Baton Rouge, LA. – The Louisiana Marathon is excited to have Ochsner expand their partnership to become the Title Sponsor of the Ochsner 5K & Ochsner Quarter Marathon scheduled for Saturday, January 18, 2020
Ochsner Health System has been a partner with the Louisiana Marathon since 2014 as the exclusive Healthcare Provider.
“Ochsner is proud to continue our sponsorship of the Louisiana Marathon,” stated Jeremy Burnham, Medical Director of Sports Medicine, Ochsner Baton Rouge. “The Ochsner 5K and Ochsner Quarter Marathon are a great chance for our community to be part of the marathon experience. As the largest provider of sports medicine to Louisiana High Schools, Ochsner is committed to being involved in our community and delivering exceptional care.”
“Ochsner has been a great partner of the Louisiana Marathon for a long time, said Craig Sweeney, Strategic Partnership Director of the Louisiana Marathon,” to have Ochsner move into the Title Sponsorship is a great addition to the weekend and exemplifies their support for healthy living in Louisiana and the Gulf South.”
The 9thannual Louisiana Marathon will take place on Jan. 17th – 19th, 2020 in downtown Baton Rouge.
For more information about registration and other details, please visit: http://www.thelouisianamarathon.com
ABOUT THE LOUISIANA MARATHON
Founded in 2012, the Rendezvous running festival is scheduled for Martin Luther King Jr. weekend and takes place in Louisiana’s capital city, Baton Rouge. As a multi-race format there’s a race for everyone:
marathon (26.2 miles), half marathon (13.1 miles), quarter marathon (6.55 miles), 5K (3.1 miles) and a kids marathon (1 mile). Each year friends, family, and curious spectators line up along miles of picturesque roadways, filled with inspiring Louisiana sights and sounds to cheer on runners from 50 states and more than 32 countries. The Louisiana Marathon course takes runners from downtown Baton Rouge through the University Lakes, the Louisiana State University campus, and through historic rivertown neighborhoods. To register and for more information: http://www.thelouisianamarathon.com
ABOUT OCHSNER BATON ROUGE
The Greater Baton Rouge region is home to Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge, a full-service, 150-bed facility and 13 Ochsner Health Centers across Ascension, East Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston and Tangipahoa Parishes – including Ochsner Cancer Center – Baton Rouge. Nearly 2,000 employees serve our patients in the Greater Baton Rouge area, including more than 200 physicians and Advanced Practice Providers whose collective dedication to patient care is recognized for quality excellence by Becker’s Hospital Review, Healthgrades, Truven Health Analytics and Leapfrog. Ochsner Baton Rouge is a part of Ochsner Health System, Louisiana’s largest non-profit healthcare delivery system. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital nationally recognized by U.S. News and World Report as a “Best Hospital” across two specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 70 countries worldwide each year. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.