September Group Run & Race Updates

We have some updates for you as Louisiana moves into phase 3 and as the start of our Virtual Race Season approaches rapidly.

Group Runs
Sunday:
 Corner Bar-Lafayette 6pm. Until further notice, no free beer after the run.
Monday: Smoothie King – Youngsville 6:30pm. $1 off small smoothies and $2 off medium/large smoothies
Tuesday: Red’s back parking lot, near the Horse Farm 5:30pm (track-type workout)
Wednesday: The Tap Room currently remains on hold, when we have the ok from management we will be back running!
Thursday: Bendel Gardens 5:30pm

Virtual Races
As our races approach we want to let those who are registered know the last day to defer or ask for a refund is September 30. After this date the option to defer/refund will be closed for ALL races and the Triple Crown Challenge. We know that going virtual was not ideal, but it was the best decision when keeping the health and safety of our community in mind. We appreciate your continued support.

If you have not registered and you wish to do so, registration remains open for all races and the Triple Crown Challenge! Pete’s 8k begins October 1 – October 4! We are beyond excited to kick off this race season and embrace all the changes that come with it.

Pete’s Packet Pickup
Geaux Run by Fleet Feet
906 Harding Street, Lafayette, LA
Thursday, October 1: 3pm-5:30pm

Friday, October 2: 12pm-5:30pm
***If you are in town we ask that you try to make packet pickup. We have two days and will be outside to help decrease the crowd size, we will be enforcing social distancing***

Each registration and club membership supports our club and races, and especially during this time will help us come back stronger next year. As a non-profit organization, we appreciate the continued support from our wonderful community of runners.

Happy Running,
Cajun Road Runners Club

Race Registration
Triple Crown Challenge (1st race Pete’s 8k)
Pete’s 8k
 (October 1-4)
Cajun Cup 10k (November 12-15)
Al Comeaux LA10 (January 21-24, 2021)

August Race Updates

As we continue to abide by our mission statement and with the health and safety of our community being of utmost priority, we regret to inform you that we, as a board, have made the decision to go virtual for this year’s upcoming races. While the current situation involving COVID-19 remains fluid, we cannot in good faith plan and host a large group gathering that may expose our community to this health risk. Please know the decision was not easy, but we plan to do the best with the situation handed to us.

What does this mean for you?
If you have already registered for our events (Triple Crown Challenge, Big Pete’s 8k, Cajun Cup 10k, Al Comeaux LA10) you will be automatically transferred to the virtual race.
Given these extenuating circumstances, we are allowing you the option to defer your registration to next year’s race OR receive a refund, if you wish.

How the race will work:
You will be allotted a four day window to run the race. Races will remain on the same weekend as previously scheduled. The ability to submit times will be available from Thursday – Sunday. We will be recognizing the top three male and female finishers with awards. With your registration you will receive great SWAG as usual! Further details on the race will be sent to all participants at a later date.

We understand this is not the news you were hoping for, but we promise to do our best given this year’s challenges. Over the next several days, we will transition all of our platforms to reflect this information. Please be patient with us as we make this transition.

Please do reach out if you have any questions in regards to the new race format.

Happy Running,
Cajun Road Runners Club

July COVID-19 Updates

July COVID-19 Updates

Just like you, we were hoping things would continue going in the right direction with COVID-19 and the restrictions that come along with it. Unfortunately, with the Governor’s most recent update, we must once again discontinue our group runs held at Corner Bar (Sunday) and The Tap Room (Wednesday). As of right now, Monday’s run from Smoothie King – Youngsville is still a go. When we can open these group runs up again, we will.

Below is a link with the updated restrictions from the Governor’s Office.
https://gov.louisiana.gov/index.cfm/newsroom/detail/2591

Many of you are having concerns regarding what is to come of this year’s race season, we do too. But as of right now we plan to move forward with the races as the start is still three months out. As things change and decisions are made, we will update you.

July’s Sneaux Cone Run has a registrant cap of 50. We have reached this number and are unfortunately not allowing any more registrations at this time. If that changes, we will absolutely let you know! To be on the safe side August is also restricted to 50 runners, so don’t miss out on your spot – they are going fast, fast.

We will still be hosting our General Member Meeting this Thursday, JULY 16. If you are interested or plan to attend, please respond to our Facebook Event – CRRC General Member Meeting – or shoot us an email – secretary@cajunroadrunners.com – to let us know. The meeting will be held at LITE (Louisiana Immersive Technologies Enterprise) at 6:30pm.

As you know, this whole year has been very fluid and changing at the drop of a hat. We are doing our best to meet requirements and keep you all updated in the process. We appreciate your patience with us as we continue to follow restrictions, but look for ways to keep everyone healthy and active.

Happy Running,
Cajun Road Runners Club