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Baton Rouge Turkey Trot

Thu November 23, 2023 Baton Rouge, LA 70801 US Directions

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Here, in this little corner of the American South, European traditions blend with Caribbean influences to create a history is as colorful as the local architecture, and food that is legendary. Haitian and African Creoles developed an exotic, spicy cuisine and were instrumental in creating Jazz and Zydeco.

Pick Your Passion – there’s lots to do around the state before and after your run. Click Here for LOUISIANA Travel and more information on planning your next trip.




Running The Baton Rouge Turkey Trot can be an indulgent dip into the eclectic culture, lush landscape, welcoming community, and rich palate of this incomparable state.

Thanksgiving day is the single largest running day in the country each year.  In Louisiana, we run to eat and drink, and we want to show you how it’s done!



Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center
201 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center offers prime location, affordable rates, extended checkouts, 4 star service, & all of this while being in the center of all the action!  Enjoy the historic surroundings of the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center hotel. Located downtown less than five minutes to the Louisiana State Capitol and 3 miles from Louisiana State University. Take the complimentary shuttle to and from the airport and within a five-mile radius of our Baton Rouge, LA hotel. Breathe easy in our smoke-free environment.

While booking rooms, please call Reservations directly at 1-800-955-6962.   


Hampton Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Downtown
462 Lafayette Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
(225) 382-2100

The Hampton Inn & Suites Baton Rouge Downtown hotel is conveniently located in the heart of the bustling downtown business district. This modern hotel in downtown Baton Rouge is within walking distance to local attractions, businesses, the state capitol, and just a short drive to Louisiana State University or Southern University. Take advantage of the excellent location and enjoy a short walk into North Boulevard Town Square to enjoy live concerts and weekend festivals. Visit local attractions like the Shaw Center for the Arts and the Louisiana State Museum, or take the family for a fun day out to one of the beautiful city parks. We are also a short walk from a variety of exciting restaurants and bars, as well as the Belle of Baton Rouge Casino.


Watermark – Baton Rouge Downtown
150 3rd St.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70801

A Truly Iconic and Unforgettable Downtown Baton Rouge Hotel with a stately presence and a storied past. Together offering one of the richest and most eclectic experiences available for any guest.


Hotel Indigo
200 Convention Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
(225) 343-1515 or toll free (877) 270-1392

Hotel Indigo Baton Rouge-Downtown Riverfront offers each guest a blend of modern contemporary living with the best in traditional hospitality.  Our hotel consists of 93 smoke free guest rooms, each with flat screen, high definition televisions, coffee makers, and spa inspired showers. [Pet Friendly]




Fly into Baton Rouge and take a cab to your downtown hotel. We encourage you to explore our beautiful state and to Pick Your Passion, because we truly appreciate the Louisiana culture. You’ll appreciate that from Monday to Sunday of race week you can walk everywhere.




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