Seize the Day

5K & 1 Mile Fun Run

Saturday, April 1, 2023

Pennington Biomedical Research Center 

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Countdown to Seize the Day


Join us on April 1, 2023

Seize the Day 5k and Family Fun Run at Pennington Biomedical Research Center.


In person registration includes: 

1 mile fun run or 5K
Race T-shirt
Finisher Medal *New this year
After race activities


Virtual registration includes: a race t-shirt and finisher medal which will be mailed.

Additional Details:
You can complete the virtual race between Friday, March 31 at 6 p.m. to Saturday, April 1 at 11 a.m. at the place of your choosing. You must enter your results by 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 1 to be eligible to win. Details for submission will be provided to you before the race.
T-shirts are not guaranteed for those who register after March 1, 2023.


Event Schedule 

8:00am - 8:45 a.m -Same Day Race Registration and packet pickup

9:00 a.m. - Start of 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

9:30 a.m. - Start of 5K Run/Walk

9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Family Fun Activities to include music/food&drinks/awards



Early Bird Packet Pickup

Epilepsy Alliance Louisiana

11822 Justice Ave, Ste. B4
Baton Rouge, LA 70816


Pick Up Times:

Thursday, March 30th from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Friday, March 31st  from 7 a.m. -1 p.m.


In-Person Race Awards

In-person Overall Top 1 Mile – Female/Male
In-person Overall Top 5K – Female/Male

The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each age category will receive a commemorative visor.


Virtual Race Awards

Top Virtual Race Finisher Awards Overall Top 5K Mile – Female/Male Finisher

Team Awards


Get your teams together because we will have four team award the year:

  • Team who raises the most money
  • Team with the most participants
  • Team with best t-shirt
  • Team with the best tent *new this year
The team who raises the most money – The contest ends Friday, March 31, 2023 at 6 p.m. 
Team with the most participants - The contest ends Friday, March 31, 2023 at 6 p.m.
The best team T-Shirt – T-Shirt pictures must be emailed to by 6 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2023. The winner is determined by the event committee.
The best team tent will be awarded to the team with the best decorated tent on the day of the race. The winner is determined by the event committee 
Team awards include both in-person and virtual participants. Race participants must register on the team when they submit their race registration or they won’t be counted for the team. The team captain will receive the prize.     
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Team Information


Our teams are the best part of our race! They rally together to fundraise for EAL and raise awareness about epilepsy in Louisiana. We are excited to support our teams this year with our usual team competitions.


Thank you to our 2022 teams for helping us raise over $40,000 for epilepsy services!





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