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In the vibrant city of New Orleans, USA, the lively atmosphere and rich culture make running races an unforgettable experience. The unique blend of music, cuisine, and history adds an exciting twist to every running race, promising participants a truly memorable and fun-filled adventure.

Discover the exhilarating lineup of running races we’ve curated for you in the heart of New Orleans, promising excitement and unforgettable moments.

Crescent City Classic

Date: 30 March 2024

Start Time: 8 AM

Since 1979, the Crescent City Classic 10k has been a cherished New Orleans tradition, attracting diverse participants from elite athletes to casual runners. This running race kicks off Easter weekend festivities, featuring a scenic route through iconic city landmarks. Beyond the race itself, a vibrant post-run party and charity initiatives add depth to the experience, making it a win for all involved.

Crescent City Classic Running Race in New Orleans (CCC10K)
Photo Credit: Crescent Ciy Classic website

Shamrockin’ Run

Date: 10 March 2024
Time: 7:30 AM

The 2024 Shamrockin’ Run Half Marathon, 10K and 5K along with our 1 Mile Kids Leprechaun Run will start and finish from the Blue Crab. A running race you shouldn’t miss.

United Way of St Charles Bridge

Date: 13 April 2024
Time: 8:30AM

The United Way Bridge Run is the largest (running) road race across the Mississippi River in the nation.

Photo Credit: website

Crescent Connection Bridge Run

Date: 28 September 2024
Start Time: 6:30 PM

At 6:00 pm, the Crescent Connection Bridge Run offers runners a stunning sunset view of New Orleans’ skyline. Starting on the Westbank, participants cross the Mississippi River on the Crescent City Connection Bridge. Loved by runners, walkers, and revelers, this running race culminates in a lively post-race celebration at Fulton Street.

NOAC Turkey Day Race

Date: 28 November 2024

Noac Turkey Day Race Participants
Photo Credit: Turkey Day Race Website

With a wide array of running races in New Orleans, there’s something to match every preference. Alternatively, explore our customized New Orleans Running Tours.

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