Dear Families and Friends. The City of Mesquite Department of Athletics & Leisure Services would like to thank all sponsors and volunteers that helped with the First Annual “Ugly Sweater Run”. The event was held on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 at the Mesquite Recreation Center Park.

The MESQUITE UGLY SWEATER RUN will build a stronger community over the years. The family-friendly event was a great success; we had 100+ participants from the public and welcomed all members of the community and surrounding areas. The 5K Run or Walk and a 1 Mile Fun Run was a great success for the first year due to the part of the sponsors, volunteers and especially the runners.

To Name the Sponsors: City of Mesquite Athletics & Leisure Services Department, Reliance Connects, Mega Pro Screen Print & Embroidery, Mesa View Regional Hospital,  Do It Best, Falcon Ridge Dental, Mesquite Senior Games, Mercy Air, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church & The Friends of Mesquite Desert Stars.

Just to remind all of the community all proceeds will go to the help Friends of the Mesquite Desert Stars. Special thanks go out to The Athletes of the Mesquite Desert Stars, the participants and all the organizations for all of their support to all of the families over the years.

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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.