Join us for the inaugural
ARIZONA HALF MARATHON!
It's Better in the Desert!
This event will feature a half marathon, 10K and 5K distances at
Rio Vista Park in Peoria, Arizona.
This event is is limited to 500 participants.
Event details and schedule
To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form! Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.
Of course we want you to participate in the Arizona Half Marathon, 10K and 5K event locally but we know things come up. So, if you can't join us on race day and still want to run, get the medal and the shirt then you still can! Here is your way to take part in this event no matter where you are! And of course, all prices include shipping! Prior to the event all virtual participants will receive an email with instructions on how to submit your time. Please note that all items will be shipped following the event on March 7th.
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]
Custom Event Finisher's Medal for all participants
Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt for all participants. Choice of short sleeve, tank or long sleeve. Option to select 'NO SHIRT' option at checkout and receive $5 off your registration.
Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups in the half marathon, 10K, and 5K (Race Day Participants only). Our age groups are the following:
Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (granola bars, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)
Owned and operated by StartLine Racing!
Water will be located at:
Restrooms will be located on the course at:
GU Gels will be located on the course at:
The cut-off time for the Half Marathon will be 4 hours.
We accept cash, check, and credit cards on race day.
Prices on race will be:
Stroller friendly event. Strollers and Walkers 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.
The course will take you through dedicated running trails (all asphalt and concrete) of the New River Trail System, starting and ending at Rio Vista Park in Peoria - meaning no need for transportation before or after the race just to get back to your car! Please note - this is an open use trail system and does not close for our event.
This event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds or transfers due to weather.
Event is limited to 500 participants.
Packet Pick-up is available on Saturday, March 5th from 2-5pm at Road Runner Sports in N. Phoenix
Shop and save with Road Runner Sports during packet pickup hours! Join the VIP Family and enjoy $10 instant Rewards Cash to spend on anything in store. Already a VIP? Earn Double Rewards Cash on your purchase. Some exclusions may apply. See store for details.
On race day starting at 6:30am at Rio Vista Park (race site)
March 5 2:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at Road Runner Sports in N. Phoenix from 2-5pm
March 6 6:30 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens
March 6 7:30 AM - Half Marathon Begins
March 6 7:40 AM - 10K Begins
March 6 7:50 AM - 5K Begins
March 6 8:50 AM - Awards Ceremony Begins (approx.
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