Junior League of New Orleans

Freret 5K

Saturday, October 18, 2014

The Junior League of New Orleans is celebrating the continued rebirth of Metropolitan New Orleans by planning its annual 5K race along Freret Street, beginning and ending at our Bloomin’ Deals Thrift Store.

Since 1960, JLNO has been a member of the Freret community with its Bloomin’ Deals Thrift Store and believes this exciting event will further encourage the health and wellness of the City’s citizens and businesses.  The Freret 5K is a family friendly event that fosters a sense of community among all ages and enables the area’s residents and business owners to share their neighborhood pride. 

Participation in the 5K or fun run includes 

  • a race t-shirt
  • post-race refreshments
  • entertainment
  • awards presentation
  • children’s activities

Proceeds benefit JLNO's community projects.

Race Times:

7:00 am Registration Opens

8:00 am Start for Half-Mile Run/Walk

8:20 am Start for 5K Run/Walk

Race Location:

Beginning & Ending at
Bloomin’ Deals Thrift Shop
4645 Freret Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70115

Course certified 5K starting and ending at Bloomin’ Deals along Freret Street.


Registration & Race Fees:

Adult through September 30 = $25.00
Adult from October 1 through 18 = $30.00
Youth (Age 15 & Under) = $15.00
Senior (Age 65 & Older) = $15.00

Online registration is now closed, but you can still register in person

  • at JLNO Headquarters through 5 pm on Friday, October 17
  • on Wednesday, October 15 from 3 pm to 6 pm at Varsity Sports, 3450 Magazine Street
  • the day of the race, Saturday, October 18 beginning at 7 am at Bloomin' Deals, 4645 Freret Street

Freret 5K 2014 Sponsors:

Thanks to the generous sponsors for supporting JLNO's mission and community projects.

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

First NBC

Toso Orthodontics, LLC

Bronze Sponsors

Anytime Fitness on Freret Street

Bright Eyes Optique


EY – Ernst & Young

Freret Paint

Shields Mott LLP

Thibodeaux School of Music

Tolar Family Dentistry

Uptown Messenger

Friends of Freret

Aquiana Springs Water • Ancora • Audubon Dermatology • Barre3 • Basics Underneath • Be Well Nutrition Inc. • BrottWorks Design Studio • Dat Dog • d’Juice Fresh Juice and Smoothie Bar • Domino’s Pizza • Feet First • FestiGals • Freret Garden Center • Freret Street Po-Boy & Donut Shop • High Hat Café • Humble Bagel • JCB Creations • Krispy Krunchy Foods, LLC • Life Yoga • Martin Wine Cellar • Mele Printing • New Orleans Coffee & Beignet Co. • NOLA Brewing • Oryza Vodka • Pixus Digital Printing • River Parish Disposal • Rougaroux Sugarshine Rum • Sarita’s Grill • Spa Savoir Faire • Superior Grill • The Faubourg on Freret Retail & Residential Living • The Fresh Market • The Law Office of Chip Forstall • The New Freret • The Midway on Freret • The Wine Seller • Village Coffee & Tea Company • Wayfair • Yougurtland

For additional information on sponsorship and vendor opportunities, email Freret5K@jlno.org.