106th Annual NOAC Turkey Day Race

106th Annual NOAC Turkey Day Race Results

5 Miles, Kids' Half-Mile

Thursday, November 28, 2013, 8:30 AM

Tad Gormley Stadium, City Park, New Orleans, LA

Benefiting Spina Bifida of Greater New Orleans

Thousands of people made their way to City Park on Thanksgiving morning to enjoy the 106th Annual New Orleans Athletic Club Turkey Day Race benefiting Spina Bifida of Greater New Orleans. Temperatures were colder than in past years, but the sunny weather provided perfect running weather and a chance to run fast times.

This year's 5-mile race winners were Patrick Gavin in a time of 25:13 and Malia Cali in a time of 29:12.

Thanks to our sponsors and supporters for making this year's event possible: New Orleans Athletic Club, Crescent Crown, Elmer's Chee Wees, Glago Law Firm, Kentwood Springs Water, Louisiana Running Company, and Louisiana's Health and Fitness Magazine.

5 Mile Award Winners

Place Male Age Time Female Age Time
1 Patrick Gavin 30 25:13 Malia Cali 21 29:12
2 Kevin Fitzgerald 23 25:44 Anisa Arsenault 21 29:44
3 Micah Tirop 30 25:48 Andi Aguilar 20 30:39
Youth (15-Under)
1 Bryant White, Jr. 15 30:02 Charlotte Chehardy 11 36:54
Master (40-Over)
1 Jason Yaffe 43 28:55 Stacey Roberts 44 33:26
Grandmaster (50-Over)
1 Ross Shales 50 30:27 Word Backstrom 56 34:18
Senior (60-Over)
1 J Roger Brown 65 33:36 Barbara Nodier 60 36:54
Legend (70-Over)
1 Frank Bright 70 35:28 Fe Laughlin 76 55:22
Racewalker Overall
1 Lojza Vosta 74 53:11 Pat Driscoll 60 53:47
2 William Phelps 69 54:36 Anne St Clair 53 55:19

Kids' Half Mile Award Winners

Place Male Age Time Female Age Time
Overall (15-Under)
1 Marshall Powers 13 2:33 Emily Blanchard 13 3:07
2 Aidan Roberts 13 2:44 Christen Chehardy 10 3:19
3 Stephen Peterman 10 2:53 Annelise Mezuski 10 3:23
4 Kendall Scott 11 3:01 Chloe Chehardy 10 3:33
5 Gavin O'Brien 13 3:16 Maddie Monteleone 13 3:33


Spina Bifida of Greater New Orleans


Spina Bifida of Greater New Orleans, Inc. is a non-profit, tax exempt organization for the expressed purpose of providing services to those persons born with Spina Bifida and their families, and to increase public awareness about Spina Bifida and its prevention. The Organization consists of individuals with Spina Bifida, their families, and other interested persons united to enhance the quality of life for persons with Spina Bifida. The association's mission is "to promote the prevention of Spina Bifida and to support the needs of individuals with Spina Bifida and related disorders".


Race Administration

The NOAC Turkey Day Race is produced by the New Orleans Track Club, a not-for-profit organization and a member of the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and USA Track & Field (USATF). For more information contact the NOTC via email at notc@runNOTC.org or phone 504-304-2326.