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Bridge Run FAQs



What side of the river does the race start?

The race starts on the West Bank, near the Oakwood Center JCPenney, 175 Hector Ave., Terrytown, LA 70056.

Where does the race finish?

The race ends on the East Bank, near the Port of New Orleans employee parking lot (where the post-race party is held), 1350 Port of New Orleans Pl., New Orleans, LA 70160.

What is the course like?

The course is four miles total; about one mile is uphill and one is downhill; the other two are flat.  The uphill slope is gradual, but the downhill slope, off the HOV lane, is steep.

Are walkers and strollers welcome?

Absolutely!  Just please be courteous to our runners and line up near the back on Race Day.

Where do I park?

Most participants park downtown (near the race finish) and take our free bus shuttle service (the yellow school buses) to the start.  For more info on the buses and parking options, CLICK HERE.

How do I get back to the start?

Free bus transportation is provided after the race, for those who live on the West Bank or parked near the start. The buses run from 8:00pm until 10:00pm.  For more info on the buses and parking options, CLICK HERE.

When will the Bridge be closed?

The Bridge will not be closed for the event. Regular Bridge traffic is not affected by the race because the event utilizes the HOV Transit Lane of the CCC.

Where do I pick up my T-Shirt?

After the race at the post-race party.

Is there an entry fee for the post-race party?

No!  Runners, friends and family are all welcome to attend!  We will have complimentary food and beer for everyone!