SATURDAY - MAY 12, 2012
Race On The World Famous Las Vegas Strip!
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We want to thank you for giving us the opportunity to run in your great race. We are very happy. We will come next year.
— Ezkyas Sisay, Professional Runner
Thanks again for making it a memorable day.
— Stephanie, Las Vegas 5K Participant
It was a really great race though. The best thing was rolling out of bed an hour before and taking a golf cart to the starting line. Never had that experience before.
— Gretchen, Red Rock 5K Participant
Great Venue. Course was perfect.
— Anonymous, Participant
Thank you for providing amazing cash prizes. I plan on running your next race and I told all my Utah Elite teammates what we missed out on this year! Please let me know any upcoming events with cash prizes! Thanks!
— Mary Ann,
Plenty of bathrooms. Results were up quick. Nice finish line.
— Anonymous, Participants
You accomplished the goal of making it an event, and not just another 5K.
— Anonymous, Participant
Awesome awards. Plenty of parking. Good announcer.
— Anonymous, Participants
The Las Vegas 5K is one of the most exciting destination 5K races in the country. Make the Las Vegas 5K your excuse to visit the City of Sin this spring. Who knows, you may even hit it big with a new 5K personal best on our fast, out and back course that runs by the world famous Welcome To Las Vegas Sign (professional photo opps available).


May 12th, 2012

8:30 A.M.

The Las Vegas Strip
Easy - Flat - Fast - (100% Aspalt) out and back course - View Course Map, click HERE.
Start/Finish Location
Town Square - 6605 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV 89119 - North West Parking Lot - MAP IT

Packet Pick-Up
Packets can be picked up in advance at the Las Vegas 5K Pre-Race Expo hosted at the Silverton Hotel and Casino (Veil Event Pavilion) - MAP IT

Expected Attendance
2000 Participants
500 Spectators
40 Post-Race Vendors

ChronoTrack (D-Tag)

Avg. Temperature In May: High: 88 Degrees F Low: 60 Degrees F

The Silverton Hotel and Casino (Veil Event Pavilion) will play host to the 2012 Las Vegas 5K Pre Race Expo, showcasing a wide variety of active lifestyle vendors. Come check out special promos and offers the day before the big race. Additionally, the Official Las Vegas 5K Packet Pick-Up will be held during the entirety of the Pre-Race Expo.

May 11th, 2012

2:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M

Silverton Hotel and Casino - Veil Event Pavilion MAP IT
The Las Vegas 5K Post-Race Expo is always the perfect guilty pleasure to reward yourself for an amazing race. Wobble around the Las Vegas 5K Post-Race Expo with your freshly fatigued legs while interacting with our wonderful sponsors. If you're feeling a little depleted, there will definitely not be any shortage of samples from our many food and beverage sponsors. We suggest you stick around for the awards ceremony to see if you won a sweet prize.

May 12th, 2012

9:15 A.M.

Town Square, Northwest Parking Lot - MAP IT
The Las Vegas 5K offers a hefty $5,000 total cash purse to the top 5 overall finishers per gender. Additionally, great prizes will be issued to the top 3 in each age division, per gender. Note: The top 5 overall men's and women's finishers are not eligible for age group prizes.

Top 5 Overall Men's & Women's
1st - $1,000 | 2nd - $700 | 3rd - $400 | 4th - $300 | 5th - $100

Age Divisions - Men's & Women's
17 - Under
18 - 25
26 - 35
36 - 45
46 - 55
55 - Up
Olive Crest
Since 1973, Olive Crest has transformed the lives of over 50,000 abused, neglected, and at-risk children and their families. Olive Crest works tirelessly to meet the individual needs of kids in crisis by providing safe homes, counseling, and education for both youth and parents. Olive Crests many innovative programs reflect its conviction that strengthening the family is one of the most powerful ways to help heal children. With unwavering compassion, the Olive Crest family maintains a lifelong commitment to the youth and families they serve even after they have graduated from our programs.

Olive Crest serves nearly 1,000 children and families each day throughout California, Nevada, and the Pacific Northwest. For information call 1-800-550-CHILD (2445) or visit

Mission Statement
Olive Crest is dedicated to Preventing child abuse, to Treating and Educating at-risk children and to Preserving the family...One Life at a Time.
Q: When and where is packet pick-up?
A: Friday, May 11th from 2 P.M. to 8 P.M. at the Silverton Hotel and Casino inside the Veil Event Pavilion - 3333 Blue Diamond Road Las Vegas, NV 89139 - MAP IT

Q: What if I can't make it to packet pick-up?
A: You can pick up your runners bib the day of the race at the check-in table. We recommend getting to the venue by 7:45 A.M. if you are picking up your runners bib the day of the race.

Q: What am I picking up at packet pick-up?
A: Your Swag Bag, event give-away and runners bib.

Q: Can I pick up somebody elses packet?
A: No. You must present a valid ID and can only pick up your own packet.

Q: Do I get a t-shirt for entering the race?
A: No, we give all 5K entrants Swag Bags and choice of an event give-away.

Q: Can I get my swag bag and bib the day of the race?
A: Yes, you can pick up your swag bag the day of the race at the Ryno Running tent. However, as a courtesy, we will not be distributing the give-aways on race day until after the race. That way you don't have to worry about your stuff while you run.

Q: Will there be merchandise for sale?
A: Yes, there are certain vendors that will be selling merchandise so don't forget to bring some cash if you are interested in purchasing products.

Q: How do I get to Town Square?
A: 6605 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV 89119 MAP IT

Q: Are strollers allowed?
A: Yes. However, all participants with strollers will be directed to the back of the starting line for precautionary safety measures and as a courtesy to the elite runners.

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