Running Resolutions

Why wait until New Year’s to begin your running resolution?running resolution

As summer begins to wind down and kids return to school, new fall routines are being established.  This is the perfect opportunity to get back to a consistent running schedule and to begin your running resolution.

Sometimes it is hard to get the motivation to do this after a long break.  That’s why finding a local running group can be a fun and helpful way to achieve your goals for the coming year.   There are several running groups in the New Orleans area that meet in different locations and times throughout the city.

In addition to location and time variety, each group also has participants of varying running capabilities, so you will always have a partner to share the journey.  I have listed names and links to some of my favorites.  Find the one that works the best for you and get running!  Don’t wait until January to start your running resolution!

NOTC:  New Orleans Track Club –

Louisiana Running Company –

Varsity Sports –

Happy’s Running Club –

5:20 Club:  Wednesday/Saturday morning at 5:20(sharp).  Corner of Harrison Ave. and Marconi Ave.

If you are looking to run with a greater purpose than just fitness….

My favorite local fundraising running group is the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Team in Training .  They are currently gearing up for the fall training season.  Below is a list of information meetings if you would like to learn more about them.


MANDEVILLE – Thursday, August 14, 5:30 p.m.:  The Barley Oak, 2101 Lakeshore Drive, Mandeville, LA 70448

BATON ROUGE – Tuesday, August 19, 6:00 p.m.:  Happy’s Running Club, 136 3rd Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70801

BATON ROUGE – Thursday, August 21, 5:30 p.m.:  Pelican House, 2572 Citiplace Ct, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

NEW ORLEANS – Tuesday, August 26, 5:30 p.m.:  The Bulldog Mid City, 5135 Canal Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70124

DESTREHAN – Saturday, September 6, 9:30 a.m.:  NDurance Fitness at Hill Heights, 312 Murray Hill Dr., Destrehan, LA 70047

Brio Running Group

Brio Running Group strikes it big at the Mount Carmel Challenge Cup. Many thanks to Ms Sue Buras and the team at Mount Carmel Academy for such a nice event.

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Running or walking are great ways to help stay in shape. And events like this one make it a lot of fun. Find a race, sign up for it, and come run with us.

Join the Brio Running Group on Tuesdays at Brio, or for road trip runs on other week days. For more information call Ross Hale at 504 841 0150.