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  • Morgan Green
    Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce

    Press Release

    Light the Way 5k Registration Open

    Natchitoches, LA, September 13, 2023:  The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce is now accepting runners and walkers for Light the Way 5k and Fun Run, a nighttime race under the Christmas lights of historic downtown Natchitoches. The event will take place on Sunday, November 19, starting at 5:00 pm. The 5k will start at 5:45 pm, beginning and ending in front of the riverbank stage. Registration and packet pick-up will begin at 3:30 PM. In addition to the 5k, there will be a one-mile fun run for those who just wish to walk and enjoy the lights with their friends that will take place at 5:30 PM. Awards will be given to winners in each age bracket and to those with the most Christmas spirit. Race participants are encouraged to wear Christmas themed attire, costumes, or ugly Christmas sweaters. Attendees will receive swag bags and race t-shirts with their registration. To register for this event visit NatchitochesChamber.com/Run.

    Proceeds from this race will benefit the A+ Coalition, an education initiative of the Chamber dedicated to advancing education in Natchitoches Parish. Visit apluscoalition.com to learn more about this important cause.

    The Natchitoches Area Chamber of Commerce helps foster a thriving community through transformative leadership, collaboration, and innovation. The Chamber is committed to its mission to champion business, connect community, and cultivate growth in Natchitoches Parish.