Skye Canyon announces its fourth annual 8K/5K Road Race on Saturday, March 9, 2019 benefitting Special Olympics Nevada. Five dollars of every $25 registration fee goes to the non-profit. A complimentary post-race pancake breakfast will follow for participants. The public may also enjoy the breakfast with a donation of $5 to the nonprofit.
Races start at 9 a.m. at Skye Canyon Park (10111 W. Skye Canyon Park Dr.) and are open to runners and walkers of all ages and ability levels. The $25 registration fee includes a t-shirt, finishers medal, and goodie bag. Registration is available online. Race packet pick-up will be held at REI Boca Park on Thursday, March 7 from 5-8 p.m.).
Races start and end at Skye Canyon Park and take participants through Skye Canyon’s Phase 2 neighborhoods that opened in June 2018. Throughout the course, participants have a scenic view of the Spring Mountains in addition to Skye Canyon Park.
“Special Olympics Nevada provides the opportunity for athletes to develop and advance their talents while creating lasting friendships and valuable life experiences,” said Desiree Van Leer, marking manager of Olympia Companies, developer of Skye Canyon. “Our Skye Serves program has supported many important local non-profits. We’re proud to help Special Olympics Nevada continue their work serving our community.”
Skye Canyon’s Skye Serves program empowers residents to support and serve through events and efforts benefitting the greater Las Vegas area.
Special Olympics Nevada is celebrating 50 years of service by transforming the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities by providing year-round sports training and competition by replicating the Olympic Games.
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About Skye Canyon
Skye Canyon is a 1,000-acre master-planned community in Northwest Las Vegas located on US Highway 95 at Skye Canyon Park Drive. Offering entry-level, move-up and luxury neighborhoods for individuals, couples, families and active adults who share a passion for outdoor activities, wellness, and immersive living. Skye Canyon includes unique amenities like Skye Canyon Park that features Skye Center, the community’s social hub with an open-air bistro and indoor and outdoor fireplaces, and Skye Fitness, a state-of-the-art workout facility and outdoor junior Olympic size swimming pool that is exclusive for residents. Among the many other amenities offered are designated bike lanes, an extensive network of hiking and walking trails and shopping at Skye Canyon Marketplace. Other commercial offerings such as office space and gaming will be added as the community grows.
Skye Canyon is a product of leading developer Olympia Companies, joined by Stonehill Capital Management and Spectrum Group Management LLC. For more information visit www.skyecanyon.com or connect with Skye Canyon on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and on Pinterest.