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Christmas 5K/10K/Half Marathon in July - Shreveport presented by Creole Petroleum

7/13/24, 12:00 PM

Walker Place Park
4832 Brookshire Arena Dr
Bossier City, LA US 71112

Presented by Creole Petroleum

Christmas In July 5K/ 10K/ Half Marathon is presented by Creole Petroleum


Race Information

"Oh what fun~ it is to ride in a one horse open..." wait, what month is it?  It's July!  That means Santa is on VACAY!  Come on out and join us at Walker Place Park in Bossier City for Christmas in July 5K/10K/Half Marathon!   We've got an awesome shirt & medals that are Santa approved!  We'll be running down the paved trail along the river, starting and finishing in Walker Place Park...So it's pretty flat!

Christmas in July 5K/10K/Half Marathon is presented by

Creole Petroleum


"Be A Zac" Foundation

Event Schedule

July 4

  • Last day to register to GUARANTEE your shirt size

July 12

  • Early Packet Pickup

  • 4:00 - 7:00 pm

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Shreveport South - Park Plaza
    8751 Park Plaza, Shreveport, LA, 71105, United States

July 13

  • 6:00 AM - Check-in & Race Day registration Opens

  • 7:00 AM - Races Start

Presented by Creole Petroleum

Early Packet Pickup @

Christmas In July 5K/ 10K/ Half Marathon is presented by Creole Petroleum



Early Bird (ends 4/9)

  • 5K:  $30

  • 10K:  $35

  • Half:  $45

  • Virtual:  $35

Regular (ends 7/7)

  • 5K:  $35

  • 10K:  $40

  • Half:  $50

  • Virtual:  $35

Last Minute (ends 7/12)

  • 5K:  $37.50

  • 10K:  $42.50

  • Half:  $52.50

Race Day

  • 5K:  $40

  • 10K:  $45

  • Half:  $55

*Awesome race shirt guaranteed in your size with registration until 7/4/24.  Afterwards, they'll be while supplies last.

Save money and race with friends! Take a look at our Teams and Fundraising info.

Race Partners

Race Partners

If you don't see anything, that means this race is partner-less!

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Presenting Partner

Course Information

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We're running along the river, so it's going to be pretty Flat & Fast!  The Start & Finish will be in Walker Place Park, then we're headed onto the paved river trail.

Awards and Goodies

Awards as follows:

  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female

  • Top 3 Overall Masters (40+)

  • Top 3 Overall Grand Master (50+)

  • Top 3 Overall Senior Master (60+)

  • Top 3 in each age group (10 & under - 80+)

All regular participants registered by 7/4 are guaranteed a great race shirt!

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Virtual Race

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"


Then the virtual race is for you.


New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:


Step 1

  • Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Virtual Event!


Step 2

  • Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not) and get ready to get moving!


Step 3

  • Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!


Step 4

  • HAVE FUN!~

  • Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the race hashtag:-)


Step 5

  • Submit your results online


Step 6

  • View your Results Monday after the Event Date.

Event Courtesy and Weather Policy

Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any
competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds and be disqualified.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.


Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.


Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.


No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided. The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

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