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May 9, 2020

 

BFF GYM
IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE
NORTHSHORE FOUNDATION FOR THE CREATIVE ARTS

PRESENTS THE 2020 ROUX-GA-ROUX

PROMOTING FAMILY, COMMUNITY, HEALTH, RECREATION,
THE ARTS, & CLEAN WATER ON THE NORTHSHORE

Starting Line:

Bogue Falaya Fitness (BFF), 319 E. Gibson St. in Covington, where participants will sign in, obtain bib numbers and start race.

Finish Line:

Join us for a BLOW-OUT party at Bogue Falaya Park. Music! Food! Fun! Participants will quench their thirst with free beer from the tap & Jambalaya. Beer, water, and sports drinks will be available for spectators, and picnicing is encouraged.

BFF Members can enjoy special refreshments at the exclusive VIP Tent.

ROUX GA ROUX RUN

THE RUNNING PORTION OF THE RACE WILL START AT BOGUE FALAYA FITNESS (BFF) WITH A 1.5 MILE RUN THROUGH THE SCENIC STREETS OF HISTORIC DOWNTOWN COVINGTON AND END AT BOGUE FALAYA PARK, WHERE THE OBSTACLE COURSE WILL THEN BEGIN.

ROUX GA ROUX OBSTACLE COURSE

THE OBSTACLE COURSE WILL BE SET UP WITH OVER 12 OBSTACLES THROUGHOUT COVINGTON’S BEAUTIFUL BOGUE FALAYA PARK. THE LAST OBSTACLE WILL BE LOCATED AT THE SOUTHEAST END OF THE PARK WHERE PARTICIPANTS WILL THEN HAVE THE CHOICE TO NAVIGATE THE WATERWAYS OF THE BOGUE FALAYA RIVER VIA KAYAK, CANOE OR PADDLE BOARD.

ROUX GA ROUX PADDLE

FROM THE PARK, PARTICIPANTS WILL BEGIN THE ROWING PORTION OF THE RACE DOWNSTREAM FOR OVER A QUARTER MILE TO THE BFF BOUY, CIRCLE THE BOUY, AND RETURN TO BOGUE FALAYA PARK. KAYAKS, CANOES AND PADDLE BOARDS WILL BE PROVIDED. PLEASE NOTE ON REGISTRATION IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PROVIDE YOUR OWN. PAIRS HAVE THE OPTION OF USING A TWO OR THREE PERSON CANOE.

CASH PRIZES FOR THE WINNERS OF EACH CATEGORY!!

THEN THE PARTY STARTS! AWARDS FOR THE WINNERS WILL BE PRESENTED. FOOD, DRINKS, AND MUSIC WILL FOLLOW. BFF MEMBERS CAN JOIN US AT THE VIP TENT.

IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE ROUX-GA-ROUX, YOU CAN ENJOY THE ‘SWING IN THE PINES’ PERFORMANCE OF THE LOUISIANA PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA AT THE PARK FROM 6 PM – 7:30P M

Registration is NOW OPEN

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

 

Bogue Falaya Fitness

Fitness has never been so much fun!