ONE DROP "Walk For Water"
Start: Saturday, October 5, 2013
Las Vegas , NV 89119
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, October 3, 2013
Co-Chairs for ONE DROP's Walk for Water are Missy Franklin, America competition swimmer and four-time Olympic gold medalist, Forrest Griffin, UFC Hall of Famer and Former Light Heavyweight Champion, and Jenna Morton, Morton Group and Springs Preserve Board of Trustees Vice Chair.
Come join us on Saturday October 5 for the Walk for Water to help raise awareness and funds and pay tribute to the millions of women and children – particularly girls - who spend several hours daily collecting water. This sometimes dangerous and physically challenging job also takes a lot of time, time that is not spent at home caring for family members, working at an income generating job or attending school.
This walk - an initiative of Scott Stevens, Head of Carpentry at KA - kicks off at South Point at 8am, and is 5.6 miles along Las Vegas Boulevard. There will be water stations along the way staffed by volunteers from local organizations. A rally point will be set up; where walkers can join in if they don’t want to walk the entire 5.6 miles. The last 2 miles will be a celebration where the number of walkers will grow leading us to Mandalay Bay. All participants will wear specifically designed blue ONE DROP shirts and all together will be”painting the Strip blue”. The end ceremony will be at Mandalay Bay starting around 10:30am concluding at 12pm.Event schedule and times
7:00 am Event Opens/Registration
8:00 am 5.6 Mile Walk Begins From South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa
9:30 am 2 Mile Walk Begins From Town Square Las Vegas
10:30 am Finish Line Ceremony At Mandalay Bay
12:00 pm Event Concludes
- $25 For ages 6 - 100 yrs.
- Strollers are permitted
- Children 5 and under are free.
Please note there will be a packet pick up point at Fletcher Jones Imports located at 7300 West Sahara on Friday October 4th from 4:00pm-6:00pm.
From 7am onwards you can pick up your t-shirts and backpack from the registration tables at South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa, 9777 S Las Vegas Blvd (North East corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and W. Silverado Ranch Boulevard), please join us for a fun warm up at 7:45am with Cirque du Soleil performer Agnes and Forrest Griffin and his UFC team and Jenna Morton and her team. The 5.6 mile walk starts at 8:00am, walking on Las Vegas Boulevard towards Mandalay Bay.
If you want to walk the final 2 miles, join us at Town Square (corner of Las Vegas Boulevard and Sunset) at 9:30am.
The end ceremony starts at 10am with music, circus play area, booths and Cirque du Soleil characters and a raffle at the outside parking lot of Mandalay Bay (North East corner), 3950 S Las Vegas Blvd.
We encourage everyone to car pool however a limited shuttle service will be taking people back to Town Square and Southpoint.