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Cajun Country Run (1/2 Marathon, 10k & 5k)

Sat December 9, 2017 Lafayette, LA 70501 US Directions


1/2 Marathon (road)

7:30AM CST - 12:00PM CST
Open to ages 1 - 100.

10k (road)

8:00AM CST - 12:00PM CST
Open to ages 1 - 100.

5k (road)

8:20AM CST - 12:00PM CST
Open to ages 1 - 100.

10k (trail)

8:00AM CST - 12:00PM CST
Open to ages 1 - 100.

5k (trail)

8:20AM CST - 12:00PM CST
Open to ages 1 - 100.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.CajunCountry.RUN.


Acadiana Park
1205 E. Alexander St.
Lafayette, LA US 70501


Acadiana's Oldest half marathon is the most beautiful running course in Lafayette.  Runners have the options between either road races or trail races.  The road race distance options include: 1/2 marathon, 10k or 5k; while the trail running options include 5k or 10k.

Run and support TRAIL's investments and efforts in Acadiana Park & Nature Station.  Do really well and win an alligator head. 

Visit www.CajunCountry.RUN for details about the various courses, parking, and general information about Acadiana Park & Nature Station.  

The Cajun Country Run (CCR) started in 2002 and became a primary supporter of TRAIL in 2010.  Today the event now offers 5 running options.  The road race options include a half marathon (a single loop and USATF certified), a 10k (USATF certified) and 5k.  The trail courses include a 10k & 5k that offer a mix cross country and single track sections.  The 10k course will take you on some technical sections along the banks of the Vermilion River.

The hallmark of the CCR is the home made alligator head trophies, compliments of & Greg Girard.  The original half marathon course was a double loop course that included 4 miles of cross country running.  In 2014 we changed the half marathon course to an all road single loop course and got it certified by the USATF. 

Proceeds from the CCR have allowed TRAIL to  do work in and around Acadiana Park.  In 2012 TRAIL purchased property to add to the Acadiana Park & Nature Station.  TRAIL has also help fund some improvements to the mountain bike trail system built and maintained by Mountain Bike Lafayette.  

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Packet Pickup and Parking

We will have 3 early packet pickup locations plus there will be packet pickup on race day beginning at 6:30 am at Acadiana Park.
Wednesday December 6, 2017       11 am - 6 pm
Romacelli's Bistro @ Sugar Mill Pond - 200 Prescot Blvd, Suite 100, Youngsville, La 70592
Thursday December 7, 2017        11 am - 6 pm
Romacelli's Bistro @ River Ranch - 115 Stonemont Rd, Lafayette, La 70508
Friday December 8, 2017        11 am - 6 pm
Romacelli's Bistro @ Couret Farms - 505 West Pont Des Mouton, Lafayette, La 70507
Please bring with you a signed waiver (click here) and your ID!
If you need to have your packet picked up by someone else they will need to bring your signed waiver and a copy of your ID with them.
For more information you can visit Cajun Country Run website
There you will find the maps and routes for each event as well as road closures and parking information for race day at Acadiana Park

Don't Forget to Wear Your Finest Santa Outfit!


NOTE:  GPS devices may route you onto portions of Alexander St. & Teurlings Dr. which will be closed to traffic. Be sure to use Willow St. to get to David Thibodaux STEM Magnet Academy (805 Teurlings Dr., Lafayette, LA  70501) The start is a half mile from the main parking area at David Thibodeaux STEM School. Because there is minimal parking in and around Acadiana Park, we suggest parking at the school and either taking the shuttle or getting in a short 800 meter warm up run.


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