Sunday October 11th, 2020
Fontainebleau State Park
62883 LA-1089, Mandeville, LA 70448
Start Time – 8:00am (participants must be in the park prior to 7:40am)
Your 2020 Athlete Guide can be viewed here
What's In it for me?
- Awesome Northshore Half Race Shirt
- Bibtag Timing
- Northshore 5K/10K face mask
- Overall & Age-Group Awards (Mailed post-race)
- Beautiful and Fast Race Course
- The BEST Kickoff To Your Fall Race Calendar
Race Day Schedule
- Race Start: 8 am
Course Time Limits
IMPORTANT CHANGES FOR 2020
The main road into the park will be closed to traffic starting at 7:40am to make sure the road is clear and safe for an on time start at 8:00am. The road will be reopened to exiting traffic at 9:00am. The road will reopened to entering traffic at 9:30am. This will allow safe out and back running on the main entrance/exit road for the 5K and 10K participants.
Please plan to arrive BEFORE 7:40am and know that you will not be able to exit until after 9:00am. If you still need to pick up your race packet on race day, we suggest you arrive no later than 6:30am.
Due to COVID measures spectators should not make plans to attend the race with you. More information about corrals and wave starts will be emailed to participants race week.
Registration & Packet Pick-up
The 2020 Northshore 5K & 10K will offer multiple separate times & locations to pick up your packet. This way if you plan to drive in on race morning you will already be ready to race!
Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. Acts of God or man that prevent the event from taking place will not result in a refund. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. Should you be unable to participate due to injury or illness you can defer your entry to another Northshore Half Marathon in the next 12 months up to 14 days before the event for a deferral fee of $25. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Packet Pick-up Procedures
Participants must present a government issued ID or their registration confirmation to pick up their race packet. Presenting a copy of the driver’s license or registration confirmation of the runner for which proxy pick up is being done is all that is needed. There are no exceptions to this rule. If you wish to have your packet picked up by proxy, a copy (paper or electronic) of your driver’s license or registration confirmation must be presented. You must be 18 years or older to proxy pick up for another runner.
Not Allowed on the Race Course(s)
- Bikes / hand-crank cycles (chairs)
- Dogs or pets
- Rollerblades / rollerskates
- Anything being dragged behind a runner including tires
Mail Me My Packet
This year we are offering a “Mail Me My Packet” option. You can choose to have your packets mailed to you for $25. The cutoff to have your packet mailed is September 30th.
There is plenty of free parking within Fontainebleau State Park. The $2 entry fee to the park is included in entry to the event. Simply follow the parking attendants & signs for parking. If guests arrive after the race has started please be prepared to pay park entrance fee.
It is suggested to arrive no later than 1 hr before race.
Park Road Closure Update
This year we again received approval to shut down traffic for the safety of our runners returning to the Finish Line.