Phoenix Wicked Half Marathon, 10K, 5k, & Spooky Kids Sprint

Sunday, October 29, 2023 Phoenix, AZ

Logo of Phoenix Wicked Half Marathon, 10K, 5k, & Spooky Kids Sprint in Phoenix, AZ

The Wicked Half Marathon, 10k, and 5k located in Phoenix, Arizona is entering its 8th year in operation, excited to bring this community running event back just in time for the spooky season. 

An ideal event for family, friends, and children alike, it’s a great event to show up, show out, and have a downright wicked time! 

Located within a community park in Phoenix, this race takes runners along a looping trail comprising a mixture of gravel and pavement, traversing through a mixture of open park and wooded paths.

Located at 8866 West Thunderbird Road in Phoenix, Arizona, within Rio Vista Community Park the half marathon course sets runners off along Skunk Creek trail until they turn onto New River trail at mile 2. 

Crossing West Bell Road, runners continue forth along New River trail until turning around at mile 7.5. It’s then time to retrace their footsteps until they find themselves back at the start line/finish line.

All registrants and participants will receive an epic custom ‘Wicked” dri-fit shirt, and of course, a spooky finisher’s medal for those who are daring enough to cross the finish line. 

Hydration stations are set up at miles 1.55, 3.1, 4.3, 5.5, 6.8, 7.75, 8.7, 10, 11.2, and 12.4. As for the celebration, a post-event brunch will commence where all participants will enjoy complimentary food and beverage.

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.

On October 29 in Phoenix, Arizona, the climate is still comfortably warm. Daytime temperatures reach an average high of about 83°F (28°C), while nighttime lows drop to around 59°F (15°C). October precipitation in Phoenix remains minimal, typically less than 0.5 inches (1.3 cm), making it a pleasant time to enjoy outdoor activities.

On race day (October 29), the average low is 61ºF and the average high is 78ºF.

Phoenix Wicked Half Marathon Race Results

Phoenix Wicked Course Map

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 7:00 AM.

The time limit for the half marathon is 4 hours.


To reserve your spot in the 2023 Phoenix Wicked Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $80.00 – $85.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $50.00 – $55.00 fee for the 10K.
  • There is a $40.00 – $45.00 fee for the 5K.
  • There is a $20.00 – $25.00 fee for the virtual run.
  • There is a $20.00 – $25.00 fee for the Spooky Kids Sprint.

Phoenix Wicked Half Marathon Race Website

Phoenix Wicked Half Marathon Website

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