Youth Run NOLA’s 7th Annual 504k presented by Urgent Care Eleven is set for March 7, 2020!  Calling people from all neighborhoods, all abilities, and all levels of running experience, to come walk/run/dance/jog through the beautiful Crescent Park and Bywater! Sign up for a post-Mardi Gras healthy you today!

504k 2020!

Race: Saturday, March 7 at 8:30am

Join us for a celebration of community and community health!


Day-of registration ($35) opens at 7:00am on Saturday morning inside Crescent Park at 2400 N Peters.

Cash, Credit Card, and Venmo accepted



Celebrate with us on Wednesday, March 4 for Youth Run NOLA’s 10th Birthday Party at Capulet Bywater to kick off the week’s fun! Free food, alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, silent auction, raffle, friends and fun. Whether it’s sequins and sneakers, casual vibe, or straight from work, come as you are and enjoy a non-running opportunity to celebrate our 10 years strong!


Then on Saturday, our unique 5.04 kilometer (3.1 miles) route through Marigny/Bywater is back and a great way to get back on your health game right after Mardi Gras. Over 1200+ youth, families, and community members will come together to walk/jog/run/dance through one of the most scenic neighborhoods, and enjoy a post-race festival including live entertainment from DJ Jubilee, free food and drink, like Big Easy Bucha, Urban South beer, Who Dat Vodka, Blue Runner beans, and community-health organizations.



Can I pick up my packet ahead of time?

Totally! In fact that’s so helpful. Packet pick up details:



– If you are participating with a group, check in with your group leader before attending packet pick up, as she/he may have arranged to pick up everyones bibs and t-shirts together.

– You can absolutely pick up bibs for your friends!


4:00pm-7:00pm at Dryades Public Market (1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd)*


11:00am-2:00pm at Dryades Public Market (1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd)*
6:30pm-8:30pm at Capulet Bywater (3014 Dauphine St.) **10th Birthday Party ticket-holders only


11:00am-2:00pm at Dryades Public Market (1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd)*
4:00-7:00pm at Raising Cane’s (2900 S Claiborne Ave)


*At Dryades Public Market, enter the parking lot behind the building via the entrance on S Rampart St. and look for our tent outside in front of the (now closed) grocery story.


SATURDAY 3/7 / Race Morning
7:00am-8:15am Crescent Park (enter the iron bridge at 2300 N Peters St.)


What time does the race start? 

The race begins at 8:30am, and come early to ensure time to get across the bridge (at 2400 N. Peters) and into Crescent Park! Plus, you won’t want to miss warming up with Magnolia Yoga at 8:00am and Sweat 2 That Beat at 8:10am! And plan to stick around with DJ Jubilee from 9:30-10:00am!


When’s the last time to register ahead of time?

Online registration will close at 4:00pm on Friday 3/6, and race registration goes up to $35 (even for groups) the morning of the race.


Where should I park?

Race day parking is available at the lot at 2400 N Peters (entrance on Mandeville Street) thank to our supporters at Reily Foods. Street parking is available once the lot is full, and please take notice of parking signs and check your proximity to sidewalks/corners to avoid parking tickets.


Do I have to run?

No! Everyone is encouraged to participate in the 504k whether you walk, jog, or run.


What’s included in my registration?

Your registration guarantees you a bib to run/walk, a 504k t-shirt, and access to all the free food, free entertainment, and free drinks post-race. 


Can I run with/bring my dog? How about a stroller?

Yes! The 504k welcomes friendly dogs, kids in strollers, and anyone utilizing a wheelchair, so bring the whole family.


Can spectators attend the post-race festivities?

Yes! Spectators are allowed to enjoy the post-race festivities, although we ask those who have not purchased a ticket to make sure those who walked/ran get to the free food and drink first. 


Title Sponsorship: $15,000

Become the title sponsor of the 504K and experience all the benefits of Gold-level sponsorship as well as being the presenting sponsor of the event.


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