A Run & Walk Through History ( 5K & 1/2 Mile )
17th Annual - A Run & Walk Through History .... presented by: Vinson Guard Service, Inc.
SUNDAY, April 22, 2018 at historic Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans
5K and 1K Run & Walk
Metairie Cemetery, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, La. 70124
Benefiting the Save Our Cemeteries Organization
Beautiful course totally inside historic Metairie Cemetery.
The 5K is a USATF-RRTC certified course: # LA18013DR
The largest run/walk held inside a cemetery in the nation
Post race festivities include food, beverages , live music by the Benny Maygarden Band
7:30 am - Day of race registration and packet pickup opens
8:30 am - Start of 1K Run/Walk ( 1K = 0.62 miles )
9:00 am - Start of 5K Run/Walk
$25.00 by April 4th, $30.00 by April 17th, $35.00 on day of race
Youth ( age 17-under ) and Senior ( age 65-over ) $20.00 by April 17th , $25.00 on the day of race.
Payable to: Save Our Cemeteries
Awards: 5K A Run/Walk Through History
1st overall Open, Youth, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior divisions
1st and 2nd place male and female in age groups: 19-under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-over.
Race Walkers: 1st, 2nd, 3rd overall
Awards: 1/2 Mile Run/Walk - to be determined
Pre- Race day: Friday, April 20th ( 4 pm - 6 pm ) hosted by Louisiana Running & Walking Co., 4153 Canal Street, NOLA
On the day of race at the race site opening at 7:30 am
* REGISTRATION AVAILABLE DURING PACKET PICKUP
Age group 18-64 )
Age 17 - under
April 20 4:00 PM CDT - Pre-Race day packet pickup
April 22 7:30 AM CDT - Race day Packet pickup and Registration
April 22 8:30 AM CDT - Start of Half-Mile Run or Walk
April 22 9:00 AM CDT - Start of 5K Run or Walk