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2012 New Orleans Jazz Half Marathon & 5K
Benefiting the New Orleans Childrenís Hospital
October 25th - 28th, 2012

Where: New Orleans, LA
Date: Saturday, October 27th, 2012
Start Time: 7:00 am

DREAM TRAVEL powered by UNIGLOBE Geo Travel and the Running Room are proud to bring you your Race and Travel packages to the New Orleans Jazz Half Marathon & 5K!

Great culture, music, food, shopping and architecture are what the historic city of New Orleans is made up of! Enjoy a fast, flat, scenic certified half marathon course through this beautiful city. Runners will run up the Grand Dame of New Orleans streets and pass such landmarks as the fabled mansions of the Garden District, while being treated to a wealth of New Orleans music along the way!

Tour Registration
**There is a very limited amount of entries per event so register now!**

Please contact Dream Travel for details! PLEASE NOTE: We do not sell ENTRY ONLY packages.


Race Kit Pickup:

  • Dream Travel will be contacting you to make all trip arrangements and to confirm all travel details.

Race Start Times:

  • Half Marathon - 7:00 am
  • 5K - 7:10 am

Course Map:

The Jazz Half Marathon will start and finish this year at Lafayette Square. The starting line will be located on Poydras Avenue at Camp Street. The course will head east on Poydras and turn right onto Convention Center Blvd, heading south and U-turning just before Henderson Street. If you ran the event in 2009, 2010 and 2011, you'll be on familiar ground now. After turning left back onto Poydras Street the course follows Loyola Avenue, Howard Avenue, and turns at Lee Circle onto St. Charles Avenue for the three and a half miles to Audubon Park. A quick loop of Audubon Park and you're heading back downtown on St. Charles Avenue. You'll reach Lee Circle at mile thirteen. A quick right on Andrew Higgins followed by a left on Camp Street and you're on the home stretch. The finish line is on Camp Street at Lafayette Square. A printable course map is attached below.

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General Information:

  • Package Dates: October 25th - October 28th, 2012
  • Package includes: Airport shuttle, accommodation, continental breakfast, race entry for runners
  • Package excludes: Airfare, meals (not mentioned above), taxes, travel insurance, items of a personal nature
  • Deposit: A non-refundable deposit of $250 is due at time of booking - Click here
  • Final Payment: No later than Sept. 21st, 2012
  • Packages are 100% non-refundable.
  • Please inquire about Travel Insurance.

To view the FAQ's click here.


1. Choose your event! Click on the registration link to go to the secure registration page.
2. Fill out your information on the registration form. Make sure to include your proper email address!
3. Use your credit card to pay your registration fee! Transactions processed securely.
4. You will receive a confirmation Email, outlining your application and payment details.
5. Check the on-line confirmation list above.
6. If there are any questions about your online registration please click on the contact us link to communicate with the race director.
All entries are non-refundable and non-transferable. Entry fee does not include processing fee.
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Remember to check back regularly for updates on race information!
If you have questions or comments, please contact your Race Director.

Have a great Race!

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