Join is at the Ruby Slipper Cafe in Mid City for the inaugural

Ruby Slipper Cafe - 5K and 1/2 Mile Fun Run/Walk

315 South Broad Street , New Orleans, La. 70119

Benefiting:  Communities in Schools of Greater New Orleans 

Event Details: 

8:00 am - 1/2 Mile Fun Run/Walk
8:20 am - 5K Mid City Run/Walk
Race day packet pickup and registration opens on site at 7:00 am 

Location is in the parking lot accessed from Banks Street ,  setup in back green space lot behind the Cafe.
Parking:   In the Ruby Slipper parking lot ( entry via Banks Street ) or in nearby off street parking spaces.
Course:  5K and 1/2 Mile is posted on our website:  www.NOLArunning.com

Out and back on Banks Street, Jefferson Davis Parkway jogging pathway and the Lafitte Greenway jogging pathway. 

T-Shirts:  Register prior to race day to get your inaugural  Ruby Slipper Run/Walk t-shirt  ( sizes available include Youth Medium , Youth Large, Adult Small thru XX-Large )  

Custom commemorative Ruby Slipper 5K medallions to the first 500 finishers and medallions to all youth age division in the half-mile. 

Overall and Age group awards:   

  • Ruby Slipper 5K: 1st overall and 1st , 2nd place in Age group divisions:  10-under thru 80-over 
  • 5K Race Walkers - Top 3 overall male and female
  • Ruby Slipper Half-Mile:   Completion medallions to all youth ( age 15-under ) finishers 

Entry fees:   
$30.00 by February 10th,  $35.00 by Feb 23rd,  $40.00 on the day of race    ( Division age 18-64 )

$20.00 by Feb 23rd, $25.00 on day of race ( Youth 17-under and Senior 65-over division ) 
* Proof of age required for youth , seniors at packet pickup

Family registration: 2 adults and 2 youth age 17-under. $60.00 by Feb 23rd , $70.00 on day of race 


ON-LINE registration is open thru Friday evening, February 23rd ( closes at 10:00 pm )   

PACKET PICKUP  ( race number bib and t-shirt ) 

Packet pickup * Pre-race day hosted by Anytime Fitness - Lakeview , 125 Robert E. Lee Blvd. 

When: Thursday, Feb 22nd ,  4:00 pm - 6:00 pm 

* NOTE:  You must be registered prior to Wednesday - 9:00 am in order to have your packet available for pre-race day packet pickup. Registrants after this date and time , will pickup on the day of race at the race site .   

Registration in person will be available at packet pickup event hosted by Anytime Fitness-Lakeview 

Packet pickup and registration in person will be available on the day of the race opening at 7:00 am    


Food and Beverage: 
Food courtesy of the Ruby Slipper Cafe
Beer courtesy of Second Line Brewing
Natalie's Orchard Island Juice Company, Kentwood Springs Water,  Elmer's Chee Wees, Fruit. 
  
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Registration Fees

Ruby Slipper 5K

5K Run or Walk ( open division )

    1. $30.00
      Jan 16 - Feb 10
    2. $35.00
      Feb 11 - Feb 23
      Register

Ruby Slipper 5K ( Youth Division entry )

Youth division ( age 17-under )

Ruby Slipper 5K ( Senior Division entry )

Senior Division ( Age 65-over )

FAMILY Registration

2 adults and 2 youth ( age 17 & under ) Family discount will be applied at check out for participants 2-4 to total $60 + fees

Event Schedule

  • February 25 7:00 AM CST - Registration

  • February 25 7:00 AM CST - Packet Pickup ( Race Bib & T-shirt )

  • February 25 8:00 AM CST - Fun Run/Walk START

  • February 25 8:20 AM CST - Ruby Slipper 5K Run/Walk START

Contact Information

Event Location

315 South Broad Street, New Orleans, LA, United States

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