The Mirage Volcano to host Las Vegas Marathon’s Run-Thru Wedding Ceremony this Sunday

Rock ‘n’ Roll Runners in Love to Marry in Run-Thru
Wedding Ceremony At The Mirage Volcano

Providing an ‘only in Las Vegas’ experience, The Mirage Volcano at The Mirage Hotel & Casino will serve as the official venue for couples marrying or renewing their vows at a Run-Thru Wedding Ceremony during the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon & Half Marathon to benefit the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America. The unforgettable three-minute nuptials will take place at approximately 6:20 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 4 while overlooking The Strip’s iconic fiery attraction that mirrors the intense love of each couple, creating an unforgettable wedding moment.

For the first time in the event’s history, the race will take place in the evening, giving participants the opportunity to experience the Las Vegas Strip’s world-famous neon lights. This provides the ideal setting for the run-thru wedding to be held alongside the tropical lagoon in front of The Mirage Volcano. The ceremony’s finale will be punctuated by massive fireballs shooting more than 12 feet into the air against the night sky.

The Run-Thru Wedding Ceremony will take place at Mile Two on the half-marathon course and family, friends and the public are welcome to celebrate the on-the-run couples in a designated viewing area. Although quick, the three-minute ceremony allows couples to declare their love and still keep pace during the marathon. More than 100 couples are already registered for the event, including those new to wedded bliss and others returning to renew their vows, in what is expected to be the largest turnout for the popular race feature.

For additional information or to register for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Run-Thru Wedding Ceremony, please visit

In addition to the run-thru wedding, the Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon is known for live entertainment along the route, pre- and post-event parties and the largest group of runners dressed as Elvis creating a fun and unique party atmosphere. With more than 44,000 runners registered, the 2011 Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon is set to become the largest nighttime running event in the world.


Ideally located in the center of the famed Las Vegas Strip, The Mirage Hotel & Casino is the place to stay and play. The resort features contemporary AAA Four Diamond accommodations, dynamic nightlife including The Beatles REVOLUTION Lounge, tantalizing restaurants created by the world’s most acclaimed designers and renowned chefs, a salon from celebrity stylist Kim Vo, the enticing Bare Pool Lounge, one-of-a-kind nightlife venue 1 OAK, and 170,000 square feet of meeting and convention space. Unique entertainment options include The Beatles™ LOVE™ by Cirque du Soleil® celebrating the musical legacy of The Beatles, Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert, and the lush animal sanctuary of Siegfried & Roy’s SecretGardenand Dolphin Habitat. From the iconic Volcano and 20,000-gallon lobby aquarium to the lush tropical atrium and pool, guests experience an exotic world-class destination unlike any other. The Mirage is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International™ (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit or call toll free at (800) 374-9000 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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