It was Louisiana Marathon weekend in the Capital City as runners took over Baton Rouge to compete in events Saturday and Sunday.

Saturday featured a 5K run and quarter-marathon and the Louisiana Marathon started at 7 a.m. Sunday. Runners also competed in the half marathon Sunday. 

Volunteers assisted on both days to make the annual event a success.

At Sunday's race, runners were cheered along the 26.2-mile course by family, friends and race fans hoping to give a boost to the marathon's participants.

Louisiana Marathon men's winner Ryan Schafbuch finished the race in 2 hours, 33 minutes and 36 seconds and Megan Valentine won the women's race in 3 hours, 10 minutes and 42 seconds.

Winning the half marathon were Kevin Castille, of Lafayette and Andrea Linck, of Baton Rouge. 

5K top finishers

Male

1. Keith Kotar (26), Benbrook, Texas; 16:01

2. Felipe Pelaez (20), Baton Rouge; 17:15

3. Charles Anderson (35), Zachary; 17:38

4. Randy Lafleur (29), Lafayette; 17:54

5. Ari Metzger (32), Baton Rouge; 18:10

6. Braden Mims (41), Thomasville, Ala.; 18:42

7. Matthew Kadowaki (39), Irvine, Calif.; 19:00

8. Rhen Langley (12), Zachary; 19:08

9. Grant Belsome (19), Baton Rouge; 19:23

10. Daric Bass (47), Belle Chasse; 19:30

Female

1. Rebecca Little (20), Baton Rouge; 18:53

2. Amelie Claire Whiteh (18), Baton Rouge; 20:37

3. Kelly Goff (16), St. Francisville; 20:48

4. Deborah Babcock (61), Sulphur; 21:54

5. Megan Valentine (38), Jericho, Vt.; 22:03

6. Hannah Amoroso (39), Baton Rouge; 22:27

7. Dechelle Simon (37), Baton Rouge; 22:39

8. Ava Lemoine (12), Baton Rouge; 22:49

9. Jeanette Campos (27), Baton Rouge; 22:55

10. Robin Cobb (30), Baton Rouge; 23:01

Quarter-marathon top finishers

Male

1. Shaun Evans (38), Middle Grove, N.Y.; 41:05

2. Dylan Schroeder (27), Lake Charles; 44:11

3. Jason Hanks (40), Baton Rouge; 44:36

4. Eric Goodman (52), Baton Rouge; 44:42

5. Carson Hebert (17), Houma; 44:51

6. J.D. Sterba (22), Midland, Mich.; 44:58

7. Kelvin Harrison (37), Baton Rouge; 45:34

8. Tyler Willis (28), Baton Rouge; 46:33

9. Tommie Miers (40), Metairie; 46:58

10. Matthew Royalty (36), Midland, Mich.; 47:04

Female

1. Josie Whipp (14), Baton Rouge; 47:50

2. Gita Kulkarni (40), Houston; 48:18

3. Karmen Davis (36), Baton Rouge; 49:40

4. Rebecca Tucker (37), Baton Rouge; 50:11

5. Katasha Cornwell (39), Crawfordville, Fla.; 50:52

6. Andrea Evans (44), Baton Rouge; 51:48

7. Rhonda Branch (38), Breaux Bridge; 51:52

8. Rebecca Quebedeaux (13), Baton Rouge; 52:04

9. Billie Tadros (28), Lafayette; 53:24

10. Emma Graves (11), Baton Rouge; 54:17