Crescent City Fall Classic COUNTDOWN:

Grant Program

Register your School or Non-Profit Organization for the Fall Classic Health and Fitness Challenge Grant Program!


The Crescent City Fitness Foundation sponsors events aimed at enhancing the exposure of youth and adults to the healthful aspects of a regular exercise program, including running and walking.  Every Fall, the Foundation dedicates its Crescent City Fall Classic to New Orleans-area schools and local non-profit organizations, by offering discounted registration rates and awarding cash grants to the schools and organizations that have the highest participation in the program.  The Fall Classic 5k will provide a focal point to encourage training and participation, as well as spirited interaction among alumni, family and friends of the schools and organizations participating.

2017 Grant Program Application

 

2017 Participating

Schools

 

Organizations

  • St. Andrew the Apostle
  • Airline Park Academy
  • Belle Chasse Academy
  • Boyet Jr. High
  • Calvary Baptist School
  • Emily C. Watkins
  • Edward Hynes Charter School
  • Immaculate Conception School
  • International School of Louisiana
  • Kenner Discovery Health Sciences Academy
  • Morris Jeff Community School
  • South Plaquemines High School
  • Waldorf School of New Orleans
  • Warren Easton Charter High School
 
  • GirlTrek
  • Guidosportif
  • Tulane Running Club
  • Ochsner Health Systems
    Youth Run Nola 
     

 

The Foundation will provide the following to all Schools and Non-profit Organizations participating in the Grant Program:

  1. A discounted entry fee ($15.00 per participant) to the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Fall Classic 5k race on Nov. 4th, 2017.

  2. An opportunity to be recognized for their commitment to the fitness of their students, alumni, staff, families and community.

  3. Collector's Edition Commemorative Print (signed and numbered; $80 value) from the current year's CCC10k race to each group that registers a minimum of 25 participants, to be used at other fundraisers, auctions or as gifts for the program coordinators.

  4. Each group that registers a minimum of 25 participants will also be eligible for the below cash grants.

 

The School that meets the minimum requirements and registers the largest number of participants will recieve:

  1. A Spirit Trophy recognizing the participation and support of the school.
  2. A Cash Grant of $3,000, dedicated to the school's athletic programs that will encourage students to undertake a healthy and fit lifestyle.
  3. 20 race entries to the 2018 Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k for the unrestricted use of the school, at no charge ($700 value).
  4. 20 Racefest tickets to the 2018 Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k's Michelob Ultra RaceFest for the unrestricted use of the school, at no charge, enabling non-participants to enjoy the post-race party and refreshments ($200 value).
  5. Private Party Tent at the 2018 Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k's Michelob Ultra RaceFest for the use of the school, to accomodate their race participants and invited guest at no charge ($500 value).
  6. Their school's logo or name will be imprinted on the race t-shirt of the following year's Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Fall Classic 5k (as the participation leader).


The Organization that meets the minimum requirements and registers the largest number of participants will recieve:

  1. A cash grant of $3,000, dedicated to athletic programs that will encourage employees and members to undertake a healthy and fit lifestyle.


The Foundation will provide the following to the School and Organization that meets the minimum requirements and registers the 2nd largest number of participants:

 

  1. A cash grant of $1,500, dedicated to their athletic programs.

The Foundation will provide the following to the School and Organization that meets the minimum requirements and registers the 3rd largest number of participants:

 

  1. A cash grant of $750, dedicated to their athletic programs.
 

 

Additional Details:

Any local elementary, middle or high school can apply for the Grant Program's school division.
A
ny local 5013c non-profit organization or association can apply for the Grant Program's organization division.  

Schools and organizations do not compete for the same prizes.  Cash grants are given to all divisons in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, but only Schools are eligible for the extensive first place prize package listed above.

Once a school/organization/club applies for and is accepted to the program, they will be given a unique Fall Classic registration form that allows students, teachers, parents, employees, alumni, friends and members to register for the race at a discounted rate.  Grant Program Participants will also be able to register online, by selecting your school or organization name during the online registration process.

Grant Program participants will receive everything that a normal participant will receive: a commemorative race t-shirt, bib number (with timing chip) and entry into the Michelob Ultra post-race party, but ALL GRANT PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS MUST PICK UP THEIR BIB NUMBERS DIRECTLY FROM THE SCHOOL OR ORGANIZATION, BEFORE THE RACE.  NO RACE DAY PICK-UP WILL BE AVAILABLE.

 

 

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