First class race from start to finish. Sold out month in advance and received rave reviews from all participants. Two mile run through historic downtown Gretna, transition to a ten mile out and back bike ride over the iconic Mississippi River on the Crescent City Connection bridge, finish with an out and back two mile run along the mighty Mississippi river overlooking the New Orleans skyline and the bridge you just conquered.
Most Popular Duathlon in Louisiana
Sold out early in its first year!
Start your race under a canopy of 100 year old oak trees along the historic Huey P. Long Ave. before transitioning onto your bike under the cover of the Gretna Farmers Market. From the market make your way to the Crescent City Connection bridge where you will have a panoramic view of the French Quarter, Jackson Square and the central business district of New Orleans. Return on the same route to start you final leg along the top of the levee of the mighty Mississippi River as you run out and back with a view of downtown New Orleans and the bridge you just conquered. Full police and medical support and multiple aid stations. After the race you will enjoy food, drink and music at the riverfront concluding with an awards ceremony. Packet pick up will be held in conjunction with the Gretna Art Walk and the Gretna Market displaying the the work of dozens of local artist and craftsmen. Age group, relay, and "fat tire" bike divisions.