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 – There will be a 10:30am cut-off for the safety of participants and course workers, which amounts to a minimum 15 minutes/mile pace*******
Race registration will end on November 23rd at 5:59 am. This registration is only via RunSignUp.
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 and Toy Drive
Sunday, 11/19 Runner’s Den 6505 N 16 St Phoenix, 85016 10 am – 2 pm
Monday, 11/20 Tortoise & Hare 17570 N. 75th Ave, #605, Glendale AZ 85308, 4 – 7 pm
Wednesday, 11/22 Peoria Sports Complex 16101 N 83rd Ave Peoria, 85382 noon – 6 pm
Race Day, 11/23 Peoria Sports Complex 16101 N 83rd Ave Peoria, 85382 6:30 – 7:45 am —- Pickup only
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.