Athlete's Corner 3 Miler

Sat March 16, 2024 Directions


Athletes Corner 3 Miler

($5: Ages 5 - 9) ($0: Ages 65 - 100)
8:00AM CDT - 9:00AM CDT Price increases after March 2, 2024 at 11:59pm CST
Open to ages 1 - 99.


Athlete's Corner, 1737 W. Sale Road, Lake Charles, LA   



Lake Area Runners is hosting its annual Athlete's Corner 3 miler on Saturday, March 16, 2024. Athlete's Corner is located at 1737 W. Sale Road, Lake Charles, LA 70605. Come run for fun! Runners are encouraged to come dressed in your St. Paddy's Day best!
Brief Route Description:
Start at Athlete's Corner then winds through nearby neighborhood and ends back at Athlete's Corner. This is a flat and fast course.

Registration fees:
$30 = February 10, 2024 - March 2, 2024

$35 = March 3, 2024 - March 14, 2024

$40 = Race Day, March 16, 2024

**Age based pricing of registration fees:

Registrants 5 - 9 years old = $5 registration fee (shirt not included). Shirts may be purchased $18.

Registrants 65 years and older = free registration (shirt not included). Shirts may be purchased $18.

If you would like a shirt, purchase a shirt as an "Add-on" before checkout.

Packet Pick-Up:
Location = Athlete's Corner, 1737 W. Sale Road, Lake Charles, LA   

Dates/times =

Friday, March 15, 2024,  2:00PM-5:00PM

Saturday, March 11, 2023, 6:30AM-7:30AM                                                       


Important note = Registered participants need photo identification. Proxy pickup is allowed for immediate family members, husband/wife/sibling, with identification.


Race day schedule:

6:30AM - Packet pickup & race day registration opens

7:30AM - Packet pickup & race day registration closes                                                                            

7:45AM - Pre-race meeting

8:00AM - Race begins                                                                                                          

*Note Ainsley's Angels will begin 1 minute prior to main start.

9:00AM - Awards


Overall male and female finishers will win a free pair of shoes from Athlete's Corner (some restrictions apply)

Top 3 finishers in each age group will receive a gift card to Athlete's Corner.
Age Groups =  1-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (for both men and women)Race day


Short sleeved performance shirts are provided to registered participants (except your ages 5-9 years & 65+ years or older participant). Shirts are guaranteed to those participants who registered prior to Monday, February 26. Shirts may be purchased without registration for $18. Click "Store" to purchase an additional shirt.


LAR's registration refund and cancellation policy:
When you register for this event, you are making a non-refundable/ non-transferable decision. 

There are absolutely NO refunds, deferrals, or bib exchanges.

Lake Area Runners does not issue refunds if the event is cancelled due to circumstances out of our control.This policy stays in effect in natural disaster, pandemic, whether you experience illness/injury/unexpected travel/emergency or other.

We work incredibly hard to put on our races and we personally understand the training and hard work runners undergo, so the last thing we want to do is cancel a race.



If we foresee dangerous conditions that warrant cancellations, we will update you via email and/or post onto @LakeAreaRunners and @LakeAreaRunnersForum sites on Facebook.


No parking on Sale Road. Please be respectful to surrounding businesses and do not block entrances or exits.
We appreciate your talent and time. Volunteer opportunities exist for the following duties:
·       Race packet stuffing and organizing
·       Packet pick up day before race
·       Packet pick up day of race
·       Race site setup
·       Cheer and hydration station on race route
·       Medical personnel along route for safety of runners
·       Cleanup


Race series: TRIPLE THREAT!
Heads up! This is the first in the TRIPLE CROWN SERIES! Register and finish each of the races to earn a special prize.

The series included these Lake Area Runners races:

  • March 2024- Athlete's Corner 3miler

  • May 4, 2024-Contraband 5 miler

  • July 4, 2024-  LAR's 4 on the 4th

  • Other LAR race not part of triple crown =Swamp Stomp half marathon is Saturday, December 14, 2024

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


Athlete's Corner, 1737 W. Sale Road, Lake Charles, LA   

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