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2020 Battle of the Branches 5K...

  • 5K Run/Walk:- Run 3.1 Miles
Sunday, April 26, 2020
Steele Indian School Park
300 E Indian School Rd

_ The 2020 Battle of the Branches 5K:

Battle of the Branches 5K – United in the Fight Against Veteran Suicide

A friendly competition between the military branches to raise money and awareness in the fight against Veteran Suicide.

One Branch wins the title for the most registered participants, but all are winners. Register to support your favorite military branch.


Children ages 12 and younger are only $15.

Discount applied at checkout.

Event details and schedule


Mail-in and Virtual Run Registration


To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form! Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.

Can't make it to this year's event but still want to participate? This year will feature a Battle of the Branches Virtual Race. A virtual race is a race that can be ran at any location. You can walk, use the treadmill, run outside or participate in another race. You can run your race at your pace wherever you like. All virtual race participants will receive a custom event finisher's medal and custom event dri-fit tech t-shirt. Please note that all items will not be shipped until after the completion of the event on April 26th. Prior to the event all virtual participants will receive an email with instructions on how to submit your time.

Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only. If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at [email protected]


What You Get!


  • Custom Event Medal for all participants

  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt for all participants.

  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups. (Race Day Participants only). Our age groups are the following:

    • 8 & Under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over

  • Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (granola bars, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)

  • Kids Zone with activities and games (must be accompanied by an adult)

  • Merchants

  • Food Trucks

  • Chip Timed with Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)

  • Event managed by StartLine Racing. Club SLR discounts do not apply.




Course Maps


5K Course Map - Coming Soon!


Race Day Information


  • Race Day Check In and registration will be available beginning at 7:30am

  • Cost of registration on race day will be $40

    • We accept cash, check or card on race day.

  • Stroller friendly event. Strollers MUST start at the back of the pack.

  • Leashed, pet friendly event

  • Due to the common start/finish line, there is no bag check for this event.


Packet Pick-Up Opportunities


  • Friday, April 24, 2020 from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Road Runner Sports in Phoenix (map).

    Sunday, April 26, 2020 at Steele Indian Park (race location) beginning at 7:30am.


Event schedule


    April 24 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up at Road Runner Sports in N. Phoenix 3-6pm

    April 26 7:30 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up Opens

    April 26 9:00 AM - 5K Begins

    April 26 10:00 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)
Other Info


-) 2020 race registration is open • Registration Information




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