Join us for the 2nd Annual " Family Fun Eat & Run " 

Sunday, April 9th in City Park, New Orleans

Hosted by 

At the City Park Festival Grounds near intersection of Henry Thomas Drive & Palm Drive

* Location is across street from where the " New " Louisiana Children's Museum is being constructed !


7:00  am - On site packet pickup  & registration opens 

8:30 am 5K Run & Walk start

9:30 am Kids Division Fun Run & Walk start *

* Note that Kids run/walk may include multiple races pending quantity and ages of participants

Entry fees 5K

$30.00 by March 20th, $35.00 by April 4th & Packet Pickup, $40.00 on the day of race.

Group entry discount ( Save $5.00 each ) groups of 3 or more registered by April 4th   

Kids entry fee for 5K:   $10.00 ( age 11-17 ) , FREE ( age 10-under )  

Entry fees Kids Dash Run/Walk    

$10.00 ( age 11-17 ) , Free for age 10-under

*** Proof of age will be required at packet pickup

NOTE:   Entrants age 17 -under may participate in the 5K and in the Kids Dash with one entry. Only need to register once. 

Virtual Runner Entry Category:   * Sleep in and Support Children's Museums )

Available thru March 30th

Indivudual entry fee: $30.00

Group / Family / Supporter Entry fee: $60.00 ( four entries )   

* Virtual Runner. No race number bib issued, T-shirts mailed to you.

T-Shirts mailed a few days prior to event date. Allow 3-4 days to receive. 


Please wear your  race number bib on front only. Check label on back of race number bib for your name, each number bib is pre-assigned to a specific entrant.

Awards:  5K

1st overall and 1st, 2nd Place in age groups: 10-under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-74, 75-over.  Race Walker Division - 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall. 

Awards:  1/2 Mile Kids Run/Walk - Medallions to all youth age finishers

Toys, gift cards, etc  distributed by random drawing to participants in the kids race.

Post race refreshments:

This event may perhaps have the ultimate in food and beverage of any local run/walk. Just a few of the items from lasts years race included: Pork Chops, Jambalaya, BBQ Shrimp, White Beans & Rice, Red Beans & Rice, Gumbo,  Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Mini Muffalettas, Ham Pistolettes, Roast Beef Pistolettes. For adults we had Beer, Margarita's, Bloody Marys, Hard Lemonade. Snowballs. 

Wrist band for those age 21 and over will be distributed at event info table on the day of race. Must have wristband in order to receive any adult beverage items. No exception

For the Kids we had a DJ for Karoke, Bounce House, Lemonade, Snoballs, lots of toys and prizes and a fantastic puppet show. 

Dont' Miss this spectacular event. 

Sponsored by the Petroleum Industry Promoting Education

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Specific Questions: 

Contact the Race Director ( Chuck George ) or 504-884-7565

Event produced by New Orleans Running Systems Road Race Management ( NORSI )


Registration Fees

5K -Individual

Individual Registration

Jan 26 - Mar 20 $30.00
Mar 21 - Apr 4 Current Price $35.00

5K -Group

Group Registration ( Minimum of 3 entrants Save $5.00 each. Discount applied at checkout)

Jan 26 - Mar 20 $30.00
Mar 21 - Apr 4 Current Price $35.00

5K or Fun Run Age 11-17

Ages 11-17 ( proof of age required at Packet Pickup)

Jan 26 - Apr 4 Current Price $10.00

5K or Fun Run age 10-under

Age 10-under *( Proof of age required at Packet Pickup )

Jan 26 - Apr 4 Current Price FREE

Virtual Entrant

Sleep In / Support Children's Museums ( T-shirt mailed )

Jan 26 - Feb 28 $30.00
Mar 1 - Mar 30 Current Price $30.00

VIrtual Entrant - Group

Sleep In/ Support Children's Museums (T-shirts mailed ) All participants must be registered for the "Virtual Entrant - Group" option. Discount will be applied at checkout.

Jan 26 - Feb 28 $60.00
Mar 1 - Mar 30 Current Price $60.00

Proceeds Benefit area Children's Museums


Family Fun Eat & Run

Family Fun Eat & Run   Sunday, April 9, 2017

1/2 Mile Fun Run & 5K Run & Walk

City Park - Festival Grounds, New Orleans

Benefiting:  The Louisiana Children's Museum - New Orleans, The Bayou Country Children's Museum - Thibodaux, The Children's Museum of St Tammany Parish - Northshore

7:00 am - Day of race registration & packet pickup opens

8:30 am - Start of 5K Run / Walk

9:30 am - Start of 1/2 Mile Kids Fun Run/Walk 

Pre-race day packet pickup ( race number bib, t-shirt ) will be held on Thursday, April 6th from 3:30 pm o 6:00 pm  ( locaton to be announced )

Packet Pickup and in person registration will be available on the day of race at the race site. 

Entry fees: 

5K:   $30.00 Registered by March 20th, $35.00 after March 20th thru April 4th and during packet pickup on April 6th

5K:   Group Discount * Register three ( 3 ) or more entrants and get $5.00 off each ( good thru April 4th )

Fun Run:  $10.00 ( age 11-17 ) ,  Free ( age 10-under ) Note:  Proof of age required at packet pickup

Award divisions 5K:   1st overall and 1st, 2nd Place in age groups 10-under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69,  70-74, 75-over. 5K Race Walkers awards to top 3 male and female overall. 

Awards division Fun Run:  To be announced divisions ( plenty of awards !)

Post race refreshments:  For our inaugural year ( 2016 ) we had this and more !  Perhaps the best food and beverage spread of any run/walk held in the New Orleans area --- just ask those who participated last year !

Pork chops, Jambalaya, BBQ Shrimp, White Beans & Rice, Red Beans & Rice Gumbo, Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, Mini Muffalettas, Ham Pistolettes, Roast Beef Pistolettes, Fruit, Donuts, Sno balls.  For the adults - Beer, Margarita's, Bloody Mary's, Mimosa's, Hard Lemonade. Kentwood Springs Water provides our water needs at race site and the on course water stations.

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Course map:  Link posted on our website:

Event Schedule

  • April 6 03:30 PM CDT - Pre-race day packet pickup & registration

  • April 9 07:00 AM CDT - Race day Registration & Packet Pickup

Contact Information

Event Location

Festival Grounds Trail, City Park, New Orleans, LA, United States

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