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Gambit's summer 2017 Health book listings: Foot races & walks 

Armadillo Dash Trail Run. Bonnet Carre Spillway, Norco — NORSI presents the 3-mile Armadillo Dash trail run/walk. Visit for details. Registration $20-$30. 8 a.m. June 24.

Big Easy, Big Heart 5K Race. Fontainebleau State Park, 62883 Highway 190, Mandeville, (888) 677-3668 — The New Orleans Mission holds its annual 5K race with a new course experience from Q50 Races. A party with live music, food and drinks follows. Visit for details. Registration is $35-$40. 9 a.m. July 22.

Creole Tomato Festival Run/Walk. Crescent Park, 1008 N. Peters St., (504) 522-2621; New Orleans Running Systems Inc. holds a 2-mile run/walk during the Creole Tomato Festival. Visit www.nola- for details. Registration $20-$30. 8:30 a.m. June 10.

Gnarly Nutria. Audubon Park, 6500 Magazine St., (504) 581-4629; The Gnarly Nutria is a nighttime men's fun-run competition presented by F3. Visit for details. 9 p.m. July 19.

Lakefront Lighthouse Rock N Run. New Canal Lighthouse, 8001 Lakeshore Drive, (504) 282-2134; NORSI presents the 2-mile run/walk. Visit for details. Registration $20-$30. Aug. 19.

Lakeview Sunrise Run. Chateau Coffee House and Cafe, 139 Robert E. Lee Blvd., (504) 286-1777; Varsity Sports hosts a free 3- to 5-mile dawn run. 6 a.m. Weekly on Tuesdays.

Lighthouse Glow Run/Walk. Details for the 2-mile walk/run can be found at Time TBA. Aug. 19.

Lower 9th Ward Sticks and Steppers Walking Club. Andrew "Pete" Sanchez Community Center, 1616 Caffin Ave., (504) 658-3000; Walkers of all ages can join the club, which meets to walk on weekday mornings. 7:30 a.m. Weekly Monday through Friday.

Move Ya Brass Krewe. New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, (504) 658-4100; The MYB Krewe meets on the museum steps in City Park for a fun run every Monday evening. Contact for details. 6 p.m. Weekly on Mondays.

Rivershack Tavern's River Run. Rivershack Tavern, 3449 River Road, (504) 834-4938; NORSI presents the 2-mile run/walk. Registration $20-$35. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 8. There is another run at Rivershack Gretna (714 First St., Gretna) at 6:30 p.m. July 22.

Running Group. Gernon Brown Rec Center, 1001 N. Harrison Ave., (504) 658-3151; A running group meets once a week. 8 a.m. Weekly on Saturdays.

Soul Steppers. New Orleans Museum of Art, City Park, 1 Collins Diboll Circle, (504) 658-4100; The AARP weekly walking group's route is 1.5 miles to 2.5 miles long. 9 a.m. Weekly on Saturdays.

Walking Group! St. Roch Park, 1800 St. Roch Ave.; The walking group focuses on heart health. 9:30 a.m. Weekly on Saturdays.

VSNO Social Run. Varsity Sports, 3450 Magazine St., (504) 899-4144; Runners meet the first Thursday of every month for a 3- to 6-mile run, followed by a social hour. 6 p.m. July 6 and Aug. 3.

Bicycling | Cancer programs, education & events
Dance, Zumba & hula hooping | Educational events
Fitness & exercise | Foot races & walks
Health fairs, screenings & events
Meditation, self-care and spirituality | Nutrition & weight loss
Pilates | Pre-natal & post-partum workshops | Support groups
Training sessions | Yoga & tai chi


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