The New Orleans Track Club

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

Richard Newcomb Memorial Father's Day Race

2 Mile and Half Mile – Grand Prix Series Race

Sunday, June 21, 2015, 8:00 AM

Audubon Park, New Orleans, LA

Team awards in Father/Son, Father/Daughter, Grandfather/Grandson, Grandfather/Granddaughter categories. Sign your team up on race morning at the Team Sign-Up table.

The Father's Day Race is open to all runners and walkers, NOTC members and nonmembers alike.

Richard Newcomb Memorial Father's Day Race

Date and Time

Sunday, June 21, 2015
7:00 AM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens
8:00 AM – Start of Half Mile
8:20 AM – Start of 2 Mile


Pre- and post-race activities will be located at Shelter 10 inside Audubon Park, on Magazine St near the Golf Clubhouse and the Newman Bandstand.


The 2 Mile and Half Mile courses are run on the paved road within Audubon Park.


Awards will be distributed shortly after the race. There is no duplication of awards – Overall, Youth, Master, Grandmaster, and Senior award winners are not eligible for age group awards.

2 Mile Teams

First, second, and third place in each team division: Father/Son, Father/Daughter, Grandfather/Grandson, and Grandfather/Granddaughter.

2 Mile Individuals

  • 1st Overall Male and Female
  • 1st Youth Male and Female (15-Under)
  • 1st Master Male and Female (40-Over)
  • 1st Grandmaster Male and Female (50-Over)
  • 1st Senior Male and Female (60-Over)
  • 1st Racewalker Male and Female
  • 1st and 2nd Male and Female in age groups 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over

Half Mile Individuals

  • 1st and 2nd Overall Male and Female (12 and under)
  • 1st and 2nd Male and Female in age groups 5 and under, 6-9, and 10-12

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.


Running sunglasses will be given to all participants in lieu of shirts.


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

  • $20.00 – NOTC member registered by June 14
  • $25.00 – Nonmember registered by June 14
  • $30.00 – All entrants registered after June 14 through race day
  • $50.00 – NOTC family registered by June 14

Family registration is available to NOTC member families registered by June 14 only and includes registration for two adults and other family members age 20 and under living in the same household. Families must register online.

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

Online Registration

Online registration is now closed.

Fax and Email Registration

Copies of completed hard-copy 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 Monday, June 15.

Mail-In Registration

Completed hard-copy 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 received by Monday, June 15.

Race Day Registration

Race day registration will be available at the race site starting at 7:00 AM. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card. Credit card must be presented.

Packet Pickup

Race-day packet pickup will start at 7:00 AM 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 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 Father's Day Race 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 or phone 504-304-2326.