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Allstate Sugar Bowl “Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk”

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Category: Community Events

Start: Dec 08, 2018 12:00 AM

End: Dec 09, 2018 12:00 AM

City Park, New Orleans, LA, USA

Thousands of runners and walkers are encouraged to dress in holiday attire for the Allstate Sugar Bowl “Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk” and Costume Contest in City Park on Sat., Dec. 8 with the festivities starting at 2 p.m.

Race officials expect more than 2,500 costumed runners and walkers to participate in this year’s two- mile event. Participants will be treated to gumbo from Blue Runner, hot chocolate and coffee from Community Coffee and a special appearance from Santa Claus. The festivities open at 2 p.m. on Victory Avenue with a costume contest at 2:45 pm. The run/walk is scheduled for 3 p.m. Following the race, all runners and walkers will receive early exclusive access to the park’s traditional “Celebration in the Oaks” holiday lighting event with more than a half million decorative bulbs and festive exhibits.

Entry into the Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk is $25 in advance and $30 on race day for adults. Children ages 4 to 10 can register for $10. Children 3 and under are free. Race bibs can be purchased here. Registration includes food, drinks, free pictures with Santa and a long-sleeved official holiday-themed race shirt. In addition, runners’ and walkers’ bibs get them early access to Celebration in the Oaks beginning at 4 p.m.

“The Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk is the perfect holiday family outing,” said Crescent City Classic Race Director Eric Stuart. “Families can unwind for the holidays and enjoy hot gumbo and the popular family picture taking with Santa. You get to do your workout with the race and then have early access to “Celebration in the Oaks” all for a great value.”

The Allstate Sugar Bowl Celebration in the Oaks Run/Walk takes place on Saturday, December 8, in New Orleans City Park. The race is a two-mile fun run and walk for people and families of all ages. The run/walk is produced by the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic and is part of the Crescent City Classic Race Series – with the premier race being the Crescent City Classic 10K. The Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10K next takes place on April 20, 2019.

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