The Saints Kickoff Run presented by Hancock Whitney returns for 2023! The run will start in Champions Square and will finish on the 50-yard line of the Caesars Superdome. A post-race party with live entertainment and a beer garden will take place after the race in Champions Square. All runners will receive an official “Saints 5K” participant shirt and finishers medal.

Can’t make it in person? Sign up as a virtual runner and receive all the run swag when you run at your own pace and in your own place!

Date: Saturday, September 9th, 2023

Start Location: Champions Square

Finish Line: 50 yard line of the Caesars Superdome

Start Time: 7:30 AM

Race Day Timeline*

5:30am – Race Day Registration Opens
7:15am – Pre-race workout begins
7:30am – 5K Race Begins
9:15am – Kids Fun Run Begins
10:00am – Awards Ceremony at the main stage

*2023 times subject to change.

Registration Information

$35 Limited Early Pricing *first 1,000 people only*

$40 Early Pricing

$50 Standard Pricing

$60 Late Pricing

Participant Perks
  • Kickoff the Saints season with fun and fitness!
  • Exclusive 2023 Event Tee
  • Commemorative Finisher Medal
  • Finish on the 50-yard line of Caesars Superdome Field
  • 2 Free Beers (21+ only)
  • Live Finisher Results


Thursday, September 7th, 2023
12:00pm – 7:00pm
Opening Act – Champions Square
Lasalle Street
New Orleans, LA 70113

Friday, September 8th, 2023
12:00pm  – 5:00pm
Opening Act – Champions Square
Lasalle Street
New Orleans, LA 70113

Coming out of town?

Book a special rate at Hyatt Regency New Orleans and walk to the start line! Special rate booking valid until Thursday, 8/31.

Additional event details will be shared here as they are confirmed.

Course Map