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Lighthouse Glow Run 2017

August 19, 2017

New Canal Lighthouse

1/2 mile kids fun run


2 mile run/walk


After Party

The Details

       Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation will hold the Lighthouse Glow Run on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Join us for a half mile kids fun run and a 2 mile run/walk. The Pussyfooters will kick off both races with a warm-up. The races will be along scenic Lakeshore Drive beginning and ending in front of the New Canal Lighthouse Museum and Education Center at 8001 Lakeshore Drive.

5:30pm - Registration & Check In
6:00pm - Pussyfooters Warm Up Begins
6:30pm - 1/2 mile kids fun run
6:45pm - 2 mile run/walk
7:30pm - After Party

        A post-race party will immediately follow the race and feature food, drinks, and live music by Natural Selection. Tours of the New Canal Lighthouse Museum will be offered to race participants and guests on the night of the race.

       Both racers and non-racers are welcome to attend the post-race party at the New Canal Lighthouse, which will begin at 7:30pm. Join us for music, food, and drinks to celebrate after the race. Admission is free for participants with a race number. For non-racers, admission to the after party is $5 for adults and free for children.

       LPBF members with a current membership card receive free admission to the post-race party. To become a member, click here.

       Parking is located in any of the public parking lots along Lakeshore Drive. Between approximately 6:15pm and 7:30pm, Lakeshore Drive may be closed to through traffic between the New Canal Lighthouse and Marconi Drive. If you are not a race participant and will be arriving during the above listed times for the post-race party, please come from the beginning of Lakeshore Drive at Robert E. Lee Boulevard. Parking will be available before, during, and after the closure. Please see the map at the bottom of this page for more information.

Race Registration

Race registration includes a Lighthouse Glow Run Sport-Tek t-shirt, food, drinks, games, and admission to the after party at the New Canal Lighthouse.

Until July 24

$25 adults

$20 youth & seniors

After July 24 until August 14

$30 adults

$20 youth & seniors

After August 14 until race day (August 19)

$35 adults

$25 youth & seniors

To register for the Lighthouse Glow Run, click the button above.

Want to attend the After Party but don't want to race?

Admission to the Glow Run After Party is free for children and LPBF members. 

If you are not a registered runner or LPBF member, admission is $5.00 per adult.

No one without a race bib or admission wristband will be permitted to enter the gates. Admission can be purchased at the gate or in advance through our website.

If you purchase admission in advance, your name will be on our list at the front gate.

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2017 Sponsors

Run/Walk Sponsors


After Party Sponsors

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To become a sponsor for the 2017 Lighthouse Glow Run, please email Kate at Click below for sponsorship information.

Lighthouse Glow Run 2017 Sponsor Letter


Parking Map