Run for Vision New Orleans
Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 6:30 AM (CST)
New Orleans, LA
The event will start and finish at the New Orleans RiverWalk at Canal Street and Convention Center Drive.
The course route will start on Lafayette Street and follow the New Orleans RiverWalk north and back to the same location. Runners will complete the loop twice to rack up a total distance of 3.1 miles (5 km). Mile markers, clocks, and water will available along the course route. Please see the following link for the course map: http://www.chicagoevents.com/cm/pdfs/RFV5K_NO_map_PRESS.pdf
The vision of the Eye Bank Association of America (EBAA) is the restoration of sight worldwide. The oldest transplant association in the United States, the EBAA is a nationally recognized accrediting body for eye banks. Since 1961, EBAA member banks have restored sight to over 1,000,000 individuals.
Bausch + Lomb is proud to sponsor the Run For Vision on behalf of EBAA.
Information Booth Opens: 5:45a.m.
5K Chip-Timed Run and 5K Fun Run & Walk: 6:30a.m.
5K Chip-Timed Run / 5K Fun Walk: $50 *Each registration includes a technical dri-fit event t-shirt.
Chip Timing - Chronotrack B-Chip Disposable Chip Tags!
This event features the latest timing technology, the Chronotrack B-Chip! The computer chip comes already attached to your bib #. No need to wait until race day to pick up your chip - it's already on your bib when you go to a Pre-Registration/Packet Pick-Up event!
You must cross the special timing mats at the start and finish lines in order for your time to be recorded.
Pre-registered runners and walkers can pick up their race packets at the AAO Convention, Booth #2325 in Hall F of the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center (900 Convention Center Blvd) between 9am and 5pm on Saturday, November 16. Each packet will include a runner bib and a special technical running t-shirt.
Bausch + Lomb is pleased to offer complimentary shuttle transportation from three host hotels to the event site and back. Each paid participant will receive an email on the Monday of event week.
NO GEAR CHECK
There will be no designated area to check personal items so please leave your valuables at the hotel and just bring yourself to the start line!
Online Registration Closes...
Online registration closes on Thursday, November 14, 2013 at Noon.
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