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HOLY ANGELS’ 23rd ANNUAL ANGEL RUN RETURNS TO CAMPUS APRIL 20

by Minden Press-Herald

Get ready to lace up your running shoes and spread your wings as Holy Angels proudly presents the 23rd Annual David Rice Memorial Angel Run and Walk on Saturday, April 20! From dedicated runners to enthusiastic walkers and passionate supporters, everyone is invited to be a part of this year’s extraordinary event, 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 8:00 a.m. on the Holy Angels’ Campus, wind through Long Lake Subdivision, and end back on campus. Enjoy post-race festivities until 11:30 a.m. at the official race afterparty, complete with live music, activities for all ages, and booths featuring local vendors. Please visit our website to see a complete list of sponsors and vendors. 

Awards will include:

  • Adults Division (18 and Up)
    • 1st and 2nd overall male and female adult runners
    • 1st and 2nd place in each age division 
  • Children’s Division (17 and Younger)
    • 1st and 2nd place overall 
    • 1st and 2nd place in each category 

Team Prizes include:

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Largest Overall Team
  • 1st Largest Corporate Team
  • 1st Largest Community Team 

Spirit Prizes include:

  • Most Spirited: Show your team spirit or your Holy Angels spirit through your gear & cheers!
  • Best Wings: Get creative! Decorate or create your very own angel wings.

Registration is $40 through race day and includes a 2024 Angel Run T-shirt, a race bib, a tote bag, complimentary refreshments, and access to the afterparty. Participants can elevate their race day style by adding a unique Angel Run Trucker Hat to their registration bag – available for purchase during sign-up. Race day registration is available at Holy Angels from 7 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. on April 20.

Race packets may be picked up on April 18 (10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) and April 19 (10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) at Sportspectrum in Shreveport. Parking is available on the Holy Angels campus, with overflow parking and shuttle service available from Ellerbe Road Baptist Church.

In 2002, the Rice Family and friends helped host the inaugural Angel Run to honor their son, David, a beloved member of the Holy Angels community who 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 empowering individuals with disabilities to reach their maximum level of independence.

For more information, please contact Lauren Giddens at 318-797-8500 or at [email protected].

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