Bogue Falaya Fitness Roux-Ga-Roux Run

Saturday, April 22, 2017 7:30 AM
319 E. Gibson
Covington, LA

Event Summary:
Run // Obstacle // Kayak
Event Details:



Event's Name:           Bogue Falaya Fitness Roux-Ga-Roux Run


Race Date & Time:    April 22, 2017 at 7:30 AM


Race Starts At:  


Bogue Falaya Fitness

319 Gibson Street

Covington, LA  70433  



Ends At:  


The Chimes




Event Details:

Warrior Run/Obstacle course/Paddle starting at Bogue Falaya Fitness, located at 319 E. Gibson Street and ending at The Chimes-Covington for crawfish, jambalaya, beer, door prizes, and awards.

Proceeds go to The Covington Rotary Club for The Miracle League Northshore, Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation and Keep Covington Beautiful.

Each participant in Roux Ga Roux will be given an entry duck to participate in the Quack-A-Falaya event. You will have the opportunity to win a $1500 cash prize.


The Roux Ga Roux Run

The running portion of the race will start at Bogue Falaya Fitness with a 2.2 mile run through the scenic streets of historic downtown Covington and end at Bogue Falaya Park, where the obstacle course will then begin.

The 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. 

Kayak, Canoe, Paddle Board

From the park, participants will begin to row upstream for over half a mile to their final destination; the Chimes of Covington. Kayaks, canoes and paddle boards will be provided, please note on registration if you would like to provide your own.


There will be Individual competition and Team of 2 competition.

Teams will be using a 2 person canoe. So grab a friend or a relative and compete as a team.




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Registration Fees (Early & Late Fees & dates): For Individuals and Team Members (Per Person)


·         Early Registration:  $75 until March 15, 2017


·        Registration:              $85 until April 20, 2017


·        Day of the race:         $100 after April 20, 2017



Age Groups:


·        18 and under, 16 minimum unless with parent **


·        19-29


·        30-39


·        40-49


·        50-59


·        60 & up





Top Overall Male and Female:  Cash Prizes


1st Place Male & Female of each age group:  Medals 


Top Team Award for Sharing A Canoe Teams:  Medal



The Race Benefits:


Covington Rotary Club will donate to The Miracle League Northshore, Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation and Keep Covington Beautiful.


Event Tags:
2 hours, Adventure Event

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