Begin your Thanksgiving celebration with a great race while helping a great cause. This event features three distances: 10 Mile, 5K, and 1 Mile Fun Run. Once again, ARR is hosting our annual Thanksgiving Classic races starting and ending at the Peoria Sports Complex. With 3 different distances from 1 mile to 10 miles, there is something that everyone in your family will enjoy!
Please note that there will be no race day signup and registration will end on November 23rd at 11:59 pm. The last day to register and receive a guaranteed t-shirt is October 31st at 11:59pm.
We will be awarding pies to the top 3 finishers in every age group, for the 5k and 10 mile races. Pies will be awarded at the 5k awards ceremony at approximately 9:15. 10 mile awards for the top 3 finishers in every age group will be given out at the timing table, upon verification of the final results.
Early Packet Pickup –
Early Packet Pickup for the Thanksgiving Classic 10 mile, 5k, & 1 mile fun run
and the Peoria Diamond Club Toy Drive Drop-off ***
Runners Den Sunday 11/20 10 am – 5 pm – 6505 N 16th St, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Tortoise & Hare Monday 11/21 4 pm – 7 pm – 17570 N 75th Ave #605, Glendale, AZ 85308
Sole Sports – Arcadia Tuesday 11/22 4 pm – 6 pm – 4730 E Indian School Rd Ste 125, Phoenix, AZ 85018
Peoria Sports Complex – Wednesday 11/23 noon – 6 pm – 16101 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382
The 10 Mile and 5K are run on certified courses.
10 Mile starts at 8:00 a.m. (10 Mile course map). You can view the 10 mile course here
5K starts at 8:10 a.m. (5K course map)
1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8:18 a.m. 1 Mile Fun Run Map
Proceeds from the races will support the Peoria Diamond Club, providing grants to many local charities including Special Olympics Arizona. You can find out more here. To date Arizona Road Racers has donated over $65,000 to these charity efforts.
In addition don’t forget to bring an unwrapped toy for the Peoria Diamond Club’s Toy Drive.
Pies will be awarded to the top three winners of each age group.
Finisher medals awarded in each race.
This year we will be featuring long sleeve shirts.
- Non-ARR Adult 10 Mile
- ARR Member Adult 10 Mile
- Non-ARR Adult 5K
- ARR-Member Adult 5K
- Non Member 1 Mile w/shirt
- ARR Member 1 Mile w/shirt
- Shirt add-on (for youth entry)
- Non-ARR youth – no shirt
- ARR Youth – no shirt
- 11/5 at 11:59 p.m.
- 11/7 until
- 11/23 at at 11:59 p.m.