Thousands of Tiger Fans Finish on the 50
December 4, 2023
Record-breaking crowd at the Race into Death Valley
Baton Rouge, LA. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – Nearly 5,000 runners and walkers descended upon Tiger Stadium for the 6th Annual Our Lady of the Lake Health Tiger 10K. Passionate fans eager for their opportunity to Finish on the 50-yard line contributed to the record-breaking field size.
21-year-old William Ellender from Baton Rouge was the Overall Male Winner in the 10K covering the 6.2 miles in 33:51. Perennial top finisher (3rd in 2022, 2nd in 2021) Victoria Brignac was the Overall Female Winner. The 37-year-old from New Orleans won by 1 second with a time of 41:09. This year also saw an increase in the number of athletes with disabilities competing that included over 20 teams from Ainsley’s Angels.
The 5K was won by 16-year-old Jack Flanagan of New Orleans in a time of 16:55. The Women’s 5K Champion was 37-year-old Jennifer Nickens of Prairieville in a time of 19:59 (finishing 13th overall).
Runners and walkers from 25 states, Canada, and Costa Rica descended upon the Capital City. The race has grown each year in attracting visitors to the area and with the help of the City of Baton Rouge & Visit Baton Rouge this year 40% of the registrants came from outside the Baton Rouge metro area.
The morning wrapped up with over 400 kids in the Lamar Tiger Kids Mile. The youngest of Tiger fans ran a mile through campus and finished at the 50 just like their fellow competitors in the 5K and 10K.
For more information about the Our Lady of the Lake Health Tiger 10K or to view the complete race results, please visit www.Tiger10K.com.
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