The Speedway Soldiers' Run will take place on Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day) at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Proceeds from the combination 5k run or one-mile walk will benefit the Las Vegas Chapter of Speedway Children's Charities and 

the Wounded Warrior Project. The event will honor the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.

The retro-styled ladies of Pinups for Patriots (www.pinupsforpatriots.com) have volunteered to support the event. Pinups for Patriots' mission is to "bring back the patriotism of the WW II era while supporting military veterans and their communities." Pinups for

Patriots partners with non-profits to better serve the veteran community and is devoted to lifting the spirits of deployed service members.

Registration will take place at 7:30 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 8:45 a.m. The race will begin at 9 a.m. on the 1.5-mile superspeedway.

All participants ages 12 and older must register. All pre-registered participants will receive a t-shirt and bib on the day of the event. Strollers are welcome, but no pets, please.

Online pre-registration is $35. Registration on the day of the event is $40. Participants may register online at http://m.active.com/running/las-vegas-nv/speedway-soldiers-run-2013.

For more information, please call Paulette Anderson at (702) 632-8242 or e-mail SCC LV at .

Making a difference in a child's life is the focus of Speedway Children's Charities. SCC strives to do this in collaboration with the non-profit organizations it supports nationwide. Individually, SCC's local chapters identify the needs of children in their communities and award grants to organizations that address them. Since its inception in 1999, Speedway Children's Charities has granted more than $2.5 million to local children's causes.