The Mesquite Department of Athletics and Leisure Services along with the Friends of Mesquite Desert Stars organization is hosting the First Annual UGLY SWEATER RUN.  This event will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. Registration includes T-shirt and medals for top finishers.

Join the UGLY SWEATER 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 Run or Walk and a 1 Mile Fun Run. Decorate your sweater with holiday spirit the ugliest way you can and wear it on the run or walk for a chance to win a prize!

Please register early, come join us and have a great morning of fitness, fun and meeting new people. There is an event fee per person, please visit the Department’s Face Book Page and City Web Page for more information. Please sign up by Dec. 7, 2019 to guarantee a shirt. All proceeds will go to the help the Friends of Mesquite Desert Stars, who support our local Special Olympians. Registration is available the day of the race at 9 a.m, the 5K will start at 10 a.m. and the fun Run will start at 11 a.m.

Information about this event and possible volunteering and sponsorship please contact Beth Caplinger, 702-346-8732 ext 4000 or Mike Dorn 702-346-6092

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For more information on this and other programs please contact the Department of Athletics & Leisure Services at (702) 346-8732. Register for youth and adult programs online at: for more information and to stay connected via social media, our Facebook: or at the Administrative Offices located at 100 W. Old Mill Road.

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