Pre-Race Information

 Rouge-Orleans Social & Packet Pick-up

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

The RO Social
6:00pm – 9:00pm

Come join us on Thursday, February 4th for food, drinks, and packet pickup at the Rouge-Orleans Social located at Lucy’s Surf Bar from 6pm-9pm.   Food and drinks will be available for purchase, as will Official Rouge-Orleans Merchandise. The social is not mandatory, unless you want to have a good time.  This is a great opportunity to meet and connect with runners from around the country and world.

Packet Pick-up
6:00 – 9:00pm

Packet pickup will be available at the RO Social.  Only the Team Captain needs to be present to pickup the team packet.  If you are running solo and need someone to pick up your packet for you, send an email to


Lucy’s Retired Surfers Bar is located downtown on 3rd st. between Convention St. and North Blvd.

Informational Meeting

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Screen Shot 2014-12-02 at 12.28.45 PMThe Rouge-Orleans Informational Meeting will be held on Friday, February 5th from 2:00pm-3:00pm inside the USS KIDD Museum. The meeting is MANDATORY for all solo runners  and the Team Captains.  Space is limited, so we ask that only the team captains be present.  If a team captain can’t make the meeting, please send a substitute. If you can’t make the meeting, than please send us an email at

USS KIDD - Meeting

 Kick-Off Party & Packet Pick-up

Friday, February 5th

Kick-Off Party
4:00pm – 7:30pm

The Kick-Off party will take place from 4:00pm – 8:00pm in the green space next to the USS KIDD.  There will be live music, food, and drinks for event participants.  Official race merchandise and last second running needs will be for sale.

Packet Pick-Up
4:00om – 7:30pm

 Packet Pick-up will be open from 4:00pm – 7:30pm at the Kick-Off Party.  Only the Team Captain needs to be present to pick up the Race Packet.  Packet pick-up is also available on Thursday night at the Pre-race Social.

 Parades Near the Race Start

Krewe of Spanish Town Parade Map (Downtown Baton Rouge)

Downtown will be parade crazy on Saturday, especially after about 10:00am.  Plan ahead, make sure you have a place to park, and enjoy the parade as much as possible.

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