Photos: The Advocate 5K and Kid’s Marathon

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- 'Wonder Women' Emma Ledet, 10, left, and her mother Sheri Ledet, right, of Houma pin their race numbers on, as they prepare for a caped run in The Advocate Cypress 5K, held Saturday in conjunction with Sunday's Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon. Emma's father Brian Ledet and brother Evan Ledet, 14, are background left and right, respectively.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Runners use two chutes to take off from the starting line of The Advocate Cypress 5K race held Saturday in conjunction with Sunday's Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- St. Aloysius Catholic School fourth grader Ava Lemoine, 9, center, and her father Hudson Lemoine, right, raise their arms high after crossing the finish line of the Advocate Cypress 5K race, held Saturday in conjunction with Sunday's Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon. At left is Jamie Landry of Donaldsonville.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Reed Cormier, 6, his sister Sierra Cormier, 4, and their mom Jessica Cormier, of Gonzales, pose for a souvenir picture with their finisher's medals, after the Louisiana Marathon's 1.2 mile Kids Marathon held Saturday, in conjunction with Sunday's Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Mckinley Howard, 9, of Baton Rouge scales a climbing wall against the backdrop of the State Capitol, at the Family Fest that was part of the Louisiana Marathon's Kids Marathon and Advocate Cypress 5K races held Saturday in conjunction with Sunday's Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Sydni Wheeler, 6, of Baton Rouge slaps hands with spectators offering encouragement, as she nears the finish line of the 1.2 mile Kids Marathon held Saturday in conjunction with Sunday's Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon. It was her first time ever in a race, her mother Diana Wheeler said. 'I'm tired, a lot,' said Sydni.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- From left to right, Dawson Schmidt, Jack Savario, Braxton Bynum, Josh Bynum and others speed away from the starting line, in the 1.2 mile Kids Marathon, held Saturday in conjunction with Sunday's Louisiana Marathon and Half-Marathon.

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  • Advocate staff photo by CATHERINE THRELKELD -- Dustin Yates, right, helps Rebecca Mouk sign up during a petition drive for supporters of the City of St. George on Saturday outside Louisiana Lagniappe on Bluebonnet Blvd. in Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- Kids Marathon Race Director Jonathan Dziuba, right, slaps hands with finisher David Perrault, 5, as he completes the 1.2 mile race for kids held Saturday as part of Louisiana Marathon weekend in Baton Rouge.

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  • Advocate staff photo by TRAVIS SPRADLING -- St. Joseph's Academy's Alexis Falcon, 16, women's official winner of the Advocate Cypress 5K held Saturday as part of the Louisiana Marathon weekend in Baton Rouge.

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