18th Annual - A Run & Walk Through History , 5K and 1K
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Location: Historic Metairie Cemetery,
Metairie Cemetery, New Orleans Metairie Cemetery, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA, 70124
Benefiting the Save Our Cemeteries Organization
ON-LINE Registration is Closed.
* Registration in person is still available at:
On Thursday, March 28th ( 4 pm - 6 pm ) hosted by Louisiana Running Company, 4153 Canal Street, New Orleans
On Sunday, March 31st ( Race day ) at the race site opening at 7:30 am
Beautiful course totally inside historic Metairie Cemetery - The largest run/walk held inside a cemetery in the nation
The RRCA Louisiana State 5K Championship -- Welcoming delegates, family members with the 61st Annual RRCA National Convention to New Orleans
5K --USATF-RRTC certified course: # LA18013DR
Custom Finish pin
Post race festivities include food, beverages , live music by the Benny Maygarden Band
Location: Metairie Cemetery, 5900 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans.
Day of race event site is behind Lake Lawn Metairie Cemetery Funeral Home. ( lakelawnmetairie.com )
Parking: Use the large parking lot on side of the funeral home and the lot in front of the adjacent All Saints Mausoleum.
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
$30.00 by Feb 28 , $35.00 by March 24th, $40.00 on day of race
Youth ( age 17-under ) and Senior ( age 65-over ) $20.00 by March 24th, $25.00 on day of race ( proof of age required )
ON-LINE registration closes Sunday, March 24th at 11:59 pm.
Registration in person will be available at the pre-race day packet pickup event ( see below ) and Registration will be available on the day of race at the race site opening at 7:30 am
Race Day registration payable to: Save Our Cemeteries
Awards: 5K A Run/Walk Through History
1st overall Open, Youth, Masters, Grand Masters and 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 and 3rd Overall
Awards: 1K Run/Walk:
1st overall and 1st, 2nd in age groups: 6- under, 7-9, 10-12
*Custom "A Run & Walk Through History" finisher pin is given out to all finishers.
Pre Race Day: Thursday, March 28th (4:00pm-6:00pm) hosted by Louisiana Running Company, 4153 Canal Street, New Orleans.
On the day of race (Sunday, March 31st) at the race site opening at 7:30am
*REGISTRATION AVAILABLE DURING PACKET PICKUP opening at 7:30am at race site
NORSI/ NOLArunning.com recommends the following:
*Go ear gear free (Headphones, ear gear devices strongly discouraged)
*Pets are not recommended at this event (it's in a cemetery) and has a large field of participants help on a relatively narrow roadway.
Age 17 - under
$20.00Jan 2 - Mar 24
$20.00Jan 2 - Mar 24
$50.00Jan 2 - Mar 24
Age group 18-64 )
$30.00Jan 2 – Feb 28
$35.00Mar 1 – Mar 24
- March 31 7:30 AM CDT - Race day Packet pickup and Registration
- March 31 8:30 AM CDT - Start of 1K Run or Walk
- March 31 9:00 AM CDT - Start of 5K Run or Walk