Contact: Don Franken, Media Contact Office (310

Don Franken, Media Contact
Office (310) 342-0260, Cell (310) 962-3297
For Immediate Release,
Downtown Las Vegas, NV – ‘Big Game Day’ 10K/5K (Feb. 1, 2015)
The Big Game 10K, set for Feb. 1st, in Downtown Las Vegas, has added a team competition
at the race for both the 10K and 5K. Teams of 10-20 people can enter with the five fastest
times from the team counting for the team medals and the winning team will receive the Big
Game 10K Team Cup Trophy. Companies or running clubs can enter multiple teams in the
“We invite Las Vegas corporations and also, small businesses to help spread the word so
groups of their employees with come run in the race,” stated event promoter Don Franken.
Tim Kelly, the race director and President of Las Vegas Running Club, is reaching out to
local running clubs,” stated Franken. Kelly, who designed the course, heads up the weekly
training runs for the Big Game 10K.
The Big Game 10K is sponsored by Nevada Health CO-OP and Turntable Health.
Registration is now open at The Big Game 10K celebrates the
biggest weekend of the year in football. There will be, in addition to the 10K Run, a 5K
Run/Community Walk & Kids’ Dashes. The races start and finish by Carson & 7th, located
by Downtown Container Park.
There are parties the entire Big Game weekend. This is highlighted by the Kickoff party
Friday night, Jan. 30th, at Downtown Container Park. Also, the Touchdown Tailgate and
Awards Ceremony following the Big Game 10K/5K races at the Gold Spike. There will be a
pre-game party the day before the race and a Big Game Super Bowl viewing party so
participating runners, walkers, and their friends and families can watch together the Super
Bowl. This will be at The Commissary at the Downtown Grand Hotel. There will also be a
three day Health & Wellness Expo.
Race charity partners include Goodie Two Shoes, Howard Hollingsworth Elementary School,
and Las Vegas Academy. $5 from every race entry will go to the favorite local, participating
charity as selected by the runners. Runners will have the option to donate additional amounts
to the participating charities.
The Big Game 10K welcomes Turntable Health as its official Primary Care Facility!
Turntable Health teams up with Nevada Health CO-OP, the exclusive Health Insurance
Option for the race, to promote health and wellness within the Las Vegas community.
Turntable Health is membership-based primary care model that utilizes a wellness ecosystem
that focuses on everything to keep their clients healthy and in running condition Event gold
medal sponsor Nevada Health CO-OP is Nevada’s not-for-profit, member owned, totally local
health insurance provider.
On race day, Sunday, Feb. 1st, the Big Game 10K Run will be held at 8am, with the Big Game
5K Run & Community Walk starting at 8:15am and the Kids’ Dash races starting at 9:30am.
Following the race, the Touchdown Tailgate and Awards Ceremony will be held at the Gold
Spike with activities starting at 9 a.m. and going until noon.
For more ‘Big Game Day’ 10K/5K information and entry details, go to:
twitter: @biggame10K