Miles for Better Smiles 2018

Saturday, Mar 31, 2018

Time: 9:00am - 12:00pm

UNLV SDM Miles for Better Smiles

Registration now open!


The UNLV School of Dental Medicine helps raise funds for dental treatment for the needy every year by putting on a 5k fun run. The Miles for Better Smiles program is a student conceived and organized charitable event which benefits financially limited patients at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine.

2018 Fun Run

Lace up those runners, grab your friends and come run for a great cause! Thanks to our sponsors, there will be some amazing prizes, swag bags, snacks and lunch provided for all participants. Dress code is not required - but Team outfits are highly encouraged! Be creative and have fun!

Date: March 31th, 2018 – Runners must sign in at 8 am.
Location: UNLV Main Campus, Pida Plaza (Behind Student Union), Las Vegas, NV

Directions and Parking: Event parking will be located on Maryland Pkwy; right passed University road. Park in metered parking “starred” (which are not in function on the day of the event). And the event is highlighted in the “green square”


Registration is open now. Scroll to the bottom of the page for the registration button!

New this year! No registration fee for runners!


Each year, dozens of local businesses and sponsors donate cash and prizes to help us make this run successful. If you would like to donate to the Miles for Better Smiles fun run please contact Chanel Nguyen by email at

You can also make a donation by using the "Donation" button at the top of this page. Please select "Miles for Better Smiles" in the drop-down list. We appreciate your support and thank you for your time and consideration of this important event at the UNLV SDM.

Visit our Facebook page for photos of last year’s event

Event Location

UNLV Main Campus, Pida Plaza
4505 S Maryland Pkwy
Las Vegas, NV 89154

Event Fees:

NON-Student $ 10.00

UNLV Dental School Students/Faculty/Staff FREE

  • Male Female
  • S M L XL XXL

Registration Fees

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ATHLETE’S RELEASE: You may not participate in this event if you do not read and agree to the terms of this release. By completing the online sign-up or participating in the event, you agree to the terms of this release. LEGAL DISCLAIMER: I acknowledge my participation in a 5K fun run could be a potentially dangerous activity and that I should not enter to run/walk/volunteer in the Miles For Better Smiles 5K unless I am medically able and properly trained. I agree to abide by any decision a race official makes relative to my ability to safely complete the event. I assume all risks associated with participation and/or volunteering in the aforementioned event, including but not limited to fall, contact with other participants, the effect of weather, including high heat and humidity, ice, and snow, the conditions of the road and traffic on the course, all such risks being known and appreciated by me. Having read this waiver and knowing these facts, and in consideration of your acceptance of my application, I for myself and anyone entitled to act on my behalf, waive and release any and all race officials, race volunteers, the UNLV School of Dental Medicine ADEA Chapter, the UNLV School of Dental Medicine, Clark County, the State of Nevada and all members thereof, and all future sponsors, their representatives, successors, for all claims or liability of any kind arising out of my participation in the aforementioned event, even though that liability may arise out of negligence or carelessness on the part of the person named in this waiver. I acknowledge that I authorize the Miles For Better Smiles and UNLV SDM ADEA Chapter to include me on emails concerning this and future events. I also grant permission to all the foregoing to use any photograph, motion pictures, recordings, or any other record of this event for any legitimate purposes.