We invite you to join us in what is one of the most scenic celebrations of the active healthy lifestyle in the west. Join us in gorgeous Oro Valley, Arizona (just minutes from Tucson) for the fourteenth annual Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, and 5K, Presented by Northwest Medical Center.
The Arizona Distance Classic will be a celebration of athletes, young and old, fast and slow. Everyone gets a warrior’s send off at the start and a hero’s welcome at the finish line.
To ensure a safe course and a great post race party, the half marathon field will be limited to the first 3,000 registrations.
2020 Entry Fees
Price includes: Official Event Technical Shirt, Ultimate Finisher’s Medal and Free Post-Race Party.
- $55 June 1st through September 13th
- $65 September 14th through Oct 1st
- $75 Oct 2nd through Dec 31st
- $85 Jan 1st through March 11th*
- $95 March 13th through In-Person At Packet Pick Up or On Race Day
- $40 June 1st through September 13th
- $50 September 14th through Oct 1st
- $60 Oct 2nd through Dec 31st
- $70 Jan 1st through March 11th*
- $80 March 13th through In-Person At Packet Pick Up or On Race Day
- $25 June 1st through September 13th
- $30 September 14th through Oct 1st
- $35 Oct 2nd through Dec 31st
- $40 Jan 1st through March 11th*
- $50 March 13th through In-Person At Packet Pick Up or On Race Day
*Online Registration Closes on at Midnight on March 8th. In-person registration available at Packet Pick Up on March 9th and March 10th and on Race Day.
Be a VIP and get the Official AZ Distance Classic Half Zip!
Are you celebrating a special occasion?
The Event is again providing a unique opportunity to upgrade your registration and get the total VIP experience!
The VIP upgrade package is only $75 and limited to the first 100 male/female runners.
Here is what you get:
- The Official AZ Distance Classic Half Zip
- Access to the VIP Tent with breakfast (before event)
- Access to the VIP Tent with lunch (after event)
- Private bathrooms (only for VIPs)
- Shade tables and chairs
- VIP Gear drop
You can sign up for the VIP Experience while registering for the 2020 Arizona Distance Distance Classic Half Marathon. If you have already signed up for the race and are interested in adding the VIP experience, CLICK HERE
If you would like to purchase an additional VIP Official New Balance Half Zip/Jacket please CLICK HERE
Refunds and Cancellations
Arizona Distance Classic has a No refund policy and doesn’t allow for the transferring of your bib to another individual. These policies apply for all requests made due to injury, date conflicts, surgery, pregnancy, work commitments and others.
While we can’t offer you a refund we would love to credit you for next years event as long as you volunteer for this years event. If you are not able to volunteer you can someone else volunteer on your behalf.
Please contact us if you have any questions or for additional information.
Changing your Race Distance
Arizona Distance Classic allows you to change your distance up to 3 days before the event as long as the distance you are moving to is not sold out. Any requests to change distance inside of the 3 days must be made during packet pickup.
You will NOT get a refund if the price of the new registration type is less than that of your current registration type. You will be responsible to pay additional fees if the price of the new type, at its current rate, is more than your current registration type.
You will need your confirmation code that was emailed to you when you registered or you can login to your account on the top right with your email and the password you created. CLICK HERE to change your distance.
*Note: If you are changing events after February 28, 2020, your bib will reflect your original distance, but it is acceptable to wear that bib. You don’t need a new bib for the event. Make sure your confirmation email that you will receive the week of the race notes the correct distance you want to run on Sunday, March 15.
Same day registration opens at 5:30 am until 7am.
Price includes: Official Event Technical Shirt, Aid stations along the Course, Food and drink at the Finish and an Event Specific Finisher’s Medal.
Info@ArizonaDistanceClassic.com if you have any questions.