March 2016 Running Calendar

18:30 March 03, 2016

March Races

Bring It to the Bay 13.1
1/2 Marathon, 1/2 Marathon Relay
Saturday, March 5, 7 a.m. 
109 South Beach Blvd., Bay Saint Louis, MS

49th Annual Al Briede Gold Cup
10k, 3 mile, & 1 mile
Saturday, March 5, 8 a.m.
Lake Pontchartrain Lakefront

OLOL Children’s Hospital Amazing Half Marathon
1/2 Marathon, 10k (Crescent City Classic Qualifier)
Sunday, March 6, 7 a.m.
North Blvd. Town Square, Baton Rouge

Uptown Classic
5K & 1/2 Mile Run/Walk
Sunday, March 6, 8:30 a.m.
Uptown JCC, 5342 St. Charles Ave.

Shamrockin' Run
8k (4.97 miles)
Sunday, March 13, 9 a.m.
Camp St. at Andrew Higgins St.

Zydeco Marathon and Half Marathon 
Marathon, 1/2 Marathon
Sunday, March 13, 7 a.m.
Jefferson St., Downtown Lafayette

LA-063 Second Annual 5K Walk Run
Saturday, March 19, 7:30 a.m.
Gretna City Ferry Terminal, Gretna

2016 Pelicanman Duathalon
2 mile run/10 mile bike/2 mile run
Sunday, March 20, 8:30 a.m.
St. Bernard, LA

Crescent City Classic
Saturday, March 26, 8 a.m.
Poydras St. at Loyola St., New Olreans


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.

Virtual Runners Club
New Orleans' Virtual Runners Club chapter provides members with virtual races and training partners for online competition. 


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