Inaugural Long Distance Championship Series
All members of the NOTC are eligible for the series and receive points per their division. To be eligible for series awards you must participate in at least two of the three series races.
How to Enter: Membership in the New Orleans Track Club automatically you into the Long Distance Championship. You do not have to fill out any additional forms. Your membership must be current to be eligible for scoring (participants may join the day of an event).
Long Distance Championship Divisions
Long Distance Championship participants are scored in the following divisions based on their age at the end of the year (December 31, 2013).
- Runner Divisions
- Youth (19-Under)
- Open (20-29)
- Sub-Masters (30-39)
- Masters (40-49)
- Grandmasters (50-59)
- Seniors (60-69)
- Legends (70-Over)
- Racewalker Divisions
- Open (39-Under)
- Masters (40-Over)
Long Distance Championship Scoring Rules
Your NOTC membership must be valid on race day to earn series points (participants may join the club on the day of an event).
Long Distance Championship points are assigned to the top five NOTC members in each division as follows: 50, 40, 30, 20, and 10 at these race distances:
- Ole Man River Half Marathon, December 15, 2012
- Larry Fuselier 25K, January 26, 2013
- The Wall 30K, February 9, 2013
Volunteer Points are awarded throughout the year, five points for each event that a participant volunteers for up to 15 points. Awards for volunteering will begin in March 2012- February 2013.
In the event of a tie one point will be award per event competed.
Racewalker Division Additional Rules and Guidelines
All competitive racewalkers must sign in prior to the start of the race at the Racewalker check-in table. They will be issued an additional race number for course judging purposes and a special scoring dot label that must be attached to the scoring tag received upon completion of race.
Racewalkers that are disqualified on course by the judges will not be eligible for division points in that event. Racewalkers may not run at any time. Clothing must not obscure the knees. Pacing devices are not permitted. Please check with the NOTC Racewalker coordinator should you have any questions.
Winners of each Runner and Racewalker Division, both male and female will receive a complementary entry to that years Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon, Half Marathon, or 5k (March 2013).
Note: The NOTC will NOT reimburse prior registration to the Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon, Half Marathon, or 5k.
The complementary entry is for the 2013 Rock 'n' Roll Mardi Gras Marathon, Half Marathon or 5k and will NOT be carried over to the following year.
The complementary entry may be transferred to a third party.