Downtown 8K

The Race

The Cajun Road Runners will be hosting the Lafayette Downtown 8K. We have a fantastic route from Downtown Lafayette.

The official start and finish will be from Parc Sans Souci.

It is the first race of the Cajun Road Runners Triple Crown Series, which is made up of Downtown 8k, Cajun Cup 10K, and Vermilion River Run – 10 Miler. If you want to participate in ALL THREE, register for the Triple Crown Series for a discounted price.


Awards will be given to top THREE overall male and female winners and the top THREE finishers in each age group: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and older (We will add older age groups in 10 year increments as needed). All participants in the triple crown series will receive a custom medal provided by our Triple Crown Race Series Sponsor.

Packet Pickup:

Friday, September 27, 2024 at Geaux Run by Fleet Feet from 12:30pm – 5:30pm

There will be race day packet pickup starting at 6:45, but to make the day go smoother we encourage you to come by Friday.

Race day registration is available.

To be GUARANTEED your race shirt, please make sure to REGISTER BY TBD!


Through 6/16: $35

6/17-8/5: $40

8/6-9/26: $45

Packet Pick-up and Race Day: $50 – In-Person Registration

Participants 12 and under as of race day will be able to register at a discounted rate of $25. The rate will apply once the birth date is entered and calculated.

Club members will receive a $5 discount at time of registration no additional code is necessary. *Not valid for virtual option*

**ONLINE registration will close on September 27, 2024 at 6:00pm for timing purposes. In-person registration will be available at packet-pickup and race morning**
Packet Pick-up and Race Day: $45 – In-Person Registration

USATF Certification #LA21001DJR

Downtown 8K

Race Details


Course Map