LA Marathon + Emerge


Got legs and the heart of a community champion? Have we got news for you…

We are proud to announce that we have joined the 2017 Louisiana Marathon as a Charity Partner! This is our first year with the marathon, and we couldn’t be more excited to lace up our shoes for a good cause!

We’re looking for a few more runners to join our team and take on the challenge of raising $1,000 for Emerge! In addition to running, there are other ways to support Team Emerge for the marathon. Read on!

What: 2017 Louisiana Marathon
Where: Louisiana State Museum, 660 North 4th Street Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Who To Contact: Lluvia Peveto,; (225) 343-4232 ext. 1900

  • Marathon (26.2 miles) – Jan. 15th, 7 a.m.
  • Half Marathon (13.1 miles) – Jan. 15th, 7 a.m.
  • Quarter Marathon (6.5 miles) – Jan. 14th, 8 a.m.
  • 5k (3.1 miles): Jan. 14th, 8 a.m.
  • Kids Marathon: Jan 14th, 10:15 a.m.

FOUR WAYS to participate with Team Emerge
1. Be a $1k Level Emerge Runner:  Raise $1,000 for Emerge – all entry fees covered! We are still looking for…

  • Two Marathon runners
  • Two Half-Marathon runners
  • Seven 5k runners

As a $1k level runner, you will have your own fundraising page that you can share with you network and stay updated about donations people make in your name/for Emerge. Here’s how to register!

  1. Contact Lluvia (info above) to get your code to sign up
  2. Go to THIS link.
  3. Hover over “Register,” select your race of choice, and complete the page and click “get me registered.”
  4. You’ll then be asked if you’re running for a charity.
  5. Select The Emerge Center in the drop-down option for the Charity Partner Program.
  6. Put in the code provided to you by Lluvia. Your total will then show as “free!”
  • To promote and manage your own fundraising page: Please go to the link below and click the big FUNDRAISE FOR THIS CAMPAIGN button and you’ll instantly have your own fundraising site as a part of our Team:

2. Be a general Emerge Team Runner

  • You can sign up to run under Emerge for any race without the $1,000 goal. (Complete steps 2-5)

3. Donate to Team Emerge

  • Donate to a particular team member or to the general Emerge cause by clicking HERE

4. Volunteer at the event

  • Volunteer at our booth at the finish line! Contact for more details.