PVSchools 5K Community Run

The Annual PVSchools Community 5K Fun Run will be held on February 4, 2023 at Horizon High School. Our goal is to raise awareness and encourage district employees, their families, and the community they serve, to live a healthy, active lifestyle.

Join us in making the 11th year the best year yet!


NO REFUNDS WILL BE ISSUED. Also, runners/walkers will not be allowed to start more than 5 minutes past the start time at 9:15 for safety and contractual reasons, so please be on time as we want you to participate!

T-shirts will be provided the day of the event to our registered participants in sizes S to XXL as well as a limited number of youth sizes. Please be certain to indicate your T-shirt size on your registration form, register by January 6th, 2023 to guarantee a race t-shirt.

Water and healthy snacks will be available after the race.

This event is chip timed by Race Timers and results will be posted on PVUSD’s website.

Please note there is a small online registration fee charged by RunSignup. We have kept our registration fees flat for the past 5 years to help offset the small fee charged to register online. Thank you!.


Desert Classic Half Marathon and 5K Run

The Desert Classic is an Arizona original. Join the tradition this year on Saturday Jan. 28, for your choice of a half marathon or 5K race starting and finishing at Riverboat Village, 18300 W. Bell Road in Surprise.  – Please Note – There is No Day of Race Registration for this race

Half marathoners must be 14 years or older on race day.

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


The half marathon and 5K will have 5-year age groups for awards (all awards will be based on chip time). Everyone will get a finisher medal.

Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K

The Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K is a premier race in Fountain Hills, AZ with a strong elite field, and “win your weight in beer” team competition.

The 15K is a point to point route, all participants will start at the McDowell Mountain Regional park, run across the beautiful city of Fountain Hills and finish in front of the iconic Fountain Hills water fountain.

The 5K will start on the corner of Saguaro Blvd and N. Panorama Dr. will run around the fountain and finish in front of the fountain.

2022 Updates

We are continuing with giving back to our runners by offering raffle prices. We will be purchasing multiple running accessories to raffle before the event, winners will be posted on our Facebook page and they can pick from our Gear store on race day.  Each registered participant will get a ticket with their bib number.  Each participant will have the option to put their ticket for a specific item.



Alhambra Pumpkin Run

Join us on Sunday, October 30th for our 9th Annual Alhambra Pumpkin Run and Halloween Fest in Downtown Alhambra! Proceeds will benefit the Alhambra Educational Foundation!

Our mission is to provide a fun, family environment to promote physical fitness, health and fun through a community based event with costumes, music and entertainment.


  • Free and fun outdoor festival for the entire family!
  • Trick-or-Treating at local Downtown Alhambra businesses on Main Street!
  • Live entertainment including a band, dance performances and DJ!
  • Certified Alhambra Farmers Market!
  • Annual Downtown Alhambra Hallowscream Costume Contest!
  • Kids Zone including pumpkin patch,  carnival games, and more!
  • Free pumpkin patch for kids (first come first serve)!
  • Beer Garden hosted by Alhambra Education Foundation and sponsored by Ohana Brewery!

Highland Y Run

The Highland Y Run is a fundraising event for the Highland Y that offers a scenic 5K Run/Walk, 10K Run/Walk, and Family Fun Run in the city of Highland, CA. All net proceeds from the Highland Y Run benefit the YMCA Financial Assistance program. Through our Financial Assistance program, the Y offers scholarships to Highland youth and families who may be unable to afford our programs. By participating and supporting the Highland Y Run, you work alongside the Y to help build strong kids, strong families and strong communities.

Contact: Highland Family YMCA, (909) 425-9622, highlandrun@ymcaeastvalley.org

O.U.R. Phoenix Rescue Run

Bring your friends and family and fight child trafficking with us at the 3rd Annual O.U.R. Phoenix Rescue 5k and Kids Run. Flat and fast 5k course that is stroller friendly. Race T-Shirts, Custom Medal, entry into the Raffle, Post Race Snacks, and Comp. Photos included in 5k registration.
Additional medals given for the top finishers. Following the 5k, a 1-mile Kids Run will be held with each participant receiving a Custom Medal, Race Bib, and FREE entry into the Kids Zone so parents can run the 5k while their child plays!


The event will be professionally timed by Race Timers using a disposable timing chip.  Results will be posted live onsite and online during the event.

Candy Cane 5K/Kids Race

The Candy Cane 5K/Kids 1 Mile Run, to benefit the Marines Toys for Tots program! It’s a fun, family run/walk on a beautiful Saturday morning, all ages and ability levels are welcome! All runners get a medal and matching pin!

The race is chip timed with age group awards in 14 categories and includes a free raffle drawing. Water, Gatorade, snacks and popsicles will be provided.