JLSB to host King Cake Classic 5K/10K


The Junior League of Shreveport-Bossier will host the second Annual King Cake Classic 5K, 10K and Run for the Beads Fun Run Saturday, Jan. 27 at 8 a.m.

Building on the successful first year in 2017, the King Cake Classic provides a festive and active way to celebrate Mardi Gras. Participants will enjoy the family-friendly celebration with live music by Shreveport Second Line Brass Band, kids’ activities and a slice of Lowder King Cake for runners at the finish line. Food will be available for purchase from Ki Mexico. Costumes are welcomed and encouraged.

There will prizes given to race winners and other categories including “best float” (most festive stroller). Race Routes begin and end at Centenary Gold Dome and will take runners through Historic Highland and Broadmoor Neighborhoods.

Register early at https://runsignup.com/Race/LA/Shreveport/KingCake. If you’re not a runner, you can still sign up as a sleep-in participate to receive a race t-shirt at https://runsignup.com/Race/LA/Shreveport/KingCake.

Follow the Facebook event page for more details by searching JLSB King Cake Classic on Facebook. For more information, contact Sarah Lowder at sclowder1@gmail.com or 318.453.9141.