Races this Weekend
First up is the 3rd Annual Covington Classic 5K held in downtown Covington Saturday morning. The race starts and ends in beautiful Bogue Falaya Park. Race registration starts at 7:00am. It is $20 day of registration with a $15 no t-shirt option. The 1 mile begins at 8:00am and the 5K follows at 8:15am. Awards are given for the top 3 in the 1 mile and 5K. The race is hosted by Gilbar.
Next up is the Alligator Festival 5K in Luling, LA on Saturday. The race is held in conjunction with the Alligator Festival. The race begins and ends at the Westbank Bridge Park under the Hale Boggs Bridge. Race registration starts at 8:00am with the 1/2 mile at 9:00am and the 5K at 9:15am. Race day registration is $25 with a no t-shirt option for $20. Awards will be given for overall and age groups for both races. The race is hosted by New Orleans Running Systems.
Last up is the Tipitina’s 5K Saturday evening.The race begins and ends at Tipitina’s on Napoleon Ave. in New Orleans. Race day registration starts at 4:00pm and the 5K starts at 5:00pm. Race day registration is $35. Prizes are given for runners dressed as their favorite musicians. The first 500 finishers will receive a commemorative medal. There will be a free concert for the first 100 people over 18 inside Tipitina’s postrace featuring Bonerama and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band. Tickets will also be available for purchase. The race is hosted by The New Orleans Track Club.
Good luck to everyone racing this weekend!!!