Thanksgiving Classic

Event Details

Thanksgiving Classic

Time: November 27, 2014 from 6:30am to 11am
Location: Peoria Sports Complex
Street: 16101 North 83rd Ave.
City/Town: Peoria
Website or Map:
Phone: (602) 684-1496
Event Type: 10m, 5k, 1m, race, grand prix event
Organized By: Arizona Road Racers
Latest Activity: Aug 20

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Event Description

Begin your Thanksgiving celebration with a great race while helping a great cause. The Thanksgiving Day Classic features a 10 Mile, 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run starting and finishing at the Peoria Sports Complex, 16101 North 83rd Avenue in Peoria. Proceeds from the race benefit PLAY Peoria. 10M race starts at 8:00. 5k @8:15. 1M @8:20. For more information, please contact the race directors Hal Gensler or Rebecca Hohenstein

ARR is collecting unwrapped toys for the Peoria Diamond Club at this event.

From 2005 to date almost $43,000 has been raised for the West Valley Child Crisis Center, the Peoria Pantry and for PLAY Peoria.

The race is sanctioned by USATF (# 13-48-443)

The 10 mile course is USATF certified.

Registration $29 or less for members through 11/11

  • Registration form for mail-in entry
  • Online Registration on
  • Online registration closes at noon on Monday, November 24.
  • Changing races: You may change from the 10 mile to the 5K by notifying us prior to race day. Or up until 7:30 AM on race day at the registration table (where you will get a different bib). If you change races after these times you will be disqualified.
  • Day-of-race registration is available and opens at 6:30 a.m.  Payment via cash or check only.

Packet Pickup
Packet pickup (bib with timing chip, race t-shirt) is available on Wednesday, November 26 at the Peoria Sports Complex from 2pm to 6pm. Race day packet pickup begins at 6:30am.


Pies to the top three male and females in five year age groups.

Race Shirts
Race t-shirts are only guaranteed to runners who pre-register by the deadline of November 24, 2014. Race day registrations and packet pickup registrations are not guaranteed shirts.
If you would like to volunteer at this event, please click here!


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