The New Orleans Track Club

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

Al Briede Gold Cup

The 48th Annual Al Briede Gold Cup Race

Louisiana SPCA

10K, 3 Miles, and 1 Mile

NOTC Grand Prix Series Race

Saturday, February 28, 2015, 8:00 AM

Lake Pontchartrain Lakefront, Metairie, LA

Benefiting the Chris Briede Fund and the Louisiana SPCA

Bring your dog!

A Crescent City Classic qualifier race.

The Al Briede Gold Cup Race is open to all runners and walkers, NOTC members and nonmembers alike.

Date and Time

Saturday, February 28, 2015
7:00 AM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens
8:00 AM – Start of 1 Mile race
8:30 AM – Start of 10K and 3 Mile races


Race start and finish at the Bucktown Marina across from Bucktown Burger and Fish, 200 Old Hammond Hwy in Metairie.


All race courses are out-and-back on the paved road atop the Lake Pontchartrain levee.


Overall awards for the 10K and 3 Mile winners include passes to the New Orleans on Tap event held Saturday, September 26 in City Park. For the male and female 10K winners: two VIP and Brewmaster passes (a $150 value); for the male and female 3 Mile winners: a Brewmaster pass (a $50 value). Other awards include gift cards for places such as Varsity Sports, Besh Restaurants, Ralph Brennan Restaurants, Bruno's Tavern, Jefferson Feed, Court of Two Sisters, Marina Grill, and Robert's Grocery.

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.

10K and 3 Mile Awards

  • 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 Male and Female in age groups 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-60, 70-79, and 80 and over
  • 1st Racewalker Male and Female

1 Mile Awards

  • 1st Overall Male and Female
  • 1st and 2nd Male and Female in age groups 5 and under, 6-9, 10-12, and 13-15

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.


Post-race refreshments include Kentwood Springs water and Michelob ULTRA beer.


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


  • $30 – NOTC members registered by February 25
  • $35 – Nonmembers registered by February 25
  • $40 – All entrants registered after February 25

3 Miles

  • $20 – NOTC members registered by February 25
  • $25 – Nonmembers registered by February 25
  • $30 – All entrants registered after February 25

1 Mile

  • $10 – All entrants registered by February 25
  • $15 – All entrants registered after February 25

NOTC Family

  • $50 – Registered by February 25
  • No late or race day registration

Family registration is available to preregistered NOTC member families 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 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, February 23.

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, February 23.

In-Store Registration

In-store registrations are payable by check or credit card only.

  • Louisiana Pizza Kitchen, 615 S. Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
  • Louisiana Running, 4153 Canal St, New Orleans
  • Phidippides Footwear, 6601 Veterans Blvd, Metairie
  • Sneaker Shop, 904 Harrison Ave, New Orleans
  • Southern Runner, 6112 Magazine St, New Orleans
  • Varsity Sports, 3450 Magazine St, New Orleans
  • Elmwood Fitness and Running Store, Elmwood Fitness Center

In-store registration will close Thursday, February 19.

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 Al Briede Gold Cup race 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.