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Come run, walk or march in the inaugural Veterans 10K & 5K event this November and honor those who have served. Beginning and ending at the world-renowned World War II Museum in New Orleans, this event is definitely patriotic. Join us for this awesome, family event!
Premier Event Management has confirmed that this event will be going ahead as planned on Sunday 7th Nov 2021 in accordance with the COVID-19 safety measures. Learn more
How to enter the Veterans 10K/5K
Veterans 10K/5K routes
Both the 5k and 10k routes will start and finish at the National World War II Museum, the course will take you down Camp Street to Prytania Street and turn left onto Harmony Street.
Runners will then turn right onto St. Charlies Ave. to Lee Circle, onto Andrew Higgins Blvd. and back onto Camp Street to cross the finish line.
5k runners will complete 1 lap of the course and 10k runners 2 laps.
Awards for leading racers and age group winners
Complimentary Post Event Food & Refreshments
11:00am - 5:00pm Registration and packet pick-up
5:30am - 7:20am Packet pickup and bag drop opens
7:25am National Anthem
7:30am 10k and 5k start
9:30am Awards Ceremony
8:30am - 11:30am Post race party
The 10k event has a 2 hour cut off time.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is there a cut off time for the Veterans 10k/5k event?
Yes, runners have 2 hours to complete the 10k race to ensure the National World War II Museum is open for Veterans Day Weekend visitors.
Will the Veterans 10k/5k be timed?
Yes, there will be bib tag timing by ChronoTrack to time the races.
Will there be awards for winners of each race?
Yes, there will be Gold, Silver, and bronze medals in Military Dog Tag design for winners of events.