They were everywhere. At breakfast, on the street and in the lobby.
Dudes, and women, in red dresses and while nothing should ever be too surprising in New Orleans, there were hundreds of them.
Big and small. Fat and skinny. Muscled and not-so-muscled.
More than 4,000 people, all wearing red dresses, participated in the annual 2-mile run, walk, stumble fund raiser sponsored by the New Orleans Hash House Harriers, a self proclaimed running club with a drinking problem.
It is always the second Saturday in August and as usual there was free beer and music after the run.
Last year they raised $169,000 for 73 different charities, and judging by what I could see, a good time was had by all.