Baton Rouge, LA | March 24, 2019 Race Day Program
Thank you for choosing to run for the 1 in 4! Your participation in our event has made a real difference in our community, immediately impacting local families who have experienced the loss of a baby. Since we opened registration on August 16, 2018, the Anna's Grace Financial Assistance Program has helped 87 local families with burial, cremation, or grave marker expenses. This was only possible because of YOU! Thank you for helping us to fulfill our mission. We hope you have a great run!
Anna's Grace Foundation 11770 S. Harrell's Ferry Road, Suite C Baton Rouge, LA 70816 (225) 931-1960 www.annasgrace.org Anna's Grace Foundation, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization offering support to families in the Greater Baton Rouge Area who experience miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss.
Packet Pickup Please have photo ID with you when you stop by to pick up your race bib and swag bag.
If you are picking up packets for MULTIPLE RUNNERS, please bring a copy of each person's photo ID.
If you are picking up bibs for more than 10 people, please email us at email@example.com at least AN HOUR ahead of time so that we can have all of your bibs waiting for you.
If you are picking up a bib for a minor child, we ask that you bring a copy of his/her registration confirmation which you received from our online registration provider, itsyourrace.com.
If you have a memorial sign from a previous event and would like it displayed along our course, please bring it to Packet Pickup on March 22nd or 23rd.
Friday, March 22ndÂ
Saturday, March 23rd
Ochsner Medical Center High Grove 10310 The Grove Boulevard (near I-10 Service Road)
Anna's Grace Foundation Cypress Alley Office Park 11770 S. Harrell's Ferry Road Suite C
10am - 6pm
2pm - 4pm
Race Day Schedule ALL RACE DAY ACTIVITIES WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE L'AUBERGE RIVER ROAD LOT LOCATED NEAR 14777 RIVER ROAD Race Day Packet Pick Up & Registration 6:30 am Warm Up with Adrian from A Quarter after Seven 7:15 am National Anthem Performed by Hugo Andricain 7:25 am 1 Mile Fun Run Start (7:30 am) Quarter Marathon & 5K Start A Quarter After Eight (8:15 am) Awards Ceremony A Quarter After Ten (10:15 am) Remembrance Celebration to begin immediately following awards
Parking & Directions FROM LAFAYETTE: TAKE I-10 EAST TO BATON ROUGE EXIT 155A (LA-30/NICHOLSON DRIVE) FROM I-10 CONTINUE ON NICHOLSON DRIVE TURN RIGHT ONTO L'AUBERGE CROSSING DRIVE/GARDERE LANE AT TRAFFIC CIRCLE #1, TURN RIGHT ONTO RIVER ROAD CONTINUE ON RIVER ROAD THROUGH TRAFFIC CIRCLE #2 THE RIVER ROAD LOT WILL BE THE FIRST RIGHT IN TRAFFIC CIRCLE #3
FROMÂ NEW ORLEANS: TAKE I-10 WEST TO BATON ROUGE TAKE EXIT 177 ONTO LA-30 TURN LEFT ONTO L'AUBERGE CROSSING DRIVE/GARDERE LANE AT TRAFFIC CIRCLE #1, TURN RIGHT ONTO RIVER ROAD CONTINUE ON RIVER ROAD THROUGH TRAFFIC CIRCLE #2 THE RIVER ROAD LOT WILL BE THE FIRST RIGHT IN TRAFFIC CIRCLE #3
will be available to a limited number of participants in the River Road Lot. Additional free parking is available in L'auberge's main lots. Those parking in the main lots may drop off family and friends in the River Road Lot before proceeding to main lots.
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Awards Awards will be presented at 10:15 at the Main Stage. Quarter Marathon Overall Male and Overall Female Top 3 Male and Female Finishers in age groups 9 & Under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+ 5K Top 3 Male and Female Finishers in age groups 9 & Under; 10-14; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70+ 1 Mile Fun Run Top 3 Finishers in age groups 5 & Under; 6-9; 10-12; 13-14 Team Awards Top Fundraising Team Most Race Participants on Team Most Creative Team Costume
Runners' Alley ALL RACE PARTICIPANTS ARE INVITED TO ENJOY: PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICES FOOD BEVERAGES RESTROOM FACILITIES
OUR THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING SPONSORS:
Duke's Seafood & Steakhouse
Entertainment LIVE MUSIC 8:15 - 10:15 We're sure to pass a good time when Choupique Cajun Band takes the stage! Enjoy Cajun, Zydeco, Creole, and other lively Louisiana music from this group of talented local musicians.
CHILDREN'S VILLAGE Inflatable Fun by RED STICK ENTERTAINMENT Decorate Your Own Cupcake Rock Painting by 10/31 CONSORTIUM & WOERNER TURF & LANDSCAPE Balloon Animals, Facepainting, Colored Hairspray Station Toddler Corner featuring train activities & building bricks Board Breaking, Soft Sword Demos, and more by AMERICAN FAMILY MARTIAL ARTS LOUISIANA AND MORE!
Courses All of our courses will begin in the L'auberge River Road Lot. The nice, flat route will wind down peaceful River Road to each designated turn-around and back to the lot. Three water stations will be available along the course. For your comfort and convenience, two portable toilets will be located along the course provided by
A big THANK YOU to our 2019 Water Station Sponsors:
Remembrance The mission of Anna's Grace Foundation is to support families who have experienced the loss of a precious baby. On March 24th, our community is coming together in a very special way to pay tribute to the little ones who were gone much too soon. Here are some opportunities that will be available to celebrate your angel baby on Race Day: Write a message to your baby and place it on our MEMORY WALL. Notecards will be available at the Remembrance Table near the Main Tent.
MEMORIAL SIGNS will be placed along our of our race courses. If you were not able to purchase a custom sign, a limited number of blank signs will be available at Packet Pickup on Friday, March 22nd and Saturday, March 23rd. These precious signs will be presented to you after the race and will be yours to keep.
Participate in our BALLOON RELEASE during the Remembrance Celebration on Sunday, March 24th. This moving tribute to our babies will begin around 10:30am (after the awards presentation).
We at Anna's Grace Foundation extend our deepest sympathies to those affected by miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss. If there is ever anything we can do for you, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. You are not alone. We are here to help.
Our Race Partners This event would not be possible without the generosity and support of our wonderful Race Partners. We are thankful for their kindness and for their support of the 1 in 4.
From young women to mothers and grandmothers, we care for women of all ages. Whether you are in need of an obstetrics consultation or looking to schedule a wellness exam, you can rely on our team of OB-GYNs to make sure that you are comfortable and receive the care you need during your visit at Ochsner. Our Family Birthing Center is staffed by seven board-certified OB/GYN physicians plus a collaborative midwifery practice with ten certified nurse midwives and one advanced practice nurse. We are baby-friendly designated, which means we encourage and ensure safe feeding practices for mother and baby. Schedule your next OB/GYN appointment by calling (225) 761-5000 or online at ochsner.org/appointments.
Founded in 1989, ISC is an industrial electrical, instrumentation and controls company offering engineering, construction and maintenance services. The company employs over 2,500 people primarily in the southern region of the United States. ISC and their associates have contributed to 125 charitable organizations over the past year, and have also taken an active leadership role in developing the industry's workforce to meet future manpower demand.
Magnolia Pediatrics is a hometown practice dedicated to taking care of the families in our community. As local moms ourselves, we love what we do and where we do it. Which is why, since 2005, weâ€™ve worked hard to create a place where parents feel supported and kids feel right at home. Drop by some time or give us a call at (225) 744-4484. Weâ€™d love to meet you! For more, visit www.magnoliapediatrics.com.
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The Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic, LLC is a comprehensive Orthopaedic clinic that treats a wide variety of injuries and illnesses. Our highly skilled and trained physicians utilize advanced technology and state of the art medical equipment and techniques to enhance the healing process. We offer an organized and coordinated continuum of care to provide better and timelier outcomes for the patient utilizing physicians, therapists and ancillary services.
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Kids to Kids BR (K2KBR) is a non-profit organization founded by local families with young children who were impacted by the Great Flood of August 2016. Our mission is to demonstrate by example to our children and to all children in our community the importance of giving back to others and paying forward our many blessings. To accomplish this, we identify children in need and coordinate volunteer efforts, organize donation drives and sponsor events that will have a positive impact on their lives. Children are the heart of our organization and play an active role in all of our events from the planning to the execution. It is our belief that no child is ever too small to make a difference, especially in the life of another child.
Snelson Signs and Decals is a local family owned business that provides signs, banners, and decals. Free quotes, friendly customer service, and quality work. No order is too small.
Our Thanks to These Additional Sponsors
Cajun Industries Red Stick Entertainment Choupique Cajun Band Stroubes EBR Sheriff's Office Colleen Butler Celebrity Theatres Blue Bayou/Dixie Landin'
Louisiana Fire Extinguisher Briar Richard Photography Woerner Turf and Landscape American Family Martial Arts Louisiana Area 51 UpTown Climbing Doug Olinde Rentals Printing Tech
Our running and fundraising teams are making a HUGE impact on our ability to bring comfort to the 1 in 4 of our community. We thank them for their passion and for their support of our mission.
Top 10 Running Teams (as of 3/10/19)
Addison's Angels Logan Lives Anna Grace Jordan Axel Wyatt's Warriors Love for J-Dub Ochsner Baton Rouge Team Lydia Team Tassin Aubree's Army Maddry Grace's Ladybugs / Team Dominic
Other Running Teams Making a Difference: #celebrateJULIAN 4 Lee Ainsley's Angels Alex's Angels Alley's Allies Annabelle's Angels Battle611 Berean Coop North Cohen's Crusaders Dylan's Warriors Froeba's Hope Guardians of the FC Galaxy Kids to Kids BR Little JW Little Lockharts Magnolia Pediatrics Noah's Heart Nola and Noel Never Forget
Palmers Pacers Remembering Reese SOBB Sutton's Buttons Sweet Baby James Sweet Brynlie Jayne Team Anges Juridiques Team Anna Team Baudean Team Cora Team Frank Team Ollie The Griffin Group Walking for Watson West Baton Rouge Bootcamp Weston's Warriors Woman's Hospital
Top Fundraising Teams (as of 3/10/19)
GOLD LEVEL TEAMS
SILVER LEVEL TEAMS Team Anges Juridiques Anna Grace Jordan BRONZE LEVEL TEAMS The Griffin Group Sweet Baby James Logan Lives
Other Fundraising Teams Making a Difference: Annabelle's Angels Alley's Allies Team Anna Kids to Kids BR
Woman's Hospital Little Lockharts Team Tassin Sutton's Buttons
A Special Thanks To... Mr. Hugo Andricain for lending his beautiful voice to our event. All of the wonderful volunteers whose helping hands made today possible. The Q Crew Allain Thomas, Chair Kelly Carmena Ashley Deaton Tanya Hurst Caroline Isemann Craig Polk Betty Tanory Walter Whitfield The Anna's Grace Board of Directors Todd Alley, Chair Scott Haynes Lauryn Modenbach Theresa Gibson Dr. Chris Funes Christine Hosea Shanna Bryant Danielle Hollier Monica Alley, Executive Director
All proceeds from the 2019 Anna's Grace Quarter Marathon will benefit Anna's Grace Foundation, a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization offering emotional and financial support to families in the Greater Baton Rouge Area who experience miscarriage, stillbirth, or infant loss. One out of every four pregnancies will end in a loss. It's a staggering statistic which means that each and every day one of our neighbors, friends, coworkers, or family members will experience the heartbreaking loss of a child. The Anna's Grace Quarter Marathon is the foundation's biggest fundraiser providing important funds for projects like the Anna's Grace Financial Assistance Program which, to date, has helped over 330 local families with burial, cremation, or grave marker expenses. None of this would be possible without the generosity and support of our community. Thank you for joining us in 2019. We hope to see you again as we run for the 1 in 4 in 2020!