Sat May 6, 2023 New Iberia, LA 70560 US Directions


1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

8:15AM CDT
Open to ages 1 - 100.

1 Mile Team Discount

8:15AM CDT
Open to ages 1 - 100.

5K Run/Walk

8:00AM CDT
Open to ages 1 - 100.

5k Team Discount

8:00AM CDT
Open to ages 1 - 100.


128 W. Main St
New Iberia, LA US 70560


Bayou Side Run

May 6, 2023 from 8:00am - 11:00 am

128 W. Main St, New Iberia, LA 70560

( Bouligny Plaza)

Celebrate National Mental Health Awareness Month by joining Heart for Iberia and Iberia Mental Health Initiative for their annual Bayou Side Run. On Saturday, May 6, 2023, grab your person or persons to be “bayou” side as we race the streets of New Iberia raising mental health awareness and funds for Iberia Mental Health Initiative. Registration will include entry into the 5k and/or 1-mile run/walk, t-shirt, finisher medal and an experience of a lifetime. Chip timing will be used for the 5k.

Thank you for choosing to partner with Heart for Iberia and Iberia Mental Health Initiative as we seek to raise mental health awareness in our community. 

Registration Fees (Early & Late Fees & dates):

  • Early Registration 5k: $25.00
  • Early Registration 1 Mile Fun Run: $25.00
  • Team Discount 10 or more : $20.00 per individual
  • Late Registration is April 15th - May 4th: $30.00
  • Race day registration: 6am - 7:30 cash only

Must Registered by April 14th to be guaranteed a shirt.

Packet Pickup (Location, Date & Time):

  • Early Pickup: TBA
  • On Site Day of Race, May 6th, 6:00 am - 7:30 am

Age Groups:

  • 1-14,15-19,20-29,30-39,etc. 70+


  • Top Overall Male & Female, & 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Male & Female each age group for the 5K

The Race Benefits:

  • Iberia Mental Health Initiative
    • The Iberia Mental Health Initiative is a coalition of concerned citizens dedicated to identifying and addressing the mental health needs of our community.  We are composed of medical and mental health professionals, legal and law enforcement professionals, education personnel, clergy, and suicide awareness advocates, and other community supporters. All proceeds are poured back into the community to help raise awareness for mental health through programs and events. 

Inclement Weather Policy

  • No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.
    The safety of our athletes and volunteers is our primary concern. In the event of inclement weather, the race will continue under the following circumstances:
    Rain - the event will NOT be cancelled due to rain alone.
    Lightning - If lightning is seen or thunder is heard, the event will be postponed for a minimum of 20 minutes until no signs of the storm are present. Participants should seek shelter in their vehicles or a nearby building if available. If lightning continues 20 minutes after the scheduled event start, the race will be subject to cancellation.

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