Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K

Event Date

Sun, Mar 7, 2021

Address

Fountain Hills, AZ

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About This Activity

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

We are continuing with giving back to our runners by offering raffle prices. We will be purchasing multiple running accessories to raffle before the event, winners will be posted on our Facebook page and they can pick from our Gear store on race day.  Each registered participant will get a ticket with their bib number.  Each participant will have the option to put their ticket for a specific item.

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.
8:45 am 5K Awards ceremony
9:45 am 15K Awards ceremony
10:00 am 15K Course closes to runners
10:05 am Beer serving closes
10:00 am Team Awards

Swag

  • Registered participants will get the following items

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

  • Finisher medal

  • Custom bib number with timing chip

    • (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)

 

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.

 

15K Teams

Enter a team of 4 and win one scoring runners weight in BEER

 

15K Team Divisions

  • Open Male - Ages 12 and up, all males

  • Open Female - Ages 12 and up, all females

  • Master Male - Ages 40 and up, all males

  • Master Female - Ages 40 and up, all females

  • Mixed Open - Ages 12 and up, at least 2 males and 2 females

  • Mixed Master - Ages 40 and up, at least 2 males and 2 females

  • Mixed Public Service - All members of the team must be employed in their field

  • Biggest Team - Team with most finishers

  • Wild card - Any team with at least 4 finishers

All teams must have 4 or more runners.  At least 4 members must finish the 15K course within the 2-hour time limit to be eligible.  Each team must stay within the age guideline’s (minimum age is 12 years old).  Females may enter a male team, however, no males are allowed on a female team.  One member of the scoring team is allowed on our “Beer Scale” to win that person’s weight in Beer.

 

NEW FOR 2021 5K Teams

Enter a team of 8 and win one scoring runners weight in BEER

 

NEW FOR 2021 5K Team Divisions

  • Biggest Team - Team with mos finishers

  • Wild Card - Any team with at least 8 finishers

All teams must have 8 or more runners.  At least 8 members must finish the 5K course within the 1-hour time limit to be eligible. One member of the scoring team is allowed on our “Beer Scale” to win that person’s weight in Beer.

 

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

15K

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 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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