Friday, May 17, 2024

Angel Run returns to Holy Angels’ campus April 22

by BIZ Magazine

Holy Angels invites the community to spend a day on campus supporting the organization’s mission at the 22nd annual David Rice Memorial Angel Run and Walk on April 22. Runners, walkers, and supporters are welcome to participate in the race and all the festivities, including a bigger post-race party and more prizes and awards than ever before! Register for the race at laholyangels.org/angelrun.

The race will begin at 8 a.m., followed by an afterparty, with music, activities, and vendors from the community until 11:30 a.m. Please visit our website to see a complete list of sponsors and vendors. The race will start and end on the campus and wind through the Long Lake subdivision.

Awards will include:

  • 1st and 2nd overall male and female adult runners
  • 1st and 2nd place in each age division
  • Childrens age division (17 and Younger) – 1st and 2nd place overall, plus 1st and 2nd place in each category

New awards include:

  • 1st Largest Corporate Team
  • 1st Largest Community Team
  • Most Team Spirit
  • Best Wings

Registration is $35 through race day and includes a 2023 Angel Run T-shirt, a race bib, a tote bag, complimentary refreshments, and access to the afterparty. During registration, participants can purchase a limited-edition Angel Run Trucker Hat to be included in their race bag. Raceday registration is at Holy Angels from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. on April 22.

Packet pickup will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 20 and 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on April 21 at Sportspectrum in Shreveport. Parking will be available on the Holy Angels campus, with overflow parking and shuttle service from Ellerbe Road Baptist Church.

In 2002, the Rice Family and friends helped host the inaugural Angel Run to honor their son, David, who lived at Holy Angels for sixteen years until he passed away in 2001. All proceeds of the Angel Run benefit individuals with disabilities served by Holy Angels.

Holy Angels provides job training and placement, day program activities, the gold standard of Applied Behavior Analysis with education instruction in the Community School, and residential services—all focused on moving individuals to their maximum level of independence. We look forward to having you join us on April 22, 2023, to run, walk, sponsor, and celebrate with us!

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