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Celebrate Reno’s birthday – The Riverwalk District presents the “Biggest Little 5k Run”


riverwalk-300x63-7862738-2635793RIVERWALK DISTRICT NEWS RELEASE – Reno’s ever-popular Riverwalk District presents the City of Reno with a birthday celebration not to be missed – the Biggest Little 5k Run/Walk – on Saturday, May 17. Join the Riverwalk Merchants Association for a full day of celebration including Reno’s most popular event the “Reno Wine Walk” from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m., and the Biggest Little Street Fair inside West Street Market, hosted by the Riverwalk District and TMCC Alumni.

The Biggest Little 5k Run starts at 10am under the Reno Arch. Walkers and Runners of all levels, families, children, and runners with dogs as well as those wearing spirited costumes are encouraged to participate in the celebration. A costume contest will be held prior to the event at 9:00 a.m. under the Reno Arch.

“We are thrilled to celebrate our city’s birthday while benefiting the Riverwalk District at the same time,” said Scott Dunseath, Riverwalk Merchants Association 2014 President and owner of Reno eNVy. “There are activities for the whole family to enjoy. Come for a run and stay for the fun!”

Registration fees for the fun run/walk are $25 for adults and $15 for participants 10 years old and younger. Sign up at http://renoriver.org/features/biggest-little-5k-birthday-run.

Proceeds from the event help fund the Riverwalk Merchants Association Beautification Project which oversees maintenance of landscaping and streets, installation of public art, support of public events and promoting Downtown Reno as a cultural, safe, and family-friendly area. More information at http://renoriver.org/about-us/beautification

The Riverwalk District is a coalition of more than 53 businesses located along the Riverwalk in downtown Reno. In addition to the Biggest Little 5k the Riverwalk is home of the ever-popular monthly “Wine Walk” the third Saturday of each month and the “Dine the District” seasonal food tours.

Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman
Miriam Hodgman is originally from San Francisco. She previously was the communications coordinator for the largest hunger-relief organization in Sonoma County, California. She has a bachelor’s degree in American history, with a minor in American Indian studies, from San Francisco State University, and has a master’s degree in public administration from Sonoma State University. She enjoys training a variety of martial arts.