Sunday October 15, 2017
Mandeville, LA

Northshore of New Orleans


Registration & Packet Pick-Up

The Northshore Half Marathon & 10 Miler will offer multiple separate times & locations to pick up your packet. This way if you plan to drive in on race morning you will already be ready to race.


Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. Sorry, no exceptions. Once we receive and accept your entry, you will not receive a refund if you cannot participate. Acts of God or man that prevent the event from taking place will not result in a refund. You may not give or sell your number to anyone else. Should you be unable to participate due to injury or illness you can defer your entry to another Gulf Coast Half Marathon in the next 12 months up to 14 days before the event for a deferral fee of $25. Email for info.


Packet Pick-Up Procedures

Participants must present a government issued ID to pick up race packet. Presenting a copy of the Drivers License of the runner for which proxy pick up is being done is all that is needed.

There are no exceptions to this rule. If you wish to have your packet picked up by proxy a copy of your drivers license must be presented. You must be 18 years or older to proxy pick up for another runner.

Satellite Packet Pick-Up
Wednesday October 12, 2016
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Varsity Sports Baton Rouge
2055 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Packet Pick-Up and Expo
Friday October 14, 2016 / 11:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday October 15, 2016 / 11:00am - 5:00pm

Varsity Sports Mandeville
2021 Claiborne St.
Mandeville, LA 70448



There is plenty of free parking within Fontainebleau State Park. The $2 entry fee to the park is included in entry to the event. Simply follow the parking attendants & signs for parking. If guests arrive after the race has started please be prepared to pay park entrance fee.

It is suggested to arrive no later than 1 hr before race.

Not Allowed:
- Bikes / hand-crank cycles (chairs)
- Baby strollers/jogging strollers
- Dogs
- Rollerblades/rollerskates
- Scooters
- Skateboards
- Anything being dragged behind including tires


Course Time Limit

There is a 4 hour course limit to complete the half marathon race (~18:00/mile pace) If you are unable to continue at this pace you will be helped into the SAG wagon and will be transported to the finish line. The SAG wagon will only leave after the last runner has crossed the starting line and will proceed at ~18:00/mile according to chip/tag electronic timing.

The Gulf Coast Half Marathon on the Louisiana Northshore will feature Mile Markers at every mile and 12 well-supported water stations.



The Gulf Coast Half Marathon & Joe Relaxo are looking for a team of dedicated volunteers to assist in helping make the 6th Annual GCHM on the Louisiana Northshore a success. Are you part of a charitable organization? We have volunteer fundraising opportunities for groups such as schools, clubs, churches and other not-for-profit organizations. Contact us at to get involved!