5th Anniversary Race

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Once Again, the Day before Mother’s Day

Registration Fees

SCHEDULE & PACKET PICKUP


Thursday, May 11th from 3-7:00 PM  // Packet Pick Up

  • Louisiana Running – Walking Company
    Veterans Memorial Blvd. • Near Causeway – Across from Trade Joe’s
    Metairie, LA

Friday, May 12th from 3 – 7:00 PM // Packet Pick Up & Registration

  • Academy Sports + Outdoors
    800 South Clearview Pkwy
    Harrahan, LA 70123
    (504) 729-4300

Saturday, May 13th from 6:00 AM // Packet Pick Up & Day-Of Registration 

  • Need to Pick Up Your Packet or Register on Race-day? Park on the Westbank 
    Holy Guardian Angel Church’s Gumbo Festival Park
    1701 Bridge City Ave.
    Bridge City, La.  70094

Saturday, May 13th at 8:00 AM // Race Starts on the Westbank

  • Start/Finish at the Holy Guardian Angel Church’s Gumbo Festival Park
    1701 Bridge City Ave.
    Bridge City, La.  70094

Saturday, May 13th at 8:30 AM // Post-Race Party on the Westbank 

  • Imaginary Frenz takes the Stage & Beer & Food Tent Opens at 8:30 AM
    Holy Guardian Angel Church’s
    Gumbo Festival Park
    1701 Bridge City Ave.
    Bridge City, LA  70094

Packet Pickup Details

Participants must present a government issued ID to pick up race packet.

Proxy Packet Pick-up (picking up a packet for someone else) is the process is as follows: a printed or electronic copy of that participant’s photo ID is required. Must be 18 or older for proxy pickup of another runner’s packet and bib.

There are no exceptions to this rule.

RACE SERIES - THE ANNUAL LOUISIANA BRIDGE RUN SERIES

The Great Huey P Long Bridge run is proud to be a part of the Louisiana Bridge Run Series. To participate in the series, runners must complete all 3 bridge runs:

United Way of St. Charles - 21st Annual Bridge Run 5K presented by: Norco Manufacturing Complex
Co-Presented by: Valero St. Charles Refinery - Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8:30 am

The Great Huey P. Long Bridge Run (5K) – Saturday, May 13 at 8:00 am

The Crescent City Connection Bridge Run (4 mi) – Saturday June 3 2017 7:00 pm

Series finishers receive a commemorative medallion presented at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent Connection. Top finishers by age group receive a commemorative award. The overall male & female winners will be crowned “King of the River” and “Queen of the River” in honor of their achievements. Cumulative finishing times from all 3 bridge runs are used for awards.

Register separately for each race. Production teams will coordinate entries, times and awards.

SUPPORT

The bridge will be blocked to traffic during the race to ensure the safety of all runners/walkers. A water station and port-o-potty will be positioned within the course for convenience. Spectators will not be allowed on the bridge during the race, but will have safe areas to cheer runners as they descend the structure and head for home.

FINISH

 


COURSE

Its up to the bridge, around for a view, then back down to Bridge City. The Start and Finish will be at the Gumbo Festival Park -- where we held the post-race party last year.

#GeauxUpAndAroundIt

 2017 HUEY P LONG BRIDGE RUN


SUPPORT

The bridge will be blocked to traffic during the race to ensure the safety of all runners/walkers. A water station and port-o-potty will be positioned within the course for convenience. Spectators will not be allowed on the bridge during the race, but will have safe areas to cheer runners as they descend the structure and head for home.


FINISH

Runners/walkers will hit the afterburners for the home stretch into the Finish Line chute. A professional finish line structure, music, spectators and volunteers cheering you in.

No Shuttle Buses This Year -- Start and Finish at the Gumbo Festival Park in Bridge City on the Westbank.

Race Day Packet Pick Up will take place from 6:00 a.m. at Gumbo Festival Park next to the Finish Line at:

Gumbo Festival Park
1701 Bridge City Avenue
Bridge City, La. 70094

SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

The ingredients for a perfect race begin with a runners, volunteers and key partners, a.k.a. sponsors. The running community in southeast Louisiana is strong and growing. There are many exceptional races in our area and on behalf of all of us in the running space, we thank and encourage local and national business for supporting us.

Event Schedule

  • May 11 03:00 PM CDT - Packet Pickup - 3 to 7:00 pm at Louisiana Running + Walking Company, Veterans Hwy & Causeway 302

  • May 12 03:00 PM CDT - Packet Pickup - 3 to 7:00 pm at Academy Sports + Outdoors 800 South Clearview Pkwy Harrahan, LA

  • May 13 06:00 AM CDT - Race Day Packet Pickup - Holy Guardian Angel Church’s Gumbo Festival Park 1701 Bridge City Ave. Brid

  • May 13 08:00 AM CDT - Race Starts

Contact Information

Event Location

Huey P Long Bridge, Bridge City, LA, United States

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