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Allstate Sugar Bowl Cross Country Festival
September 15 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
The fourth annual Allstate Sugar Bowl Cross Country Festival is scheduled for Saturday, September 15 at City Park in New Orleans.
One of over 50 amateur athletic events sponsored on an annual basis by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, the Cross Country Festival will feature men’s and women’s races at the collegiate level, as well as boys’ and girls’ high school varsity and junior varsity and middle school runners. Over 800 runners are expected to compete.
The Allstate Sugar Bowl Cross Country Festival races will start and finish on the City Park Cross Country Course located near the intersections of Diagonal Drive and Harrison Avenue.
Schedule of Events
8:00 a.m. – HS Varsity Girls (5K)
8:30 a.m. – HS Varsity Boys (5K)
9:00 a.m. – Collegiate Women (5K)
9:30 a.m. – Collegiate Men (5K)
10:00 a.m. – HS JV Girls (2 mile)
10:30 a.m. – HS JV Boys (2 mile)
11:00 a.m. – Middle School Boys and Girls (1.5 mile)
The meet will feature 10 collegiate teams (Dillard, Jackson State, Louisiana College, Loyola, Mississippi Valley State, Mobile, Spring Hill, Tougaloo, William Carey and Xavier) and 18 local high school programs.
“We are thrilled to be partnering with the Allstate Sugar Bowl in our upcoming cross country meet at Lafreniere Park,” said Loyola Director of Athletics Brett Simpson. “Together, we hope to grow this event into one of the premiere cross country events on the Gulf Coast, while also showcasing the metro New Orleans area.”
“The Allstate Sugar Bowl is proud to support Loyola athletics by sponsoring this promising event,” said Bowl CEO Paul Hoolahan. “With our mission focused on helping amateur athletics throughout the region, this meet presented a unique opportunity to encourage student-athletes at a number of different levels.”
2017: Tulane Sweeps Allstate Sugar Bowl Cross Country Festival
2016: Louisiana Tech and Tulane Earn Titles at Allstate Sugar Bowl Cross Country Festival
2015: LSU Sweeps Titles at Allstate Sugar Bowl Cross Country Festival