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What is RUN3rd?

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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!

Our Sponsors

Please support the businesses that support our event!
Jester’z Improv Comedy
JesterZ Improv Comedy specializes in LIVE improv comedy performance and has been performing for audiences of all ages and corporations since 2001. Improv comedy shows are performed weekly in Mesa’s Riverview Plaza. In addition to shows at our theater we also perform for companies and do corporate training, private parties, and event entertainment all over Arizona as well as across America… From Nebraska, Texas & Utah to Hawaii. HAVE COMEDY – WILL TRAVEL!!
Cadence Running Company
We believe that running is a lifelong pursuit, and we want to keep you running strong by helping you find the right shoe for your gait, and all the accessories you need to make running enjoyable. In addition to runners, we also work with walkers, injury referrals from doctors and physical therapists, as well as people who are simply just on their feet all day, and need comfortable shoes. Whatever your needs are, the team here at Cadence Running Company would love to help you.
Desert Ridge Home Services
Choosing an Air Conditioning Repair or Installation Company in Arizona can be a challenge, even more so if you are having an urgent cooling emergency! Finding a trustworthy company that delivers professional, competitively-priced service and efficiently restores your air conditioning is tricky. Rest assured, choosing Desert Ridge Air Conditioning will exceed your expectations.
Bert Jones Photography
Bert Jones Photography, who provided free race photos last year’s event is back for 2016! Bert can handles all your photography needs including weddings, special events, family portraits and anything else you need.
Massage Envy
Massage Envy offers many different types of massage to choose from: Swedish massage for overall body relaxation. Deep tissue massage to loosen those stubborn knots that keep your muscles tied up and tense. Sports massage to stretch marathon runners and weekend warriors alike. Pre-Natal massage for soon-to-be moms, and Reflexology for you new parents who forget to take care of yourselves. Best of all, every massage is customized to your specific needs.
Kind Snacks
There’s healthy. There’s tasty. Then there’s healthy and tasty. KIND believes you deserve both—it’s their brAND philosophy. What began with just 8 bar varieties in 2004 has grown to over 22 bars and 6 Healthy Grains snackable clusters, and a multitude of new recipes being perfected and refined to our standards in the KIND kitchen. So whether your snacking style is choosy or adventurous (or both), they’ll always be thinking up new ways to delight your taste buds and keep your body happy.
Party People Rentals
For all your party rental equipment needs, turn to Party People Rentals & Sales in Phoenix, AZ. We offer equipment for all events, including weddings, corporate parties, and birthdays. Feel free to schedule an appointment for a consultation to discuss your specific needs with one of our event rental consultants at either (602) 264-0062 (Phoenix) or (480) 998-1088 (Scottsdale).
Woods by Will
Will has been crafting numerous items of various designs over the past 20 years. Woods by Will is a two-person operation; Will does all of the woodworking and his wife, Mary Ann, handles the business and website updates. Will takes pride in his attention to detail and does not take shortcuts. In all cases, the items available are not limited to those shown online. He will be happy to work with you in designing new products.
Brothers’ Ink Productions
Award-winning Film Production Company with offices in Los Angeles, California and Phoenix, Arizona. This includes the Brothers’ Ink Production, Reveille, Emmy Award Winning short film and Brothers’ Ink Productions and Locker 13 Motion Picture. We are a feature movie production, TV and film production company as well as a book publisher.
Hammer Nutrition
Hammer Nutrition says it all- “To help people attain the highest degree of health and performance using a holistic approach to nutrition and fueling. We support our products and the athletes who use them with honest information and the best customer care.” Use the link below to visit their website and save 15% off your first order!


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