January 2016 Road Race Calendar
Q50 Race Resolutions
January 2, 9 a.m.
Norco Spillway, Norco
5 mile & 10 mile courses
Jackson Day Race
January 3, 8:30 a.m.
City Park to Jackson Square
40th Annual Larry Fuselier Race
January 10, 8:30 a.m.
Lake Ponchartrain, Lakefront
15.5 mile & 5 mile courses
January 17, 7 a.m.
Baton Rouge, LA
3.1 mile, 6.5 mile, 13.1 mile & 26.2 mile courses
Run on the Bayou
January 30, 8 a.m.
Bayou Segnette State Park, Westwego, LA
½ mile, 1.5 mile & 6.2 mile courses
Local Running Clubs
Looking to make some friends while training for your next big race? Below is a list of local running clubs to help you find a group that is the best fit for you.
Speed workouts every Tuesday at the track at Jefferson Playground. Meets at 6 p.m.
Happy’s Running Club
Meet at Happy’s Irish Pub on Poydras Wednesday nights at 6 p.m. for a 5k run around the CBD/Warehouse District and French Quarter.
Free bootcamp-style workouts geared towards runners. The group meets 6 a.m. Wednesday mornings in Champions Square outside the Superdome and Friday mornings at 6 a.m. at the Lakefront.
Power Miler Track Club
A competitive group that meets at least twice weekly to train for race distances from the mile to the marathon.
6 p.m. tempo run every Thursday beginning at Souther Runner’s athletics store Uptown in the Riverbend.
Varsity Sports Running Club
Possibly the city’s largest running group, they Varsity Sports organizes evening speed workouts and long morning runs on Tuesdays, social runs on Thursdays, and Saturday morning distant runs around the New Orleans area each week.
Did we leave something out?
If you know of a race or club not on this list, please email [email protected].