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The Extra Yard 5K is a family-friendly 3.1 run/walk hosted in conjunction with the CFP National Championship that offers a chance for locals as well as out-of-town fans to take part in championship weekend.

On Sunday, January 12, 2020, the Extra Yard 5K is coming to New Orleans, Louisiana. The spirited course is unique to this event with a route through the city and a finish line with a post-race tailgate party featuring live entertainment, activities with race sponsors, and a post-race awards ceremony.

Awards will be given to the top three finishers in each age group. In addition, the Top Overall Male and Top Overall Female will each win two tickets to the CFP National Championship on Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Registration includes one ticket to the CFP's interactive fan event, Playoff Fan Central, a participant shirt, a finisher’s medal, a race bib, and one entry into a drawing to win two tickets to the national championship game.

All proceeds benefit Extra Yard for Teachers programming.

In 2020, The College Football Playoff Foundation is headed to New Orleans.
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