September 14, 2013

Take off for a morning run at the annual Run the Runway 5k/10k and Kids 1 Mile Mascot Dash (featuring your Arizona Sports Team Mascots that may include; Sun's Gorilla, Coyote's Howler, Cardinal's Big Red, Sun Devil's Sparky and Diamondback's Baxter), benefiting Playworks Arizona.

Participants will run on the Scottsdale Airport runway while being surrounded by beautiful planes and entertainment along this one of a kind route. Post-race festival will include bounce inflatables, DJ, vendors, interactive activities for kids, photo opportunities with planes, awards, and much more!


Race Beneficiary

Run the Runway benefits Playworks Arizona, the only nonprofit organization in the country to send trained, full-time coaches to low-income, urban schools, where they transform recess and play into a positive experience that helps kids and teachers get the most out of every learning opportunity.

Registration Information

5K Early Bird Registration (Through 2/28/14) - $30
5K Regular Registration (3/1/14-3/28/14) - $35
5K Late Registration (3/29/14-4/3/14) - $40
5K Day of Registration - $50

10K Early Bird Registration (Through 2/28/14) - $35
10 Regular Registration (3/1/14-3/28/14) - $40
10K Late Registration (3/29/14-4/3/14) - $45
10K Day of Registration - $55
Kids 1 Mile Mascot Dash - $15 

5K/10k Registration includes official Run the Runway dri-fit running shirt, drawstring carrying bag, and custom bib. Event shirts for kids available for purchase.

Timing & Awards

Race Timers will be timing the 5k/10k runs utilizing Ultra High Frequency (UHF) tags that are located on the back of the runner's bib number.

Special awards will be given to the overall male and female winners of the 5k and 10k Race as well as the top three finishers in each age category:

All Kids 1 Mile Mascot Dash participants receive a commemorative medal.

Packet Pick-Up

Roadrunner Sports (Scottsdale) – Friday 4/4/14
7077 E Mayo Blvd #150
Phoenix, AZ
(480) 513-1774


Free parking will be available at the Scottsdale Airport. Additional parking can be found at the Scottsdale Quarter parking garage. We recommend you carpool as spaces are limited.


Festival activities include a vendor expo, inflatables from Bounce Boot Camp, kid’s activity area, DJ, special guest appearances of your favorite professional sports team mascots, photo opportunities with planes, and much more!