Girls on the Run 5K

  • 06-Apr-2019
  • 6:45 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Audubon Park


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Girls on the Run 5k

What: We will cheer on the girls as they complete a 5k and perform after the race.

Where: Audubon Park, Shelter #10, near Newman Bandstand

When: Saturday, April 6. Call time is 6:45 AM. The event is from 7:45AM-10:30AM.

Who: All performers and discotistas are welcome to participate


After the warm up at the Newman Bandstand (7:45 AM), the Disco Amigos will Second Line with all the runners to encourage them to go to the Start Line. Then we will be positioned at one of the mile markers to cheer on the girls and their running buddies. Once the race is completed, we will perform Fantastic Voyage (in place), Night Fever, and (maybe if there is time) Fireball at the Newman Bandstand.

Stage Manager: Denny Bro, 504-607-2458,


Guys: Red shirt, black pants and vest

Gals: Silver dress/top&pants

Support: DA t-shirt, black pants or shorts

The theme is "Spring Across The Finish Line" so feel free to accessorize in whatever “Spring” related accoutrements you have.

VERY IMPORTANT!! For liability reasons we need everyone to go to the link below and sign up as a volunteer. Please be sure to use the “Category” drop down menu and look for “Dance Krewe-Disco Amigos”. Then please fill out the form.

Additional Info: There will be coffee and breakfast snacks to wake us up! Be sure to check in at the Volunteer Table when you arrive and get your GOTR Thank You Gift. Parking is available near the Newman Bandstand and also across the street at the Zoo.

Girls on the Run (GOTR) is non-profit organization that educates, inspires, and empowers young girls in New Orleans to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum which creatively integrates running. By harnessing the power of running, GOTR helps 3rd-8th grade girls develop the social and emotional tools to cope with the challenges of adolescence. The season culminates with a 5k as a way to celebrate the girls' completion of the program.

Phone: 504-571-9313


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