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Zydeco Marathon Happening This Weekend!

Zydeco Marathon Happening This Weekend!

Posted: Mar 11, 2021 8:10 AM
Updated: Mar 11, 2021 9:07 AM

Patrick Hardy of the Zydeco Marathon , stopped by News15 Today to talk about their 8th Annual Zydeco Marathon whickh is happening this weekend! For more information visit

Zydeco Marathon Street Closures This Weekend

Downtown Lafayette Unlimited would like to advise you of street closures due to the upcoming Zydeco Marathon, which will feature a Fun Run, a 5k, a half marathon of 13.1 miles, and a full marathon of 26.2 miles.

The Fun Run and 5K will take place on Saturday, March 13th; the half and full marathons are scheduled to take place Sunday, March 14, at 7 a.m.

All races will start and finish at Jefferson Street in Downtown Lafayette. The race will then proceed through the Saint Streets, Cajundome, back through Downtown Lafayette, Freetown neighborhoods, ULL’s campus, Oil Center, and Bendel Gardens neighborhood. Race festivities will also be hosted in Parc International throughout the weekend. Lafayette Police Department will be stationed along the course to reroute motorists.

On Saturday, March 13th, the following blocks of the Downtown District will be closed for the Zydeco Marathon Fun Run from 7:15 am - 9:15 am:

- Jefferson 300-1000 BLK
- Lee 1000-1200 BLK

See the Fun Run and 5K maps.

On Sunday, March 14th, the following blocks of the Downtown District will be closed for the Zydeco Half and Full Marathons from 6:00 am - 1:30 pm:

- S Buchanan 200-300 BLK
- E Congress 100-200 BLK
- W Congress 300-1200 BLK
- Cypress 100-200 BLK
- Garfield 200-100 BLK
- Jefferson 200-1200 BLK
- Parkside 700 BLK
- Polk 100-300 BLK
- Second 200 BLK
- Third 300 BLK
- Vermilion 100-400 BLK
- Versailles 100 BLK

See the Half- and Full-Marathon official race map for additional road closure information.

You can reach out to for any additional Zydeco Marathon information.

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