Arizona Distance Classic

March 15, 2020

Oro Valley, Arizona

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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. It is a boutique event drawing walkers, runners and wheelchair racers locally and from around the country.  Celebrates its 15th anniversary on March 15, 2020.

The 2019 Arizona Distance Classic event, which will start at the gorgeous campus of Ventana Medical Systems, will feature five events: the Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon (13.1 miles); the Arizona Distance Classic Quarter Marathon (6.55 miles); the popular 5K (3.1 miles), and the Oro Valley Parks & Recreation Kids Fun Run.

The Arizona Distance Classic was founded in 2004.

Media Contacts

Omar Ortega
Race Director

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Join the Team in Training runners and walkers to get fit, stay fit, make friends and raise money for Leukemia Lymphoma Society to fund research and patient resources. Team in Training is more than a fund-raising or even a training team. It is a family brought together to meet common goals and INSPIRE! Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon is incredibly proud to be a Team in Training preferred race partner. Check out this video to learn more and join the movement to beat blood cancers. GO TEAM!

Pamper Yourself With ADC Spa & Massage Packages

Spa packages

Whether you incorporate massage into your training or choose to indulge in a rare rub-down after a race, we’re helping you pamper yourself in Tucson. We are working with several therapeutic and spa partners to offer you Arizona Distance Classic discounts for that coveted, and much deserved muscle kneading action! Please consider treating yourself with one of our offers. Be sure to shout out on Facebook or Twitter about your experience! …full details

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