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Run The Crescent City Classic 10k in New Orleans

When it comes to springtime in the Big Easy, thrill seekers flock to New Orleans to get a taste of the vibrant parades and historical appeal of the city. With warmer weather approaching, the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k is just around the corner and tourists can expect to get their adrenaline pumping with the exciting events that follow! There's no limit to how you can enjoy your New Orleans' holiday - just know that the city's very own historic Le Pavillon Hotel is excited to extend a special offer to guests who participate in the New Orleans race.

Crescent City Classic Events - April 19, 2025

Health & Fitness Expo

Location - Downtown New Orleans
Prep for the Crescent City Classic and partake in our free 2-day Health & Fitness Expo! Held in Downtown New Orleans, the event features exhibitors showcasing the latest in running apparel, shoes, exercise equipment, nutritional and wellness products, fitness services, and much more. Plan ahead and gear up for an everlasting experience!

Michelob Ultra RaceFest

Location - Festival Grounds in City Park
From the great music, food and refreshments, the RaceFest is open to kids and adult runners alike. This event offers an award ceremony for Elite athletes and local winners, a costume contest, and a "Family Fun Zone" featuring an entire area designated for obstacle courses, inflatables, and a rock wall!

New Orleans Insider Tips

What time is the Crescent City Classic?
The Classic is set for 8:00 am.  The race will begin on Poydras St. near Loyola Ave. in Downtown New Orleans and end in New Orleans City Park near the New Orleans Museum of Art. Get ready to run (or walk) one of the most scenic courses in one of the most unique cities in the country.
How long is the Crescent City Classic?
The Crescent City Classic route is a 6.2-mile course leads participants from downtown New Orleans, through the French Quarter, all the way up Esplanade Ave. to beautiful City Park. So Whether you choose to walk or run, this path is definitely a treat for the eyes and soul!
Can non-runners get into RaceFest?
Family members or friends who are not participating in the race can still partake in the Michelob Ultra RaceFest for a fee of $15 fee ($20 on Race Day).  Fest tickets can be purchased during registration, at the Expo or at City Park's Admin Building parking lot on Palm Drive.
Can we bring food and drink to RaceFest?
Food and other beverages are only allowed if you purchase a tent in the Private Party Tent Village.  All food/on-site cooking must be approved by the CCC prior to the event, and must stay within your assigned tent space.  Absolutely no alcoholic beverages are allowed to be brought in by private parties, without permission ahead of time from the CCC.
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