Fremont Street Experience recently hosted an announcement ceremony for the 10th annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run to benefit Opportunity Village, a Las Vegas nonprofit.
The Great Santa Run happens in downtown Las Vegas on Dec. 6, 2014.
Guests from Opportunity Village, local VIPs (including Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman) and members of the media were in attendance for the announcement.
Last year, about 11,000 runners participated in the 5K Las Vegas Great Santa Run, all of whom were dressed as Santa, of course.
Santa Runs happen around the globe, and the Great Santa Run in Las Vegas is the three-year reigning champion of the “World Santa Challenge,” a contest for the largest Santa Run in the world.
E! reality star and Las Vegas Strip performer Holly Madison will serve as host of the Las Vegas Great Santa Run.
Also, The Chippendales will take part as the run’s Grand Marshals.
Opportunity Village is a nonprofit organization that serves people with significant intellectual disabilities by providing meaningful work and life experiences.
Opportunity Village was voted “Best Community Organization” by the readers of the Las Vegas Review Journal.
Find out more about Opportunity Village.
In honor of the Great Santa Run, Fremont Street Experience’s own Director of Marketing Thomas Bruny made a special announcement: On the day of the Las Vegas Great Santa Run (Dec. 6, 2014), for a seven-hour window (10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.), 100% of the revenue generated by ticket sales from the SlotZilla zip line will be donated to Opportunity Village.
Enjoy more pics from the Great Santa Run announcement ceremony at Fremont Street Experience held Oct. 17, 2014. Click “FS” for some full-screen action.