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ICCS Fest and Panther Run

Sun January 28, 2024 Lake Charles, LA 70601 US Directions


ICCS Panther 5K

10:15AM CST - 11:15AM CST

ICCS Panther 1mile Color Run

11:00AM CST - 11:30AM CST

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1536 Ryan Street
Lake Charles, LA US 70601


ICCS Panther Run
ICCS PTO will be holding its annual Panther Run/Walk 5K and 1-Mile Color Run on Sunday January 28, 2024. The race and color run will wind through the streets of the beautiful Margaret Place District. Please join us and support ICCS whether you run, walk or cheer! Proceeds from this event go to the school.
Brief Route Description
Start at corner of Park Ave & Ryan Street. Head toward Shell Beach Drive. Take a left on Shell Beach Drive. Turn around at 1.56-mile marker and head back. Water station will be provided at turn around point.
1-Mile Color Run
Start at corner of Park Ave & Ryan Street, and head toward Shell Beach Drive. Turn left on Griffith. Turn left on Wilson. Turn right on Grove. Turn right on Harrison. Turn left on Wilson. Turn right on Griffith. Arrows will be spray painted marking route.
Registration fees:
5K = $45 per person through Tuesday, January 23; $50 on race day
1-Mile = $30 per person through Tuesday, January 23; $35 on race day
Packet Pick-Up
Registered participants need photo identification. Proxy pickup is allowed for immediate family members, husband/wife/sibling, with identification.
Dates/times = Thursday, January 25, 2024,  2:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday, January 28, 2024, 8:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. (1-mile registration available until 10:30 a.m.)

Location for pickup on Thursday, January 25: ICCS Main Lobby, 1536 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601                                                                                                            Location for pickup on Sunday, January 28: ICCS Cafeteria Entrance, 1536 Ryan Street, Lake Charles, LA 70601 - Please use the Park Ave parking lot entrance 

Race Day Schedule: Sunday, January 28th
Packet Pickup & Race day registration    8:00-10:00 a.m. (1-mile registration available until 10:30 a.m.)                                                                                                                     Mass 9:00 a.m.
5K Pre-race briefing        10:00 a.m.
5K Race begins                10:15 a.m.
1mile Pre-race class count/Coach Barber color        10:45 a.m.
1mile Color Run begins      11:00 a.m.   
5K Awards/ICCS Fest ticket sales                        11:15 a.m.                                                                                                                                                                                                    ICCS Fest                              11:30 a.m.

Bib Assignments
●      Each runner will be issued a bib number at Packet Pick-Up. It is the responsibility of the runner to wear the bib during the race.
●      Race bibs are to be worn on front of abdominal area throughout the race.
●      Runners without bib numbers will not receive a time/score.
●      Please remember to fill out the Emergency Medical Information on the bib number.

Age Group Categories & Awards
Awards will be issued to the following categories for the 5K only:
●      Overall male and female
●      1st, 2nd, & 3rd place male and female runners in each age group:
10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and older
Registration Questions
All registrations and fees are non-refundable.
Long sleeve performance t-shirts are provided to registered participants of the 5K & 1-Miler. Shirts and specific shirt sizes are guaranteed if you register by Tuesday, January 9, 2024 by midnight.
Additional purchases of t-shirts can be made online at registration site, or at Race Day Registration if available. More information to be sent out to purchase ICCS Fest tickets.
If there is lightning in the area, the race will either have a delayed start; route may be altered, or depending on the intensity of the weather, be cancelled.  If fog is present, the visibility will determine if delayed start is necessary. The Race Director will make the determination.
If race is cancelled due to inclement weather or other reasons, notification of cancellation will be sent to registered participants via email and posted on ICCS Facebook page.
Parking available at Lock Park, and ICCS Parking lot on Ryan Street. However, carpooling is recommended.  We encourage courteous behavior toward our neighbors; refrain from parking in grass or on the streets. Please do not block any driveway. No parking on Park Avenue or Shell Beach Drive.
Emergency Action Plans
The following actions are taken to provide runners with a safe course:
1)     Marshall's Office Officers are positioned along the route for your safety.
2)     Volunteers are positioned along the route to monitor medical and safety concerns.
3)     Strollers are permitted.
Runners should take the following precautions for a safe run:
1)     Do not wear earbuds or listen to music while on the route.
2)     Obey basic road rules and Marshall's Office Officers.
3)     Stay home if sick. Wash or sanitize hands.
We appreciate your talent and time. Volunteer opportunities exist for the following duties:
·       Race packet stuffing and organizing
·       Packet pick up day before race
·       Packet pick up day of race
·       Race site setup
·       Cheer and hydration station on race route
·       Medical personnel along route for safety of runners
·       Cleanup

Thank you to the sponsors who donated to this event.

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