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Allstate Sugar Bowl Corporate Classic

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Category: Sporting Events

Start: Nov 13, 2021 12:00 AM

End: Nov 14, 2021 12:00 AM

City Park, New Orleans, LA, USA


 
 
Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic and YMCA Officials Announce Combining of CCC Fall Classic and YMCA Corporate Cup into New “Allstate Sugar Bowl Corporate Classic”
Newly combined race on Saturday, November 13 at City Park will be first in-person race in New Orleans in more than two and a half years 
(New Orleans) – The Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic and YMCA of Greater New Orleans officials are teaming up for a brand new, exciting combination of the CCC Fall Classic and YMCA Corporate Cup to be called the “Allstate Sugar Bowl Corporate Classic.” The newly combined 3.1-mile race, the first in person race in New Orleans since the pandemic started 20 months ago, will premier Saturday, November 13 in City Park.
 
Launched in 1960, the YMCA Corporate Cup benefitted adult literacy courses and initiatives throughout the New Orleans Area. The Crescent City Fall Classic began in 1986 with a focus on education initiatives in New Orleans. The inaugural Corporate Classic will continue to benefit the YMCA Educational Services (YES) Adult Literacy Program which operates in close collaboration with the New Orleans Public Library.
 
Since March 2020, the Crescent City Classic and its other races and in person events have been forced to go virtual
 
“When the idea was tossed out to combine the CCC’s Fall Classic and the YMCA’s Corporate Cup into one event, it made perfect sense,” said Crescent City Classic Race Director Eric Stuart. “Both races have long-standing traditions in New Orleans with a strong focus on education and we look forward to carrying on that tradition as well as forming new traditions with the combination of the two events this Fall.”
 
Registration for the Corporate Classic in City Park is open now at www.ccc10k.com/crescent-city-corporate-classic.html. A special discounted early registration price of $35 is available now through 11:59 p.m. on Friday, November 5.
 
“The YMCA of Greater New Orleans and the Crescent City Classic are two well-known and trusted non-profit organizations in New Orleans. It seemed like a natural fit to join our two long-time races, the Corporate Cup and the Fall Classic, to provide an even better experience for our participants and supporters,” said President & CEO YMCA of Greater New Orleans Gordon R. Wadge. “It’s even more exciting that the Corporate Classic will be the first in-person race that either of our organizations have had since before the pandemic. It will be a welcomed celebration!”
 
For more information and updates on the Corporate Classic and the Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 2021 race series schedule, visit www.ccc10k.com.
 
About Crescent City Classic
The Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic 10k road race is held every year the Saturday before Easter Sunday. The Classic is locally produced and is a great way to get in shape while having fun. The 10-kilometer course (6.2 miles) begins in Downtown News Orleans in front of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, runs through the historic French Quarter, and then all the way up tree-lined Esplanade Avenue to City Park where a huge concert festival is held immediately following the event for all the runners and walkers. The CCC is preceded by a large two-day Health & Fitness Expo, which is free and open to the public the Thursday and Friday prior to the Race.
 
About YMCA
The YMCA is a local 501c3 non-profit, a charity that has been part of Greater New Orleans since 1852. Today the Y reaches tens of thousands of lives in Orleans, Jefferson, St. Tammany, and Plaquemines Parishes. Our mission is to put Christian principles into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all”. We live our not-for-profit charitable mission daily by providing life-changing programs and services that enrich people from all walks of life in the areas of Youth Development, Healthy Living, and Social Responsibility. At the Y, we know that positive change only comes about when we invest in our kids, our families, our health, and our neighbors.
 
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Link to Corporate Classic Media Kit: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/13PzTRUtn8H2BRebPfq4Mkq06UwKIkTn9?usp=sharing
 
MEDIA CONTACTS
Steve Schulkens | 504.401.6990 | steve@schulkens.com
Clark Castle | 504.909.9985 | clark@schulkens.com
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