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United Way of St. Charles Bridge Run

United Way Of St. Charles

Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 8:00 AM (CDT)

Luling, LA

United Way of St. Charles Bridge Run

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
5k Registration Ended $25.00 $2.37
5k ( 17 & under or 65 & older) Ended $15.00 $1.82
10k Registration Ended $25.00 $2.37
10k (17 & under or 65 & older) Ended $15.00 $1.82

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Bridge Run

United Way of St. Charles Bridge Run 

NEW for 2013:

  • 1st 1,000 finishers will receive a commemorative race medallion
  • NEW 10K route featuring beautiful scenic views of historical plantation homes & Mississippi River
  • Come dressed in your most creative “WORKOUT WEAR”! Think sweatbands, tracksuits & striped tube socks. Maybe even channel your inner 610 Stomper!!! Individual & group prizes will be awarded.
  • Chip timed event
  •  Compete in the LOUISIANA BRIDGE RUN SERIES

 



DATE:              Saturday, April 6, 2013

TIME:

6:30AM:        Race day registration and packet pickup opens

                           (At the West Bank Bridge Park,13825 River Road, Luling)

8:15AM:        Start of 10K Run (The Seafood Pot, 14386 River Road, Destrehan)

                           *10K race open to runners only. Minimum pace of 13:00 per mile.*

8:30AM:        Start of 5K Run/Walk

 

PLACE:

5K Start:         East Bank Bridge Park, 9762 River Road, Destrehan

10K Start:      Levee Path across from The Seafood Pot, 14386 River Road, Destrehan

Finish:            West Bank Bridge Park, 13825 River Road, Luling

Race Day Packet Pickup:  West Bank Bridge Park, 13825 River Road, Luling

 

DIRECTIONS:

East Bank Bridge Park (Destrehan) from I-10, take I-310 south to Destrehan exit (Exit #6).

     Bridge Park is underneath the Hale Boggs Bridge.

West Bank Bridge Park (Luling) cross the bridge, take first exit on bridge to ground level.

     Bridge Park is at intersection with River Road.

Destrehan (10K Start): On River Road (Hwy 48) across from the Seafood Pot.

* Please plan arrival on East Bank (start side) prior to 8:00AM as bridge exit lane closes at      

       8:10AM*

 

PARKING:

All participants are suggested to park in the St. Charles Parish School Board office lots on Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway or at the West Bank Bridge Park (west side lot). Participants parking near the East Bank Bridge Park must have their race number with them. Parking will not be available at the 10k start or within the East Bank Bridge Park.

 

TRANSPORTATION: FREE

Pre-race 6:30AM-7:45AM (please arrive on time)

Post race buses depart from 9:45AM-noon, back to East Bank Bridge Park

*Participants must have race number to ride bus*

 

COURSE: (course map posted on United Way of St. Charles website, www.uwaysc.org)

The 5K & 10K courses offer a panoramic view from atop the Hale Boggs Mississippi River Bridge. The 10K course passes 2 historical plantation homes (Ormond & Destrehan Plantations) as well as the oldest continual Catholic church in Louisiana (St. Charles Borromeo).

The United Way Bridge Run is the largest road race across the Mississippi River in the nation.

*Should the weather or other safety concerns warrant, an alternate ground level course on the west bank will be used. In event of extreme circumstances, the race may be cancelled or postponed and the “no refund” policy will be applied.

 

 

PACKET PICK-UP & LATE REGISTRATIION INFO:                            

Pre-race packet pickup & registration will be available on Friday, April 5th from 5PM to 7PM at the West Bank Bridge Park (Luling).

Day of race registration and packet pickup begins at 6:30AM at the West Bank Bridge Park (Luling). Please arrive early in order to process and allow time for bus transportation.

 

TEAM CHALLENGE:

The company with the most pre-registrants (April 1st) in the race will be awarded the “Team Challenge” Trophy. Please denote your company name on registration form & when registering online.

 

T-SHIRTS:

Commemorative t-shirts will be given out at the pre-race packet pickup event and on the day of race at the West Bank Bridge Park. Please keep race number/t-shirt tab until claiming t-shirt.

 

AWARDS: 

*Custom United Way Bridge Run 5K/10K Medallions will be presented to 1st 1,000 race finishers!

 5K Race:

 1st Overall Male & Female

 2nd Overall Male & Female

 3rd Overall Male & Female

 1st Masters Male & Female

 1st Grand Masters Male & Female

 1st Seniors Male & Female

 1st Competitive Race Walker Male & Female

 5K course record bonus: $500 to the winning male or female setting a new course record

 Records: Passmore Furusu, 14:28 (1997), Melissa Cook, 17:00 (2005)

 10K Race:

 1st Overall Male & Female

 2nd Overall Male & Female

 3rd Overall Male & Female

 1st Master Male & Female

 1st Grand Master Male & Female

 1st Seniors Male & Female

WORKOUT WEAR CONTEST AWARDS:

Awards will be given to best individual and group costume. Winners will be announced at the post race event.

POST RACE ACTIVITIES & REFRESHMENTS:

Fun activities for families and children

Music by “Reese Chiasson” on stage

Food and refreshments including Michelob Ultra Beer, Kentwood Springs Water,

Coca-Cola, Jambalaya by Cornerstone Chemical Company (2012 Battle for the Paddle People’s Choice Winner)

RACE ADMINISTERED BY:

New Orleans Running Systems, Inc. & St. Charles Pacers

Event Coordinator: Tamara Plattsmier, United Way of St. Charles

Race Director: Chuck George, NORSI

 

 


 

  


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When & Where



West Bank Bridge Park
13825 River Road
Luling, LA 70070

Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 8:00 AM (CDT)


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United Way Of St. Charles

United Way of St. Charles has been working to improve lives since 1955.  UWSC is committed to bringing the community together to deliver lasting changes throughout St. Charles Parish.

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