Escape the holiday madness and join us at Kiwanis park in Tempe for the Festivus 30K, 5K, or 30K relay (formerly known as the Desert Classic 30K). Registration begins at 6:00 a.m. The 30K race and relays begin at 7:00 a.m. and the 5K starts at 8:00 a.m. Race packet pickup (bib with attached timing chip, race t-shirt) is available on race day beginning at 6:00 a.m. For more information, contact race director Julie Dixon-Miwa.
The 30K relay consists of two 5K and two 10K legs (5K-10K-10K-5K). Any team that deviates from the order and distance specified will be disqualified. A team can consist of from 2-4 members. Each member of the relay team must fill out a separate application. All entries for the relay team should be mailed in one envelope.
The 30K and 5K will have the usual 5-year age groups for awards. The relay will use 10-year age groups (the age group will be that of the youngest member of the team). There will be awards for female, male and co-ed and family teams. A co-ed team must have at least 1 female runner on a 2- or 3-person team, and it must have at least 2 female runners on a 4-person team. A family team must have 2 adults and 2 children living in the same household.
Race t-shirts are only guaranteed to runners who pre-register and pick up their shirt before gun time. Remaining shirts will be available to race day registrants and available for purchase after gun time.