The Mesquite Department of Athletics and Leisure Services along with the One80light organization is hosting the first annual LIGHT UP THE NIGHT 5k & 10K Run. This event will be held on Friday, May 5 from 7 p.m. to midnight at The Mesquite Sports & Events Complex, 1635 World Champion Way.

Join the LIGHT UP THE NIGHT RUN to build a stronger community, this is a family-friendly event open to the public and welcomes all members of the community and surrounding areas. There is a 5K and a 10K timed run. There is deadline of April 15, so register as soon as possible; there will be an extra charge for late sign ups. All participants must have a head lamp or some type of light for the run.

Come join us and have a great evening of fitness, fun and meeting new people. There is an event fee per person, please visit the City Web Page: for more information and to download the FREE App on your I-phone or Android device:

For more information about this event and possible volunteering please e-mail or go the web site