The New Orleans Track Club

New Orleans' premier running organization
promoting health and fitness since 1963

NOTC Grand Prix 2014

Varsity Sports

Please welcome our new GP sponsor, Varsity Sports!

Highlights

  • Fewer races than in years past: six
  • All races are short – 2m, 3m, 5K
    • Kids' races, too!
  • A unique giveaway at each race:
    • Al Briede – Running hat
    • Greek Fest – Sockguy socks
    • Father's Day – Running shorts
    • Anniversary – Gear bag
    • Tipitina's – Tech T-shirt
    • Oktoberfest – Racing singlet
  • Drop your lowest score
  • Prizes for first through fifth
    • Brooks Essential jackets for first
    • Brooks Podium backpacks for second
  • End of season grand prize raffle
    • All winners and volunteers entered
Tour the city!

Grand Prix 2014 Rules

  • Youth Divisions (all races 1 mile or shorter)
    • 9 and under
    • 10-12
    • 13-14
  • Adult Divisions (all races 2 miles or longer)
    • 17 and under
    • 18-29
    • 30-39
    • 40-49
    • 50-59
    • 60 and over
    • Racewalkers
  • Age on 12/31/2014 will be used.
  • All competitive racewalkers must sign in prior to the start of the race at the racewalker check-in table.
    • Racewalkers that are disqualified on course by the judges will not be eligible for division points in that event. Racewalkers may not run at any time. Clothing must not obscure the knees. Pacing devices and headphones are not permitted. Please check with the Racewalker Coordinator should you have any questions.
  • To be eligible for awards, club members must participate in at least half of the series races.
  • NOTC membership must be valid on race day to earn series points.
    • All NOTC members are automatically entered into the Grand Prix.
  • Grand Prix Series points are assigned to the top ten NOTC members in each division as follows: 100, 90, 80, 70, 60, 50, 40, 30, 20, and 10.
  • For tie-breaking purposes, one additional point per completed event will be awarded to all club members.
  • Grand Prix Series participants are eligible to score an additional one-time 50 point bonus for volunteering at NOTC events.
  • Final standings are based on the sum of scores from the six races, plus the volunteer bonus (if any), minus each competitor's lowest score.
  • All NOTC members who participate in all of the 2014 Grand Prix Series races are eligible for a series completion award.
  • Grand Prize raffle tickets will be awarded to series winners as follows: five for first, four for second, three for third, two for fourth, and one for fifth. An additional ticket will be awarded to all volunteers.
    • Winners must be present at the awards party.
Questions? Contact grandprix@runnotc.org