Getting ready for race day

Louisiana Marathon weekend — Jan. 16-18 — is almost here. Check in every day with The Advocate to get set. ... And go online for video links to help with the training.

DAY 21

Saturday, Jan. 17 is a great race day for the whole family in that it offers the 5K distance, which is good for beginners, the quarter marathon distance for more experienced runners and the 1-mile fun run for the kids. Following the races, there is a full festival with food and music and a specific play areas designed for kids.

Link to video: http://bit.ly/1vUnZOD