Las Vegas Sun

November 26, 2014

Currently: 46° — Complete forecast | Log in | Create an account

Run Away with Cirque du Soleil

5k Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk

Via Las Vegas Sun Photo Archives

Cirque du Soleil's "Spermato" Wayne Skivington runs with the crowd during the 2009 Run Away with Cirque du Soleil 5K Run at Springs Preserve.

Cirque du Soleil is offering residents a chance to "run away with the circus" for a day with their annual 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Walk. Join dozens of artists from Cirque du Soleil's Las Vegas shows for this ONE DROP World Water Day Event.

In the past few years, the event has transformed from an idea in the heads of a few Cirque and casino employees to a high-profile event involving nearly 2,000 Vegas Valley residents.

This year, Cirque is pairing with the Springs Preserve, a 180-acre national historic site which served as the original oasis of Las Vegas. The preserve includes 8-acres of botanical gardens, as well as a series of walking trails where the 5K run and 1-mile walk will take place.

The first 1,200 pre-registered participants will receive a free event t-shirt and one raffle ticket for a chance to see one of the many great Cirque du Soleil shows on the strip and a grand prize drawing for tickets and airfare to see the show "La Nouba" in Orlando, FL. and park passes to Walt Disney World.

Interested individuals can register for the event online.

When: Saturday, March 19, 2011
THIS EVENT HAS PASSED

Where: Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., Las Vegas

Cost: $35 - $40

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Fundraisers, Outdoor, Las Vegas, Spring Valley, Springs Preserve, Health Walk

Related links:

Event posted March 6, 2008
Last updated Jan. 20, 2011

Join the Discussion:

Check this out for a full explanation of our conversion to the LiveFyre commenting system and instructions on how to sign up for an account.

Full comments policy

Submit an event »

« Previous | Next »

Editor's Picks

Today

5-4-3-2-1
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Industry Wednesdays
Chateau Nightclub & Gardens
Forever Doo Wop
The Riviera | 7 p.m.

Thursday

Ghostbar Industry Thursdays
Ghostbar
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
Summerlin Library
Fabergé Revealed
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art

Friday

L.A. Comedy Club
Bally's Las Vegas | 21:30:00
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
Summerlin Library | 19:30:00
Fabergé Revealed
The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art | 10:00:00

Saturday

Whitney Cummings
The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino
Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
Summerlin Library
5-4-3-2-1
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Sunday

Out of the Desert Bluegrass Band
Bar + Bistro @ The Arts Factory
Eva Shaw
Hakkasan | time TBA
Acoustic Brunch at Pizza Rock
Pizza Rock

Monday

AFAN Annual Holiday Toy Drive
Various drop locations around the valley
Kelly Clinton’s Open Mic Cabaret
The Bootlegger Bistro
Human Experience at The Beat
The Beat Coffeehouse

Tuesday

Rock Shot Bingo
Green Valley Ranch | 8:30 p.m.
Nickel Beer Night
The Beauty Bar
Vegas Blues Dance
Artifice