Charity Ride and Cook-Off has a New Twist

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Foundation, along with presenting sponsor KPLC-TV, is revving up for the fifth annual Run with the Nuns Charity Ride and Cook-Off  event, which will take place on Saturday, October 31, at the Lake Charles Civic Center at 900 Lakeshore Drive at 9 a.m. 

As a new twist on the fun, this year’s event will welcome Jeeps in the ride. The pre-registration deadline for Run with the Nuns is Friday, October 16. Registration is $30 for each driver and $20 for the first passenger and includes an event t-shirt for registration by deadline, lunch, medal and door prize ticket. The ride will depart the Lake Charles Civic Center at 9:00 a.m. and will make its way on a 96-mile journey through Southwest Louisiana.

There will also be a rice and gravy cook-off during the Run with the Nuns event. The entry fee is $150 per team and includes meat, rice and water for cooking.

For more information or to register, visit or call (337) 430-5353. Run with the Nuns Charity Ride and Cook-off event benefits Cardiology, Oncology and Neurosurgical Services at CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital.