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Gleaux Run lights up Lafayette on Thanksgiving Eve

Posted at 10:20 AM, Nov 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-27 23:28:22-05

Miles Perret Cancer Services will light up Lafayette for the 17th Annual Camellia Crossing: Acadiana’s Gleaux Run.

The 1-mile walk and 5K run will take place tonight beginning at 5:30pm in River Ranch Town Square. The event kicks off with a race down Camellia Boulevard, followed by an after party in Town Square.

The event beings at 4:30 pm with the races beginning at 6:15 and 6:35 pm.

Proceeds from the run benefit Miles Perret Cancer Services in their mission to help local families Fight, Survive, and Live with cancer.

Registration is still open for runners and walkers interested in participating in tonight's GLEAUX event. MCPS encourages those who take part to wear all types of glowing, blinking, and flashing accessories.

For more on Acadiana's GLEAUX Run, visit

Sherry Hernandez joined GMA last week to discuss all things Camellia Crossing with Scott Brazda:

Spirit of Acadiana: Camellia Crossing Acadiana's Gleaux Run

Spirit of Acadiana: Camellia Crossing Gleaux Run

Sherry Hernandez, Community Liason for Miles Perret Cancer Services, explained, "It's just a fun night for everyone to come out and kick off the holidays, all while celebrating a good cause."