Early bird sign-up for 18th annual 5K/10K Bridge Run

From staff and wire reports

March 15 at 10:59 am  | Mobile Reader | Pring this storyPrint 

LULING – Early bird sign-up for 18th Annual 5K/10K Bridge Run/Walk ends Saturday, March 15.

The 5K race starts at 8:40 a.m. on Saturday, April 5 at the East Bank Bridge Park in Destrehan and crosses the Hale Boggs Bridge to the West Bank Bridge Park in Luling. The 10K starts at 8:15 a.m. on the levee path across from The Seafood Pot in Destrehan and will join the 5K race near the East Bank Bridge Park. The 10K route features historical views of both Ormond and Destrehan Plantations.

All participants to cross the finish line will receive a commemorative race medallion. Awards will be given in several categories. This year’s race will also feature chip timing for all participants.

Early bird registration is available for $25 per person by March 15. Pre-registration is available from March 16 through April 4 for $30. Day of race registration is available on April 5 for $40. Children 17 and under and seniors 65 and older receive early bird registration for $15, pre-registration for $25 or registration on race day for $30.

To register for the race, visit www.uwaysc.org or register in person at the United Way office at 13207 River Road in Luling. After the Bridge Run, United Way of St. Charles is hosting post race activities at the Bridge Park in Luling until noon. Admission to the post race festivities is free. Attendees can enjoy music by Reese Chaisson, food, inflatables and more.

The race is presented by Norco Manufacturing Complex and co-presented by Valero St. Charles Refinery.




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