Going the Distance Marathon / Half Marathon / 4 Mile

Saturday, Apr 4, 2015 7:00 AM

Rio Vista Park
Peoria, AZ

StartLine Racing
(480) 338-7041

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Join us for the final leg in our Going the Distance Series - the Going the Distance Marathon / Half Marathon / 4 Mile. The course will take you through dedicated running trails of the New River Trail System, starting and ending at Rio Vista Park in Peoria. Get your miles in while earning points for the chance to win an all expense paid trip to the San Francisco Half Marathon!

What You Get!!

  • Custom Event Medal
  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt
  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups
  • 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)
  • Course set/marked by a professional race management team to maximize your experience!



  • $80 through March 4
  • $90 March 5 through March 29
  • $95 March 30 through April 2
  • $100 on Race Day       

Half Marathon

  • $50 through March 4
  • $60 March 5 through March 29
  • $70 March 30 through April 2
  • $80 on Race Day

4 Mile

  • $25 through March 4
  • $30 March 5 through March 29
  • $35 March 30 through April 2
  • $40 on Race Day

Register online above or by mailing in your payment with this Registration Form!

Schedule of Events

Friday, April 3

  • 4:00 - 7:00pm  Packet picket up and late registration at Tortoise & Hare Sports..
    • Tortoise & Hare is located at 17550 N 75th Ave #605 Glendale, AZ 85308 (map)

Saturday, April 4

  • 6:00am.   Race Day Packet Pick-up & Registration Opens 
  • 7:00am    Marathon Begins 
  • 7:30am    Half Marathon Begins
  • 8:00am    4 Mile Run Begins
  • 9:20am    4 Mile Awards (approximate)
  • 10:30am  Half Marathon Awards (approximate)
  • Noon       Marathon Awards (approximate)

Race Information

All participants will be chip timed by StartLine Racing.  Age group awards will be issued to the top three participants in all age groups (5 year age increments will be used).


Can't run/walk in the event but want to participate?  We are always looking for volunteers to help support our athletes.  If you are interested in volunteering, please complete our Volunteer Application!

Going the Distance Series Information

All participants will receive 10 series points for each event they participate in.  Additional points will be awarded for top 10 finishers of each gender and top 5 finishers in each age group.  The Going the Distance Series will feature the following race locations

    Want to run all five?  Register for the entire series here (save 20% compared to registering for each race individually!!)

    **The trip for two to compete in the 2015 San Francisco Half Marathon is the Grand Prize in the Going the Distance Series Prize Drawings.  The top 100 point earners in the series will be entered into the drawing, which will include free StartLine Race entries and many other series sponsor prizes.  Trip will include a 3 night stay, flight, and race entry.  For full details on the series and how points awarded visit the series page on our website: www.startlineracing.com.

    Bragging Rights

    Connect your Facebook and/or Twitter accounts with your registration now! On race day, we'll automatically post your results for you.

    Mobile App

    The official ITS YOUR RACE app has all the information you'll need for your event.

    Search the Apple App Store or Google Play Store for 'ITS YOUR RACE' or click the links below: