Minden Run for St Jude 2020 is quickly approaching!!!
This will be our 12th Year, and we CAN NOT WAIT! Thank you to all that have come out to support us in the past. We hope that you love starting off your Super Bowl Weekend with us on Saturday morning. Please see all the information below about ways to sign up, course maps, packet pickup times, and awards.
You can sign up online at https://runsignup.com/Race/LA/Minden/MindenRunforStJude
Packet Pickup Times & Places during Race Week!
You are welcome to pick up friend’s packets when you come. If you are picking up quite a few packets, please call us in advance at 318-377-5355, and we will try to have it all ready for you when you get to Ramsey’s.
Monday – Thursday from 8:00 am to 5:30 pm at Ramsey’s Southern Outfitters.
Friday from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm at Ramsey’s Southern Outfitters.
Friday from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm at the Minden Civic Center.
Saturday morning from 6:30 am to 8:15 am at Minden Civic Center.
Ramsey’s address is 457 Highway 531 in Minden.
Civic Center’s address is 520 Broadway Street in Minden.
If you do not pick up your packets during these times, you will not be able to pick them up after the race. Thank you for your cooperation!
Start Times: The Half Marathon will start at 7:30 with 3 waves. The Fun Run will start at 7:40. The 10k will start at 8:00 with a wave if need be. The 5k will start at 8:20 with a number of waves in order to space everyone out.
THERE IS A 3.5 HOUR TIME LIMIT ON THE HALF MARATHON. THIS IS STRICKLY ENFORCED. ALL RUNNERS MUST BE OFF THE ROUTE AT 11:00. ROADS WILL THEN BE OPENED UP AND ALL VOLUNTEERS WILL BE LEAVING. FOR YOUR SAFETY, YOU WILL BE PICKED UP IF YOU HAVEN’T FINISHED BY THAT TIME.
If you cant make it to the race for whatever reason, we can not refund your entry fee or change it to someone else. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Maps are available at packet pickup. They are also on our website, which is www.mindenrunforstjude.com
The courses are VERY clearly marked, and there will be lots of volunteers along the route to ensure that you know where to go.
Water stations: There will be a water station for the 5k at Victory Park. This station will ONLY have water. There will be a water station at Harper School which is at the 10k turnaround. This water station will have water and Powerade. The other 2 water stations along the Half Marathon Route will have water, Powerade, and gels.
Parking: There are various parking lots around the Minden Civic Center. We encourage people to carpool if possible.
Race Shirts: You are only guaranteed a Race Shirt if you sign up by the Early Registration deadline. You will not be able to change shirt sizes when you pick up your packet!
Medals: There are finisher medals for the half marathon only. There are medals for the age division winners (1st, 2nd, and 3rd places) for the 5k and 10k. Kids will receive medals for the Fun Run. There are no additional medals for the age division winners for the half marathon. (This is because the half runners get a finisher medal.