12th Annual Runnin’ for the House Raised more than $65,000 for Ronald McDonald House of Greater Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS, NV (April 19, 2016) – Runnin’ for the House 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk presented by McDonald’s of Greater Las Vegas raised more than $65,000 for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas. The 12th year for the 5K Run brought together Ronald McDonald and Steph Mackenzie from 97.1 the Point to lead more than 1050 runners and walkers through the morning festivities. Together, the local community made a difference for families by Runnin’ for the House on Saturday, April 16th.
“This was a great year for Runnin’ for the House,” said Alyson McCarthy. “Our sponsors have been terrific and the event went so smoothly with strong runners and participants. We could not have asked for more. We are so appreciative.”
Southwest Medical Associates brought in the largest team ever to participate in Runnin’ for the House, with 519 participants, doubling their participation from last year and taking home the Runnin’ for the House Team Trophy. Lexus of Las Vegas provided a beautiful Lexus SUV for Director of Operations Stacie Lang to lead runners around the course. Executive Director Alyson McCarthy showed her spirit by running the 5K. The Pancake Breakfast is always a great addition and is provided by McDonald’s. The Microsoft Gaming Tent was a hit as children played games and enjoyed face painting and balloon art. Participants enjoyed the Expo booth area and tours of the House.
Special thanks to all our sponsors:
McDonald’s of Greater Las Vegas as Presenting Sponsor
Southwest Medical Associates as Water Station Sponsors
Lexus of Las Vegas as Platinum Sponsors
CenturyLink, Capital One, Lotus Broadcasting, NV Energy, Southwest Gas, Vector Media, and McDonald’s Rocky Mountain Region as Gold Sponsors
Coca Cola and Microsoft as Friends & Family Sponsors
Other Generous Partners and Donors:
Steph Mackenzie from KXPT 97.1 FM, Doug Marsh from KOMP 92.3 FM, Lotus Broadcasting, Westcom Inc., Smith’s Food & Drug Stores, Creamie’s Ice Cream, MedicWest, Las Vegas Metro Police, Clark County Fire Dept., CPR Rentals, Massage Envy, and all our RMHC Volunteers.