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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!

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.
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.
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.
Mesa-PHX Marathon
The BMO Harris Bank Mesa-Phx Marathon began as an idea of long time runners in the hills and mountains just east of the Phoenix Valley. A group of elite runners were assembled to design the perfect gradual decent into the Valley of the Sun. The race founders knew that many friends shared the idea that runners wanted and deserved to have a race which focused on a giving the participant the best on course and finish experience the industry offers.
NextCare Urgent Care
When you are in need of urgent care, wouldn’t you like to be assured that you are going to receive exceptional, affordable service? As one of the nation’s largest providers of urgent care and occupational medical services, NextCare strives to ensure you and your family will experience the highest level of care. With 35 locations in Arizona, there is sure to be a NextCare near you!
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.


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