Location: Lake Charles, LA US 70601 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Event Time Price Details
Half Marathon
7:00AM CST
Police Jury parking lot
Lakeshore Drive
Lake Charles, LA US 70601

Swamp Stomp Half Marathon

Lake Area Runners is pleased to announce that the Title Sponsor for this year's Swamp Stomp is The Running Store! Thank you, Geoff and Fran Landry, for supporting us for another year!

The race course will meander along the beautiful lake front, and through our charming downtown, garden, and historic districts in Lake Charles.

Once again, LAR is happy to announce that we are giving out JACKETS to all Swamp Stomp FINISHERS!!!!!  In addition, The Running Store is providing t-shirts to all pre-registered participants!  You must register by November 13, 2017 to guarantee that your jacket will be waiting for you when you cross the finish line, and that you will have a t-shirt at packet pick-up. So hurry and sign up!   

Like last year, there will be plenty of water stops and port-a-johns along the course, plus food and beverages following the race.

This race is the first of it's kind in downtown Lake Charles. We're looking forward to seeing you and having your support!


Event Details and Schedule

The race will start and finish at the Police Jury parking lot on Lakeshore Drive.  


Packet pickup will be Friday, December 8 at The Running Store located at 3311 Ernest Street, Suite B, Lake Charles.  If you are not able to make it by to get your packet, we will have them at the start of the race.  


The race will begin at 7am on Saturday December 9, 2017.  Please arrive at the start between 6 and 6:30am.


This year LAR is very pleased to announce that there will be JACKETS for all FINISHERS!  Also, The Running Store is providing race shirts to all pre-registered runners!  Please register by November 13, 2017 to ensure that your jacket and race shirt are waiting for you!! 


We'll be giving awards to the top 3 male and top 3 female in each 10 year age group.

AGE GROUPS:   19 and under. 20-29, 29-30, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ .


Race Contact Info

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