The 25th Annual Great Acadiana Running of the Ducks 5K

1 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Mar 28, 2015


Lafayette, LA

About This Activity

There will be food, live music, children’s games, mascots, and The Great Acadiana Running of the Ducks to enjoy following 5K run/walk.

Packet Pickup:

Packet Pickup will be at Smoothie Factory at 125 Arnold Blvd. on Friday, March 27th from 12 - 5 pm.


Saturday, March 28th 7:30AM – 8:30AM: Race day registration and packet pickup

8:45AM – 9:00AM: Announcements, National Anthem, and Course Overview

Awards:   10:30AM: Awards Ceremony, post race food and beverages at Red Lerille Health and Racquet (301 Doucet Rd.) – Enter pool area in rear of parking lot. 

First place overall male and female and to the top three finishers in each age bracket except 12 & under.
Age Groups: 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

The Race Benefits the Boys & Girls Clubs of Acadiana

 This event has a NO REFUND policy. We appreciate your support!!

 Parking Information (Very Important):

Registrants, volunteers, and spectators are asked to park in the South College Shopping Center, and utilize the horse farm entrance next to Regions Bank. There will be construction along the main entrance of the Horse Farm Saturday morning that will likely block the driveway into the property. Clear access is available via the north east entrance to the farm. We will have volunteers nearby to assist with guiding you to the race area.

Post Race Rewards Ceremony, Food, Beverages, and Live Entertainment:

We will conduct our awards ceremony, along with food, beverages, and live entertainment at the outdoor pool area at Red Lerille’s Health and Racquet Club, which borders the horse farm to the south west. We suggest participants drive from the South College Shopping Center to Red Lerrille’s after the race, parking in the rear of the parking lot closest to the pool entrance. If you have questions about where to go, please ask a volunteer and we will be happy to assist you.

Custom engraved medal awards will be handed out as follows:

-First place overall male

-First place overall female

-Top three finishers in each age bracket: 0-12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

-Please note that age brackets are not gender specific for this race. Each age bracket will include all male and female participants for that division.

*Stick around after the awards to enjoy the Acadiana Running of the Ducks in the pool a little later in the morning. .


If you have any questions or concerns prior to the race or upon receiving this email, please contact or

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