January 2016 Running Calendar

16:30 January 07, 2016

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
5.6 miles

40th Annual Larry Fuselier Race       
January 10, 8:30 a.m.
Lake Ponchartrain, Lakefront
15.5 mile & 5 mile courses

Louisiana Marathon
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.

November Project
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. 

Southern Runner
6 p.m. tempo run every Thursday beginning at Souther Runner’s athletics store Uptown in the Riverbend.

T-Rex Track Club
T-Rex Track Club hosts 6:30 speed workouts at the City Park's practice track on Tuesdays, and partners with Southern Runner for their Thursday tempo runs at 6 p.m. on Thursdays.

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.


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