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Steve Gleason announces ninth Gleason Gras on Tuesday, August 20th

Gleason Gras + Fun Run presented by Dave & Buster’s, in association with the Saints Fantennial benefitting the Team Gleason Foundation 

Gleason Gras 2019, is back at Champions Square on Saturday, September 28, in association with the Saints Fantennial celebration. The event will be filled with live music, auctions, food trucks, and more.

The ninth annual Gleason Gras will take place on Saturday, September 28 from 5:00pm – 10:30pm at Champions Square in New Orleans. Gleason Gras in addition to the Fun Run are presented by Dave & Buster's, in association with the Saints Fantennial benefitting the Team Gleason Foundation

"We created Gleason Gras to bring awareness and funding to ALS, while also celebrating, and enjoying the beautiful parts of life. Team Gleason helps provide the resources, technology, and philosophy, so families with ALS can continue productive and meaningful lives. I hope to see you all on Saturday, September 28th, at Champions Square. Help us celebrate life as only New Orleans can," said Steve Gleason.


  • Saints Fantennial - Celebrating the NFL100
  • Appearances by Players, Gumbo, Sir Saint and the Saintsations
  • 2 mile Fun Run/Walk around the Mercedes Benz Superdome presented by Allstate Sugar Bowl Crescent City Classic


  • Live music by Dumpstaphunk, DJ Jubilee, Hot 8 Brass Band & Paul Varisco and the Milestones
  • Food trucks, beer garden & cocktails
  • Super fan costume/spirit contest
  • Kids area with games by Dave & Buster's, face painting & crafts
  • Silent auction with over 100 items
  • Permobil Tent specifically for individuals with ALS

There will also be a VIP area in Club XLIV complete with food from New Orleans top restaurants, an open bar, VIP Access to the stage, an exclusive live auction, a special photobooth, Dave & Buster's Games & more.

General Admission to the event is free with the option to donate at the door ($10 is suggested). Club XLIV VIP tickets are available for $250 for adults and $50 for youth 15 and under. Fun run/walk race registration is $30 for adults, $25 for kids ages 6-14, and free for kids ages 5 and under. VIP Tickets & Fun Run race registration is on sale now at

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