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Fremont Street Experience to host 21st annual Susan G. Komen Las Vegas Race for the Cure

7 April 2016

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Fremont Street Experience will host the 21st Annual Susan G. Komen Las Vegas Race for the Cure on Saturday, May 7 with registration starting at 6 a.m. Individuals can participate in a 5K (approximately 3.2 miles) or a 1-Mile Fun Walk. The Race will start at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Clark Avenue at 8:15 a.m. and will finish at the intersection of Fremont East and 6th Street. After the event, Fremont Street Experience encourages all those brave and giving enough to fly on SlotZilla, with 100% of all revenue to benefit Susan G. Komen Nevada. For everyone that flies on SlotZilla from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the full ticket price will benefit the charity – $40 for the upper Zoomline and $20 for the lower Zipline. Flight times can be purchased at the SlotZilla box office or can be booked in advance online at www.vegasexperience.com.

“We are thrilled to be hosting the Susan G. Komen Las Vegas Race for the Cure once again in their 21st year,” said Thomas Bruny, Director of Marketing of Fremont Street Experience. “We will be welcoming thousands of walkers as they step out to support a meaningful cause. We encourage people to stay after the walk to fly on SlotZilla because every dollar of revenue from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. will go to this terrific charity that addresses breast cancer on so many levels.”

SlotZilla ticketing, will call and check-in office is located next to the SlotZilla takeoff tower on Fremont Street between 4th Street and Las Vegas Boulevard. Parking is available at Fremont Street Experience parking garage with entrance off 4th Street just north of Carson.

Zipline – Flyers take off from the lower tier of the tower, 77 feet high and zip in a traditional seated-harness position on an 850-foot flight – half the length of Fremont Street Experience – to a mid-point landing platform located between 3rd Street and Casino Center.

Zoomline – Flyers launch from 114 feet high and zoom in a horizontal “superman” position going 35 mph 1,750 feet across the entire length of Fremont Street Experience, and land on a platform atop a newly built Main Street Stage.

Children under 13 in age must be accompanied by a flyer age 13 or over. Flyers must weigh between 60-300 lbs. for Zipline and 100-300 lbs. for Zoomline, with a maximum 6’8” height for lower Zipline but no height limit on upper Zoomline. Flyers cannot be under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Flyers should not ride if they have health concerns, neck/shoulder problems, are pregnant, have heart trouble, problems with balance, or seizure disorders.

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