Wednesday, January 27, 2010

LA Kings To Hold 8th Annual 5K Run/Walk

WHO:        Los Angeles Kings

WHAT:      Daryl Evans Hosts 8th Annual Los Angeles Kings 5k Run/Walk Benefiting American Heart Association

WHEN:      Saturday, February 13


The 8th Annual Los Angeles Kings 5k Run/Walk benefiting American Heart Association will take place on Saturday, February 13, in Downtown Los Angeles on the streets surrounding STAPLES Center.  In partnership with the Kings Care Foundation, a portion of the event’s proceeds will go to the American Heart Association and their Go Red For Women Initiative.

Check-in begins at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m.  Pre-registration is available by logging onto  The cost is $35 ($45 walk-up) and includes a commemorative T-shirt and a ticket to that day’s 7:30 p.m. Kings-Colorado game at STAPLES Center.  Former Kings forward/current radio broadcaster Daryl Evans will once again host this year’s race and participate in the event.  Upgrades (as well as add-ons) are available for the Kings-Colorado game tickets.

“I’m really excited to be participating in this event once again and teaming up with the American Heart Association,” Evans said.  “This event is for a great cause and will help people stay healthy.  We’re going to give out some great prizes as well, so I look forward to seeing a lot of people out there running or walking.”

Prizes will be given to the top competitors at each male and female age level.  All participants will be entered into a raffle for Kings 2010-2011 season tickets and other great prizes.  Any racers who beat Evans in the run will be given a second raffle ticket.  This is a great event for families, Kings fans and hard-core runners.

For more information, call 1-888-KINGS-LA or contact Heather Bardocz at

TicketMaster fees are blacked out for all February games and premier tickets are only $85 for all five Kings home games that month.

For all Kings season ticket, mini-plan and group discount information, call 1-888-KINGS-LA and visit


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