33rd Annual Midnight Madness Run

9833 N 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021

Running > 10k, 5k

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Event Description

Looking to get one last run in before we say goodbye to 2022? Want to be able to say you did Phoenix's first 5K of 2023?

StartLine Racing is honored to continue a true Phoenix tradition by hosting the 33rd Annual Midnight Madness run as we celebrate the end of 2022 and the start of a new race year!

This year's event will feature the final race of 2022 on December 31st at 10:30pm and the first race of 2023 with a run on January 1st at 12:10am with a New Year's Celebration and Sparkling Cider toast in between.

Event details and schedule

Mail-in Registration Form 

To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form! Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.


Virtual Registration 

Of course we would love for you to run the 33rd Annual Midnight Madness event with us locally but we understand plans change. So, if you can't join us on race day and still want to run, get BOTH medals and the long sleeve pullover then you still can! Here is a way for you to take part in this annual event no matter where you are! And of course all prices include shipping! Please note that all items will be shipped after the completion of the event on January 1st. Prior to the event all virtual participants will receive an email with instructions on how to submit your time.

Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only. If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at info@startlineracing.com


What You Get! 

  • Custom Event Finisher's Medal. For those running in both events you will receive 2 separate medals that fit together to form one large medal.
  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech LONG SLEEVE Pullover. 
  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups (Race day participants only). Our age groups are the following:
    • 8 & Under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over
  • Sparkling Cider Toast at Midnight
  • Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (granola bars, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)
  • Chip Timed with Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google
  • Owned by StartLine Racing to maximize your experience!

Race Day Information 

  • Race day registration opens at 9pm. Cost on race day will be the following:
    • Double Down - $50
    • Final of 2022/First of 2023 - $45
  • We accept credit, cash and check on race day.
  • Leashed Pet friendly!
  • There are no refunds due to inclement weather.
  • Due to the common start/finish line, there will be no bag check for this event.
  • This event is limited to 800 participants.
  • Race Day Check In will be available beginning at 9:00pm.

Packet Pick-Up Opportunities 

You will have two opportunities to pick-up your race packet (bib, chip, event swag, etc):

  • Friday, December 30th from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Road Runner Sports - Phoenix
    • Road Runner Sports is located at 7077 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 150, Phoenix, AZ 85054 (map)
  • Saturday, December 31st starting at 9:00pm at Rose Mofford Sports Complex (event site)

Event schedule 

    December 30 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at Road Runner Sports in Phoenix 3-6pm
    December 31 9:00 PM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens
    December 31 10:30 PM - Final 5K Begins
    December 31 11:30 PM - Final 5K Award Ceremony Begins (approx)
    January 1 12:10 AM - First 5K Begins
    January 1 1:05 AM - First 5K Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

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