Greek Festival Run/Walk

Grand Prix 2018 NOTC Grand Prix Series Event

5K and 1 Mile

Friday, May 25, 2018, 7:00 PM

St Bernard and Robert E Lee, New Orleans

Prize money to the top male and female finishers in both races: first and second overall and first master in the 5K, and first and second overall in the 1 Mile race.

Free entry to the Greek Festival all weekend with your race bib.

The Greek Festival Run/Walk is open to all runners and walkers, NOTC members and nonmembers alike.

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Date and Time

Friday, May 25, 2018
6:00 PM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up
7:00 PM – Start of 1 Mile
7:30 PM – Start of 5K

Location

Awards

Awards will be distributed shortly after the race. There is no duplication of awards.

5K Awards

  • 1st and 2nd Overall Male and Female – Prize money
  • 1st Youth Male and Female (15 and under)
  • 1st Master Male and Female (40 and over) – Prize money
  • 1st Grandmaster Male and Female (50 and over)
  • 1st Senior Male and Female (60 and over)
  • 1st Racewalker Male and Female

1 Mile Awards

  • 1st and 2nd Overall Male and Female – Prize money
  • 1st Youth Male and Female (15 and under)
  • 1st Master Male and Female (40 and over)
  • 1st Grandmaster Male and Female (50 and over)
  • 1st Senior Male and Female (60 and over)
  • 1st Racewalker 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.

Race Premium

All preregistered participants receive a custom New Orleans Track Club moisture wicking sweat towel. Premium only guaranteed to preregistered participants. Premium will be distributed to late and race-day registrants while supplies last.

Refreshments

Post-race refreshments include Kentwood Springs water, beer from Crescent Crown Distributing, and snacks from love, cookie, Elmer's Chee Wees, and Lifeway Kefir.

Kentwood Springs Crescent Crown Distributing
love, cookie Elmer's CheeWees Lifeway

Registration

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

  • $20.00 – Registered thru Feb 28
  • $25.00 – Registered Mar 1 thru Apr 11
  • $30.00 – Registered Apr 12 thru May 21
  • $35.00 – Race day registration

Nonmember

  • $25.00 – Registered thru Feb 28
  • $30.00 – Registered Mar 1 thru Apr 11
  • $35.00 – Registered Apr 12 thru May 21
  • $35.00 – Race day registration

Youth (20 and Under)

  • $15.00 – Registered thru Feb 28
  • $20.00 – Registered Mar 1 thru May 21
  • $25.00 – Race day registration

NOTC Family

  • $50.00 – Registered thru May 21
  • No late or race day registration

Family registration is available to NOTC member families registered thru May 21 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.

All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable to another New Orleans Track Club event. Transfer of same-year race entry to another participant is allowed, and must be requested IN WRITING at least seven days prior to online race registration closing. Transfer requests may be made at NOTC@runNOTC.org. Recipient of transferred entry is required to sign a release of liability prior to race day.

Online Registration

Online registration is open through Monday, May 21.

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Mail-In Registration

Completed entry forms may be mailed along with payment by check only to:

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

Mailed entries must be postmarked by Monday, May 14.

Race Day Registration

Race day registration will be available at the race site starting at 6:00 PM. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card. Credit card must be presented.

Packet Pickup

Early packet pickup will be available Wednesday, May 23, from 2:00 PM until 6:00 PM at the NOTC office, Suite 109 at The Offices 1050, 1050 S. Jefferson Davis Pkwy in New Orleans.

Race-day packet pickup will start at 6:00 PM at the race site.

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 Greek Festival Run/Walk is owned and 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.

Race 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.

Bathrooms

At our races, NOTC demonstrates our commitment to an inclusive athletic experience by welcoming race participants, volunteers and guests to use:

  • Single-occupancy gender-neutral (unisex) facilities; and
  • Use of multiple-occupant, gender-neutral restroom facilities with lockable single occupant stalls.

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.