Thu November 24, 2022 New Orleans, LA 70124 US
Tad Gormley Stadium
5400 Stadium Drive
New Orleans, LA US 70124

Established in 1907, the New Orleans Athletic Club's Turkey Day Race is one of the oldest, continuously held non-marathon races in the United States. Starting and finishing at Tad Gormley Stadium in New Orleans City Park, the morning includes 5 Mile and kids' half-mile run / walk races. Families from around the country have made this event one of their favorite holiday traditions, with multiple generations participating year after year. Proceeds benefit Spina Bifida of Louisiana. 

Early packet pickup is strongly encouraged for 115th NOAC Turkey Day Race participants. This opportunity to secure your race number and participant shirt prior to race day will happen on Monday, Nov. 21st and Tuesday, Nov. 22nd from noon - 6pm at the New Orleans Athletic Club (222 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70112). FREE parking is available. More info HERE

Late registration will be available at the NOAC during this time for $45 for ALL adult participants, and $30 for ALL youth participants. No member or family discounts will be available after online registration closes on November 16th.

Race Day Schedule: 

  • 7:00 AM - Race Day Registration & Packet Pickup Opens
  • 8:00 AM - Kids Half Mile Race Begins
  • 8:30 AM - 5 Mile Run / Walk Begins

Discounted online registration closes at midnight on Wednesday, November 16th. Race day registration for all participants signing up on race morning is $50 per-person. T-Shirt availability and sizes aren't guaranteed for anyone registering after November 16th. 

The NOAC Turkey Day Race is produced by the New Orleans Track Club, its members, and volunteers.  


The NOAC Turkey Day race benefits Spina Bifida of Louisiana, a non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization for the expressed purpose of providing support to individuals with spina bifida, and their families in Louisiana, and to increase awareness about spina bifida and its prevention. Learn more about this organization and their mission at

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