Old Hwy. 51 Run scheduled for Saturday Nov. 23: Little time left to register to run

Published 2:03 pm Monday, November 18, 2019

MANCHAC – Gator’s Den will host the Inaugural OLD HIGHWAY 51 Half-Marathon, 10 Mile, 5K races on Saturday, Nov. 23. The races will benefit the Shantel Laniere Breast Cancer Foundation. Registration begins at 7 a.m. on race day inside the Beacon Bar & Grill next to the Gator’s Den located at 194 Old Hwy. 51 in Manchac. All races are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m.

For more information about the event, to register, or to donate directly to the Shantel Laniere Breast Cancer Foundation, visit http://www.nolarunning.com. Also, for more information about the Shantel Laniere Foundation, please visit https://shantellaneriefoundation.com/.

Due to the very limited parking space at Gator’s Den, participants will be provided bus transportation from the public boat launch to Gator’s Den. The boat launch is approximately one mile north on Hwy 51 across the bridge.

There will be a variety of food and beverages available on site throughout the day.

Overall winners and multiple age group awards will be given in each race (Half-Marathon, 10 Mile and 5K). Awards will also be given for race-walkers. Additionally, all race finishers will receive custom finisher medallions.