2nd Annual Sun Life Run/Walk

MLK Jr Blvd
Maricopa, AZ 85138


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Event Description


Get ready to run or walk for our 2nd Annual “For the Love of Chocolate” Fun Run, Saturday, March 4, 2017 at Copper Sky Recreation Complex in Maricopa.

New this year, team registration is available so grab your friends, family, co-workers, and even your crazy Uncle Al for chocolate choconanigans!  3 mile or 1 mile option, all runners/walkers provide the perfect distance for everyone.

Sign up today!  All participants receive a chocolate-filled goodie bag, dri-fit t-shirt, finishers medal, and enjoy chocolate sweet spots placed throughout the course! Consider your chocolate cravings warned!

Working together to transform lives … be Sun Life!


It can be said that overall wellness and success of a community is impacted based on the health care available to them. Proceeds from this event help make access to health care more affordable for those who are insured, under-insured and uninsured. Sun Life has an unwavering dedication to ensure everyone in the community has the ability to access cost-effective primary care, preventive care and wellness education. 


Sun Life is a non-profit community health center and the largest provider of primary health care services in Pinal County, with 45 providers providing over 147,000 patient visits per year.  Sun Life also employs over 400 people in the community and many of its staff volunteer throughout the county to help other organizations and schools in community outreach. 


With Over 41,000 children, women and men in Pinal County calling Sun Life their healthcare home your support will make their continued access to affordable healthcare possible. So please register today for our second annual fun run! Invite your family & friends to support us as well. By working together you are part of something bigger, you are helping to make a real impact in the lives of your family, friends and neighbors. 


Mail-in Registration

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



All Participants Receive:

  • Custom Event Medal

  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt

  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups for the 5K distance only (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

  • Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (bagels, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)

  • Course set/marked by StartLine Racing to maximize your experience!

  • Chocolate-filled goodie bags!


Event details and schedule

3 Mile Course Map

1 Mile Course Map

Race Day Information

  • Race Day Registration will be available for $50.00 per person for the 3 mile run/walk and $40 per person for the 1 mile run/walk.

    • We accept cash, check, and credit cards (Visa or Master Card) on race day

  • Leashed Pet Friendly

  • Stroller friendly


Packet Pick-up Opportunities

  • Friday March 3 2017 from 4:00 - 7:00pm at Sun Life Family Health Center
    • Sun Life Family Health Center is located at 44572 W Bowlin Road, Maricopa, AZ 85138 (map)

  • Saturday March 4 2017 at Copper Sky Recreation Complex (race location) beginning at 7:00am


Event Schedule

  • March 3 04:00 PM - Packet Pickup - Sun Life Family Health Center in Maricopa

  • March 4 07:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • March 4 08:00 AM - Run Begins

  • March 4 08:10 AM - Walk Begins

  • March 4 09:00 AM - Awards Begin (approximate)

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