Stride for Sight 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk

56th Street and Indian School Road
Phoenix, AZ 85018

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Event Description

Stride for Sight 5K is a unique event for all ages and abilities, with blind and sighted runners competing together. The event will help fund the comprehensive programs at the Foundation for Blind Children. This event will feature a timed 5k and a relaxed 1-mile walk held in Phoenix, with a unique twist known as “The Blindfold Challenge” where you can compete blindfolded with a team member of your choosing as a sighted guide.

Blindfold Challenge: For those looking for adventure, the Blindfold Challenge is an opportunity to compete in the 5k run blindfolded with a sighted guide. Running blindfolded takes competition to a whole new level and is sure to be a life changing experience! Create a 2-person team and compete blindfolded using one another as a sighted guide. Run the entire route blindfolded or run it as the sighted guide, or trade roles halfway through to get a taste of the challenges for each position. Each Teammate must register separately. Blindfolds and tethers will be provided.


What You Get! 

  • Custom Event Medal
  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt
  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups (5K participants only)
  • Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (bagels, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)
  • Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)
  • Course set/marked by a professional race management team to maximize your experience!


Event details and schedule

5K Course Map

1 Mile Course Map


Race Day Information

  • Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 8:00am.
    • We accept cash, check, and credit cards (Visa or Master Card) on race day

    • Please note that selected shirt size is not guaranteed on race day.
  • Race Day fees will be $35

Event Schedule

  • March 24 04:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up at iRun (map)

  • March 25 08:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • March 25 09:00 AM - 5K Begins

  • March 25 09:20 AM - 1 Mile Begins

  • March 25 10:00 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

Event Location & Accomodations

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