Light Up the Night - Vernon Parish Gleaux Run

Event Date

Sat, Sep 13, 2014


Leesville, LA

About This Activity

An exciting and family-friendly 5K Run/Walk benefitting Relay For Life of Vernon Parish. Our Light Up the Night Gleaux Run will be Saturday, September 13th in Downtown Leesville.

-Registration/ Check-In: 6:30pm
-Opening Ceremonies/ Race Start: 7:30pm
-Awards Ceremony/ Sky Lantern Release: 8:30pm

Registration cost is $25 per person. All proceeds for the race will go directly to the American Cancer Society's mission of helping people stay well, get well, and fight cancer. To learn more about the American Cancer Society and their commitment to finding a cure for cancer, please visit their website:

-Register by 11:59pm on August 29, 2014 to receive a FREE t-shirt with your registration fee.

-Registration will remain open on this website until 12:00pm on Saturday, September 13th. If you would like to participate in the race but have missed the online registration deadline, head on over to the event for a race-day registration! We will be accepting race-day in-person registrations at the event from 6:30-7:30pm. 

We will be selling Sky Lanterns at the race for $25 each! After all participants have crossed the finish line, we will hold our Awards Ceremony and release all Sky Lanterns. Be sure to bring extra money to purchase your own Sky Lantern as a way to honor a loved one who has had cancer touch their life.

Event T-Shirts: If you or anyone you know is not able to attend the race but would like a t-shirt, you can order them for $10 each! Be sure to place your order by August 29, 2014 at 11:59pm. Orders should be placed by emailing Relay For Life Specialist, Rachel Wilhelm, at with your name and size. Checks can be sent to 15310 Wise Street, Unit C, Fort Polk, LA 71459 and made out to 'American Cancer Society'.

If you or your business is interested in serving as a sponsor for this event, please contact Relay for Life Specialist, Rachel Wilhelm at Sponsorship levels are set at $150 and $250 with various perks assigned to each level.

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