Race Information

  • Name
    Mountain To Fountain 15K
  • City
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Maricopa County
  • Events
    15K run
    5K run
  • Event Categories
  • Race Date
    Mar 7, 2021 Sunday Cancelled
  • Primary Link
  • Extended Listing Information
  • Details from event's RunSignUp.com listing:
    2021 Event Cancelled | March 6, 2022

    The Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K is a premier race in Fountain Hills, AZ with a strong elite field, and “win your weight in beer” team competition.

    The 15K is a point to point route, all participants will start at the McDowell Mountain Regional park, run across the beautiful city of Fountain Hills and finish in front of the iconic Fountain Hills water fountain.

    The 5K will start on the corner of Saguaro Blvd and N. Panorama Dr. will run around the fountain and finish in front of the fountain.

    2021 Updates

    Due to current COVID-19 guidelines and social distance requirements we have to make the following changes for the 2021 event.

    • 1. There will be no post race gathering after you finish the run.
    • 2. No team beer weight distribution
    • 3. No beer garden.
      • Beer can not be opened on site.
    • 4. No raffle prizes
    • 5. No award ceremony, age awards will be mailed.
    • 6. Snacks and individual beer will be in a packaged bag.
    • 7. No cash refunds if event is cancelled by any government entity
      • Participants will get 50% registration credit towards 2022 event.
    • 8. Participant must follow all COVID-19 procedures
      • Procedures can be found HERE.
    • 9. There will only be 2 water stations along the course, at mile 4 and at mile 8.
      • Bottled water will be given
      • Participants are highly encouraged to wear a hydration backpack.
    • 10.  Participants  can be dropped off at the starting line by a friend/family member
      • Please be aware that there will be a $7.00 park entrance fee
      • You can not park at the starting line
      • There is no shuttle after the event to the start line

     

    15K and 5K Packet Pickup

    Packet pickup will be hosted at Sole Sports 3 valley locations.  You must pick up your Race Packet at one of our packet pickup locations as there will be no race day bib pickup.  Any bib that is not picked up on Friday will be available only on Saturday at the Arcadia location.

    Your bib and t-shirt will be available only at the packet pickup location you select during registration.

     

    Friday, March 5, 2021
    Sole Sports Tempe
    1006 E Warner Rd. Tempe, AZ 85284
    4pm to 8pm
     

    Friday, March 5, 2021
    Sole Sports Scottsdale
    7001 N Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85253
    4pm to 8pm
     

    Friday, March 5, 2021
    Sole Sports Arcadia
    4730 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85018
    4pm to 8pm
     

    Saturday, March 6, 2021
    Sole Sports Arcadia
    4730 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85018
    10 am to 3pm

     

    Race day pickup

    To be determined.

     

    Event Schedule

    6:00 am Buses begin transporting runners to the 15K start line.
    7:15 am Last bus leaves for the 15K start.
    7:30 am 5K race start.
    8:00 am 15K race start.
    10:00 am 15K Course closes to runners
    10:05 am Beer serving closes

    Swag

    • Registered participants will get the following items

    • Event t-shirt -February 12 guarantee t-shirt size

      • The 2021 event will be a black 50/50 blend t-shirt.
      • Participants that register after the t-shirt cut off date will get an event shirt upon availability
      • T-shirt exchanges - All participants will get the t-shirt size they ordered, all size exchanges are done after the event and upon availability
    • Finisher medal

    • Custom bib number with timing chip

     

    Bib numbers and Finish time

    No bib no time.  All runners must wear their bibs in front and over any clothing, water belt etc. Placing your bib on the back or having it under any clothing or running accessory there is a possibility that your time will be compromised.  It is the runners responsibility to ensure you get a finish time during the event. Results will not be adjusted once awards are presented.

     

     NO TEAM DIVISIONS FOR 2021

     

    Elite Program

    Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K welcomes all elite runners to the event we appreciate your support. In the last few years the event has been forced to reduce the elite program in order for the event to continue. Therefore we have updated our elite program to the following.

    Elite Race Entries

    Elite free race entries will be limited to 5 male entries and 5 female entries. Entries will be award to the 5 fastest times submitted.  Participants will be notified by email and posted on our website between February 4th and February 10th. 2021. After receiving notification, participants will have 7 days to register or their entry will be forfeited and the next eligible runner will be awarded the entry. 

     

    Cash Prize

    There is no cash prize.

     

    Age Group Awards - NO AWARD PRESENTATION FOR 2021

    15K

    AWARDS WILL BE MAILED

    Awards to the top 3 overall male and female and in the following age groups.

    19 and Under

    20-24

    25-29

    30-34

    35-39

    40-44

    45-49

    50-54

    55-59

    60-64

    65-69

    70 and Over

    No double dipping.  Winner must be present to pickup award. Awards will not be mailed or saved.

    5K

    AWARDS WILL BE MAILED 

    Awards to the top 3 overall male and female and in the following age groups.

    14 & Under

    15-19

    20-29

    30-39

    40-49

    50-59

    60-69

    70 and Over

    No double dipping.  Winner must be present to pickup award. Awards will not be mailed or saved.

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Listing Status

  • Added to our Directory
    Feb 11, 2011
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Mar 13, 2020
  • Last checked by a snack-eating human.
    Feb 14, 2021
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