The New Orleans Track Club

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

109th Anniversary Jackson Day Race

9K (5.6 Miles)

Sunday, January 3, 2016, 8:30 AM

City Park to Jackson Square, New Orleans, LA

Please note: Due to construction on the Wisner Blvd overpass the 2016 race will start at the northwest corner of City Park, at Robert E Lee Blvd and Marconi Dr.

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

109th Anniversary Jackson Day Race

Date and Time

Sunday, January 3, 2016
7:30 AM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens
8:30 AM – Start of 9K race

Location

Due to construction on the Wisner Blvd overpass the Jackson day course will be revised for 2016 and 2017. The race will start on Marconi Dr at Robert E Lee Blvd.

Parking and Transportation

Discounted parking will be available for $3 in the Jax and Sugar lots until noon on race day. When pre-paying for parking at the machine, choose the Jackson Day Race special rate option of $3. You must have your race bib after the race for verification.

Busses will provide transportation from the French Quarter to the start of the race, leaving from New Orleans Hamburger and Seafood (corner of Decatur and Toulouse St), starting at 6:30 AM with the last bus departing at 7:45 AM.

Busses will run after the race from 9:00 AM until 11:15 AM, returning to the starting area.

Course

Due to construction on the Wisner Blvd bridge the Jackson day course will be revised for 2016 and 2017. The race will start on Marconi Dr at Robert E Lee Blvd and run along the west side of City Park, joining the traditional course at Orleans Ave and proceeding to the finish at Jackson Square.

Awards

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.

  • 1st Overall Male and Female
  • 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
  • 1st Male and Female in age groups 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 and over

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.

Shirts

T-shirts guaranteed to pre-registered participants only. Shirts to late and race-day registrants while supplies last.

Refreshments

Post-race refreshments include water from Kentwood Springs, beer from Crescent Crown, jambalaya from Cook Me Somethin' Mister, and snacks from Baker Maid.

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 October 25
  • $25.00 – Registered October 26 thru November 9
  • $30.00 – Registered November 10 thru December 7
  • $35.00 – Registered December 8 thru December 28
  • $40.00 – Race day

Nonmember

  • $25.00 – Registered thru October 25
  • $30.00 – Registered October 26 thru November 9
  • $35.00 – Registered November 10 thru December 7
  • $40.00 – Registered December 8 thru December 28
  • $40.00 – Race day

NOTC Family

  • $50.00 – Registered thru December 28

Family registration is available to NOTC member families registered thru December 28 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, December 28.

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 postmarked by Wednesday, December 23.

Race Day Registration

Race day registration will be available at the race site starting at 7:30 AM. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card. Credit card must be presented.

Packet Pickup

Early packet pickup details to be announced.

Race-day packet pickup will start at 7:30 AM at the race site.

Gear Check

Gear check will be available at the start of the race. Bags must be tagged with the bar-coded pull tag from the race bib and checked in by 8:15 AM. Bags will be delivered to the post-race area for pick up. Show your race bib with matching number to claim your gear.

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 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 Jackson 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 notc@runNOTC.org or phone 504-304-2326.