Bridge Run



United Way of St. Charles
22nd Annual Bridge Run
Saturday, April 14, 2018


Presented by: Shell Norco
Co-Presented by: Valero St. Charles Refinery

 

 

 

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

  

Online Registration: Online registration will close Tuesday, April 10th at 11:59pm. 

Paper Registration: We will continue to accept paper registration forms in person at the UWSC office now through Friday, April 13th at noon. Our office hours are 8am-4pm Monday-Thursday & 8am-noon on Friday.

To download a copy of our paper registration, please click here.

 

 

Packet Pick-Up:  We are excited to offer chip timing again for this year’s race. In order to allow our race management company to accurately assign the race bibs in their system, we are not distributing bib numbers or t-shirts until the designated packet pick-up days below.


Thursday, April 12th:
10am-4pm @ United Way Office 

(13207 River Road in Luling)

Friday, April 13th: 8am-12pm @ United Way Office 

(13207 River Road in Luling)

Friday, April 13th: 5pm-7pm @ West Bank Bridge Park 

(13825 River Road in Luling)

Saturday, April 14th: 6:30am* @ West Bank Bridge Park 

(13825 River Road in Luling)  

*Please arrive early in order to process and allow time for bus transportation. 

 

 

Additional Info:

 

Race Day Packet Pickup: West Bank Bridge Park, 13825 River Road, Luling

5K Start:                              East Bank Bridge Park, 9762 River Road, Destrehan

Finish:                                West Bank Bridge Park, 13825 River Road, Luling

** This Race will be Chip Timed**

________________________________________

COURSE:

The 5K course offers a panoramic view from atop the Hale Boggs Mississippi River Bridge. The United Way Bridge Run is the largest road race across the Mississippi River in the nation.

*Should the weather or other safety concerns warrant, an alternate ground level course on the west bank will be used. In event of extreme circumstances, the race may be cancelled or postponed and the “no refund” policy will be applied.

DIRECTIONS:

East Bank Bridge Park (Destrehan) from I-10, take I-310 south to Destrehan exit (Exit #6).

     Bridge Park is underneath the Hale Boggs Bridge.

West Bank Bridge Park (Luling) cross the bridge, take first exit on bridge to ground level.Bridge Park is at intersection with River Road.

________________________________________

PARKING:

All participants are suggested to park in the St. Charles Parish School Board office lots on Judge Edward Dufresne Parkway or at the West Bank Bridge Park (west side lot). Participants parking on the East Bank can use Harry Hurst Middle School and St. Charles Borromeo School parking lots. Participants parking near the East Bank Bridge Park must have their race number with them. 

________________________________________

TRANSPORTATION:FREE

Pre-race 6:30AM-7:45AM (please arrive on time), departing from West Bank Bridge Park to start at East Bank Bridge Park

** Race will begin at 8:30a.m.

Post race buses depart from 9:45AM-noon, back to East Bank Bridge Park

*Participants must have race number to ride bus*

COURSE: (course map posted on website)

________________________________________

PRE-REGISTRATION BY MAIL:                                                         

(Please postmark no later than April 6th)

Mail to: United Way of St. Charles, 13207 River Road

Luling, LA 70070

*Pickup race number/packet at event packet pickup or on race day

________________________________________

PACKET PICK-UP & LATE REGISTRATIION INFO:

Online Registration: Online registration will close Tuesday, April 10th at 11:59pm. 

Paper Registration: We will continue to accept paper registration forms in person at the UWSC office now through Friday, April 13th at noon. Our office hours are 8am-4pm Monday-Thursday & 8am-noon on Friday.

To download a copy of our paper registration, please click here.

 

Packet Pick-Up:  We are excited to offer chip timing again for this year’s race. In order to allow our race management company to accurately assign the race bibs in their system, we are not distributing bib numbers or t-shirts until the designated packet pick-up days below.

 

Thursday, April 12th: 10am-4pm @ United Way Office 

(13207 River Road in Luling)

Friday, April 13th: 8am-12pm @ United Way Office 

(13207 River Road in Luling)

Friday, April 13th: 5pm-7pm @ West Bank Bridge Park 

(13825 River Road in Luling)

Saturday, April 14th: 6:30am* @ West Bank Bridge Park 

(13825 River Road in Luling)  

*Please arrive early in order to process and allow time for bus transportation. 

________________________________________

TEAM CHALLENGE:

The company with the most pre-registrants (April 6th) in the race will be awarded the “Team Challenge” Trophy. Please denote your company name on registration form & when registering online.

________________________________________

T-SHIRTS:

Commemorative t-shirts will be given out at the pre-race packet pickup event and on the day of race at the West Bank Bridge Park. Please keep race number/t-shirt tab until claiming t-shirt.  All finishers will receive a custom race medallion!!

________________________________________

AWARDS:

5K Race:

1st, 2nd, 3rd Overall Male and Female

 

1st Masters Male and Female

 

1st Grand Masters Male and Female

 

1st Senior Male and Female

 

1st Youth Male and Female

________________________________________

Scoring: 

This event will be chip timed.

5K course record bonus: $500 to the winning male or female setting a new course record

Records: Passmore Furusu, 14:28 (1997), Melissa Cook, 17:00 (2005) 

________________________________________

POST RACE ACTIVITIES & REFRESHMENTS:

Fun activities for families and children

Music by “DJ Delerio” on stage

Food and refreshments including Bud Light Beer, Kentwood Springs Water,

Coca-Cola provided by Keystone, Jambalaya by Cornerstone Chemical Company 

Drink Truck sponsored by Keystone Engineering Inc.