8th Annual Running for the Bulls 10K - 4M - 1.7M

8866 W. Thunderbird Road
Peoria, AZ 85381

Running > 10k

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Event Description

Bring out your four legged friend as this race truly is "for the

dogs". This year's event will feature a 10k,

4 Mile and 1.7 Mile

distances and will take place at Rio Vista Park to benefit

AZK9 (Lost Paws).

This event is completely dog friendly, complete with

doggy pools at each aid station!



Due to COVID-19 there will be significant changes in place to keep everyone safe. Registered runners will receive an email with more details but here are some changes to expect:

  1. There will be staggered starts with assigned start times. Participants will not be allowed in the event area until their assigned start time. Time slots will start at 7am and go every 10 minutes until 8am.
  2. There will be no water or Gatorade coolers out on the course or in the event area. We will only supply bottled water on the course. The event area will have bottled water and pre-packaged food.
  3. All StartLine staff will have masks and gloves
  4. Participants will be required to wear a mask in the event area but not out on the course.
  5. There will be no awards ceremony. Age group awards will be mailed out following the race.


Mail-in Registration Form and Virtual Run Information

To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form!

Can't make it to this year's event but still want to participate? We are excited to announce our Running For the Bulls 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 cotton t-shirt.  All you have to do is register above and we will mail you your gear after the event!  Please note your shirt and medal will be mailed after the completion of the event on October 4, 2020.

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


All Participants Receive:

  • Custom Event medal

  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech Shirt

  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups for the 10K and 4 Mile distances (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" (granola bars, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc) (Race day participants only)

  • 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.

Event details and schedule

10K Course Map

4 Mile Course Map

1.7 Mile Fun Run Course Map

Race Day Information

  • Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 7:00am at Rio Vista Park (map).

    • We accept cash, check, and credit cards on race day

  • Cost of registration on race day will be:

    • 10K - $50

    • 4 Mile - $40

    • 1.7 Mile - $30

  • We welcome wheelchairs, strollers, wagons and leashed pets!

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

  • The course will take you through dedicated running trails (all asphalt and concrete) of the New River Trail System, starting and ending at Rio Vista Park in Peoria - meaning no need for transportation before or after the race just to get back to your car!  Please note - this is an open use trail system and does not close for our event.


Packet Pick-up Opportunities

  • Saturday October 3, 2020 from 2:00 - 5:00pm at TBD

  • Sunday October 4, 2020 at Rio Vista Park (race location) beginning at 7:00am.


Event Schedule

  • October 3 02:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at TBD  from 2-5pm

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

  • October 4 08:00 AM - 10K Run Begins

  • October 4 08:15 AM - 4 Mile Run Begins

  • October 4 08:20 AM - 1.7 Mile Fun Run Begins

  • October 4 09:30 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)



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