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Las Vegas Aces' A'ja Wilson to Serve as Grand Marshal for 15th Annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run

December 6, 2019 - Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) - Las Vegas Aces News Release

LAS VEGAS - Two-time WNBA All-Star A'ja Wilson is serving as the grand marshal for the 15th Annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run this Saturday, December 7, in Downtown Las Vegas on the Fremont Street Experience.

"I'm very excited to partner with Opportunity Village and lead the Las Vegas community as Grand Marshal of the 15th annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run," said Wilson. "I know this year will be bigger than ever, and I can't wait to celebrate this incredible cause with thousands of our fans, supporters, and friends."

A post-race party will take place at the Zappos' Llama Lot for all participants, family and friends. The general public is also welcome to attend at no charge.

Mark Shunock (Golden Knights in-arena host) will emcee the after party with a variety of performances including: WOW! The Vegas Spectacular, Kung Pow (DJ), Celestia the Show, Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel in Concert, and Empire Records.

The top three individual fundraisers of the Las Vegas Great Santa Run will win two tickets to see Christina Aguilera's Las Vegas residency at the Zappos Theater inside Planet Hollywood. As a bonus, this year Opportunity Village has partnered with LaLa Photography as the official photographer of the fun run. They will be taking photos along the course and commemorative shots of participants with their medals at the after-party.

The Las Vegas Great Santa Run pre-race entertainment begins at 8 am at the Third Street Stage on Fremont Street. From there, participants will proceed to the starting line with a 10 am start time for the 5k and a 10:30 am start time for the 1-mile. The After Party kicks off at 10 am and goes until 1:30 pm.

Las Vegas advanced to the semifinals of the WNBA Playoffs in just its second season of competition last year, and boasted a trio of All-Stars in Liz Cambage, Kayla McBride, and A'ja Wilson. Tickets for the 2020 season may be purchased at For additional information about the Aces please visit or follow on social media via Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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