Phase Three of reopening Louisiana will remain in effect through November 6th. We ask that you practice social distancing, wear a mask to protect yourself and others, and maintain personal hygiene. People who are at a higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19 should still stay at home unless they are traveling outside of the home for an essential activity, like obtaining food, medicine or medical care.

The Mad Scientist 5K @ Sci-Port Discovery Center
Nov 7 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am
Registration: Early registration is $25 through October 16th, $30 October 17th. November 6th, Race day registration is $35. You may pay with a credit card at or pay with cash, check, or credit card at Sportspectrum, 6970 Fern Avenue, 71105.
REGISTER EARLY! No shirts guaranteed to late registrants. You must register by October 30th to guarantee a shirt.
T-Shirts & Race Packet Pick-Up: Every pre-registered participant will receive a Mad Scientist 5k t-shirt. Packet pick-up will be held at Sportspectrum on Thursday, November 5th from noon- 6:00 p.m., & Friday, November 6th from 10:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. You may also pick up your packet on Race Day at the race site starting at 7:30 a.m.
If you cannot be there, but still want to show your support sign up as a Phantom Runner. You will still receive a t-shirt.
Awards: Overall male & female finishers in the 5k will win a $100 cash and second place male & female finishers will win $50 cash.
Additionally, first place male and female in the following age groups also win an award.
Age Groups: 8-under, 9-11, 12-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
Post Party: Make sure to stick around after the race for awards, snacks, random drawings for cool prizes and family activities.