Run for Rare Disease Research 5K and 1 Mile Run

56th Street and Indian School
Phoenix, AZ 85018

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Event Description

Join Kidz 4 Causes for the 2nd Annual Run for Rare Disease Research 5K and 1 Mile event!  

This annual event starts/ends at Arizona Falls and runs along the scenic SRP canals in Phoenix.


 Kidz 4 Causes is a charity started by 4 middle school

friends to raise money and awareness for rare disease

research.  All proceeds from this event will benefit TGen’s

(Translational Genomic Research Institute) Center for Rare

Childhood disorders. 100% of the proceeds received will be

used for research. There are over 7,000 different rare

diseases currently affecting more than 30 million Americans!

Event details and schedule

5K Course Map

1 Mile Course Map

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


What You Get!

  • Custom Event T-Shirt

  • Overall Awards for Top Three in the 5K and 1 Mile distances.

  • 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)


Race Day Information

  • We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons.

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

    Race day registration will be available beginning at 7:30am at Arizona Falls.

    Race day fees will be $40 for the 5K and $30 for the 1 Mile

Packet Pick-up Opportunities

  • Packet pick-up will be on Saturday, February 25th from 1:00-5:00pm at iRun (map)

    • iRun is located at 4730 E Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

  • Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 7:30am at Arizona Falls (race location).

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


Event Schedule

  • February 25 01:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up at iRun

  • February 26 07:30 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • February 26 08:30 AM - 5K Begins

  • February 26 08:40 AM - 1 Mile Begins

  • February 26 09:30 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

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