What: As a kick-off to ONE DROP world water week, Cirque du Soleil will host the 13th annual “Run Away with Cirque du Soleil” 5K Run and One-Mile Fun Walk at the Springs Preserve on Saturday,
March 15. Mayor Carolyn Goodman will start the race and Nevada Public Radio’s President and General Manager Flo Rogers will emcee as participants run/walk alongside their favorite Cirque du Soleil characters. Post-race activities include live music, photo opportunities with Cirque du Soleil characters and a circus play area for children, along with complimentary refreshments from Whole Foods Market and massage therapy provided by the Milan Institute.

The event is presented by Cirque du Soleil in partnership with the Springs Preserve and ONE DROP. All proceeds will support the Springs Preserve and Cirque du SoleilFoundation.

Who: Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Cirque du Soleil artists, ONE DROP and Springs Preserve Representatives will be available for interviews.

When: Saturday, March 15, 2014
7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. – Media check-in
8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. – Photo/interview opportunities

Location: Springs Preserve
333 S. Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89107

Twitter: @Cirque, @SpringsPreserve, @ONEDROP

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