Registration for the 2nd annual Big Easy Big Heart 5K Run being held at Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville in New Orleans is now open. The run/walk will be held on Sunday, March 9, 2014, with the starting line at Margaritaville. Proceeds from the event will go toward completing and funding the newly expanded women’s facility of the New Orleans Mission, a nonprofit organization that works to temporarily provide the homeless with food, shelter, clothing, education opportunities and job placement services.
In addition to the 5K run/walk, there will be music, refreshments and activities for the whole family to enjoy and a post-race party beginning at 8:30 a.m.
Tickets for the event are $25 before February 15th, $30 from February 15th to March 3rd, and $35 from March 3rd through the day of the race.