7th Annual ‘Runnin’ for the House’ Breaks Last Year’s Record
Don’t Miss All of the Race Event Photos at the end of article . . .
Over 1600 runners, almost twice the number of runners that participated last year, laced up for the Ronald McDonald 7th Annual Runnin’ for the House 5k run/1k walk benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas.
Racers of all ages crossed the finish line with a thumbs up from none other than, Ronald McDonald himself who was on hand for the morning race.
Las Vegas local celebrity sightings included radio personality
Chet Buchanan from KLUC 98.5 who emceed the event and local Fox 5 News team personalities Jason Feinberg and Dave Hall, who participated in the 5k run.
Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas provides housing for the families of hospitalized children when they are far away from home, providing a home away from home.
Way To Go Runners!
Crowds of moms, dads, brothers and sisters cheered their family members and friends along, an encouraging demonstration of RMHLV’s mission of ‘keeping families strong by keeping them together’.
Following the race, participants were invited for the free Family Festival complete with pancake breakfast, music, crafts, interactive games and Ronald McDonald House tours.
For more information about Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas or to volunteer call (702) 252-2663 or (888) 252-4663.
Please visit them on the web at www.rmhlv.com to find more ways you can help.
RMHLV 5k run/1k walk Race Results:
1st Place Male Overall Winner
Devin Mancuso – Winning Time 16:37
1st Place Female Overall Winner
Betty Cook – Winning Time 20:40
1st Place Male Age Group 13 – 18
Bobby Thompson – Winning Time 17:31
1st Place Female Age Group 13 – 18
Ryanne Bailey – Time 21:00
1st Place Male Age Group 7 – 12
Cody Felix – Winning Time 22:22
1st Place Female Age Group 7 – 12
Kaili Moreno – Winning Time 26:39
1st Place Male Age Group 6 & Under
Billy Jennings – Winning Time 34:43
1st Place Female Age Group 6 & Under
Sierra Brewster – Winning Time 33:09