Crescent City Fall Classic

Crescent City Fall ClassicHeld on Saturday November 3rd, the Crescent City Fall Classic race has multiple audiences! Serious runners can use this event as a qualifier to earn a prime starting position in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k (this is the ONLY opportunity to run a qualifying time at the 5k distance) and the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Fall Classic 5k encourages participation by area students.

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What You Need To Know

The race, which takes place at City Park, starts at 8:30 a.m.. To ensure a clean start, there will be two staggered start times: (1) for runners attempting qualification and (2) for all other particpants.

Ranging from elementary school through college, young runners from throughout the region come for the camaraderie and competition. With age-specific prizes for everyone starting at age seven, and cash grants for those schools with the greatest number of participants, this is always a spirited event and a great introduction to running events for young runners.

Registration Fees

  • $35 thru Friday October 26th
  • $40 after Oct. 26th & on Race Day
  • $20 for Grant Program Participants thru Oct. 26th (more info here)



Race Details

The 5 Km (3.1 Mile) course starts on Golf Dr. and ends on the Practice Track, in New Orleans City Park. Runners & Walkers of all ability invited!

Registration tents will be located inside the Practice Track on Race Day. Participants can pick up bib numbers and race t-shirts inside the track beginning at 7:00am.

The Crescent City Fall Classic 5k serves as the ONLY 5k qualifier for the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k. In order to qualify for a seeded position in the 2019 Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k, participants must run the Fall Classic in under 22:00 mins (more info here)

The Crescent City Fall Classic 5k have 2 start times:
8:30am for participants running to qualify for the CCC10K.
8:45am for all other particiapnts.

Participants, friends and families are welcome to attend the post-race party and awards ceremony following the race, located inside the Practice Track. Age specific awards and cash grants for the schools/non-profit organizations with the greatest number of participants will be awarded at 10:00am. Enjoy Michelob Ultra beer, Kentwood Springs water, Community Coffee, Blue Runner Foods red beans and rice, fresh fruit from Rouses & live music until 11:30am!