Extra Yard 5k

The Extra yard 5K is a family-friendly, 3.1 mile run/walk hosted in conjunction with the College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship that offers a chance for locals and out-of-town fans to take part in championship weekend.

On Sunday, January 12, 2020, the Extra Yard 5K is coming to New Orleans and the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic is proud to be producing it! The spirited course is unique to this event with a route through the French Quarter and a finish line with a post-race tailgate party featuring live entertainment, activities with race sponsors, and a post-race awards ceremony.

Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age group. In addition, the Top Overall Male and Top Overall Female will each win two tickets to the CFP National Championship on Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Registration includes a participant shirt, a finisher’s medal, a race bib, and one entry into a drawing to win two tickets to the national championship game.

Registrations for teachers is FREE, and all proceeds All proceeds benefit Extra Yard for Teachers programming.

The race will begin on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 8am and begins and ends at Lafayette Square .

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Rick Montgomery

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