Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Nevada Day/Halloween weekend events - Oct. 29-31, 2011

Some fun stuff going on over the long weekend here, starting with:

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Nevada Day Classic Run/Walk
Carson City, NV
"The event will feature 8-kilometer and 2-mile runs and 2-mile walk through the city's historical district, all starting from the corner of Telegraph and Curry streets, across the street from the Carson Nugget."

8K starts at 8:15, the 2 milers at 8:25. 

Sponsored by the Carson Nugget, Ascent Physical Therapy, CV Sports, Dutch Brothers and Round Runners Club of America, and benefitting the Special Olympics.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Grand Sierra Resort, Reno, NV
"Dress in costume for the 2nd Annual RENO 5000 "Trick-or-Treat" 5K Run/Walk and Haunted 1/2 Mile Dash! Run/Walk and Haunted 1/2 Mile Dash! 
Run the haunted RENO 5000 5K course completely on the GSR property (safe for families with children). There will be an expo and FREE post-race food for all participants from PF Chang's, U-Swirl, Nothing Bundt Cakes and free beer & wine from L'uva Bella Wine Gallery! Exciting post-race fun including "Trick-or-Treating" at the Sponsor Booths and a Costume Contest for all Participants with lots of Raffle Prizes!  All ½ Mile Dash participants will receive a finisher award.  The top 3 in each age category in the 5K will be awarded with special light-up trophies! (From the event e-mail.)

New Balance Girls on the Run 5K and 10K
Truckee, CA
Show your support for the Sierra chapter of Girls on the Run by participating in a fun 5K/10K up in Truckee. 10K starts at 9:30, 5K at 10:00.

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