Arizona summer running calendar

Summer isn’t exactly the greatest time of year to be running in the desert; however there are several races in the Phoenix area and some in the higher, cooler elevations for runners to partake in.  Here I have listed some of the races that caught my eye.

5-8-10 7:30 AM Arizona Road Racers Rio Vista Luck Of The Draw
8K Run, 8K Walk, 2 Miles Fun Run/Walk  Peoria, AZ

5-15-10 7:00 AM  Stroller Strides 5K Walk/Run At the Phoenix Zoo

5-22-10 7:00  5K Fun Run/Walk Westgate City Center, Glendale, AZ

5-29-10 7:30 AM  Arizona Road Racers Summer Series #1 5K Handicapped by age and gender Run  Papago Park  Phoenix, AZ

6-5-10  6:30 PM  Tucson Medical Center Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run/Walk
5K Run, 5K Walk

6-26-10 7:30 AM    Northland Hospice Run for Life Featuring: Aquafina/Pepsi 10K
• 5K • 1-Mile Kid’s Fun Run.  Pancake breakfast for all runners!  Flagstaff, AZ

7-4-10 6:30 AM Arizona Road Racers Summer Series #3 4 Miles Run, 4 Miles Walk, 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk.  Rio Vista Park, Peoria, AZ

7-11-10 5:00 AM  Everyone Runs with the Roosters Kinney Rd. 5 Miler Old Tucson Studios

8-7-10 6:30 AM  Vail 5k XC Run/Walk – Race #1 of the AZ Dirt Hog XC Series 2010 Vail, AZ Steve Taggart 520-820-6447

8-14-10 6:00 AM  33rd Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters Half Marathon and 5K

Flagstaff, AZ

8-15-10 7:00 AM  33rd Annual America’s Finest City Half Marathon & 5K San Diego, CA (everyone in Phoenix goes to San Diego each summer, don’t they?)

10-17-10 Denver Rock and Roll Marathon I will be there gaspin’ and graspin’.  The race will be followed up with the Broncos vs. Jets game at Invesco field, and it is also my wedding anniversary.  What a glorious day!

Now playing on iTunes: Broken Social Scene – handjobs for the holidays
via FoxyTunes


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