Race Information

Thanksgiving Day Classic
Peoria, AZ
Maricopa County
Nov 23, 2023 - Thursday
10M, 5K, 1M run
  • Details from event's RunSignUp.com listing:

    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.

    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.

    Strollers and baby-joggers are allowed. Please start towards the back of the pack for everyone's safety. 

    ***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. 

    Early Packet Pickup  for the Thanksgiving Classic 10 mile, 5k, & 1 mile fun run
    and the Peoria Diamond Club Toy Drive Drop-off as follows:

    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

    Thursday, RACE DAY – Packet pick up 6:30-7:45 am 
    Peoria Sports Complex (race location) – 16101 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382

    Start Times

    10 Mile starts at 8:00 a.m. (10 Mile course map)
    5K starts at 8:10 a.m. (5K course map)
    1 Mile Fun Run starts at 8:30 a.m. (1 Mile Fun Run map)

    Charity Support
    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.

    Pies will be awarded to the top three winners of each age group.

    Finisher medals in each race.

    Race T-Shirts
    This race will feature long-sleeve shirts.

    Volunteer for early pickup or on race day using this link:  Thanksgiving Events Volunteers





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Listing Status

  • Added to our Directory
    Nov 14, 2006
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Feb 7, 2023
  • Last checked by a snack-eating human.
    Sep 10, 2023
  • Appears in Directories
  • This event has concluded
    We hope to update it for 2024

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