The New Orleans Track Club

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

Greek Festival Race

5K and 1 Mile – NOTC Grand Prix Series Event

Friday, May 22, 2015, 7:00 PM

Bayou St John at Robert E Lee Blvd, New Orleans, LA

Run along Bayou St John out and back to the post-race festivities inside the Greek Festival! Free festival entry all weekend with your race bib.

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

Greek Festival Race

Date and Time

Friday, May 22, 2015
6:00 PM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens
7:00 PM – Start of 1 Mile race
7:30 PM – Start of 5K race
9:00 PM – Course closes

Location

The race will start and finish on Wisner Blvd at Robert E Lee Blvd. Pre-race setup is at 6301 Beauregard Ave.

Course

The 1 Mile and 5K races are run out and back on Wisner Blvd along Bayou St John.

Awards

Awards will be distributed shortly after the race. There is no duplication of awards. Youth competitors are age 15 and under on race day, Masters are 40 and over, Grandmasters are 50 and over, and Seniors are 60 and over.

5K Awards

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall Male and Female – $100, $75, $50 prize money
  • 1st Youth Male and Female
  • 1st Master Male and Female – $50 prize money
  • 1st Grandmaster Male and Female
  • 1st Senior Male and Female
  • 1st Racewalker Male and Female

1 Mile Awards

  • 1st, 2nd Overall Male and Female – $100, $50 prize money
  • 1st Youth Male and Female
  • 1st Master Male and Female
  • 1st Grandmaster Male and Female
  • 1st Senior Male and Female
  • 1st Racewalker Male and Female

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.

Socks

SockGuy socks will be given for this race. Socks only guaranteed to preregistered entrants.

Refreshments

To be announced.

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 (5K and/or 1 Mile)

NOTC Members

  • $20 – Registered through April 30
  • $25 – Registered May 1 through May 17
  • $30 – Registered May 18 through race day

Nonmembers

  • $25 – Registered through April 30
  • $30 – Registered May 1 through race day

Youth (20 and under)

  • $15 – Registered through May 17
  • $20 – Registered May 18 through race day

NOTC Family

  • $50 – Registered through May 17
  • 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
Email: registration@runNOTC.org

Faxed or emailed entries must be received by Monday, May 18.

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, May 18.

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
  • 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, 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 at the NOTC office located in the old Coca-Cola building at 1050 S Jefferson Davis Pkwy, Suite 109 on Wednesday and Thursday, May 20 and 21, from 1:00-6:00 PM. Late registration will also be available.

Race-day packet pickup will start at 6:00 PM 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 Greek Festival 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 notc@runNOTC.org or phone 504-304-2326.