time of 3:39:18.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Rachael Dantin of Luling hands her boyfriend Jeremy Daigle water along Goodwood Boulevard during the third annual Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Daigle placed 398th overall with a time of 3:56:26.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Kyle Golden, of Baton Rouge, sprints to the finish line during the Louisiana Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Dwain McDuffie, left and Aaron Ladd run along side each other as they pass the 5 mile mark on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Jesse Hasenkampf, in front along with other marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by April Buffington -- Troy Hibbitts, left and Bill Owens, next to along with other marathoners run pass the 5 mile mark as on lookers cheer them on Stadium Dr. in the Lousiana Marathon on Sunday, January 19.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Runners line up and stretch at the starting line during the Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by RICHARD ALAN HANNON -- Supporters cheer on runners as they race down Goodwood Boulevard during the third annual Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Tinh Nguyen, of Lafayette, sets her phone at the starting line during the Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Kevin Dufrene and Maj. Kim Rossiter push Amanda Turner, of Lake Charles, across the finish line during the Louisiana Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. The team is part of the Ainsley's Angels programs which provides ride-alongs for disabled children and adults in athletic events who would otherwise not be able to compete.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- A furry fan gets a better vantage point at the finish line during the Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Kevin Castille, of Lafayette, wins the Louisiana Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Castille finished the 13.1-mile race with a time of 1:08:27.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Samuel Amoroso, of Baton Rouge, sprints to the finish line during the Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Amoroso finished 15th overall with a time of 2:58:19.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Gary Krugger, of Flagstaff, Ariz., wins the Louisiana Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Krugger finished the 26.2-mile run with a time of 2:38:48.

  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Laura Carleton, of New Orleans, wins the women's Louisiana Half-Marathon on Sunday in Baton Rouge. Carleton finished the 13.1-mile race with a time of 1:23:35.