CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

RUN AWAY WITH CIRQUE DU SOLEIL AT THE SPRINGS PRESERVE

SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014

Name:
Run Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve

Date:
Saturday, March 15, 2014

Time:     
7:00 a.m.: Registration Begins
8:30 a.m.:  5K Run/One-Mile Fun Walk Starts

Location:
Springs Preserve
333 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107

Registration:
www.active.com
Registration begins on Saturday, January 10

Twitter:
@Cirque, @SpringsPreserve, @ONEDROP

Facebook:
Facebook.com/RunAwaywithCirqueduSoleil

Cirque du Soleil hosts their 13th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil 5K Run and One-Mile Fun Walk at the Springs Preserve on Saturday, March 15, 2014. Mayor Carolyn Goodman will signal the start of the race, and Nevada Public Radio’s President and General Manager Flo Rogers will be the emcee for the day’s events. Participants can run/walk alongside their favorite Cirque du Soleil characters at this annual event that includes live music, photo opportunities with the cast and a circus play area for children.

The race is presented by Cirque du Soleil in partnership with the Springs Preserve and ONE DROP.  All proceeds support the Springs Preserve and Cirque du Soleil Foundations.

After the race, participants can enjoy complimentary refreshments from Whole Foods Market and massage therapy provided by the Milan Institute. The 5K includes a competitive individual and team race, with a minimum of 10 participants required to qualify for team categories.

All participants will also be included in a raffle for a chance to win one of seven pairs of show tickets to The Beatles™ LOVE™ by Cirque du Soleil; KÀ™; “O™”; Zarkana™; Mystère™; Zumanity, The Sensual Side of Cirque du Soleil™; and CRISS ANGEL ® Believe™, along with prizes from the Springs Preserve. The Grand Prize raffle package includes airfare for four to Orlando, four tickets to La Nouba™ by Cirque du Soleil, along with hotel accommodations and park passes to Walt Disney World®.

Runaway with Cirque du Soleil participants can register online beginning Saturday, Jan. 10 –Thursday, March 13. Early Bird registration fee is $37 for the 5K Run and $27 for the 1 Mile Fun Walk through Saturday, March 1. After March 1, fees increase to $40 for the 5K Run and $30 for the 1 Mile Fun Walk. The first 1,200 participants to sign up will receive an event t-shirt.