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March 19–20, 2016

Oro Valley, Arizona

Presented By Northwest HealthCare Sport Medicine

Benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Half Marathon • Quarter Marathon • 5k

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The 12th Annual

Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and 5K, presented by Northwest Medical Center

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The Arizona Distance Classic, described as the most scenic Arizona race event of the year, takes place just north of Tucson in Oro Valley, March 19-20, 2016. Drawing walkers and runners locally and from around the country, the Arizona Distance Classic benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma society.

The Arizona Distance Classic is a true Celebration of the Healthy Active lifestyle. We encourage runners and walkers of all shapes, sizes and abilities to participate. The breathtaking course is open and fully supported for 4 hours. Plentiful aid stations and cheer groups line the course through the foothills of the stunning Santa Catalina mountains. At the finish line celebration, every participant receives the ultimate huge finisher's medal and bountiful post race refreshments.

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Oro Valley Meet Yourself

Come for the run, stay for the culture

Oro Valley Meet Yourself set for same weekend as Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon

The first-annual Oro Valley Meet Yourself, a cultural festival featuring music, dance and art, will be held in Oro Valley, Ariz., in conjunction with the 11th Annual Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon.

Visitors to Oro Valley Meet Yourself will experience the authentic, community-based cultural traditions and folk-life of Oro Valley: music, dance, manual arts, occupation customs, foodways and stories of home and place. The event is patterned after the popular Tucson Meet Yourself. …Read more

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“The Valley of Gold Half Marathon was the best-run race we have ever participated in—and we've been in quite a few! Thank you for this race that is in such a beautiful place, at a wonderful time of year, with fabulous support on the course and an opportunity to buy VIP privileges (portapotties with no lines is an excellent concept).” ...more feedback


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