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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

Highlights:
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

Details: 
7:30am - 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:
$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 )  

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.

Packet Pickup:

Pre Race Day: Thursday, March 28th (4:00pm-6:00pm) hosted by Louisiana Running Company, 4153 Canal Street, New Orleans
OR 
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. 
 

Registration fees

5K or 1K Youth Division

Age 17 - under

  1. $20.00
    Jan 2 - Mar 24
    Register

5K or 1K Senior Division

Age 65-over

  1. $20.00
    Jan 2 - Mar 24
    Register

Benefactor Entry

  1. $50.00
    Jan 2 - Mar 24
    Register

5K or 1K Open Division

Price changes in 12 days 3 hours
  • Age group 18-64 )

    1. $30.00
      Now registering Jan 2 – Feb 27
      Register
    2. $35.00
      Feb 28 – Mar 24

COURSE MAPS 5K and 1K

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Event Schedule

  • 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

Contact Information

Event Location

Lakelawn Metairie Cemetery Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, LA, United States

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