The event will start a mile north in front of New York-New York.
The Rock ‘n’ Roll Las Vegas Marathon and surrounding events will take place as scheduled on the weekend of Nov. 12, but there will be changes to the course after the Oct. 1 mass shooting on the Strip.
The Vegas Golden Knights won their first home game Tuesday night, and T-Mobile Arena was filled with symbols of strength and salutes for first responders. Ceremonies before the game honored the 58 people who died in the Route 91 Harvest festival mass shooting on Oct. 1.
No one could have imagined that the first home game in the history of the NHL expansion team would be defined by such a mournful cause, but as it has so many times in the worst of moments, sports proved to be a powerful remedy.
Nick Robone, the 28-year-old assistant UNLV hockey coach who was hit in the chest by a bullet shot by Stephen Paddock, knows that when the Route 91 Harvest festival was turned into a shooting gallery, he was lucky.
The Cougars and the Wolves honored slain police officer and youth football coach Charleston Hartfield with an emotional pregame ceremony at Basic High School.
Her father was UNLV’s quarterback after Randall Cunningham, so perhaps it wasn’t a big surprise how Savannah Stallworth reacted after deadly shots rang out at the Route 91 Harvest country music festival that left 58 dead and more than 500 injured.
There will be electricity when the puck is dropped for the Vegas Golden Knights’ home opener, but that was going to occur before the Route 91 concert massacre. Now there also will be emotion that those in the nosebleed sections will feel.
What such sorrow has displayed in the hours following those tragic moments is that we as a city and state can’t be broken, that together we are much stronger than any singular force of abomination.
All Southern Nevada high school sports events Monday have been postponed following the overnight shooting near Mandalay Bay, Clark County School District announced Monday.