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Competitive and Non-Competitive Walks and Runs

All year long walkers and runners can enter both competitive and non-competitive walks and runs. Many of them are fundraisers for worthy events, some are just for fun.

12Ks of Christmas
Holiday walks and runs for people of all ages, all abilities, and their pets. Come dressed for the holidays!

Arizona Epilepsy Walk
The annual fundraising walk still raises money to support the programs and services of the Epilepsy Foundation of Arizona and serves to increase Epilepsy awareness.

Arizona Hemophilia Association
The Annual Hemophilia Walk raises money to support programs across the state in support of the bleeding disorder community.

Breast Cancer Walks/Runs
Arizona residents bring awareness and pledges to the fight agaianst breast cancer by participating in several annual walks and runs.

Dam Good Run, Walk, Hike
A 4-mile paved trail or a more challenging 7-mile course through the desert at Lake Pleasant. Lake views from the top of the Waddell Dam.

Desert Advocate Luminaria Run
Celebrate the holidays with a beautiful luminaria-lit run down quiet desert streets in Cave Creek, Arizona. Little Kid's Desert Dash, Big Kid's Desert Dash, 4-Mile Run/Walk & 2-Mile Run/Walk.

Ironman Arizona
Details for both participants and spectators for the Ironman Triathlon in Tempe, Arizona including the Ironman Expo Village.

Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
In the spring there are usually several Great Strides walks in the area that benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Hike for the Homeless
Highlights of the event include several trail options, music, snacks and entertainment, team awards. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph the Worker.

Hike for the Homeless
All money raised at this St. Joseph the Worker event will help homeless individuals become self-sufficient through meaningful employment.

Lost Dutchman Marathon Run for the Gold
January. Marathon, half marathon, 10K and 8K runs.

Mesa Sprint Triathlon
The Mesa Sprint Triathlon began in 2011. It is a fundraiser for the Foundation for Mesa Parks and Recreation to raise money for children's swim and other health programs.

NAMI Walks - Arizona
Concerned citizens walk together to raise money and awareness about our country's need for a world-class treatment and recovery system for people with mental illness.

Night Run for the Arts
Spring. An evening race for people of all ages and abilities. A timed 8K Race through downtown Scottsdale and a Three-Mile Fun Run/Walk. Party and concert follows.

P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon
See photos from the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon. The marathon and associated events take place over a three day period each January.

P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon
Get the details about the P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon. The P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Marathon and Half Marathon is held in Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tempe each January.

Pace Setter Walk
Every March the Pace Setter Walk benefits the Southwest Chapter of the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA).

Pat's Run
Get the details about Pat's Run in Tempe, held each year in memory of Pat Tillman.

Phoenix 10K
Various running and walking events, and after-events activities and fun. November.

Race for Maggie's Place
Maggie’s Place is a community of homes that provide hospitality for pregnant women that are alone or on the streets.

Stair Climb and Firefighter Challenge
Hundreds of participants to step up to the stair climb challenge at a high rise in Phoenix to raise money and awareness in the fight against cystic fibrosis.

Tri For The Cure AZ
Tri For The Cure Arizona includes an adult sprint triathlon, an adult relay sprint triathlon, an adult sprint duathlon and a youth sprint triathlon. This an all women's event in the spring.

Turkey Trots - Walks and Runs on Thanksgiving Day
Looking for a walk or run to start your Thanksgiving holiday off in a healthy way? Here are the turkey trots in Phoenix, Mesa, Peoria, Goodyear, Anthem, Fountain Hills and Queen Creek.

Walk to Empower
Breast Cancer Network of Strength sponsors the annual Phoenix Walk to Empower in conjunction with Mother's Day.

Walk'n Roll Dog Walk
The Walk'n Roll Dog Walk is a fun 5k walk and wheelchair roll around Tempe Town Lake. Friendly dogs are welcome. Vendors, music, and games for people and dogs. Proceeds Power Paws Assistance dogs.

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