The Ruby Slipper Café to Host 5K Run Through Mid-City

NEW ORLEANS – The Ruby Slipper Café invites runners of all ages to participate in its first 5K and ½ mile youth run at its flagship location in Mid-City at 315 S. Broad St.

The race will be held on Sunday, Feb. 25, from 8-10 a.m. along with post-race festivities. Race registration can be completed online via Race Roster or on site the day of the race. T-shirts will be available to runners who register ahead of time.

Race costs is $30 by Feb. 10 and goes up until the day of the race for ages 18-64.

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The cost is $20.00 by Feb 19th and goes up until the day of the race for youth 17 years old and under and seniors over 65.
Family registration for two adults and two youth under age 17 is $60 by Feb. 19 and goes up until the day of the race. 

Race proceeds will benefit Communities in Schools of Greater New Orleans, a nonprofit with a mission to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. The race will also boast a “Best Ruby Slipper Running Show Award” for race participants.

The Ruby Slipper Café will provide food, with refreshments provided by both Second Line Brewing and Natalie’s Orchard Island Juice Company. For more information visit the Facebook event page.

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