Press Release

Registration is Open for the 20th Annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run

Registration is Open for the 20th Annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run

All funds raised go to support adults with disabilities in the Las Vegas area

LAS VEGAS (May 13, 2024) – Registration is open for the 20th Annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run. As one of the primary fundraisers for Opportunity Village, participation in the 5k run or 1-mile walk directly supports people with disabilities in Southern Nevada. The event is scheduled for Dec. 7 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, 200 S. 3rd Street. The Las Vegas Great Santa Run is presented by Circle K and hosted by Opportunity Village and Fox5 and their Take 5 to Care Partner, Findlay Subaru of Las Vegas.

To register, visit Registration is $25 per participant during early-bird pricing, which ends July 29. The Las Vegas Great Santa Run is an all-ages event, and children under 3 are free. Pets, strollers, wheelchairs, and walkers are welcome.

“We are making the 20th annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run bigger and better than ever, with fun prizes for fundraising efforts and great entertainment,” said Bob Brown, President and CEO of Opportunity Village.

Opportunity Village is celebrating its 70th anniversary, and to help celebrateevery 70th person that registers for the Las Vegas Great Santa Run will receive a voucher for one free item at the Santa Run merchandise booth at this year’s event. Lucky registrants will be able to choose from newly designed Tshirts, sweatshirts, water bottles, or enamel pins. Las Vegas Great Santa Run participants also can earn prizes for fundraising, beginning with a $10 donation. Prizes range from free hot chocolate at The Magical Forest to a two-night staycation at a Station Casinos property.

All proceeds from the event go to support Opportunity Village in its mission to employ, empower, and serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Nevada. Stay updated with all things Las Vegas Great Santa Run by following the event’s social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @lvsantarun.

About Opportunity Village

Since 1954, Opportunity Village has been dedicated to helping people with disabilities find the very best version of themselves. Through workforce development, community employment, day services, inclusive housing, arts and social recreation, they are able to find new friends, realize future career paths, seek independence and community integration, and unleash creative passions. Opportunity Village thrives with the funding from our social enterprises, signature events and the generous philanthropy of our donors and community partners. Together, we are successfully empowering, employing, and serving people with disabilities – positively impacting lives. For more information on Opportunity Village, visit


Laura Foster, Opportunity Village

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