Run the Distance for Parkinsons


Event Date

Sat, Feb 6, 2016


Tempe, AZ


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$25 $25 Closed

About This Activity

Winding through the beautiful Tempe Town Lake area, join us as we Run the Distance to beat Parkinson's Disease.  In conjunction with the Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Center, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, and the Walk the Fight Against Parkinson's event we proud to add the Run the Distance 5K to an amazing tradition!

Starting at 9:00am from Tempe Beach Park, the Run the Distance 5K will kick off the 10th Annual Walk the Fight for Parkinson's event on Saturday, February 6 2016. Join us for all the fun at the Walk the Fight event following the run!

Proceeds from the event support the Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Center and the Parkinsons Network of Arizona.

To register for the walk (5K or 2 block) please visit the
2016 Walk the Fight page here.


Event details and schedule

Race Day Information

  • Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 8:00am at Tempe Beach Park.
    • We accept cash, check, and credit cards (Visa or Master Card) on race day
  • Cost of registration on race day will be $30.

What You Get!

  • Custom Event Medal
  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt
  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups
  • Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (bagels, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)
  • Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)
  • Course set/marked by a professional race management team to maximize your experience!

Packet Pick-up Opportunities

  • Friday February 5 2016 from 10:00 - 5:00pm at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Center, located at 500 W Thomas Rd #720, Phoenix, AZ 85003 (map)
  • Saturday February 6 2016 at Tempe Beach Park (race location) beginning at 8:00am.

Event Schedule

  • Feb 6 08:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens
  • Feb 6 09:00 AM - 5K Run Begins
  • Feb 6 10:30 AM - 5K Walk the Fight Event Begins
  • Feb 6 11:00 AM - 2 Block Walk Begins


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