The New Orleans Track Club

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

2014 Summer Volunteer Party 2014 Spillway Classic Trail Run 2014-2015 Board of Directors 2014 Father's Day Race 2014 Summer Series #1


Welcome to the New Orleans Track Club. By that, we mean everyone is welcome, even if you are not a runner. You have found yourself on this website because you are interested in health and fitness and you are wondering what we are all about. That's what we do...promote health and fitness through running and walking and we're glad you are interested in joining our club.



We could not produce our events without the assistance of our many volunteers. If you or an organization you are associated with are interested in helping out please contact us.

If you've always been a participant you might be surprised at how fun and rewarding it can be to see the race from the other side.

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community support

The New Orleans Track Club has provided $68,210 in scholarships, donations and community support for the year ended December 31, 2013.

upcoming events

All Comers Track Meet

100 Meters to 2 Miles
Friday, August 1, 2014, 7:00 PM
St Martin's Episcopal School, Metairie, LA

NOTC Anniversary Race (GP)

3 Miles, Half Mile
Saturday, August 16, 2014, 8:00 AM
New Orleans, LA

Cross Country Running Event

2 Miles
Wednesday, August 27, 2014, 6:30 PM
City Park, New Orleans, LA

NOLA Blue Doo Run

2 Miles
Saturday, September 20, 2014, 6:00 PM
Tulane University Uptown Campus, New Orleans, LA

Tipitina's Foundation Rhythm & Blues 5K (GP)

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 5:00 PM
Tipitina's Uptown, New Orleans, LA

Oktoberfest Race (GP)

Saturday, October 18, 2014
Kenner, LA

NOAC Turkey Day Race

5 Miles, Half Mile
Thursday, November 27, 2014
New Orleans, LA

YMCA Corporate Cup

5K, Half Mile
Saturday, December 6, 2014
New Orleans, LA

Ole Man River

Half Marathon, 5K
Saturday, December 20, 2014, 8:00 AM
City Park, New Orleans, LA

Larry Fuselier Race

25K, 5K
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Lakefront, Metairie, LA

Jackson Day Race

9K (5.6 Miles)
Sunday, January 4, 2015
New Orleans, LA

Rock 'n' Roll New Orleans Marathon

Marathon, Half Marathon
Sunday, January 25, 2015
New Orleans, LA

Al Briede Gold Cup Race

10K, 3 Miles, 1 Mile
Saturday, February 28, 2015
Lakefront, Metairie, LA

Great St Charles Ave Road Race

10K, 5K, 1 Mile
Saturday, March 21, 2015
New Orleans, LA


In Memory of Bill Cox

It's always so sad to hear of one of our running friends/family has passed away. We remember Bill well – we go back many years in our running days at many NOTC races. He was quite the runner, as well as, soldier, gentleman, friend! God bless you, Bill – Rest in Peace.


Spillway Classic Run Results

Complete results from the Spillway Classic Run now online.

Father's Day Race Team Results

Team results added to Father's Day race results.

Grand Prix Standings Updated

Grand Prix standings have been updated with results from the Father's Day 2 Mile and Half Mile races.

2014-2015 Board of Directors

The 2014-2015 NOTC Board of Directors was elected at the General Membership meeting held Wednesday, June 25, 2014. The new elected board consists of:

  • President: Don Quintana
  • Vice President: John Wilson
  • Treasurer: Tim Priest
  • Secretary: Lauren Jewett
  • Members At-Large: Allison Briede, Charlene Brinkman, Aaron Croy, Pat Driscoll, Matthew Greco, Nicole Muriithi, and Ross Shales

In Memory – Elisabeth Van Battam

Elisabeth Anna Harmsen van Battum passed away Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the age of 90. We will always remember Elisabeth – a wonderful person full of life! She started running in her Senior years and excelled throughout her membership with the New Orleans Track Club. Elisabeth loved the NOTC and we loved her. We are so grateful for her time, talent, efforts – dedicated member, numerous hours of volunteering, and avid race participant. May God bless Elisabeth – Rest in Peace.


NOTC Scholarships

The New Orleans Track Club, one of the nation's oldest and largest running clubs, is offering four (4) scholarships to new college freshmen that are active in the sport of running. See the application form for complete details.

The deadline to submit the application and essay is August 1, 2014. Scholarships will be awarded at the New Orleans Track Club 51st Anniversary Race August 16, 2014.