The Lauren Savoy Olinde Foundation is holding its 5th annual 5K and 1 Mile Hat Run to promote skin cancer awareness on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 8:00 am behind Pennington Biomedical Research Center, 6400 Perkins Road. Join the fun at the Hat Run and learn how to protect the skin you’re in!

The Hat Run will include a 5K Run, 1 Mile Fun Run, FREE skin cancer screening by local dermatologists and a Finish Festival. The Finish Festival features a children’s activity tent, community vendor expo, and a food tent serving jambalaya.  This year’s theme, Cinco de Hat Run, will be a fiesta celebrating our 5th year! The Hat Run encourages all participants to wear wacky hats during the race and a hat contest will award the best team and individual hat. For more information on the race and to register please visit or purchase tickets at the race. Registration Tickets are $30 for Adults and $15 for Kids (15 and under) until Wednesday, April 26. After April 26, Adult Tickets will increase to $35.