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Desert Classic Half Marathon and 5K Run

January 30 @ 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

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The Desert Classic is an Arizona original. Join the tradition this year on Saturday Jan. 30, for your choice of a half marathon or 5K race starting and finishing at Riverboat Village, 18300 W. Bell Road in Surprise.

Cost is $50 for the half marathon ($45 for ARR members), and $26 for the 5K ($21 for ARR members). Price goes up after January 16, to $55 for the half marathon and $30 for the 5K. Your ARR member discount will show on your total during checkout.

Choose from a half marathon or 5K. Both courses are professionally marked and chip timed.  Please note: Half marathoners must be 14 years or older on race day

While we are planning to hold this event in person, we also are aware that things could change due to Covid 19 restrictions.  Therefore, we want to let you know that if our permit gets cancelled you will be able to get a refund, less the processing fee or have your entry transferred to this race in 2022.

THERE IS NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.

Packet pickup
Packet pickup including your bib# and race shirts are available race day morning. To guarantee your shirt, please pick up prior to the start of the race.

Each registrant will receive a link to select a START time within the range of 7:30 am – 8:15 am. Runners are asked to arrive NO EARLIER than 40 minutes prior to their selected start time.

Each registrant will receive a link to select a START time within the range of 7:30 am – 8:15 am. Runners are asked to arrive NO EARLIER than 40 minutes prior to their selected start time.

Half Marathon

The half marathon course is an USATF certified course. The course has a slight incline when running out and on the way back the route will have a slight decline to the finish. The course will be supported with water stations, portable restrooms.

Portable restrooms and water stations will be along the course roughly every two miles.

5K

The course has a slight incline when running out and on the way back the route will have a slight decline to the finish.

Awards will be given to top 3 finisher and in 5 year age group categories.

Half Marathon

Awards: Top 3 Over all Male and Female. Top 3 male and female for the following age groups and there will be no double dipping.

14 to 17
18 to 24
25 to 29
30 to 34
35 to 39
40 to 44
45 to 49
50 to 54
55 to 59
60 to 64
65 to 69
70 to 74
75 to 79
80 & over

5K

Awards: Top 3 Over all Male and Female. Top 3 male and female for the following age groups and there will be no double dipping.

13 and Under
14 to 17
18 to 24
25 to 29
30 to 34
35 to 39
40 to 44
45 to 49
50 to 54
55 to 59
60 to 64
65 to 69
70 to 74
75 to 79
80 & over

Details

Date:
January 30
Time:
6:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Website:
https://runsignup.com/Race/AZ/Surprise/DesertClassicMarathonHalfMarathon10K5K

Venue

Riverboat Village
18300 West Bell Road
Surpise, AZ 85374 United States
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