Acadiana Law Enforcement Torch Run Area


LETR Acadiana (AC)
Area Coordinator

SOLA Liaison

Chief Albert Glaude
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office

LETR Acadiana (AC)
Run Coordinator

Celeste Fontenot
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office

Jordyn Barlow
Director of Special Projects-West (800) 345-6644



Acadiana Area Torch Run Route

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Check-In at: 8:00 AM

Run starts at: 9:00 AM

Lafayette Parish, Lafayette

Run Route:

  • Start:  On Main and Lafayette Street, towards the Parish Court House
  • Take a left down Lafayette Street
  • Proceed down Vermillion, take a left on St. John and a right on University in order to pass Cathedral Carmel
  • Remaining north on University Avenue (which is also Highway 182) until the Four Corners rest stop where refreshments are served
  • From there drive west on Cameron Street to Scott, turning left (south) on Westgate Road into the Piggly Wiggly (Scott Oaks Plaza) parking lot, and set up in the rear parking on Old Spanish Trail. 
  • Route passes in front of Saints Peter & Paul Catholic School, Scott Middle School, L.Leo Judice Elementary, and Westside Elementary.
  • Stop at the Apallo Intersection
  • Board vehicles for the Carencro city limits North on LA 93 to Gloria Switch at the round-about.  Go East on Gloria Switch to University.  Turn left, heading north on University to starting point in Carencro.
  • Run through Carencro for about 2 miles
  • Board vehicles to Opelousas  *Set up vehicles at City Park @ Crestwell and 182. Down 182, onto 190 towards info center.
  • Get off of 182 and head for I-49 to meet the OPD,SLSO at  Bill Clark Stadium on Hwy 182 next to the Opelousas Central  Fire Station
  • Run through Opelousas ending up at the visitor's center on Highway 190 headed east.  This run is also about 2 miles
  • Pre-Run Activity:  Meet at the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office for pictures and the ceremonial lighting of the Flame of Hope
  • Travel  down Hwy. 190 to Krotz Springs to meet the north in order to run the Krotz Spring Bridge if enough runners wanting to challenge the bridge. * Note bridge run maybe Cancelled if there are not enough runners from the North and South areas.*
  • End: at the Opelousas visitor's center on Highway 190 Post-Run Activity: Drinks, food, music and fun will be provided by the SLSO 

Area calendar

< 2017 >
  • 3/03/2017 - 3/05/2017 State Indoor Games

    This is an event for all Areas. Male and female athletes from across the state will compete in Basketball, Bowling and Tennis. Sign up today to play, coach or volunteer for this event.

  • 4/07/2017 Acadiana Area Track & Field (Athletics) Meet South

    This is an event for the South part of the Acadiana Area. Male and female athletes from the area will compete. To play, coach or volunteer for this event see your area contacts.

  • 4/08/2017 Acadiana Area Equestrian Competition

    This is an event for the Acadiana Area. Male and female athletes from the area will compete. To play, coach or volunteer for this event see your area contacts.

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