Saturday, May 2, 2015, 8:00 AM
Hard Rock Cafe on Bourbon, French Quarter, New Orleans, LA
Benefiting the New Orleans Mission
The course starts on Canal St, runs through the French Quarter and the Marigny, and finishes on Bourbon St. After party at the Hard Rock Cafe!
The Big Easy, Big Heart 5K is open to all runners and walkers, NOTC members and nonmembers alike.
Date and Time
Saturday, May 2, 2015
7:00 AM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens
8:00 AM – Start of 5K
The race will start and finish near the Hard Rock Cafe at 125 Bourbon St in the French Quarter.
The course starts on Canal St, runs through the French Quarter and the Marigny, and finishes on Bourbon St by the Hard Rock Cafe.
Awards will be distributed shortly after the race. There is no duplication of awards – Overall, Youth, Master, Grandmaster, and Senior award winners are not eligible for age group awards.
- 1st Overall Male and Female
- 1st Youth Male and Female (15-Under)
- 1st Master Male and Female (40-Over)
- 1st Grandmaster Male and Female (50-Over)
- 1st Senior Male and Female (60-Over)
- 1st and 2nd Male and Female in age groups 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 and over
- 1st Racewalker Male and Female
It is the responsibility of athletes that finish in the awards to note any necessary corrections on race day. If an error is discovered post-race we’ll be happy to correct your results and update the website accordingly. However, if you do not inform us of this issue before your award is given out we will no longer have an award to give to you and we can’t remake awards.
Timing and Scoring
The races will be electronically timed and scored. You must wear your race bib and D-tag properly to be scored. Your race bib must be worn on the front of your torso and be visible at the finish line. Your D-tag must be worn properly on one of your shoes. See Chronotrack D-Tag Instructionsfor details.
Preliminary results will be posted at the race site at the conclusion of the race. Full results will be published on the NOTC web site after the race.
To be announced.
Registration is open to NOTC members and nonmembers alike. All participants must be registered and wear an official race bib while on the course.
- $25.00 – NOTC member registered by April 26
- $30.00 – Nonmember registered by April 26
- $50.00 – NOTC family registered by April 26
- $35.00 – All entrants registered after April 26 through race day
Family registration is available to NOTC member families registered by April 26 only and includes registration for two adults and other family members age 20 and under living in the same household. Separate entry forms are required for each family member.
Entry fees are non-refundable. Sorry, no exceptions.
Fax and Email Registration
Copies of completed hard-copy entry forms may be faxed or emailed to the NOTC office with payment by credit card only.Fax: 504-304-2327
Faxed or emailed entries must be received by Monday, April 27.
Completed hard-copy entry forms may be mailed along with payment by check or credit card to:New Orleans Track Club
PO Box 52003
New Orleans, LA 70152-2003
Mailed entries must be received by Monday, April 27.
In-store registrations are payable by check or credit card only.
- Louisiana Pizza Kitchen, 615 S. Carrollton Ave, New Orleans
- Louisiana Running, 4153 Canal St, New Orleans
- Phidippides Footwear, 6601 Veterans Blvd, Metairie
- Southern Runner, 6112 Magazine St, New Orleans
- Varsity Sports, 3450 Magazine St, New Orleans
- Elmwood Fitness and Running Store, Elmwood Fitness Center
In-store registration will close Thursday, April 23.
Race Day Registration
Race day registration will be available at the race site starting at 7:00 AM. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card. Credit card must be presented.
Race-day packet pickup will start at 7:00 AM at the race site.
For your safety and the safety of others the NOTC and the RRCA discourage the use of headphones during the running or walking of the event.
Please consider being a volunteer. Volunteers receive a T-shirt and refreshments from our sponsors as well as the satisfaction of assisting the NOTC in fulfilling its mission to promote running and fitness in the community. Sign up on our website or call 504-304-2326.
The Big Easy, Big Heart 5K is produced by the New Orleans Track Club, a not-for-profit organization and a member of the Road Runners Club of America and USA Track & Field. For more information contact the NOTC via email atnotc@runNOTC.org or phone 504-304-2326.