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'

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