A Run Through History

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.


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.

DATE: Sunday, April 17, 2016

7:30AM: Race Day Registration and packet pickup opens
8:30AM: Start of 1 Mile Run/Walk
9:00AM: Start of 5K Run/Walk

Metairie Cemetery, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans, La. 70124
Directions and race location information: www.LakelawnMetairie.com
Course Map [.pdf]

Check or Credit Card: Check payable to : Save Our Cemeteries
$25.00 Pre-Registered by Feb. 29
$30.00 Pre-Registered March 1 thru April 4
$35.00 April 5 thru Day of race
$20.00 Registered Youth (17-under) & Senior (65-over) by Apr. 4
$25.00 Registered Youth (17-under) & Senior (65-over) Apr.5 thru Raceday
$50.00 Benefactor Entry

ON-LINE: Online registration Link posted on www.NOLArunning.com or Online Registration Direct Link
BY MAIL TO: (Postmarked deadline is April 8th please)
Save Our Cemeteries, P. O. Box 58105, New Orleans, La. 70158
Downloadable Entry Form with Information [.pdf]

(Available at the following locations)
Check or Credit Card: Check payable to : Save Our Cemeteries
Louisiana Running Company, 4153 Canal Str., New Orleans
Varsity Sports, 3450 Magazine Street
Southern Runner, 8123 Oak Street, NOLA
GNO Cyclery, 1426 S. Carrollton Avenue, NOLA
Elmwood Fitness Center, Harahan
West Jefferson Fitness Centers, Terrytown

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

Direct Link: Online Registration.

Press: “Save Our Cemeteries Run” – WVUE-TV / New Orleans FOX 8 interviews Development Director for Save Our Cemeteries, Mac Devaughn, to talk about the 15th annual “A Run Through History” event, and how it benefits the organization. (WVUE-TV FOX 8 New Orleans, April 11, 2016 – Broadcast/Online)