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The Great Reno Balloon Race is a multi-day event which includes activities such as a "hare and hound" race, where balloon pilots strive to toss a marker as close to a target as they can; a mass ascension of over 100 balloons, the "glow show" where balloons lift off pre-dawn (a dangerous proposition due to severe atmospheric changes that occur as the sun rises), the launch of hundreds of student-manufactured tissue-paper balloons, and more...

Location: PO Box 12695, Reno Nevada 89510 Telephone 775-826-1181 Fax 775-829-2987

Other Sports and Sporting Events nearby:
(Carson City) Adventure Sports
(Tahoe City) Alpine Meadows Ski Resort
(Reno) Big Game Hunting
(Carson City) Carson Nugget Gold Display
(Incline Village) Diamond Peak
(Graeagle) Graeagle Stables


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