10th Annual Jazz Half Marathon & 5K

Race Information
Join us for the 10th Annual Jazz Half Marathon & 5K benefiting Children's Hospital, which will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The half marathon is a 13.1 mile race running from Lafayette Square in downtown New Orleans to Audubon Park and back. The 5K is a 3.1 mile race run within downtown. Following the run is a post-race party in Lafayette Square where participants will be treated to food and drinks including some New Orleans favorites: jambalaya, red beans & rice and Abita Beer.

  • $75 for Half Marathon
  • $85 for 2-person RELAY Team for Half Marathon
  • $30 for 5K

Go the Extra Mile for the kids at Children's Hospital!
Line up on October 27, 2018 for the Jazz Half Marathon and 5K to support Children's Hospital's  efforts to care brave young patients as they fight for their lives. By registering, you become part of the solution! Your support will help us reach our ultimate goal...providing quality pediatric healthcare to every child regardless of their ability to pay!

Want to go the extra mile?
Set up your fundraising page HERE. Then send your fundraising page out to your friends and family by email or on your Facebook or, Instagram, and ask them to sponsor you by making a donation to  Children’s Hospital.

What’s in it for you?
Raise at least $250 as an individual, and you will qualify to run the Jazz Half Marathon or the 5K for FREE! Refunds will be issued to those who meet their fundraising goal AFTER the race.

But wait, there’s more...
The individual who raises the most money will win a three-night stay at a Marriott property anywhere in the continental 48 states and airfare for two.

*Hotel rate is limited to $400 per night.

Everyone who raises at least $250 will also be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a two-night stay at a Marriott property on the Gulf Coast.

*Hotel rate is limited to $300 per night.

Ready to get started?

  1. Register. for the race. CLICK HERE.
  2. Access. Once you are registered for the race, you will receive an email confirmation. Click “Visit Dashboard” from your email confirmation to access your Fundraising Page.
  3. Edit. Click “Edit Fundraising Page” located near Registration Details. Again, click the pencil with “Edit Fundraising Page” under your profile name.
  4. Include your fundraising goal. Remember you must raise at least $250 to qualify to RUN FOR FREE.
  5. Add your personalized message: Why do you Run for Free? Include a personal statement about why the race is important to you for people who may visit your page.
  6. Personalize with a picture. Add a fun profile image, so people know who you are! Save. Don’t forget to click “Save Updated Funding Information”.
  7. LET'S GET SOCIAL: Finally, share your fundraising page to your Facebook and Instagram so your family and friends can sponsor and donate to your cause!

Questions about the race?

Please contact Candace.Weber@LCMCHealth.org or 504.894.6876

Contact Info: Please contact Candace.Weber@LCMCHealth.org or 504.894.6876

Registration Info:


Lafayette Square

S Maestri Place

New Orleans, LA 70130

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