Friday, October 20, 2017 | New Orleans, Louisiana USA

Supporting the development and execution of our mission

Runners and walkers will enjoy a flat 3.1 mile out and back course along the Riverfront and through the French Market District. This race will feature a performance t-shirt, race bag full of goodies, New Orleans style post-race party, and a guaranteed fun time by all.

Individual awards for top three overall male and female finishers and top two finishers in each age group will be handed out during the awards ceremony. Along with our team competition winners for Best Team Spirit, Best Team Attire and Largest Team to Register.

Not a morning person? Won’t be in town? This option is perfect for you! Run anytime, anywhere or sleep in and don’t run at all! Sign up for the Sleep in Virtual Run, there are no commitments and you still are supporting our mission.

Each year runners, sponsors and sideline supporters make this race a huge success. Proceeds provide crucial support for the development and execution of the Center for Growing Talent by PMA’s mission to attract, develop and retain talent for the global produce and floral industry.

Race Information

Location: Crescent Park, French Market District
Course Map: View here.
Race Start: 7:00 a.m.

Award Ceremony: 7:45 a.m.
Registration Information:

  • Fees: $40.00 per person prior to October 13 at 12:00 am Eastern Time, then $45.00 per person for onsite registration, if available. Space is limited to first 1,000 runners.
  • Packet Pick-up: New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, Wednesday, October 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, October 19 from 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Online Registration Printable Team Registration Virtual Runner Registration

Team Competition

Get your team ready to compete

Gather your co-workers then design your team t-shirt, bring your company mascot or chant your company motto. Just show your company pride for a chance to win Best Team Spirit, Best Team Attire and Largest Team to Register.

2016 Race Results

Team Competition Awards

  • Best Team Attire: Team Zespri
  • Best Team Spirit: REI Melons Team
  • Largest Team to Register: Team Costco

Overall Award Winners

Top Overall Men
Bert Mucci | Mucci Farms | 18:34, Kay Hamish | BBC Technologie | 18:42, Jeff Moracci | Pure Hothouse Foods | 19:12

Top Overall Women
Kirstie Kniaziew | Zing! Healthy Foods | 18:49, Stephanie Moracci | Pure Hothouse Foods | 20:19, Amy Rose | D’Arrigo Bros. | 22:07

Overall Results

Age Group Winners
Overall Results 

Past Results