Saints Kickoff Run 5K presented by Chevron
Runners will able to view themselves on the brand new giant video boards above each end zone. Following the race, participants can enjoy live entertainment, a Bud Light beer garden, and jambalaya in Champions Square. All participants will receive an official race shirt and a finisher’s medal. Fans and local businesses will have the opportunity to compete for the event’s Corporate Cup which will be awarded to a group of participants that registers as a team and best shows its “Black and Gold” spirit by bringing the largest number of runners.
To register for the kickoff run or for more information visit Saints5k.com/register 8
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The sixth Annual Saints Kickoff Run 5K presented by Chevron will take place on Saturday, Sept. 9, two days before the Saints open the season on Monday Night Football at the Minnesota Vikings. The run begins at 7:30 a.m., with a half mile Kids Fun Run following at 9 a.m. Gumbo and Sir Saint, the club’s mascots, and members of the Saintsations will be in attendance to cheer on runners. The course begins in Champions Square and ends with fans sprinting through the Saints team tunnel to the finish on the 50-yard line at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.