Las Vegas Sun

September 19, 2014

Currently: 95° — 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

Las Vegas Jazz Festival
JW Marriott
Flavors of the Heart
World Market Center | time TBA
iHeartRadio Music Festival
MGM Grand Garden Arena

Sunday

Gardens Guided Walk
Springs Preserve
Krewella
Daylight Beach Club
Sunday Brunch
Tao Beach

Monday

Human Experience at The Beat
The Beat Coffeehouse | 19:00:00
Forever Motor City
The Riviera | 9 p.m.
Michael Monge
Wynn Las Vegas | 21:00:00

Tuesday

Rock Shot Bingo
Green Valley Ranch | 8:30 p.m.
Nickel Beer Night
The Beauty Bar
Ink Master Viewing Party
Silverton Casino Hotel

Wednesday

Recycled Percussion
The Quad
Olivia Newton-John
Flamingo
Forever Doo Wop
The Riviera | 7 p.m.

Thursday

Paranormal
Bally's Las Vegas
Movies in the Square
Town Square
Limelight
Plaza Hotel and Casino

Friday

Ja-Makin’-Me Laugh
The D
Recess Fridays
Encore Beach Club
The Beatles LOVE
Love Theater