The New Orleans Track Club

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

NOTC Grand Prix 2016

Grand Prix 2016

Highlights

  • Seven races this year.
  • All races are between 2m to 10K.
  • Kids' races, too!
  • A unique giveaway at each race:
    • Al Briede – Wine bottle tote
    • Bursting with Speed – T-shirt
    • Greek Fest – Sockguy socks
    • Father's Day – Choice of hat or visor
    • Anniversary – SnapLaces
    • Blue Doo – T-shirt
    • Oktoberfest – Racing singlet
  • Drop your lowest score
  • Prizes for first through fifth
    • Jackets for our winners!
  • End of season grand prize raffle
    • All winners and volunteers entered

Grand Prix 2016 Rules

  • Youth Divisions (all races 1 mile or shorter)
    • 9 and under
    • 10-12
    • 13-14
  • Adult Divisions (all races 2 miles or longer)
    • 17 and under
    • 18-29
    • 30-39
    • 40-49
    • 50-59
    • 60-69
    • 70 and over
    • Racewalkers
  • Age on December 31 of the competition year will be used.
  • All competitive racewalkers must sign in prior to the start of the race at the racewalker check-in table.
    • Racewalkers that are disqualified on course by the judges will not be eligible for division points in that event. Racewalkers may not run at any time. Clothing must not obscure the knees. Pacing devices and headphones are not permitted. Please check with the Racewalker Coordinator should you have any questions.
  • To be eligible for awards, club members must participate in at least half of the series races. Youths must participate in at least half of the races that have youth races.
  • NOTC membership must be valid on race day to earn series points and must be valid on the date of the awards ceremony to receive an award.
    • All NOTC members are automatically entered into the Grand Prix.
  • Grand Prix Series points are assigned to the top ten NOTC members in each division as follows: 100, 90, 80, 70, 60, 50, 40, 30, 20, and 10.
  • For events with multiple race options, each race is scored separately and equally.
  • For tie-breaking purposes, one additional point per completed event will be awarded to all club members.
    • Second tie-breaker is highest score at a single race.
    • Third tie-breaker is number of times scoring that many points.
  • Grand Prix Series participants are eligible to score an additional one-time 50 point bonus for volunteering at NOTC events.
    • All NOTC events are eligible for volunteer scoring, beginning with Jackson Day, ending with Oktoberfest, and excepting Summer Series events.
    • Please coordinate ahead of time with the volunteer coordinator.
  • Final standings are based on the sum of scores from all series races plus the volunteer bonus (if any), minus each competitor's lowest score.
    • Competitors in the abbreviated youth divisions do not drop their lowest score.
  • All NOTC members who participate in all of the 2016 Grand Prix Series races are eligible for a series completion award.
  • Grand Prize raffle tickets will be awarded to series winners as follows: five for first, four for second, three for third, two for fourth, and one for fifth. An additional ticket will be awarded to all volunteers.
    • Winners must be present at the awards party.

Questions? Contact grandprix@runnotc.org