May 15th, 2021 Shreveport, LA 71105 US Directions
Events

1/2 Marathon

7:00AM CDT

5K

7:15AM CDT
This race is being postponed to a new date.

New Date: May 15th, 2021

This race has been rescheduled for May 15th, 2021.

Hope to see you all there!

Here Are Your Options:

We will transfer your registration to the new event date once it is set, and look forward to having you join us. Thanks for your patience!

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://independencebowl.org/kickoff-k/.

Place
Fern Marketplace
1370 E 70th
Shreveport, LA US 71105
Description

 

SPECIAL THANKS:

Radiance Technologies Independence Bowl, Orangetheory Fitness, Read King, KSM, Independence Bowl Foundation, Sportspectrum & Sportspectrum Race Management.

 


 
DATE, LOCATION & STARTING TIME:

Saturday, May 15th, 2021 the Half Marathon will begin at 7:00am and the 5K will begin at 7:15am. The races will begin at the Fern Marketplace.  The Half Marathon route will travel through South Highland, runners will get to enjoy the scenic streets of McCormick, Creswell, Thornhill, Ockley, Unadilla, and Fairfield along the beautiful and challenging course.  There is a 3.5-hour time limit for the half-marathon course.


 

REGISTRATION:

Half Marathon
Early Registration is $60 through April 15th, 2021.
Registration goes up to $70 April 16th, 2021 - May 14th, 2021.
Race day Registration is $75. 

5K
Early Registration is $20 through April 15th, 2021
Registration goes up to $30 April 16th, 2021 - May 14th, 2021.
Race day Registration is $35. 

Late registrants may still order a t-shirt the day of at registration 

 


 

T-SHIRTS & RACE PACKET PICK-UP:

Every pre-registered participant will receive an original “Independence Bowl Kickoff K’s” T-shirt. All pre-registered participants of the Half Marathon will receive a medal.

Packet pick up will be held at Sportspectrum Thursday, May 13th from noon- 6:00 p.m. & Friday, May 14th from 10:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. You may also pick up your packet on Race Day at the Race Site an hour before the start of the race.

Timing chip is attached to your race bib. Please do not wrinkle or destroy the bib as that would cause the chip to misread.
 
All packets not picked up by the start of the race will be forfeited - NO REFUNDS
 

 


 

AWARDS:  

The overall male and female winner of the half marathon will receive a $1,000 cash prize, and the male and female winner from each age group (20 & Under, 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 & Over) will win $100. The overall men's and women's winners of the 5K will receive a $250 cash prize, and male and female age group winners will receive $50.

OVERALL WINNER (Half-marathon): $1,000

OVERALL WINNER (5k): $250

 

1st Place(Half-marathon): $100

1st Place (5k): $50

2nd Place (Half-marathon & 5k): Orangetheory Fitness Swag Bag, 3 FREE Orangetheory Classes, & $35 Gift Card to Orangetheory Fitness

3rd Place (Half-marathon & 5k): Orangetheory Fitness Water bottle and 1 FREE Orangtheory Class Pass

 



AGE GROUPS:

20 & Under, 21-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 & Over
 


 

POST PARTY:

Following the races, snacks, Gatorade and water will be available for runners and spectators. Local vendors will also be offering samples of their favorites food items as well as giveaways.

 


 
SPECIAL NOTE:

Strollers, wagons, baby joggers, and any hand pushed or pulled vehicle will be allowed on the course, but at a walk pace capacity only. Absolutely NO in-line skates, roller skates or runners with baby strollers will be allowed on run course. This rule is an RRCA regulation! No dogs are allowed on the course.

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When on the course please remember that the course is open to traffic, so watch for cars. Please stay inside the cones when you are on Fairfield Ave. this is for your safety.The turn by turn on this course map does not have all of the streets and also says the course is 13.3 miles. The course was measured on a bike with a Garmin 645 and came to exactly 13.10 miles, so if you are running with a GPS you should come up with about the same distance.

The course will be marked with white arrows on the ground and directional signs on cones. Make sure you follow the arrows and not the runner in front of you, the runner in front of you might not be running the race.

The 5k course is a flat out an back route. There will be one water stop near the corner of Symphony & Norma Lee.

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