Register now for A Run Through History 2016!

A Run Through History 2016

The 15th Annual A Run Through History, a 1-mile and 5K run/walk benefiting Save Our Cemeteries, will be on Sunday, April 17th, 2016 in Metairie Cemetery. Registration is underway, so register today to guarantee a t-shirt and spot in the pack.

A Run Through History 2016, LogoThe 1-mile and 5K courses lace through historic Metairie Cemetery, one of the most famous & historic cemeteries of the South. Established in 1872, the area was previously Metairie horse racetrack and is now a national landmark. The cemetery offers a picturesque tour of Louisiana’s history that includes the resting places of many past governors, mayors, military leaders and prominent men & women of the business, cultural, political and social life of New Orleans.

Downloadable Entry Form with Information
Course Map

For more information visit our A Run Through History 2016 page.
For more information and to register, please visit www.NOLArunning.com.

UPDATE 4/13/16:

Online registration is now closed. To register, the following options remain available:
Register at the pre-race packet pickup event hosted by Louisiana Running Company, 4153 Canal Street, New Orleans on Thursday, April 14th from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Register on the day of race ( Sunday, April 17th) at the race site. Race day registration opens at 7:30 am. (inside Metairie Cemetery)

The cost to register is $35.00 for adults, and $25.00 for senior (65 & over) and youth (17 & under) entries.

Direct Link: Online Registration.

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2015 Annual Cemetery Tour and Seminar

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2015 Annual Cemetery Tour and Seminar

Registration has officially opened for our revamped annual seminar, being held this year on Saturday, May 30th!

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This year we are excited to announce that the format has changed from seminars past; you will be able to register for our seminar as either an all-day or afternoon-only event.

The all-day event (8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.) will include a morning bus-tour of Metairie and Cypress Grove cemeteries, followed by lunch at Greenwood Cemetery and two fantastic lectures in the afternoon, at a cost of $50 per person. Bus reservations are limited to the first 25 individuals to register prior to May 22, 2015 – early registration is strongly encouraged.

For individuals interested in attending the afternoon session only (11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.), we are pleased to offer admission at a reduced cost of $15. Boxed lunches will be available for an additional $10, with lunch beginning at 11:45am, and the first speaker beginning at 12:45pm.

As always, we are thrilled to have two amazing speakers joining us for the seminar:

Sal Serio, curator of the American Italian Research Library at the East Bank Regional Library in Metairie, will be presenting first on family genealogical research: “Cemeteries and Obituaries is a big asset in family research”.

Deborah Burst, author of the recently published “Louisiana’s Sacred Places: Churches, Cemeteries and Voodoo,” will share her presentation: Discovering Feliciana Cemeteries: From Plantation Monarchs to Civil War Heroes.

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Register now for the Run Through History

The Annual Run Through History, a 1-mile and 5K run/walk benefiting Save Our Cemeteries, will be on April 19th, 2015 in Metairie Cemetery. Registration is underway, so register today to guarantee a t-shirt and spot in the pack.

The 1-mile and 5K courses lace through historic Metairie Cemetery, one of the most famous & historic cemeteries of the South. Established in 1872, the area was previously Metairie horse racetrack and is now a national landmark. The cemetery offers a picturesque tour of Louisiana’s history that includes the resting places of many past governors, mayors, military leaders and prominent men & women of the business, cultural, political and social life of New Orleans.

For more information, or to register, please visit www.nolarunning.com.

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A Run Through History

Metairie Cemetery used to be a racetrack and is a fitting site for Save Our Cemeteries’ annual 1-mile and 5K run/walk.

The 10th Annual Run Through History will be on November 13, 2011. All proceeds benefit the restoration, education and advocacy work of Save Our Cemeteries, and it’s a great opportunity to see the beautiful & historic tombs of Metairie Cemetery.

For more information, or to register, please visit www.nolarunning.com.

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