NOLA Bluedoo Run

Grand Prix

2 Mile Walk/Run

NOTC Grand Prix Series Event

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Tulane University Uptown, New Orleans

The NOLA Bluedoo Run is open to all runners and walkers, NOTC members and nonmembers alike.

Date and Time

Saturday, October 1, 2016
4:00 PM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens
5:00 PM – Start of 2 Mile race



To be announced.

Timing and Scoring

The races will be electronically timed and scored. You must wear your race bib and D-tag properly to be scored. Your race bib must be worn on the front of your torso and be visible at the finish line. Your D-tag must be worn properly on one of your shoes. See Chronotrack D-Tag Instructions for details.

Preliminary results will be posted at the race site at the conclusion of the race. Full results will be published on the NOTC web site after the race.

Official race results are scored by gun time. Net (or chip) times are published for informational purposes only.


T-shirts guaranteed to pre-registered participants only. Shirts to late and race-day registrants while supplies last.

Pre- and Post-Event Festivities

In addition to the competitive two-mile walk/run, NOLA Bluedoo participants will enjoy pre- and after-race celebrations of prostate cancer survivorship, complete with plenty of New Orleans-style food, drink, costuming and other entertainment. Please check back often for additional details!


George Porter Jr and Brian Stoltz

Don't Miss This! George Porter, Jr., and Brian Stoltz take the stage together again at NOLA Bluedoo 2016! The music starts at 5:30! Party passes are available for those who don't plan to walk or run but want to be part of the celebration!

Grand Marshal

Christian Jules LeBlanc

Tulane alum and Emmy Award-winning actor Christian Jules LeBlanc of The Young & The Restless will once again serve as Grand Marshal of NOLA Bluedoo 2016! Grab your second line hankie and come party with Christian at Tulane's Gibson Quad on October 1!

Costuming Encouraged

Costumed finishers

Participants are encouraged to costume in blue – the color of prostate cancer awareness – for the event.


NOLA Bluedoo guests will also enjoy a wide array of delicious food items donated by local restaurants and catering companies, including:

  • Cook Me Somethin' Mister – Jambalaya
  • Panera Bread – Cinnamon Crunch Bagels
  • Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
  • Reginelli's Pizzeria – Cheese & Pepperoni Pizza
  • Sodexo – Chicken & Sausage Gumbo
  • Southern Hospitality Catering – Mediterranean Bow Tie Pasta
  • Subway Sandwiches – Assorted Subs

Please check our website often as the event date nears for updated menus!

Silent Auction/Parade of Prizes

There will be opportunity for supporters to participate in a silent auction and parade of prizes featuring a variety of incredible items. Please check back often as the event date nears for more details on the items in the silent auction as well as information on auction times, etc. All proceeds will benefit Tulane's Prostate Cancer Research Program.

NOLA Bluedoo Celebration of Survivorship Tent

Prostate cancer survivors and their family members are encouraged to visit the Survivorship Tent for educational information, as well as special giveaways, raffles, and MORE! Please check back as the event date nears for additional details.

Kids' Tent

NOLA Bluedoo is truly a family affair, with plenty to keep the little ones happy. Visit our Bluedoo Kids' Tent for face painting, special art activities, contests and more!


Registration is open to NOTC members and nonmembers alike. All participants must be registered and wear an official race bib while on the course.

Entry Fees

NOTC Member

  • $15.00 – Registered thru June 22
  • $20.00 – Registered June 23 thru August 10
  • $25.00 – Registered August 11 thru September 26
  • $30.00 – Race day


  • $20.00 – Registered thru June 22
  • $25.00 – Registered June 23 thru August 10
  • $30.00 – Registered August 11 thru September 26
  • $30.00 – Race day

Youth (20 and under)

  • $15.00 – Registered thru September 26
  • $20.00 – Race day

College Student

  • $15.00 – Registered thru September 26
  • $20.00 – Race day

NOTC Family

  • $50.00 – Registered thru September 26
  • No late or race day registration

Party Pass

  • $15.00 – Registered thru September 26
  • $15.00 – Race day

Family registration is available to NOTC member families registered thru September 26 only and includes registration for two adults and other family members age 20 and under living in the same household. Separate entry forms are required for each family member.

Entry fees are non-refundable. Sorry, no exceptions.

Online Registration

Online registration is open through Monday, September 26.

Fax and Email Registration

Completed entry forms may be faxed or emailed to the NOTC office with payment by credit card only.

Fax: 504-304-2327

Faxed or emailed entries must be received by Thursday, September 22.

Mail-In Registration

Completed entry forms may be mailed along with payment by check or credit card to:

New Orleans Track Club
PO Box 52003
New Orleans, LA 70152-2003

Mailed entries must be postmarked by Thursday, September 22.

Race Day Registration

Race day registration will be available at the race site starting at 4:00 PM. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card. Credit card must be presented.

Packet Pickup

Race-day packet pickup will start at 4:00 PM at the race site.

Headphone Policy

For your safety and the safety of others the NOTC and the RRCA discourage the use of headphones during the running or walking of the event.

Volunteers Needed

Please consider being a volunteer. Volunteers receive a race premium or T-shirt and refreshments from our sponsors as well as the satisfaction of assisting the NOTC in fulfilling its mission to promote running and fitness in the community. Sign up on our website or call 504-304-2326.

Race Administration

The NOLA Bluedoo Run is produced by the New Orleans Track Club, a not-for-profit organization and a member of the Road Runners Club of America and USA Track & Field. For more information contact the NOTC via email at or phone 504-304-2326.