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The City of New Orleans

Jazz Half Marathon Updates

Oct 26
7:00 AM — 11:00 AM
Jazz Half Marathon

Jazz Half Marathon

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The City of New Orleans has granted a permit to the 2019 Jazz Half Marathon and 5K. For more information, view the race website: As always, take care in large crowds and report suspicious activity to public safety officials.


Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
7:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Neighborhoods Impacted

Central Business District, Tulane-Gravier, Central City, Lower Garden District, Garden District, Milan, Touro, Uptown, and Audubon neighborhoods. Residents and businesses along the route will be notified in advance by the race coordinators. 


  • START: Camp & N. Maestri streets
  • Proceed down Camp Street
  • Left on Poydras Street
  • U-Turn at Broad Street overpass
  • Right on St. Charles Avenue
  • Left onto Audubon Park jogging path
  • Right on St. Charles Avenue
  • Right on Higgins Street
  • Left on Camp Street
  • END: Camp & S. Maestri streets

Traffic & Transportation 

Traffic will be restricted along the route until the last participant passes and course materials are removed. Roads along the route are expected to reopen within the following timeframe:

  • 8:00 a.m. All of Poydras Street will be open in both directions
  • 10:00 a.m. St. Charles Avenue will be open in both directions from S. Carrollton to Jefferson avenues. 
  • 10:36 a.m. St. Charles Avenue will be open in both directions from S. Carrollton to Jackson avenues. 
  • 10:54 a.m. All of St. Charles Avenue will be open in both directions.

RTA routes may experience delays or detours during the event. All RTA service alerts, updates, and detours can also be accessed by downloading the RTA’s GoMobile app. To learn more, visit or call Ride Line at 504-248-3900.