city park cycling and jogging trail

Big Easy Running Festival Race Course
Half Marathon & 5K

Event Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018
Start Times: Half Marathon – 7:00 AM | 5K – 7:15 AM
City Park Festival Grounds
Friedrichs Avenue, New Orleans, LA

Half Marathon Time Limit – 4 Hours

Runners will traverse through the Mid City neighborhood of New Orleans on their way to City Park and the New Orleans Lake Front before returning to The City Park Festival Grounds for a great finish and fantastic post event party!

The Half Marathon will offer 8 different water stops along the 13.1 mile route for runner’s safety and convenience. Each stop will offer Water, Gatorade, Ice, Petroleum Jelly and Portable Restrooms. Volunteers will be on site with radio and cell phone communications so please ask for assistance if you need anything at one of our 8 rest stops. Rest Stop 4 & 6 will offer Gels and GU for runners looking for that extra kick to get to the finish line. Again that’s at rest stops 4 & 6 ONLY!

Starting Procedure

The Big Easy Running Festival will have a wave start system in place to startthe 2018 event. Runners will be seeded into groups according to your estimated pace. Each group will be staged in a holding corral prior to the startof their group. Inside each corral runners will find, portable restrooms, Gatorade Thirst Quencher and Aquiana Springs Water.

Reminder to Runners: The chip-timing system will not record a starting time for a runner until that runner has crossed the timing mats at the start line. Time spent waiting to cross the start line is NOT included in the scored finish time for a runner.

Race Course

Half Marathon

5K Course (Map Coming Soon)