On-Line registration is closed... * Registration is STILL AVAILABLE at the following locations:  Pre-race day packet pickup hosted by Louisiana Running & Walking Company, 4153 Canal Street , New Orleans  ( Friday ,  4 pm - 6 pm )  and  Day of race ( Sunday, April 22nd ) at the race site opening at 7:30 am 

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 

 Highlights:

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

Entry fees: 

$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 

Packet Pickup:

Pre- Race  day:  Friday, April 20th  ( 4 pm - 6 pm ) hosted by Louisiana Running  & Walking Co., 4153 Canal Street, NOLA

and

On the day of race at the race site  opening at 7:30 am 

* REGISTRATION AVAILABLE DURING PACKET PICKUP  

Registration Fees

5K or 1/2 Mile Open Division Closed

Age group 18-64 )

    1. $25.00
      Jan 30 - Apr 4
    2. $30.00
      Apr 5 - Apr 17

5K or 1/2 Mile Youth Division Closed

Age 17 - under

5K or 1/2 Mile Senior Division Closed

Age 65-over

Benefactor Entry Closed

Event Schedule

  • 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

Contact Information

Event Location

Metairie Cemetery, Pontchartrain Boulevard, New Orleans, LA, United States

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