Biggest Little 5K Birthday Run

After you join us this coming weekend at the Race to End Domestic Violence on Saturday and the Sparks Rotary Rabbit Run on Sunday, it is time to put on your favorite birthday attire, tutus and tiaras and help us celebrate Reno’s birthday month with a special 5k supporting the Riverwalk District’s beautification program on May 17th.

Runners of all levels, families, children, and runners with dogs as well as spirited costumes are encouraged to participate in the celebration.

A costume contest will be held prior to the event at 9am under the Reno Arch.  Registration packets can be picked up at KOR Fitness prior to the event.

Go for a run and stay for the fun!  At 2pm the Riverwalk District and TMCC Alumni will be hosting the Biggest Little Street Fair inside West Street Market and at 2pm join in Reno’s most popular event – The “Reno Wine Walk”


Sparks Rotary Rabbit Run



Start: Sunday, April 20, 2014

Legends at Sparks Marina 1310 Scheels Drive
Sparks , NV 89434

Friday, April 18, 2014

Hop on over to The Legends at Sparks Marina and run/walk to help support the community projects of Sparks Rotary.  Get moving at this family-friendly event and enjoy refreshments at the finish line.  Want to dress in costume? The “best dressed” award could be yours!   So bring the family, your bunny ears, and running shoes to help support a great cause.

Event schedule and times


Saturday, April 19th- Packet Pick-up 10:00-2:00 at Scheels

Sunday, April 20th- 10K Run- 7:30 am at Scheels Parking lot

Sunday, April 20th- 5K Run/Walk- 7:40 am at Scheel Parking lot

Sparks Rotary 1st Annual 10K and 2 Mile

 Sunday, March 31, 2013 – Sparks Marina

Check in begins 6:45 a.m. in Scheels South Parking Lot at The Legends Timed 10k race begins: 7:30 a.m.

10k Race Course is the same as the Sparks Turkey Trot 2 mile walk/run is around the Sparks Marina

Bargain Registration thru March 22: $15 for 17 years and under; $30 for 18 years and older Early Registration March 23-March 29: $25 for 17 years and under; $40 for 18 and older Day of Event Registration: $30 for 17 years and under; $45 for 18 and older

Register online at Sparks Rotary Rabbit Run

Every runner/walker receives a prize just for participating with raffle prizes tool Additional prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd female and male runners

All net proceeds benefit our local community through Sparks Rotary sponsored programs.

Learn more at

April 7, 2013 – Polio Purple Pinkie Fun Run – 10k Run and 5k Run or Walk


Come join us at Rancho San Rafael to help End Polio Now! Reno Rotaract is putting on a 10k and 5k run/walk to raise money for PolioPlus, Rotary International’s effort to end polio around the world. With only Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan as the three countries left on the World Health Organization’s list where polio is still a pandemic, we are less than 200 new cases of polio a year away from wiping it off the planet for good! Why Purple Pinkie? Whenever a child is immunized their pinkies are colored purple to show that they are safe from this crippling and deadly disease.

The run and walk will be held at Washoe County’s Rancho San Rafael Park Peavine Pavilion in Reno, NV on Sunday April 7, 2013 at 9:00am. The run is sponsored by the Rotoract Club of Reno.
Entry Fees – $25 for 5k run/walk and $35 for 10k pre registration by April 5, 2013.  Registration fees go up by $5 on race day.  Day of race sign up begins at 8am.
Packet Pickup:  Saturday April 6, 2013 from 9am-12:00pm at Rancho San Rafael Park.Visit for additional information or call Courtney at (530) 409-1975.
April 7th, 2013 8:00 AM

Washoe Country Rancho San Rafael Park – Peavine Pavillion
Registration for 5k run – $25 + $2.85 processing fee $ 27.85
Registration for 10k run – $35 + $3.25 processing fee $ 38.25
Registration for 5k walk – $25 + $2.85 processing fee $ 27.85

March 17, 2013 – Sparks Shamrock Shuffle 5K

When                       March 17th, 2013  @ 1:00 PM
Location                  Victorian Square                             
Contact Email:
Event Fee(s)          Adult 19+                              $35.00
                                Youth 18 and Under            $25.00
                                Race Day Registration       +$10.00
Online registration will close on 3/15/13 at 8pm. 

April 20, 2013 – Safe & Healthy Homes 5K Run/Walk

Registration is now open! 

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Get out your running shoes and support a great cause. The Safe & Healthy Homes Fair and 5K Run/Walk is April 20 and benefits Safe Embrace

Event Summary:
This fun 5K run is held at Idlewild Park in Reno, Nevada and benefits Safe Embrace, dedicated to stopping the cycle of violence in families. Entry fee is $30 and $10 from each race fee goes directly to Safe Embrace. This year the race is being chip timed and is open to all levels of runners/walkers. Join the party afterwards in Idlewild Park, free food and entertainment.

Event Details:

Past Participants and members of the Silver State Striders receive a discount of $2.

Packet pickup is Friday, April 19th, at Eclipse Pizza at Mayberry and McCarran, from 4- 7 PM. Discounts for pizza are available to race participants. Please park at Roy Gomm Elementary School located behind Eclipse Pizza.

Strollers are allowed however for your safety, we ask that you start behind the front groups.

Race begins at 9 AM Saturday morning, April 20.  A free Kid’s Run will begin at 10 AM

For additional information contact:

Cancer Firkin Sucks 5K

OrangeSKY events is putting cancer in a timeout. Partnering with the Pink Totties, a dedicated group of women in Reno and Carson City raising funds to fight breast cancer, orangeSKY events is providing race timing. The Race begins and ends at the Firkin & Fox in Carson City, Saturday October 8, 2011. The run/walk is 3.10 miles meandering through Carson City’s beautiful west side. Look for your name at the finish line as well as texts with your time after you cross the finish line. And it’s all for a great cause.

Click here to learn more about Cancer Firkin Sucks 5K.

View results online. 

Watch the start of the race.

28th annual I-CAN Run, Walk and Roll

The 28th annual I-CAN Run, Walk & Roll for youth activities, held Sept. 3, 2011 on Labor Day weekend in Incline Village, was another success for the I-CAN program. With Lake Tahoe forming the backdrop of the 5K, 10K and a 1K and ¼ mile kids run, the proceeds benefit the free after-school activities for Lake Tahoe’s youth. orangeSKY events provided race timing for the 5K and 10K runs.

I-CAN Run, a collaborative event with Incline After-School Organization and the Incline High School Athletic Program, continued the community tradition for runners and walkers of all ages and even encouraged “rolling” for those with using wheels of mobility. Participants are looking forward to the 29th annual event.

View race results here.

Leadville Qualifying Series Lake Tahoe Trail 100K

Northstar-at-Tahoe Resort hosted the Leadville Qualifying Series Lake Tahoe Trail 100K at its resort July 24, 2011. Working in partnership with AEG and Big Blue Adventure, orangeSKY events provided timing for the incredible and challenging mountain bike race that took participants from the Village at Northstar to the top of the resort concluding mid-mountain.

The Leadville Qualifying Series was designed to promote the Leadville style of mountain bike racing and takes places at some of the most breathtaking locations around the county. The race is designed to provide competitors with incredible mountain bike racing with long, tough trails featuring climbs and significant altitude gains. The series avoids technically demanding singletrack trails and consists of mainly rugged jeep roads and gravel and dirt roads so as not to require exceptional bike handling skills. It’s are a perfect cross-over event for roadies or triathletes.

View complete results here.