Seize the Day - April 1, 2023

Fri March 31 - Sat April 1, 2023 Baton Rouge, LA 70808 US Directions


1 Mile Fun Run

$25 04/01 9:00AM CDT - 9:30AM CDT Registration ends April 1, 2023 at 11:45am CDT

5K Run/Walk

$35 04/01 9:30AM CDT - 10:00AM CDT Registration ends April 1, 2023 at 11:45am CDT

Virtual 5K

$25 Registration ends March 31, 2023 at 11:45am CDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


6400 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA US 70808


Join us on April 1, 2023

Seize the Day 5k and Family Fun Run at Pennington Biomedical Research Center.


Each in person registration includes: 

Bib for 1 mile fun run or 5K
Race T-shirt 
Finisher Medal *New this year
After race activities
Each virtual registration includes a race t-shirt and finisher medal which will be mailed.

T-shirts are not guaranteed for those who register after March 1, 2023.

Event Schedule 

8:00am - 8:45 a.m -Same Day Race Registration and packet pickup - 

9:00 a.m. - Start of 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

9:30 a.m. - Start of 5K Run/Walk

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Family Fun Activities to include music/food&drinks/awards

Early Bird Packet Pick Up:

Epilepsy Alliance Louisiana's Office

11822 Justice Ave, Ste. B4
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Pick Up Times: 

Thursday, March 30th from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. 
Friday, March 31st  from 7 a.m. -1 p.m. 

Team Awards

Start getting your teams together because we will have four team award the year:

Team who raises the most money
Team with most participants
Team with best t-shirt
Team tent decorations *New this year
The team who raises the most money – The contest ends Friday, March 31, 2023 at 6 p.m. 
Team with the most participants - The contest ends Friday, March 31, 2023 at 6 p.m. Race participants must register on the team when they submit their race registration or they won’t be counted for the team. The team captain will receive the prize.                                                                                              The best team T-Shirt – T-Shirt pictures must be emailed to by 6 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2023. The winner is determined by the event committee.

The best team tent will be awarded to the team with the best decorated tent on the day of the race.

Team awards include both in-person and virtual participants. 

In-Person Race Awards
In-person Overall Top 1 Mile – Female/Male 
In-person Overall Top 5K – Female/Male  

The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each age category will receive a commemorative visor.  

For virtual participants:

Top Virtual Race Finisher Awards Overall Top 5K Mile – Female/Male Finisher 

You can complete the race between Friday, March 31 at 6 p.m. to Saturday, April 1 at 11 a.m. at the place of your choosing. You must enter your results by 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 1 to be eligible to win. Details for submission will be provided to you before the race. 

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