Feb 18, 2013 11:52 AM by MELISSA CANONE
Registration is open for the Festival International de Louisiane Courir du Festival 5K Run set for Saturday, April 27th at 8:00 am . The race features music from international Festival artists Bodh'akten as well as dancing, food, drinks, art and more. The 5K course starts and finishes in downtown Lafayette, LA.
Go to www.festivalinternational.com/race to register online. Race participants who register by April 19 will be able to pick up their race day packet which includes a keepsake Festival Courir du Festival 5k shirt, discounts from selected merchants, 5k race sponsors and more. There are a limited amount of official Courir du Festival 5k t-shirts available.
Race-Day registration will be held from 7-8:00 am at Scène Chevron, and participants are encouraged to get there early to stretch, visit and enjoy the beginning of a great Festival day.
Pre-registration is only $25 per entry (must be postmarked or signed up online by Friday, April 19). You can register the morning of the race for $35 per entry. For more information please contact Ann Craig at (337) 781-5282.
About Festival International de Louisiane
Formed in 1986, Festival International de Louisiane is a community-based, non-profit arts organization that provides a FREE family event celebrating the French cultural heritage of southern Louisiana-primarily a combination of French, African, Caribbean, and Hispanic influences. Celebrate the 27th year of Festival International de Louisiane from April 24-April 28, 2013 in downtown Lafayette, Louisiana. If you would like more information on Festival International de Louisiane, please visit www.festivalinternational.com or call (337) 232-8086.
(PHOTO COURTESY: DWAYNE FATHERREE)