The Heartbeat Half Marathon



Record Setter


Hailing from Hathaway, Louisiana Jarrett LeBlanc has a habit of breaking records. While in college at McNeese State University, he went from a "Walk on" status to the first McNeese cowboy to win the 5k/10k double since 1991. One month prior to the double conference champion year, he also broke a 20+ year record at 10,000m. He didn't finish there. After college, in May 2015, he became the first person to break a 4:00 mile, running 3:59.95, on Louisiana soil. 


Jarrett is a two-time Olympic Marathon trials qualifier, multiple course record holder, and several top 15 USA championship finisher. Today, he works full-time at Ochsner Lafayette General as a cardiac sonographer, remains competitive at the USA championship level and owns and operate his own Personal Running Coaching company, Levee Breakers. 


Jarrett has his sights set on beating a new record, a WORLD RECORD!


On July 23, 2023, Jarrett will attempt the fastest Half Marathon (13.1 milesor 21 kilometers) on a treadmill! Being the "Good Heart" that he is, he wants to encourage and inspire others to beat their own records and be the best, healthiest versions of themselves. Jarrett is challenging those who can run 13.1 miles to do so AND to requests sponsorships of $13.10 to Camp Bon Coeur! 


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The Heartbeat Half Marathon

July 23, 2023

11:00am – 6:00pm
301 Doucet Rd, Lafayette, LA 70503

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