2nd Annual Colonel 5k

Thibodaux, LA

The perfect place to set a Personal Record (PR)! The Colonel 5k course and event is designed for all levels of runners to reach a personal best. The course was designed by Nicholls Track & Field and Cross Country to take the community on a tour of campus and the recreation path where they run fast intervals. We hope you enjoy being cheered on by Colonel Track & Field and Cross Country while cruising this fast, flat course to a new PR!

The Colonel 5k features a flat/fast course all on Nicholls State University's beautiful campus. Come support Colonel Track & Field and Cross Country and run the streets and recreational path Nicholls Alumni remember and current students traverse daily. Prize packages will be awarded to top Male & Female overall finishers and top Male & Female masters finishers. Male and Female age group winners will be recognized. Race Day Registration is available for $30, but race t-shirts are not guaranteed. 

Event Schedule:

7:00AM Race day registration opens $30 and closes 15minutes prior to start

8:00AM Colonel 5k Starts!

Food & Fun after the race 

9:30AM Colonel 5k Awards:

Colonel 5k Awards: 
Top 3 Male & Female Overall will receive prize packages from our Donors, Top Masters Male & Female will recieve prize packages from our Donors, and Age Group Winners (0-9, 10-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+) Male & Female will receive commemorative 2nd Annual Colonel 5k medals donated by
Mary's Embroidery, Awards & Sports. 


Early Registration with a shirt- $25 (Till April 15th)
Early Registration without shirt- $25 (April 16th--April 26th)

Race Day Registration- $30 (April 27th)

Race Shirts Deadline:
Race shirt orders need to be to placed within registration before or up to April 15th. 


Start and Finish is on Madewood Drive, next to lot 12 (Alumni tailgating spot) near Guidry Stadium
-Straight on Madewood Drive
-Right on Hwy 1
-Right on Rienzi Circle
-Right on Hwy 1
-Right on NSU Acadia Drive
-Right on Leighton Drive
-Left on Madewood Drive
-Left on Ardoyne Drive
-Right on Recreation Path before Bowie Road
-Follow Recreation Path around Manning fields
-Right on NSU Afton Drive
-Right on Madewood Drive
-Straight on Madewood Drive to finish

Presenting Donors:
Josh Chauvin, Personal Trainer, and Dr. Laura Chauvin
Nicholls Alumni Josh Chauvin and wife Dr. Laura Chauvin are proud to present the 2nd Annual Colonel 5k. Josh is a Personal Trainer at Anytime Fitness in Thibodaux, Lousiana and enjoys helping individuals reach their personal health and fitness goals. An Ultra Runner himself Josh is always researching how he can best reach his training and racing goals holistically through nutrition, recovery, and training. If you are interested in speaking with Josh about how he can help you reach your goals he can be contacted at 985-438-5833.

Premier Donors & Donors:

This event would not be possible with out our Presenting Donors, Premier Donors & Donors. Thank you for your support of Colonel Track & Field and Cross Country! If your company is interested in becoming a Premier Donor or Donor for the 2nd Annual Colonel 5k please e-mail Stefanie.slekis@nicholls.edu 

Timing Company Premier Donor: Scorpion Subsea, https://scorpionsubsea.com/

T-Shirt Premier Donor: Premier Endodontics, https://www.premierendo.net/

Age Group Winners Medals Premier Donor: Mary's Embroidery, Awards & Sports, http://www.mertinc.com/

Donor: Big Easy Bucha, https://www.bigeasybucha.com/

Donor: Coca-Cola (Powerade & Dasani water), https://cocacolaunited.com/locations/new-orleans/

Donor: Rouses Markets, https://www.rouses.com/

Donor: Sante Fe Cattle Co, http://www.santafecattleco.com/

Donor: Off The Hook, https://www.othook.com/

Donor: Chic Chateau, https://www.facebook.com/chicchateauinteriors/

Donor: Fit Kitchen Meals, https://www.fitkitchenmeals.net/

Donor:Anytime Fitness, https://www.anytimefitness.com/gyms/241/thibodaux-la-70301/

Donor:Big Mike's BBQ, http://www.bigmikesbbqsh.com/

Donor: Raising Cane's, http://www.raisingcanes.com/
Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers
Donor: Mistikal Mirrors Salon, https://www.facebook.com/Mistikal-Mirrors-Salon-122892532171/?rf=126826940752971

Donor: Nicholls Baseball, https://geauxcolonels.com/schedule.aspx?schedule=280
Nicholls Athletics Homepage

When & Where

Apr 27, 2019


8:00 AM

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Thibodaux, LA

Guidry Stadium: Lot 14

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