“The Biggest Loser” Runwalk to Host First Half Marathon / 5K Event in Las Vegas

“The Biggest Loser” Runwalk to Host First Half Marathon / 5K Event in Las Vegas
“The Biggest Loser”
RunWalk Half Marathon/5K
series is excited to host its first ever half marathon and 5K in Las Vegas on September 20, 2015, sponsored by Circus Circus (Pictured: Dan and Jackie Evans)

From the first-time walker to the avid runner, participants are encouraged to get off the couch and hit the pavement in the entertainment capital of the world.

Early bird registration is now open for the event, which costs $65 for the half marathon through May 31, 2015 and $35 for the 5K through June 30, 2015. The one-mile kids fun run is $15. Online registration will remain open until September 16, 2015, or until the race sells out.

Registration includes a commemorative “The Biggest Loser” RunWalk shirt, finisher’s medal, free downloadable race photos, a chance to meet former “Biggest Loser” contestants and much more. The half marathon and 5K are chip-timed for participants tracking personal goals with awards given to the top runners and walkers.

Former “Biggest Loser” contestants Lori Mack from Season 16 and Dan and Jackie Evans from Season 5 will headline the event along with other “Biggest Loser” alumni to be announced at a later date.

The health and fitness meet and greet will be held Saturday, September 19 from 11 a.m to 4 p.m. at Circus Circus Las Vegas, 2880 Las Vegas Blvd. S., Las Vegas, NV 89109, featuring packet pick up, guest speakers and much more. Everyone is encouraged to attend and get inspired for race day. This event is free and open to the public.

The race will take place rain or shine on Sunday, September 20 at Circus Circus, starting at 7 a.m. for the half marathon and 7:30 a.m. for the 5K. This event will also include a kids’ one-mile fun run for ages 4-12 beginning at 11 a.m. After the race, participants, family and friends can celebrate and relax at the post-race concert featuring former “The Biggest Loser” contestant and Nashville recording artist, Dan Evans.

For more information on “The Biggest Loser” RunWalk or to register for a race, please visit http://www.BiggestLoserRunWalk.com.