The Arizona Distance Classic, described as the most scenic Arizona race event of the year, takes place just north of Tucson in Oro Valley, March 23, 2014. Drawing walkers, runners and wheelchair racers locally and from around the country, the Arizona Distance Classic benefits the Leukemia & Lymphoma society.
The Arizona Distance Classic is a true Celebration of the Healthy Active lifestyle. We encourage runners and walkers of all shapes, sizes and abilities to participate. The breathtaking course is open and fully supported for 4 hours. Plentiful aid stations and cheer groups line the course through the foothills of the stunning Santa Catalina mountains. At the finish line celebration, every participant receives the ultimate huge finisher's medal and bountiful post race refreshments.
A record-field of more than 2,500 runners and walkers will celebrate the active and healthy lifestyle by taking part in the 10th Anniversary Edition of Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon Presented By Northwest Medical Center on March 23, 2014. …full story
Beth Ernst, Life Enrichment Manager for Splendido, will serve as Honorary Race Director for the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Arizona Distance Classic presented by Northwest Medical Center. …full story
The All About Running & Walking Road Crew is an 11-week program that will prepare you for the 10th Anniversary Edition of the Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon or Quarter Marathon on March 23, 2014 in Oro Valley, Ariz. The Road Crew meets on Saturday mornings at All About Running And Walking and most runs begin at 7am, although as the distances get longer the starting times are moved up as necessary. …full story
Join the Team in Training runners and walkers to get fit, stay fit, make friends and raise money for Leukemia Lymphoma Society to fund research and patient resources. Team in Training is more than a fund-raising or even a training team. It is a family brought together to meet common goals and INSPIRE! Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon is incredibly proud to be a Team in Training preferred race partner. Check out this video to learn more and join the movement to beat blood cancers. GO TEAM!
Whether you incorporate massage into your training or choose to indulge in a rare rub-down after a race, we're helping you pamper yourself in Tucson. We are working with several therapeutic and spa partners to offer you Arizona Distance Classic discounts for that coveted, and much deserved muscle kneading action! Please consider treating yourself with one of our offers. Be sure to shout out on Facebook or Twitter about your experience! …full details
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“The Valley of Gold Half Marathon was the best-run race we have ever participated in—and we've been in quite a few! Thank you for this race that is in such a beautiful place, at a wonderful time of year, with fabulous support on the course and an opportunity to buy VIP privileges (portapotties with no lines is an excellent concept).” ...more feedback