Esteemed New Orleans Track Club member Albert ("Al") E. Briede III passed away on Friday, December 23rd, 2016. Al was 94 years old and spent over half of his life as a pioneer and passionate supporter of the New Orleans Track Club.
The New Orleans Track Club will award four scholarships to new college freshmen who are club members and active in the sport of running. The deadline to submit an application is May 30, 2017. Scholarships will be awarded at the annual Father's Day Race June 18, 2017.
Hello runners and walkers! It has been a busy fall for the New Orleans Track Club, with several races and club changes!
Join the NOTC race production team as the part-time equipment manager. Duties include event prep, event day set-up, and other needs as required. Email for more info: president@runNOTC.org
Note: The following position has been filled. A detailed announcement will be released soon.
The New Orleans Track Club is seeking a full-time Event Manager/Race Director who will be responsible for the planning, logistics, execution, and management of NOTC events and races.
Over the last several months, your New Orleans Track Club Board of Directors has been working with a Strategic Planning Committee to assess our current status, as well as plan for the organization's future. Part of the discussion in this committee has led to reflection on how well we communicate benefits of being a member of the New Orleans Track Club, how we retain current members, and how we grow membership to include a greater number of area runners and walkers.
The 2016 Beginner Training Program for the December 17 Ole Man River Half Marathon and 5K has been announced. An information session will be held Wednesday, September 14, 6:00 PM at the NOTC office at 1050 S Jefferson Davis Pkwy. The program is open to both members and nonmembers.
Five inductees to the NOTC Hall of Fame will be introduced at the NOTC 53rd Anniversary Race Sunday, August 14 at the Garden of Memories in Metairie.
Our loving friend and long-time NOTC Member/Board Member, George J. Waguespack, passed away on Wednesday, June 29th at Oschner Hospital. George was 87 years old. George served as a volunteer and Board Member for many many years – NOTC Photographer and Finish Line Crew. He was a wonderful NOTC family member... so dedicated with loving support!
Charlene Brinkman; posted 7/3/2016
Congratulations to the following 2016 New Orleans Track Club scholarship recipients. Each scholarship winner composed an essay and exhibited excellence in the following categories: active involvement in the NOTC, extensive community involvement, and overall running accomplishments. We would like to wish each of the recipients the best as they continue their education and running career.
Officers and At Large board members for the 2016-2017 term were elected at the General Membership meeting held Wednesday, June 15. Elected were Lauren Jewett, President; Fred Ruckert, Vice-President; Allison Briede, Secretary; Kimberly Blaise, Treasurer; and At Large members Charlene Brinkman, Pat Driscoll, Jason Joubert, Sylvia Kamp, George Melichar, Chad Rice, and Casey Urschel.
Eight finalists have been selected as candidates for induction to the 2016 Hall of Fame. Five of these candidates will be selected in early May by the Hall of Fame committee; inductees will be presented with awards and recognized at the NOTC 53rd Anniversary Race on August 14, 2016.
A beginner training program for the 2016 NOTC Anniversary Race has been announced. Information session at the NOTC office 6/1/2016 at 6:00 PM.