*$5 discount for Military; Active, Reserve, Guard, Retirees, Dependents, DOD employees are all eligible;
ALL ENTRY FEES ARE NONREFUNDABLE; NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION OR NUMBER PICK UP AVAILABLE; Kids 3 years and younger do not need to pay registration fee.
Runners wanting to be seeded in the faster starting groups A, B, or C must provide proof that they have run a 10k time of under 45:00 minutes within the last 6 months of registering. If you do not provide a link to the results page or mail in written verification (i.e. a copy of printed race results and/or a finisher's certificate), you will not be seeded in the faster groups. You may also use your Fall Classic 5k time or CCC10k time from the previous year to qualify.
Runners wanting to run and fundraise for a local Charity will register on a separate registration site (WILL BE AVAILABLE BY DECEMBER 2015). Once the charities are chosen for the 2016 race, there will be a link posted here & on ccc10k.com, where you can register for the race as an official charity runner and set up an online fundraising page. Please note there is a fundraising minimum requirred ($200 minimum) and only 100 spots per charity team in the race.
MAIL BACK OPTION:
If you would like your bib number mailed to you prior to the race, the fee is $5 extra per bib number & you must SELECT THE MAIL BACK OPTION BEFORE HITTING SUBMIT! The deadline for the mail back option, WITH FIRST NAME PRINTED on your bib is Jan. 11th. The deadline for the mail back option, WITHOUT first name printed is February 15th. No t-shirts will be mailed. Everyone else will need to pick up their bib number at the Expo.
This fast, point to point course is a USAT&F sanctioned and certified 10,000 meters. It starts on Poydras at Loyola Ave near the Superdome, and runs you right through the financial district, historical Jackson Square, tree lined Esplanade Avenue to beautiful City Park.
Entrants will be assigned to a corral based on their estimated 10k times, which you will provide when you register online. Please choose your accurate pace, as slower participants who start ahead of faster participants create a severe hazard to the faster runners who attempt to pass. Entrants not supplying an estimated time will be placed in the slowest group. All participants who plan on participating with a stroller MUST select the last walking group: 90+ mins for the safety of themselves and others (no jogging stroller allowed).
POST RACE FESTIVITIES:
After the race, plan to enjoy road racing's greatest post-race party, the Michelob Ultra RaceFest, in City Park, complete with a free concert featuring some of New Orleans' most famous and favorite musicians. Water, fruit, jambalaya, red beans and rice, beer and soft drinks are provided free to all registered race participants compliments of our sponsors. For a $10.00 cover charge, friends and family will be able to join in the fun and receive the complimentary refreshments offered at the post race party. There is also a Family Fun Zone, with activities fun for the whole family! *Children 12 and younger enter free & do not need to pay $10.00 fee. Fest passes can be purchased when you register online, at the Expo (at New Registration) or at the Door on Race Day.
AWARDS: All participants will receive a scoring chip (attached to your bib number) to be eligible for race awards. All finishers will receive a finishers medallion. Limited edition Crescent City Classic race posters are given to the first 500 male and female finishers, based off chip time, at 10:30am. Unique trophies and prize money will be awarded to the top finishers during the Michelob Ultra RaceFest, around 10:30am.
THE HOST HOTEL:
The Hyatt Regency New Orleans on Loyola Ave. is the Expo site and Race Headquarters. Plan a weekend in New Orleans at our host hotel and enjoy the City's restaurants, the French Quarter, and the shops and sites along Poydras St. Because of the limited room space available at the special Crescent City Classic rate, please plan ahead and make your reservations early to take advantage of this great bargain! See our website: www.ccc10k.com for reservation instructions.
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