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Las Vegas Runs Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve

Las Vegas Runs Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve
On Saturday, March 11, Cirque du Soleil hosted the 16th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil 5K Run and 1-Mile Fun Walk at the Las Vegas Springs Preserve, where more than 1,000 participants came out for a fun-filled day with their favorite Cirque du Soleil artists (Photo credit: Cashman Photography). 

Cirque du Soleil artists lead pre-race warm-ups at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil
Cirque du Soleil artists lead pre-race warm-ups at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.

Donning extravagant costumes designed to create a fully immersive and interactive experience, the performers happily took photos with participants before, during and after the race, also praising guests for their own Cirque du Soleil­-inspired outfits.

Participants enjoy photos with their favorite artists at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil
Participants enjoy photos with their favorite artists at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.

Mayor Carolyn Goodman kicked off the race again this year, while guests enjoyed live music, performances by students of the Arts Nomades program, gorgeous weather, complimentary refreshments from Starbucks and Whole Foods, free massage therapy, a carnival play area and more – all while giving back to the community.

Clowning around at the Trapeze Las Vegas circus play area at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil
Clowning around at the Trapeze Las Vegas circus play area at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.

They also had the opportunity to run through Boomtown 1905, the Springs Preserve’s most exciting and unforgettable new exhibit, for the first time ever at the event.

Guests enjoy complimentary face-painting at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil
Guests enjoy complimentary face-painting at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.

Run Away with Cirque du Soleil features exciting VR experience at 16th annual community event
Run Away with Cirque du Soleil features exciting VR experience at 16th annual community event

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.

Kids enjoy an epic circus play area donated and hosted by Trapeze Las Vegas
Kids enjoy an epic circus play area donated and hosted by Trapeze Las Vegas

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.

Cirque du Soleil artists clowning around at the new Boomtown 1905 exhibit
Cirque du Soleil artists clowning around at the new Boomtown 1905 exhibit

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.

Mayor Carolyn Goodman kicks off the race again this year at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil
Mayor Carolyn Goodman kicks off the race again this year at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.

Guests receive special awards made from one-of-a-kind materials at The Beatles LOVE show
Guests receive special awards made from one-of-a-kind materials at The Beatles LOVE show

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.

Calum Pearson, Vice President, Resident Shows Division, welcomes guests at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil
Calum Pearson, Vice President, Resident Shows Division, welcomes guests at Run Away with Cirque du Soleil

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.

More than 1,000 participants come together at the 16th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil
More than 1,000 participants come together at the 16th annual Run Away with Cirque du Soleil

Photo credit: Cashman Photography.