Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Weekend of April 26-27, 2014

Busy weekend around the area - 5Ks everywhere...

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Run or Dye 5K

"Run or Dye, the World's Most Colorful 5K, is returning to UNR on April 26. 2014.  Bring all your friends and run a color-blasted 5K, where you get showered in safe, eco-friendly, plant-based cornstarch dye every kilometer.  Then enjoy our world-famous Dye Festival afterward, where you can Tie-Dye the Sky (not to mention all your friends!) in this ultimate celebration of life, friendship, fitness, and fun."

Treasure Our Parks 5K

"As part of its Healthy Parks Healthy People initiative, Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation is proud to present the Treasure Our Parks Fun Run at Rancho San Rafael Park. The 5K (3.1 miles) run kicks off Treasure Quest, a day of family fun at Rancho San Rafael Park, brought to you by KNPB and Washoe County Parks & Open Space."

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Spring Forward for Autism Run/Walk

"Join us for yet another fun-filled family event where we'll have something for everyone to enjoy! Gates open at 7:30 a.m.5K Timed Run begins 8:30 a.m.1 Mile Fun Run begins at 9:15 a.m.5K Walk begins at 9:30 a.m.Raffle and silent auction begin at 10:30 a.m. The JUSTin HOPE Foundation is a nonprofit that helps families in Northern Nevada affected by autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities by providing monthly awards for opportunities that families otherwise wouldn't be able to afford that will have a meaningful impact on that family as a whole."

Zombie Apocalypse 5K

"April 27, 2014  @ 1000 hours at North Valleys High School, Reno, Nevada

The virus is spreading. The zombies are multiplying. Will you survive the epidemic or will you become one of the undead?

This is not your typical 5K road race; instead you will find a course filled with apocalypse-like obstacles and blood thirsty zombies. Make your way through somewhat challenging terrain while out smarting the brain dead zombies. Speed alone will not determine success in this event- just be sure you are faster than your friends so the zombies don't catch you!
Note: there is no intentional physical contact between runners and z'

Friday, April 18, 2014

Weekend of 4/19-20, 2014

A little late getting this out, but...

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Escape from Prison Hill

An awesome and classic race down in Carson City, with some brutal hills and great views of the Carson Valley. "This half marathon offers all of the winding single track, scenic vistas and vertical climbs (and descents) of a ultra-distance race, packed into only 13 miles."

Race to End Domestic Violence

"This 5 & 10K fun run is held at Idlewild Park in Reno, Nevada and benefits Tahoe Safe Alliance, committed to ending the incidence and trauma of intimate partner/domestic violence, sexual violence and child abuse in North Lake Tahoe and Truckee. Building on the success of the 5K, we have added a 10K to the festivities. Join the party afterwards in Idlewild Park, free food and entertainment."

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Fight for Air Climb

"The Fight for Air Climb is a unique event that is open to all fitness levels. Whether you are an athlete looking for a new challenge, climbing as a fun activity with your family, or even a virtual climber, your participation raises vital funds in our Fight for Air."

Basically, climb the Silver Legacy.

Sparks Rotary Rabbit Run

"Hop on over to The Legends at Sparks Marina and run/walk to help support the community projects of Sparks Rotary.  Get moving at this family-friendly event and enjoy refreshments at the finish line.  Want to dress in costume? The "best dressed" award could be yours!   So bring the family, your bunny ears, and running shoes to help support a great cause."