This race starts and finishes at the South Mountain Activity Center in Phoenix. Take Central Avenue two miles south of Baseline Road to the park.
The South Mountain Classic is this year’s FREE race for ARR members. Entry for both the 4 mile and the 8 mile is free for members who register by October 16. This year we will be giving away ARR race socks to all who enter by the 10/16 deadline.
Same-day on site registration begins at 6:00 a.m. The 8 mile begins at 7:00 a.m. and the 4 mile begins at 7:10 a.m. You will need the parking pass – Park Rangers will be checking each vehicle before entering the park. South Mountain Park requires all runners to be off the road by 10 a.m.
The 4 mile and 8 mile courses are on roads only (no trails).
Runners can pick up their bibs on race day starting at 6:00 a.m.
Awards will be presented to the first 3 finishers overall (male and female, no double dipping) and to the top 3 finishers in the following age groups (male/female): 19 & under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80 & over.