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New Orleans - Hope Is Built - 2019

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Friday, July 5, 2019 8AM

Welcome to the Hope is Built 5K Run/Walk benefiting Unity of Greater New Orleans!

Following our success in other cities, this exciting new race is coming to New Orleans to give all participants close to Audubon Park, the French Quarter, and neighboring areas the ability to show off their health and wellness campaigns and run or walk a 5K of which proceeds go to Unity of Greater New Orleans - an organization established in greater New Orleans focused on providing training, wellness assistance and financial literacy to return the homeless back to normalcy.

Nestled and completely contained in Audubon Park, this electronically chip timed USATF-certified 5K Walk/Run is being held to experience fun with friends, family, locals and tourists for a great cause.  


Race day registration is possible only via credit card.  Be sure to review the prices below to avoid price increases.

Through 5/15 $35
Through 6/15 $40
Until Registration Closes $50

which includes the cost of the finisher's medal, pre and post refreshments, and top prizes per age category.  Awards for the fastest male and female in each age category will be given: below 18, 18 – 25, 26 – 35, 36 – 40, 41 – 50, 51 – 60, 61 – 70, 71+ as well as top finisher as wheelchair user, mom with running stroller, dad with running stroller.


Please note Race Day pickup for runners will commence at 6AM for all runners/walkers near the starting line.

If you are interested in showcasing products at the event or registering a team of runners, please contact


Water and electrolyte water will be available on the course along with replenishing snacks.  Finish line photos will be available after the race on the website.


It is advised to take UBER OR LYFT because of the holiday and weekend traffic expected due to Essence Festival.


Results will be emailed (often during the race) and the full results will be posted on our website after the race. Finish line photos and video will also be available on the website.  


No refunds or transfers allowed.  Strollers are allowed during the race but the pace must be kept to 2 hours and racers must be mindful of other walkers/runners.  

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  • Location: New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Race Date: 07/05/2019 08:00 (Friday)
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    • 5k - July 5, 2019 @ 8am
    • Virtual 5K

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