Holy Angels invites the community to spend a day on campus with its
residents supporting the mission at the 21st annual David Rice Memorial Angel Run and Walk
on April 23. Runners, walkers, and supporters are welcome as the race returns to the Holy
Angels campus for the first time since 2019. Register for the race at
“The residents and staff love the Angel Run because they can welcome guests to their beautiful
campus. This year, we have 10 residents training in the Couch to 5K program so they can
compete in the race!” said Corrie Parker, Habilitation Manager.
The race will begin at 8 a.m. followed by the afterparty, with music, activities, and vendors from
the community. The race will start and end on the campus and wind its way through the Long
Lake subdivision. Awards include the first and second overall male and female adult runners, as
well as first and second place in each age division. The children’s division, for ages 17 and
younger, will include first and second place overall and first and second place in each age
category as well. Awards will also be given to the three largest teams.
Registration is $35 through race day and includes a 2022 Angel Run T-shirt, a race number, a
tote bag, refreshments, and afterparty refreshments. Participants may choose to register for the
in-person event or participate virtually. The Virtual Race option is perfect for out-of-town guests
or those who wish to join on their own schedule. Holy Angels hopes to have runners from all 50
states participate in this year’s virtual event.
Packet pickup will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 20 and 21, and 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. April 22 at
Sportspectrum in Shreveport. Raceday registration starts at 7 a.m. April 23 at Holy Angels.
Parking will be available on the Holy Angels campus, with overflow parking and shuttle service
from Ellerbe Road Baptist Church.
The Rice family and friends founded the race in 2002 in honor of their son, David, who lived at
Holy Angels 16 years before he passed away in 2001. All proceeds of the Angel Run benefit
individuals with disabilities who are served by Holy Angels. Holy Angels provides job training
and placement, day program activities, outpatient therapy in the Holy Angels Autism Center,
and residential services—all focused on moving individuals to their maximum level of
For more information, please contact Audrey Robinson at 318-218-1845 or at audrey@idea-