Zydeco Marathon

March 10-13, 2023
Lafayette

Zydeco Marathon offers runners a number of options should they choose to participate. Featuring a full marathon, half marathon and the newly added relay option, the event combines the spirit of competition with the unique "Joie de Vivre" of Cajun Culture. The "Finish Line Festival" is an end-of-race celebration that combines Cajun food, family-friendly fun...and Zydeco music! Click "Register Now" or continue down the page for more information, including maps for the half and full marathons. 

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Getting to Lafayette

The city of Lafayette, LA is located in the center of Lafayette Parish at the intersection of I-10 and I-49 between New Orleans and Houston and only 35 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico. The eight parishes that comprise the area are Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, and Vermilion. Acadiana is made up of 22 South Louisiana parishes that extend from south of Alexandria in the center of the state, to Lake Charles on the west, south of New Orleans on the east, and to the Gulf of Mexico in the south.

Plan Your Escape

Lafayette, LA is at the heart of Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Country, an area known as the ‘Happiest City in America’ and it’s no mystery. Whether your passion is for our rich cultural history, the bustling culinary scene or distinctive blend of Cajun and Zydeco music, you can be sure you will leave beaming from ear to ear. Plan your escape to the Happiest City in America.

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