2nd Annual Gumbo Run brings fun to Scotlandville

2nd Annual Gumbo Run held in Scotlandville Saturday

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The 2nd Annual Gumbo Run happened Saturday, Feb. 1. It was put on by the Scotlandville Professional Academy Consortium (PAC) and Geaux Get Healthy, A Project of Healthy BR.

The run was held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and started at Scotlandville Magnet High School, located at 9870 Scotland Ave.

The run is part of the Geaux Get Health Zone Initiative for the Scotlandville and north Baton Rouge areas as part of Healthy BR’s mission to improve health and wellness in the community.

The first Gumbo Run was held in 2019 and was the first 5k to be held in the Scotlandville/north Baton Rouge communities.

Gumbo Run 2019
Gumbo Run 2019 (Source: Paul Jackson)
Gumbo Run 2019
Gumbo Run 2019 (Source: Paul Jackson)

Proceeds from the race go towards supporting the Academies of Finance, Health Science and Information Technology. The money goes towards professional development for teachers, supplies for students, and work-based learning initiatives inclusive of internships.

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