Baton Rouge's first marathon

Friday, January 13, 2012 - 8:36pm

BATON ROUGE,LA (FOX44) -Baton Rouge's first marathon is just a couple of days away. Several thousand runners are expected. As part of the events leading up to it, a limited edition art print by artist Tuna Seither was unveiled on Friday. The marathon will start in downtown Baton Rouge at seven Sunday morning. The event is part of an initiative to get Baton Rouge in shape. "It ties in our B.R. Healthy Cities and Med B.R. We're trying to make sure that people are healthy. This is one of the ways," says Mayor-President Kip Holden.

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