Biggest Loser contestants coming to Las Cruces

Biggest Loser contestants coming to Las Cruces

POSTED: Monday, January 6, 2014 - 10:25am

UPDATED: Monday, January 6, 2014 - 10:27am

The Biggest Loser RunWalk is hosting a Half Marathon/5K, and a 1 Mile Kids Fun Run in Las Cruces, New Mexico on January 26, 2014.

From the first time walker to the avid runner, participants are encouraged to get off the couch and hit the pavement in the Mesilla Valley in south-central New Mexico.

The Biggest Loser RunWalk is happy to be working with The Las Cruces Convention and Visitors Bureau to bring the race out.

“The Las Cruces CVB is extremely excited to partner with The Biggest Loser race series to bring the RunWalk to our community,” said Edward S. Carnathan, the Sports Sales Manager for the Las Cruces Convention & Visitors Bureau.

The Biggest Loser RunWalk is known for its perks such as a chance for fans to meet
past contestants of “The Biggest Loser,” an exclusive Biggest Loser running shirt, finisher’s medal, free downloadable race photos and much more.

The half marathon and 5K are chip-timed for participants tracking personal goals with special awards given to the top runners and walkers.

The race will take place rain or shine, starting at 9 a.m.

To help kick off the race, contestants from Season 14 of “The Biggest Loser,” Jeff Nichols and Francelina Morillo, will be cheering on runners and walkers.

They will also be in our studios on January 13th. Tune in for the interview at 6:30pm.

For more information on The Biggest Loser RunWalk or to register for a race, please visit

Season 15 of “The Biggest Loser” airs on Tuesday’s at 8/7p CT on NBC.

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