RACE DAY INFO – Click here for results!
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What is RUN3rd?
New to RUN3rd and have questions? Click here to find out who started RUN3rd, the meaning behind it, and how you can be a part of the movement!
Virtual Run Option
Are you unable to join us in Mesa? You can participate via our virtual option! Same great race shirt and medal get delivered to your door, and you help make a difference for kids in need!
Please support the businesses that support our event!
Jester’z Improv Comedy
NextCare Urgent Care
Las Sendas Animal Hospital/Grooming
Cadence Running Company
Mathnasium of Mesa
Desert Ridge Home Services
Sun Devil Auto
Low Budget Movers
Bert Jones Photography
Woods by Will
D-Backs Race Against Cancer
Party People Rentals
Brothers’ Ink Productions
We are excited to give a sneak peek of some of the raffle prizes you will have a chance to win on Saturday, April 2nd at Red Mountain High School! Raffle Rules: All runners will receive one free raffle ticket in their goody bag at packet pick-up Additional tickets can be purchased – $1 each,[…]
With the holidays fast approaching, and many distractions sure to arise, we wanted to take a minute and remind you all that registration is open for the 2016 Run3rd 5k! The first price increase takes place at the end of the year … but, if you’re thinking about joining us in Mesa, or as a[…]
As many of you are aware, Sean Astin is participating in the Ironman World Championship next week. The race is located in Kona, Hawaii and consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike ride, and a 26.2 mile run! Sean is welcoming folks to send their dedications to him on Twitter or Facebook[…]
We’re excited to announce the 2nd Annual #Run3rd 5k is open for registration! The race will be held at Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Arizona on April 2nd. Just as in 2015, there will be a virtual option for the 5k for those unable to join us in Mesa. The support we received from[…]
We’re working hard behind the scenes and hope to have an announcement about the 2016 #Run3rd 5k soon! We’d like to take one last opportunity to thank all of our 2015 sponsors for helping to make the idea of a #Run3rd event become a reality. As fall approaches, we’d like to mention that we are[…]
#RUN3rd 5k Participants & Supporters, Just one last word of thanks to everyone who participated and everyone who helped put on this 1st Run3rd 5k. It is so important to take a moment or two at least once out of every day to think about other people, their struggles and pain, their wishes and hopes,[…]
First, here’s a link to race results: Race Results! Thanks to 4 Peaks Racing for doing such a great job! As race day comes to a close, we just wanted to take a quick second to say thank you! We’ll be back soon with some expanded post-race thoughts, but we didn’t want the day to slip[…]
Welcome to Run3rd5k.com! Looking to register for the event? Click the banner below to get signed up today- you can choose your option (virtual run or in-person event in Mesa, AZ) on the next page. We’re just over a week away from race day, and the support we’ve been receiving is amazing! We’ve had a[…]
As we head into the final couple weeks of preparation, we’re happy to announce the addition of several new sponsors for our event and would like to take a minute to share some info on these great new partners… Desert Ridge Air Conditioning is a Gilbert, Arizona based company providing quality, professional HVAC services. If you[…]
In case you missed it, here’s the information we sent out via email to all participants today … Thank you for registering for the Inaugural #RUN3rd 5k! With only 26 days until race day, we wanted to share a few bits of race information with you. Packet Pick-up Packet Pick-up will be held at Tribe[…]