2013 Jazz Half Marathon and 5K
EVENT DATE: Oct 12, 2013
DEADLINE TO GIVE: Jan 14, 2014
FUNDRAISER SET UP DEADLINE: Jan 14, 2014
The Fifth Annual Jazz Half Marathon & 5K will be held on Saturday,October 12, 2013 to support the Cancer Program at Children's Hospital New Orleans. This year's races will be televised live on NBC-affiliate WDSU NewsChannel 6, and will start and finish at the beautiful Lafayette Square Park in the New Orleans CBD.
Along the way, you will be treated to a wealth of New Orleans music by local bands. After the race, you will feast on great food, beer, water, and soft drinks while dancing to the music of a top New Orleans band. All participants in the Jazz Half Marathon will receive a commemorative tech shirt and runners in the 5K will all receive Merrill Lynch 5K-logo, all cotton tee shirts. The first 3000 Half Marathon finishers will receive medallions.
By running the Jazz Half Marathon or 5K races, you will also be supporting the Cancer Program at Children’s Hospital. Children's Hospital treats more Louisiana kids with cancer than all other facilities combined. Children’s Hospital's LaNasa-Greco Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders treats more than 1,100 children with cancer each year, and our hospital has a policy of never turning away a child who needs the care we offer, regardless of the family's ability to pay.
To continue, advance and expand the services available through our Cancer Program, we need your help! Encourage your friends, family and coworkers to sponsor your run as you make strides to help us end childhood cancers.