RACE INFORMATION: Held in the beginning of November, this race has multiple audiences! Serious runners can use this event as a qualifier to earn a prime starting position in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k (this is the ONLY opportunity to run a qualifying time at the 5k distance) and the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Fall Classic 5k encourages participation by area students.
The Crescent City Fall Classic 5k will have 2 start times: - 8:30am for participants running to qualify for the CCC10K. - 8:33am for all other participants.
Ranging from elementary school through college, young runners from throughout the region come for the camaraderie and competition. With age-specific prizes for everyone starting at age seven, and cash grants for those schools with the greatest number of participants, this is always a spirited event and a great introduction to running events for young runners.
The Crescent City Fall Classic 5k serves as the ONLY 5k qualifier for the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k. In order to qualify for a seeded position in the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k, participants must run the Fall Classic in under 22:00 minutes.
PACKET PICK-UP: Participants can pick up bib numbers and race t-shirts inside the track beginning at 7:00am. Early bib and shirt times and locations: TBA
POST RACE FEST/AWARDS: Participants, friends and families are welcome to attend the post-race party and awards ceremony following the race, located inside the Practice Track. Age specific awards and cash grants for the schools/non-profit organizations with the greatest number of participants will be awarded at 10:00am. Enjoy Michelob Ultra beer, Kentwood Springs water, Community Coffee, Blue Runner Foods red beans and rice, and live music until 11:30am!