Poker Run 12H/10K/2.5M

Poker Run 12 Hour, 10K, 2.5M July 11th, 2015

Kellogg-Zaher Park (east parking lot)
7701 W Washington Blvd
Las Vegas, NV  89128

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A Vegas-style run! The Poker Run is a lap race around Kellogg-Zaher Park: runners receive a card after completion of each lap, and the best hand wins! The 10K is 5 laps for the best 5-card stud hand; The 2.5M is 2 laps, and the best Blackjack hand wins. Runners may elect to “hit” by running additional laps and trying to improve their hand.

The  12 hour and 6 hour are relaxed, customizable events that allows runners to select whatever distance they want, comprised of laps run on a 1.25-mile paved loop surrounding Kellogg-Zaher Park.  



Both events start and finish in east parking lot of Kellogg-Zaher Park, next to field #11.

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Sunrise 5:32am
Sunset 8:00pm



One aid station at the Start/Finish will be located along the course.  The aid station will supply water, electrolytes, gels, salt tablets, and snacks.






Participants traveling by air will arrive at McCarran International Airport.

The closest hotel options are:

Hampton Inn
7100 Cascade Valley Court
Las Vegas, NV 89128

JW Marriott Resort
221 N Rampart Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89144



Until June 9th, 2015 at 11:59pm:

12H $100
6H $75
10K $45
2.5M $35


Race Day/PPU Registration

12H $110
6H $85
10K $55
10K $45


If the race does not sell out, we will accept registrations at Packet Pickup and Race Morning.

**You must register by Sunday 06/28/2015 in order to be guaranteed a shirt and your requested size!

Race Directors: Elemental Running is happy to offer you free entry with reciprocal race entry.  Please email us with your request.

Elemental Running is owned and operated by Veterans so we appreciate the service to country. If you are a veteran please CONTACT US and we will be happy to extend you a discount.


Volunteers are an essential element of any race. We have some of the best volunteers and we are always looking for some more.

Volunteers earn entry to an Elemental Running race of equal or lesser distance.






Race Day
Saturday, July 11th, 7:00-7:45pm
Start Area at Kellogg-Zaher Park (east parking lot)



All participants will receive a technical shirt and a finisher medal (upon completion of the registered event).  Awards will be presented for the top men’s and women’s finishers in each race. Distribution and depth of age group awards is dependent upon participant field. Prizes will be awarded for the best Poker and Blackjack hands.

Winners must be present to receive all finisher awards and raffle prizes. No awards or prizes will be mailed.

Runner instructions will be given ten (10) minutes prior to the race start. Runners are responsible for hearing all instructions, checking the website for updates, and reviewing the participant instructions email that will be sent and posted on Facebook and Twitter no later than Friday before the race.

Gear check will be available at the Start/Finish Area. Runners must mark their items clearly with their name and place them in the gear check area. Gear check is to be used at the runners’ risk; Elemental Running is not responsible for any lost, misplaced, or stolen items.


Parking is available at Kellogg-Zaher Park. We suggest parking in the east parking lot on the corner of Buffalo and Washington.



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