The New Orleans Track Club

New Orleans' premier running organization
promoting health and fitness since 1963

Smoothie King 5K

5K and Half Mile "Beat the Smoothie Cup" Kids' Race

Sunday, March 20, 2016, 8:00 AM

Lafreniere Park, Metairie

Benefiting CASA Jefferson, Inc.

The Smoothie King 5K is open to all runners and walkers, NOTC members and nonmembers alike.

Smoothie King

Date and Time

Sunday, March 20, 2016
7:00 AM – Race-day registration and packet pick-up opens
8:00 AM – Start of half mile "Beat the Smoothie Cup" kids' race
8:20 AM – Start of 5K race


Lafreniere Park, Metairie


The Smoothie King course is inside Lafreniere Park.

Course Map


Awards will be distributed shortly after the race. There is no duplication of awards – Overall, Youth, Master, Grandmaster, and Senior award winners are not eligible for age group awards.

5K Awards

  • 1st Overall Male and Female
  • 1st Youth Male and Female (15 and under)
  • 1st Master Male and Female (40 and over)
  • 1st Grandmaster Male and Female (50 and over)
  • 1st Senior Male and Female (60 and over)
  • 1st Racewalker Male and Female
  • 1st and 2nd Male and Female in age groups 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 and over

Half Mile Kids' Race Awards

  • 1st and 2nd Male and Female in age groups 5 and under, 6-9, and 10-12

It is the responsibility of athletes that finish in the awards to note any necessary corrections on race day. If an error is discovered post-race we'll be happy to correct your results and update the website accordingly. However, if you do not inform us of this issue before your award is given out we will no longer have an award to give to you and we can't remake awards.

Timing and Scoring

The races will be electronically timed and scored. You must wear your race bib and D-tag properly to be scored. Your race bib must be worn on the front of your torso and be visible at the finish line. Your D-tag must be worn properly on one of your shoes. See Chronotrack D-Tag Instructions for details.

Preliminary results will be posted at the race site at the conclusion of the race. Full results will be published on the NOTC web site after the race.

Official race results are scored by gun time. Net (or chip) times are published for informational purposes only.


T-shirts guaranteed to pre-registered participants only. Shirts to late and race-day registrants while supplies last.


Post-race refreshments include Kentwood Springs water, Michelob Ultra beer, Smoothie King smoothies, Cook Me Somethin' Mister jambalaya, and items from Baker Maid, BEC Beverage. Elmer's Chee Wees, iconic, Chobani, 4D, and Lean1.


Registration is open to NOTC members and nonmembers alike. All participants must be registered and wear an official race bib while on the course.

Entry Fees

NOTC Member

  • $15.00 – Registered thru January 27
  • $20.00 – Registered January 28 thru February 10
  • $25.00 – Registered February 11 thru February 24
  • $30.00 – Registered February 25 thru March 14
  • $35.00 – Race day registration


  • $20.00 – Registered thru January 27
  • $25.00 – Registered January 28 thru February 10
  • $30.00 – Registered February 11 thru February 24
  • $35.00 – Registered February 25 thru March 14
  • $35.00 – Race day registration

Youth (20-Under)

  • $15.00 – Registered thru March 14
  • $20.00 – Race day registration

NOTC Family

  • $50.00 – Registered thru March 14
  • No late or race day registration

Family registration is available to NOTC member families registered thru March 14 only and includes registration for two adults and other family members age 20 and under living in the same household. Separate entry forms are required for each family member.

Entry fees are non-refundable. Sorry, no exceptions.

Online Registration

Online registration is now closed.

Fax and Email Registration

Copies of completed hard-copy entry forms may be faxed or emailed to the NOTC office with payment by credit card only.

Fax: 504-304-2327

Faxed or emailed entries must be received by Friday, March 11.

Mail-In Registration

Completed hard-copy entry forms may be mailed along with payment by check or credit card to:

New Orleans Track Club
PO Box 52003
New Orleans, LA 70152-2003

Mailed entries must be postmarked by Friday, March 11.

Race Day Registration

Race day registration will be available at the race site starting at 7:00 AM. Payment may be made by cash, check, or credit card. Credit card must be presented.

Packet Pickup

Early packet pickup will be available Saturday, March 19, from 10:00 AM until 3:00 PM at the Smoothie King located at 2222 Clearview Pkwy in Metairie.

Race-day packet pickup will start at 7:00 AM at the race site.

Headphone Policy

For your safety and the safety of others the NOTC and the RRCA discourage the use of headphones during the running or walking of the event.

Volunteers Needed

Please consider being a volunteer. Volunteers receive a race premium or T-shirt and refreshments from our sponsors as well as the satisfaction of assisting the NOTC in fulfilling its mission to promote running and fitness in the community. Sign up on our website or call 504-304-2326.

Race Administration

The Smoothie King 5K is produced by the New Orleans Track Club, a not-for-profit organization and a member of the Road Runners Club of America and USA Track & Field. For more information contact the NOTC via email at or phone 504-304-2326.