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New Roads Pecan Classic 4 Mile & 1 Mile Run

Tuesday June 30th, 2020

New Roads, LA

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10th Annual New Roads Pecan Classic 4 Mile & 1 Mile Run Is Now Virtual

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Online Registration will close on Monday 29, 2020.  


The race will begin and end at the NRG Community Field/Park, 311 Park Ave., New Roads, LA 70760.
Race Course for the 4 mile race will be along the scenic False River.

The Pecan Classic is locally produced by the Catholic of Pointe Coupee Cross Country and Track and Field Program, and is a great way to get in shape, while having fun!  Both runners and walkers of all abilities are invited to participate in the race.  

The Pecan Classic is both physically challenging and a great New Roads tradition!  The 4-Mile course begins at Community Park in front of the Splash Park, runs participants through Downtown New Roads, and then finishes at the NRG Field.  The 1-Mile Fun Run is a single-loop course.  


Festival Entry:  
Free to registered runners and spectators this year.


February 18-29

4 mile = $15

1 mile = $10


March 1-21

4 mile = $20

1 mile = $15


March 22 – April 17

4 mile = $25

1 mile = $20


April 18 (Race Day)

4 mile = $30

1 mile = $20

o   Children age 6 and younger are free for the 4 mile and the 1 mile race

o   You will be guaranteed your shirt(s) on the day of the race if registration is completed by June 29th.

o   Online registration closes on June 29, 2020. 


Packet Pickup:  TBD



7:45 am-8:45 am             Race Day Registration Begins & Packet Pickup

  9:00 am                          1 Mile Fun Run/Walk
  9:15 am                          4 Mile Run
  9:30 am                          Pecan Sack Races
10:15 am                          Post Race Festival: awards, music, food 


1 Mile Awards - Overall Male & Female

4 Mile Awards - Top Overall Male & Female

                          1st & 2nd in Age Group Awards

                         (14 and under, 15-24, 25-34, 35-44, 45-54, 55+)                   


*  For the safety of all participants, roller blades, inline skates, and bicycles are not allowed. Headsets are discouraged in this event. Thank you for your cooperation. 

*  This event will occur rain or shine. We reserve the right to cancel in extreme circumstances. In that event, there will be no refunds.

*  Pets are allowed in the 1 Mile Fun Run but must be on a leash.  

The Race Benefits:

Catholic of Pointe Coupee cross country and track and field programs and the New Roads Pecan Classic Scholarship

Race Distances

Price Register
Virtual - 1 Mile Fun Run Click to Find Out Register »
Virtual - 4 Mile Run Click to Find Out Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

311 Park Ave., New Roads, LA

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