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Register now for Race Judicata, a 5K fundraiser for at-risk youth

February 28, 2014

The Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and Boys Hope Girls Hope are sponsoring Race Judicata, a family- and pet-friendly charity 5K race and one-mile fun run/walk Saturday, March 8 to help provide a safe environment for at-risk children through Boys Hope Girls Hope of New Orleans. Held at Audubon Park in Shelter 10 located at the Magazine Street entrance, prizes are awarded for best team name, best-dressed team and individual along with best-dressed pet.

A discounted pre-registration for individuals is available until Thursday, March 6 for the Loyola community and is $17 with a T-shirt or $15 without a T-shirt. Cash, checks and credit cards will be accepted for individual registration on race day for $25. Registration for teams of five is $75. There will be no race-day registrations for teams.

To pay at the College of Law, visit the Student Bar Association table in the Broadway Activities Center March 5-6, noon to 2 p.m. and 5 to 6 p.m. Registrations can also be picked up and delivered to the Student Bar Association office, located just outside the dining area of the Broadway Activities Center. Volunteers are also needed to serve as greeters during the race, as well as assist with registration and set up. Contact Chris Brehm for more information.

Loyola College of Law Dean María Pabón López, J.D., is serving as the honorary chair of Race Judicata 2014 and alumnus Stephen Hanemann, J.D. ’02, is serving as chair. Race registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The one-mile fun run/walk begins at 9:15 a.m., and the 5K race begins at 10 a.m. Complimentary food and beverages will be provided along with live music by DJ Bruha and Hot Mess.

Boys Hope Girls Hope is a nonprofit, privately funded, multi-denominational organization which works to break the cycle of poverty for Louisiana children in need. It provides values-centered, family-like homes and quality education through college for academically motivated at-risk children.

Race awards include: first through third overall for men and women; first place to men and women’s masters (age 50 and older); first and second place for teams finishing with best average time; first and second place for participation among law firms; and first place boys and girls under age 14.

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