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Lafayette General Zydeco Marathon

March 07, 2020 - March 08, 2020

2020 Lafayette General Zydeco Marathon!  26.2 Full  |  13.1 Half  |  Team Relay  |  5K  | 1 Mile
March 7th & 8th, 2020 
Downtown Lafayette Louisiana
 
 
-SCHEDULE OF EVENTS-
 
Friday, March 6th, 2020
3:00pm – 8:00pm:  Packet Pick-Up @ Rock ‘n’ Bowl de Lafayette; 905 Jefferson St. Lafayette, LA 70501
Saturday, March 7th, 2020
7:00am – 7:00pm: Packet Pick-Up @ Rock ‘n’ Bowl de Lafayette; 905 Jefferson St. Lafayette, LA 70501
8:30am: 1 Mile Fun Run for Kids aged 12 & under. @ Rock ‘n’ Bowl de Lafayette; 905 Jefferson St. Lafayette, LA 70501
9:00am: 5K @ Rock ‘n’ Bowl de Lafayette; 905 Jefferson St. Lafayette, LA 70501
Sunday, March 8th, 2020
5:00am – 7:00am: Shuttles to Race begin @ Tri Running; 2813 Johnston St. Lafayette, LA 70506 to Parc International; 200 Garfield St. Lafayette, LA 70501
5:30am: Gear Check opens @ Parc International; 200 Garfield St. Lafayette, LA 70501
7:00am: Full, Half & Relay Race Begins @ 537 Jefferson St. Lafayette, LA 70501
9:00am – 2:00pm: Finish Line Festival @ Parc International; 200 Garfield St. Lafayette, LA 70501
9:30am – 2:00pm: Shuttles from Race begin @ Parc International; 200 Garfield St. Lafayette, LA 70501 to Tri Running; 2813 Johnston St. Lafayette, LA 70506
 
 
We are a Boston Qualifier! Full, Half & 5K Courses are Certified with USATF!
 
-RACE BENEFITS & ADDITIONAL INFO-
FULL MARATHON:

All Participants receive Race Bib, Race Bag, Sunday’s Race Shirt, Finisher’s Medal (upon completion of the race) & Food, Drinks & Music at the Finish Line Festival on Sunday, March 8th, 2020
Must be 16 years or older on Race Day to Participate
This event will be Chip Timed by Cajun Timing

HALF MARATHON:

All Participants receive Race Bib, Race Bag, Sunday’s Race Shirt, Finisher’s Medal (upon completion of the race) & Food, Drinks & Music at the Finish Line Festival on Sunday, March 8th, 2020
Must be 13 years or older on Race Day to Participate
This event will be Chip Timed by Cajun Timing

TEAM RELAY:

All Participants receive Race Bib, Race Bag, Sunday’s Race Shirt, Finisher’s Medal (upon completion of the race) & Food, Drinks & Music at the Finish Line Festival on Sunday, March 8th, 2020
Must be 13 years or older on Race Day to Participate
This event will be Chip Timed by Cajun Timing

5K:

All Participants receive Race Bib, Race Bag, 5k Race Shirt, Finisher’s Medal (upon completion of the race) & Food, Drinks & Music at Rock ‘n’ Bowl de Lafayette on Saturday, March 7th, 2020
Runners Registering for the Full, Half or Relay can add on the 5K Race for an additional $20 throughout the duration of registration. Runners registered for a Sunday event & the 5K event will receive a sperate Race Bib & Race Shirt for Saturday & Sunday. 
This event will be Chip Timed by Cajun Timing

1 Mile:

All Participants receive Race Bib, Finisher’s Ribbon (upon completion of the race) & Food, Drinks & Music at Rock ‘n’ Bowl de Lafayette on Saturday, March 7th, 2020
This Race is reserved for children 12 years & under.
If an adult is registered for any other Zydeco event on Saturday or Sunday, their children under the age of 12 may run for free. 
This event will not be timed

 
LATE REGISTRATION – Paper Registration will be offered at Packet Pick-Up.  NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION ON SUNDAY.
DEADLINE– Packet pickup is the last chance for registration. The deadline is February 14, 2020 to be guaranteed a t-shirt with your registration.
CONFIRMATION– There will be confirmation support through the RunSignUp website once registration has started.
DEFERRAL POLICY– There will be a $25 fee to defer registration to the next year’s race. Deadline for deferral is January 31, 2020 at midnight. Once deferred, the registrant is ineligible for the following year’s early registration promos, and the items (Shirt, Bib etc) from the deferred year’s race are forfeited. Registrants may only defer one consecutive year. Instructions on how to defer your registration.  Click on Manage Registration in your confirmation email to login to your profile.  Choose Defer Registration and follow instructions.
NO REFUND POLICY - Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your race number to anyone else. 
 
-DISTANCE SWITCHES-
 
UPGRADE from the Half Marathon to the Full Marathon – There will be a fee to upgrade from the Half Marathon to the Full Marathon to make up for the cost difference between the two distances. The deadline to upgrade is March 1, 2020. Instructions on how to defer your registration. Click on Manage Registration in your confirmation email to login to your profile. Choose Transfer Event and follow instructions.
DOWNGRADE for the Full Marathon to the Half Marathon – There are no refunds given to downgrade from the Full Marathon to the Half Marathon. There may be a fee if the cost difference is greater for the Half than you paid for the Full at the time of the original registration.  The deadline to downgrade is March 1, 2020.  Instructions on how to defer your registration. Click on Manage Registration in your confirmation email to login to your profile. Choose Transfer Event and follow instructions. 
THERE WILL BE NO DISTANCE SWITCHED BETWEEN SATURDAY EVENTS & SUNDAY EVENTS!
 
-Race Rules-
 
Age Requirements- On the day of the race participants must meet the minimum age requirements. Half Marathon Participants must be at least 13 years old on the day of the race to participate. Full Marathon participants must be at least 16 years old on race day to participate
No Refund Policy- Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate, you may not give or sell your race number to anyone else, and you may not transfer your entry fee to future races.
Readiness- You must be in good health and physically prepared to take on the challenge of a Marathon or Half Marathon.
Identification- You must show a photo ID to receive your race number and timing chip. You must pick up your own race packet and race number.
Packet Pickup- Packet pick up will be at the expo only, Friday, March 6th, 2020, 3:00pm – 8:00pm & Saturday, March 7th, 2020, 7:00am – 7:00pm.  Packet Pick-Up will be held at  Rock ‘n’ Bowl de Lafayette located at 905 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA 70501. NO RACE DAY PACKET PICKUP ON SUNDAY. Note:  All items must be picked up at Packet Pick-Up.  We can not mail your items to you.
Race Numbers- Race numbers are required to participate.
Effort- The effort must be your own. No coaches, handcycles, bikes, in-line skates, skateboards, baby joggers or dogs will be allowed on the course.
 
Secure Zone
There is a secure, sectioned off area, located immediately after the finish line where runners get their photo taken & receive their medals. No Spectators or Family Members allowed in this area!
 

 

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Races

1 Mile (12 & Under Only) - Saturday, 3/7/20

March 07, 2020 (Saturday) - 08:30
Running
1 miles
Road Solo
 

5K Run - Saturday, 3/7/20

March 07, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:00
Running
3.1 miles
Road Solo
 

Zydeco Marathon

March 08, 2020 (Sunday) - 07:00
Running
26.2 miles
Road Solo
 

Zydeco Half Marathon

March 08, 2020 (Sunday) - 07:00
Running
13.1 miles
Road Solo
 

Zydeco Marathon Relay 4 Person

March 08, 2020 (Sunday) - 07:00
Running
26.2 miles
Road Relay
 

Zydeco Half-Marathon Relay 2 Person

March 08, 2020 (Sunday) - 07:00
Running
13.1 miles
Road Relay