NOLA 5K is more than a race, it’s an EVENT featuring a DJ, food trucks, vendors and a New Orleans style after race party. NOLA 5K runners vary in demographics and reasons for running. With no winners and official times, NOLA 5K caters to everyone- from first time runners to seasoned athletes. The NOLA 5K is proud to be a catalyst that inspires participants to live a more active lifestyle, on top of HAVING A GOOD TIME!!! LAISSEZ LES BON TEMPS ROULER!!
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