Phoenix Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon, 6.5 Mile, & 5k

Sunday, December 8, 2024 Phoenix, AZ

Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon, 6.5 Mile, & 5k course in Phoenix, AZ

Gearing up for the season of giving, the Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, and 5k is hosted to raise funds and awareness for Ryan House, an incredible charity with the mission to provide world class care with quality of life at its focus for children nearing the end of their life.

What better time and opportunity to give back to an incredible cause? 

Located within the New River Trail System, this race comprises both asphalt and concrete routes that are open trails not closed for the event; runners beware of traffic! While it might be December in Phoenix, runners can still expect mild-ish temperatures all things considered, and a remaining beautiful scenery throughout comprising canals, treelines, and chirping wildlife. 

Following the trails of the New River Trail System in Phoenix, Arizona, this race starts and ends in Rio Vista Park, taking runners through Skunk Creek Trail before hopping back onto New River Trail at mile 2 for the majority of the course. 


From there, runners proceed, crossing West Thunderbird Road, and then crossing West Bell Road before mile 10. It’s then time to turn around just before West Deer Valley Road, heading back to the start line.

It’s a custom finisher’s medal for YOU, a custom finisher’s medal for YOU, and a custom dry-fit t-shirt for YOU! Post-race, all finishers can expect to be provided with a delicious brunch comprising their favorite snacks and beverages. 

Race Weather & Climate

Phoenix, Arizona, is located centrally in the state, serving as its capital and largest city. It’s near the Arizona-Mexico border to the south and the nearest major city is Tucson, approximately 115 miles to the southeast.

Early December in Phoenix offers pleasant fall weather with average high temperatures around 70°F (21°C) and nighttime lows of about 46°F (8°C). Precipitation remains minimal during this time.

On race day (December 8), the average low is 48ºF and the average high is 64ºF.

Phoenix Run Run Rudolph Race Results

Phoenix Run Run Rudolph Course Map

Starting Time

  • The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM.
  • The Reindeer dash start time is 8:15 AM.
  • The quarter marathon start time is 8:45 AM.
  • The 5K start time is 9:00 AM.

Registration

To reserve your spot in the 2024 Phoenix Run Run Rudolph, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $75.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $45.00 fee for the quarter marathon.
  • There is a $35.00 fee for the 5K.
  • There is a $25.00 fee for the Reindeer dash.
  • There is a $35.00 fee for the virtual run.

Phoenix Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon, 6.5 Mile, & 5k Race Website

Phoenix Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon, 6.5 Mile, & 5k Website

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