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Desert Marigold 6K

April 10 @ 6:30 am - 8:30 am

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COVID-19  Update

Please review our COVID-19 procedures.  All participants must follow the procedures in order to participate.

The 6K trail run is fast course and the perfect race for those who do not have enough time to hit the trails during or on the weekends. Although the course is fairly flat this course will challenge you from the Start to the Finish.

Estrella Mountain Regional Park at Coldwater Trail

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** Estrella Mountain Park has a $7.00 fee per car please car pool.

Series Info

This event is part of the Cactus Flower Trail Series.  There are six runs, three in the Spring and 3 in the Fall. Signup for the Spring, Fall or both series and get all six medals and a lot of great swag.

At the Finish line

We will have cold water, Gatorade, live results, music and snacks

Schedule to be updated as we get closer to event date. Due to COVID-19 during the Fall of 2020 we started a wave starts. Schedule below does not show waves at the moment.

6:15 am Registration opens

6:30 am First wave stars



The 6k trail run is fast course and the perfect race for those who do not have enough time to hit the trails during or on the weekends. Although the course is fairly flat this course will challenge you from the Start to the Finish. The 6k course consists on multiple rolling hills, from .25 miles to about 1.75 miles.



Awards to be determine at a future date.  All awards below are pending. 

Medals will be awarded to the top three (3) runners in the following age groups for both male and female.

*Top three overall male and female
19 and Under
70 and Over

*No double dipping.
**Winners must be present at the award ceremony to get their awards. Awards will not be saved or mailed.

Each registered runner will receive

1 Finisher Award
1 Bib number
1 Visor

See event website for full details and updates.

The following procedures were established by Maricopa County Parks and USATF in order for in-person events to take place.  Please help us by following all expectations.

Arriving at the event

We will have wave of no more than 10 runners per wave.

  • 1. Arrive at race location no more than 15 minutes prior to corral start.
  • 2.  Wear your mask.
  • 3. Stretch, go to rest room, get your hydration, whatever you need to do before running, then enter event area for bib.
    • Once you enter the Event area and pickup your race bib you may not go back to your car, YOU MUST START YOUR RUN
  • 4. At the entrance of the event area your temperature will be taken and logged
    • If your temperature is 100.3 or higher you will not be allowed to run.
    • If you are not feeling well or have had recent exposure to COVID-19, please stay home.
  • 5. After getting your bib you will be directed to starting line
  • 6. Once you get to starting line, begin your race and complete course. You are not required to run with your mask on.

On the Course

  • 1.  Follow the arrows on the orange cones.
  • 2.  There will be no hydration refill station on course, water bottles will only be provided after the finish line.
  • 3.  Please remember to run on your right, pass on your left. Please try to pass wide

After you Finish

  • 1. Please exit the start/ finish arch area promptly
  • 2. Put mask back on
  • 3. Pick up your water, swag and finisher pin
  • 4. Exit event area

If you arrive late

  • 1. If you arrive late to your corral time, you will have to wait until a spot opens at the next corral.
    If there are no spots available you will have to wait until our last corral.


All participants must follow our event COVID-19 procedures as follows.

  • 1.  All participants must wear a mask when not running.
    • Bib pickup
    • After done running
  • 2.  We will have designated areas for bib pick up, starting and finishing area. There can not be more than 10 people with in the specified area.
  • 3.  Runners must be ready to run right after picking up their bib number.
    • Restrooms visits must be done prior to enter the bib pickup and starting area.
  • 4.  After finishing the run, you must exit the event area
  • 5.  Maintain at least 6ft between each other.
  • 6.  All runners must be carry their water bottle while running. This is a cup less event.
  • 7.  No awards ceremony
    • Award placement will be posted live on RaceTimers.com website
  • 8.  All spectators must wear a mask at all times when within event area.
  • 9.  All participant’s temperature will be checked and logged. Per USATF if temperature is above 100.3 F participant may not run.


April 10
6:30 am - 8:30 am
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Coldwater Trail at Estrella Mountain Regional Park
6864 Casey Abbot Dr N
Goodyear, AZ 85338 United States
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