Festivities get underway for 2014 Louisiana Marathon

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Baton Rouge will be invaded by thousands of runners from all 50 states and eight countries for the 2014 Louisiana Marathon.

Festivities kick off Friday at 1 p.m. with the Marathon Expo at the River Center.

Vendors, food and music will get everyone ready for the weekend's races.

A 5K and kids marathon will be held Saturday.

The half marathon and marathon start at 7 a.m. Sunday.

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