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Cajun Country

1/2 Marathon, 5K & 10K

Description: The Cajun Country Half-Marathon is Acadiana’s oldest half-marathon and we now feature a 10k and 5k trail run. The event is conveniently set in the early winter and will provide a perfect warm-up race for the winter marathons in early 2015. Walkers are encouraged to participate. This event is held at Acadiana Park and Nature Station which is home to some of TRAIL’s proud projects. 1205 E Alexander St, Lafayette, LA 70501 HALF MARATHON (100% pavement): The course is USATF certified and is now a single loop and 100% on pavement. We will post the map in the near future. There are a few small climbs that are less than 25′. This is great race for the beginner as well as the seasoned endurance athlete. Walkers are welcomed to participate. Awards: 1st, 2nd & 3rd overall, 1st Masters, 1st Grand Masters, 1st, 2nd & 3rd in each age group. This year we are introducing the Baby Stroller division with prizes for 1st and 2nd male and female (actual baby can be replaced with a 20 pound bag of Supreme Rice) 10k & 5k TRAIL RUN: Over the past two years we added a 10k and 5k trail run to the Cajun Country. The trail run will be on the recently acquired +100 acres of wooded property North of the Acadiana Park Nature Station and along the Vermilion River, slight rolling hills in and out of the woods. For more information contact Scott Schilling (337-781-9416) or email Cajun Country 1/2 Marathon, 10k Trail & 5k Trail Run is a TRAIL produced event with proceeds going towards the construction and maintenance TRAIL projects. This event specifically benefits the development of Acadiana Park and the Acadiana Park Nature Station. More to come on how you can support the ANT. Event schedule and times: EARLY PACKET PICKUP: TBD SATURDAY (DAY OF): AWARDS & DOOR PRIZES (in Acadiana Park): 5k Overall 10k Overall 1/2 Marathon Overall Age group 5k Age group 10k Age group 1/2 Marathon 1st & 2nd Stroller Division in the Half Marathon POST EVENT PARTY INCLUDES: We always have beer (Bayou Teche, Parish Brewing, Michelob Ultra, Budweiser and much more); we always have water from Kentwood; Our post run food menu will include something with Supreme Rice.
Date & Time
  • December 12, 2015
  • 7:00AM
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