Windy25 Memorial 5K Las Vegas

Windy25 Runner and Cheerleader

Race Information

  • 25 March 2017, 9am Start (Promptly)
    Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Casino Entrance)
  • Windy25 Runners!

    Flat, Fast, City Course. The race will Start and Finish at The Cosmopolitan, on the famous Las Vegas Strip. Runners will proceed West onto W. Harmon Ave, cross the Harmon overpass, and wind back on a reverse route to the finish line at The Cosmopolitan.

    Race Map

    The race course is certified by USA Track and Field and follows a fairly flat course with the Start and Finish lines on the famed Las Vegas strip!

    In keeping with the Military-organized theme, there will be 1 checkpoint along the route (halfway mark) where participants will have water and organizers/first aid present.


    There will be medals for the first place finishers - both male and female - in the following age categories:

    Age 10 and under
    Age 11-14
    Age 15-19
    Age 20-29
    Age 30-39
    Age 40-49
    Age 50-59
    Age 60 and over
    Men's and Women's overall

    There will be an Awards Presentation (including prizes) and After-Race Party hosted by the Cosmopolitan in their Pool Area, on Level 4. There will be a special area (and pool) for runners, complete with drinks and after-race snacks. There will also be drinks available at the pool bar. The Awards Presentation/After-Race Party will begin immediately following the race, until 1 p.m. This is a VIP area, and all runners and their families are welcome. Feel free to stay poolside afterwards!

    Race parking is complimentary at the Public Parking garage of the Cosmopolitan. Make sure you get there early; remember, there will be lane closures for the race, traffic set-up beginning at 7:30 a.m.

    Please do not hesitate to call or email Craig Wilhelm, one of the Windy25 Memorial 5K Organizers, at or phone at 541.350.6150. He can answer any question you might have or work to make your race experience as enjoyable as possible.

    On behalf of the Big Windy family, the Windy25 Memorial 5K, our military service members, all fallen service members, and the families they leave behind, we thank you for your support and your participation in this epic race.

    We encourage you to share our event with your friends, family, and colleagues. We would be delighted to have them participate as well. Also, we encourage runners to build pledge support from their personal/team donations page on our website:

Poker Chips

We thank our Windy25 Partners for their incredible support.

Windy25 Partners are a group of distinguished institutional and corporate sponsors that share our goal to raise funds for Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), as a tribute to our Windy25 crew. TAPS’ mission supports the loved ones of America’s fallen heroes with 24/7 compassionate care, children’s grief camps, survivor seminars, and family assistance.

Our Sponsorship levels match the denominations of the poker chips featured at the casino of our host, the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

Brown-Chip Tiered Sponsor -- $5,000 and Above

Yellow-Chip Tiered Sponsor -- $1,000 to $5,000

Purple-Chip Tiered Sponsor -- $500 to $1000