Arizona Distance Classic Half/Quarter Marathon, 5K
March 14, 2021 @ 5:30 am - 11:00 am
The Arizona Distance Classic, described as the most scenic Arizona race event of the year, takes place just north of Tucson in Oro Valley, March 15, 2021. Drawing walkers and runners locally and from around the country.
The Arizona Distance Classic is a true Celebration of the Healthy Active lifestyle. We encourage runners and walkers of all shapes, sizes and abilities to participate. The breathtaking course is open and fully supported for 4 hours. Plentiful aid stations and cheer groups line the course through the foothills of the stunning Santa Catalina mountains. At the finish line celebration, every participant receives the ultimate huge finisher’s medal and bountiful post race refreshments.
Race Timing will be provided by Race Timers using a disposable timing chip. Results will be posted online and onsite during the event.
- 5:30 am Registration Opens
- 6:55 am Half Marathon Wheelchair Start
- 7:00 am Half Marathon and Quarter Marathon Race starts
- 7:15 am 5K Run/Walk Starts
- 10:00 am Kids Run/ Dash Starts
- 11:00 am Event Ends
Half Marathon participants will start on Innovation Dr and run Southwest on N Vistoso Park Rd, participants turn left until reaching the turn around point. On the way back runners will turn right on E Innovation Dr and continue straight until turning left on E Rancho Vistoso in this section, runners will run against traffic for about 5.5 miles until reaching the turn around point to come back the same side of the road this time running with traffic until turning right on E Innovation Dr to finish at the same spot as the starting location.