Families Raising Hope 5K Run/Walk

5600 W Union Hills Drive
Glendale, AZ 85308

Running > 5k

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Event Description

Join Families Raising Hope on Saturday, November 18, 2023 for the

7th Annual Run/ Walk For Hope 5K at Foothills Recreation Center!

Donations and proceeds from the event will support our mission of providing

financial support to AZ individuals (and their families) battling cancer.


Enjoy a leisurely, family friendly, non-competitive 5K walk

OR run your heart out in a timed, competitive 5K!


Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup opens at 7:00am in the

Foothills Recreation Center parking lot and the event begins at 8:00am.


This fun-filled event will feature:

- A Kids Zone with face painting, a crazy hair station, music, and a photo booth.

-Raffle prizes include electronics, gift cards and other fun prizes.


Event details and schedule

Mail-in and Virtual Registration 

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

Can't make it to this year's event but still want to participate? We are excited to announce our Families Raising Hope Virtual Race. A virtual race is a race that can be ran at any location. You can walk, use the treadmill, run outside or participate in another race. You can run your race at your pace wherever you like. All virtual race participants will receive a custom event finisher's medal and custom event shirt. All you have to do is register above! Please note that your medal and shirt will not be mailed out until after the completion of the event on November 18, 2023. You will receive an email on race week 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 Medal

Custom Event Dri-Fit Shirt. Choice of short sleeve, racerback tank or sleeveless shirt. 

Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups in the 5K Competitive Run/Walk. 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

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)

Event Managed by StartLine Racing. Club SLR discounts do not apply.

Please note any race related items (shirts, medals, etc.) will NOT be mailed to those that do not attend.


Course Map 


Race Day Information 

Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 7:00am

We accept cash, check, or credit card on race day

  • Cost of registration on race day will be $50.

We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons.

No roller blades, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.

Leashed pet friendly

This event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds due to weather.


Packet Pick-Up Opportunities 

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

  • Friday, November 17th from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Serafina Coffee Roasters (map)
    • Serafina Coffee Roasters is located at 15414 N 7th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85022
  • Race day packet pickup will be available starting at 7am

Event schedule 

    November 17 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up at Serafina Coffee Rosters from 3-6pm
    November 18 7:00 AM - Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup Opens
    November 18 8:00 AM - 5K Run/Walk Begins
    November 18 9:00 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx.)

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