For those who want to run in a fabulous 5K for a good cause there’s no better place to be than at the Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino 5K Poker Run and Poolside Party on April 15th. Held at the Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino located at 15406 N. Maricopa Road, this year’s event is expected to be bigger and better than ever. While last year’s event drew nearly 250 participants, this year’s gathering is expected to have as many as 375 runners ready to put their best foot forward to help those in need. Sponsored by the Ak-Chin Indian Community, this event is a great way to have fun and stay fit.
The Harrah’s Ak-Chin Casino 5K Poker Run and Poolside Party is an event that attracts repeat participants, but has steadily increased in size with each passing year! With free on-site parking, the Ak-Chin Indian Community always ensures this event is one of the area’s best. Registration includes a race tech t-shirt, admittance to the Pool Party post-race, entry into the Poolside Poker Promotion, and two free beers! The Pool Party will feature live music from the band Rock Lobster, food, drinks, and the chance to win up to $500 cash via the Poolside Poker Promotion!
Who Does This Event Help?
While being an event that is unfailingly plenty of fun, the Harrah’s Ak-Chin 5K Poker Run and Poolside Party benefits a number of organizations associated with the Ak-Chin Indian Community. Those helped by the run include:
–United Way of Pinal County
–Ocular Melanoma Foundation
–Girls on the Run Maricopa and Pinal Counties, Arizona
With more people than ever expected to participate in this year’s event, these organizations are sure to provide funds to assist those in need.
How to Participate
The race will start at 8:30 a.m. on April 15th. However, race packets should be picked up before the race on Saturday from 7 a.m.- 8 a.m. at the Start Line. Remember, to run and participate in the Pool Party, you need to be at least 21 years of age and must be a Total Rewards member. Information on how to register can be found at HarrahsAkChin.com. To support great causes and have plenty of fun, plan on attending the Harrah’s Ak- Chin Casino 5K Poker Run and Poolside Party.
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