37th Annual YMCA Corporate Cup

5K and Kids' Half Mile

Second Line for Literacy

Saturday, November 11, 2017

City Park, New Orleans, LA

The YMCA Corporate Cup is open to all runners and walkers, YMCA and NOTC members and nonmembers alike.

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Date and Time

Saturday, November 11, 2017
7:30 AM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens
8:30 AM – Start of 5K race
8:45 AM – Stroller start for 5K
9:30 AM – Start of Kids' Half Mile race

Location

Race day registration, packet pickup and post-race activities are inside the practice track on Roosevelt Mall in City Park.

Parking

Do not park on the neutral grounds of Marconi Dr or Roosevelt Mall – your vehicle will be ticketed or towed. Park in the paved lot on Marconi Dr or the lot across from Storyland between Dreyfous Dr and Victory Ave. There is also plenty of street parking. Please obey all traffic and parking signs.

Courses

The Corporate Cup 5K is run within City Park, finishing on the practice track. The Kids' Half Mile race is run entirely on the practice track.

Awards

Awards will be distributed shortly after the race. There is no duplication of awards; overall winners are not eligible for age group awards.

Team Awards

  • 1st and 2nd place in each Team Division:
    • Division I – Up to 100 Employees
    • Division II – 101-500 Employees
    • Division III – Over 500 Employees
    • Open Division
  • Corporate Cup to 1st Overall Team in Divisions I-III

5K Awards

Team members are eligible for the top five overall awards only. Only individual registrants (not team members) are eligible for age group awards.

  • 1st-5th Overall Male and Female
  • 1st Male and Female in age groups 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over

Kids' Half Mile Awards

  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female

It is the responsibility of athletes that finish in the awards to note any necessary corrections on race day. If an error is discovered post-race we'll be happy to correct your results and update the website accordingly. However, if you do not inform us of this issue before your award is given out we will no longer have an award to give to you and we can't remake awards.

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.

Refreshments

To be announced.

Registration

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

Entry Fees

  • 5K Team Registration
    • $80 – Registered thru Nov 20 2016
    • $100 – Registered Nov 21 thru Jul 31
    • $120 – Registered Aug 1 thru Sep 27
    • $140 – Registered Sep 28 thru Oct 25
    • No team registrations accepted after Oct 25
  • 5K Individual Registration
    • $20 – Registered thru Nov 20 2016
    • $25 – Registered Nov 21 thru Sep 27
    • $30 – Registered Sep 28 through Nov 1
    • $35 – Race-day registration
  • Kids' Half Mile
    • $10 – Registered thru Nov 1
    • $15 – Race-day registration

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

Online Registration

Online registration is open through Wednesday, October 25 for teams. Individual registration is open through Wednesday, November 1.

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Race Day Registration

Race day registration for individual 5K and Half Mile entrants only will be available at the race site starting at 7:30 AM. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card. Credit card must be presented.

Packet Pickup

Early packet pickup will be available at the NOTC office at 1050 S Jefferson Davis Pkwy, Suite 109 of The Offices 1050 on Tuesday, November 7, from 8:00 until 11:00 AM and on Wednesday, November 8, from 11:00 AM until 6:00 PM. Early packet pickup is MANDATORY for all team registrations and recommended for individuals as well.

Race-day packet pickup for individual registrations will start at 7:30 AM at the race site.

Safety Policies

Headphones

The use of personal music devices is strongly discouraged at this race. To enjoy all that our race has to offer and for the safety of all participants, the New Orleans Track Club encourages a headphone-free environment during the running of this race.

Strollers

The New Orleans Track Club strongly recommends against the participation of baby strollers/joggers in road races. The reason for this recommendation is that the inclusion of strollers in races increases the potential for injury to race participants and children.

The NOTC has no objection to and does not discourage the safe and prudent use of strollers or baby joggers in individual training situations. If allowed in a race, stroller or baby joggers or similar devices should be started in the back of the runners and walkers.

Dogs

Dogs should not be brought to this event for the safety of all participants and volunteers.

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 YMCA Corporate Cup 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 notc@runNOTC.org or phone 504-304-2326.