Runners and walkers, come join us for the 3rd Annual O.U.R. Phoenix Rescue 5k Run, Kids Run, and Virtual Run! Course will be held at the Peoria Sports Complex, a perfect location for a fast, flat race that is stroller friendly. Professionally timed by Race Timers, 5k participants will receive a T-shirt and custom medal, finish line snacks, raffle, and complimentary race photos to download. Additional medals awarded to the top overall finishers as well as the top finishers in each category. Categories are as follows: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Male and Female Overall Finishers and 1st Place Overall Male and Female in Age Groups: 12-19,20-29,30-39,40-49,50-59,60+.
Following the 5k, a 1-mile Kids Run will be held with each participant receiving a medal, race bib, post race snacks, and free entry to the Kids Zone. Parents can run their 5k while their child plays on on the pirate ship playground, face paints, makes balloons, etc. and waits for their turn to run! Only Children with a race bib and checked in by a parent will be allowed to enter to the Kids Zone. Parents must check their child out of the Kids Zone prior to the Kids Run.
Out of the area or can’t make it on Race Day? Join us virtually! Your run bib and custom medal will be mailed to you.
Phoenix is known for perfect running weather in December with lows in the 50’s and highs in the mid 80’s. All proceeds will directly benefit Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), a non-profit organization whose mission is to rescue and rehabilitate children sold in sex slavery. Please come join us for a worthy cause and maybe attain a Personal Record in the process!
5K Registration Includes:
*Free Entry into the Raffle
*Complimentary Race Photos to Download
*Finish Line Snacks and Festivities
*Free Kids Zone during the 5k (must wear Kids Race Bib)
Virtual 5k Participants:
For those out of the area, come participate virtually! As a Virtual Runner you will choose a 5k course on your own and run it in behalf and support of Operation Underground Railroad. You can choose to complete your Virtual Run on the same day as the Rescue Run, or choose a day that is convenient for you. Your Race Bib and Custom Medal will be mailed to the address you provide.
When you have completed your 5k Virtual Run, be sure to update your Facebook and Instagram status letting your friends and family know of your accomplishment! Add the hashtag: #ourphoenixrescuerun
NOT INTO RUNNING BUT STILL WANT TO HELP THE CAUSE?
You can make a donation to O.U.R. on our fundraising page at:
Event details and schedule
Pre-Race Day Registration Packet Pick Up: Friday, 12/6, 4-7pm
Race Day Packet Pick Up: 7:30am
5K Run Start Time: 8:30am
Raffle and Awards: 9:30am
1-Mile Kids Run Start Time: 9:50am
*Water station provided along the course with water and snacks at the finish.
Enjoy the finish line festivities. Stick around to celebrate your run and this great cause as you snap your picture in front of the O.U.R. backdrop, listen to music, visit the Sponsor Booths, give a hand to the runners coming in, cheer on the Kids Run participants, and congratulate the winners at the Awards Ceremony, and see if you won one of the many great raffle prizes (each 5k participant is automatically entered and you can purchase additional tickets on event day).