We invite you to join us in what is one of the most scenic celebrations of the active healthy lifestyle in the west. Join us in gorgeous Oro Valley, Arizona (just minutes from Tucson) for the fourteenth annual Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, and 5K, Presented by Northwest Medical Center.
The Arizona Distance Classic will be a celebration of athletes, young and old, fast and slow. Everyone gets a warrior's send off at the start and a hero's welcome at the finish line.
To ensure a safe course and a great post race party, the half marathon field will be limited to the first 3,000 registrations.
Price includes: Official Event Technical Shirt, Ultimate Finisher's Medal and Free Post-Race Party.
*Online Registration Closes on March 23rd. On-Site Registration begins Friday, March 24th at Packet Pick-Up.
M3S Sports has a No refund policy and doesn't allow for the transferring of your bib to another individual. These policies apply for all requests made due to injury, date conflicts, surgery, and pregnancy and work commitments.
However, as a customer service to our participants M3S Sports WILL offer a 50% discount into the 2018 running of The Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, or 5K for cancellations made by Sunday March 19, 2017.
Upon canceling you will be emailed a code that can be entered when registering for the 2018 running of The Arizona Distance Classic Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon, or 5K.
You will need your confirmation code that was emailed to you when you registered or you can login to your account on the top right with your email and the password you created. CLICK HERE to cancel your registration.
M3S Sports allows you to change your distance up to 3 days before the event as long as the distance you are moving to is not sold out. Any requests to change distance inside of the 3 days must be made during packet pickup.
You will NOT get a refund if the price of the new registration type is less than that of your current registration type. You will be responsible to pay additional fees if the price of the new type, at its current rate, is more than your current registration type.
You will need your confirmation code that was emailed to you when you registered or you can login to your account on the top right with your email and the password you created. CLICK HERE to change your distance.
*Note: If you are changing events after February 28, 2016, your bib will reflect your original distance, but it is acceptable to wear that bib. You don't need a new bib for the event. Make sure your confirmation email that you will receive the week of the race notes the correct distance you want to run on Sunday, March 26.
There is NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION.
There are NO PARTIAL DISCOUNT CODES for cancellations made within 6 days of the event.
Price includes: Official Event Technical Shirt, Aid stations along the Course, Food and drink at the Finish and an Event Specific Finisher's Medal.
Please email if you have any questions.
Are you celebrating a special occasion?
The Event is again providing a unique opportunity to upgrade your registration and get the total VIP experience!
The VIP upgrade package is only $75 and limited to the first 250 runners.
You can sign up for the VIP Experience while registering for the 2017 Arizona Distance Distance Classic Half Marathon. If you have already signed up for the race and are interested in adding the VIP experience, email us at .
If you would like to purchase an additional VIP Official New Balance Half Zip/Jacket please send an email to .