Race Details/Registration

Race Details

2017 Registration:

  • Click here to register now! 
  • Due to popular demand, there will be a Virtual Run option for those out-of-town folks who still want to participate!  This option is for those people who want to embrace the spirit of the #RUN3rd 5k but are out of town or otherwise unable to attend.  Select the Virtual Run option during registration, then simply run or walk a 5k on the day of the event, or up to a month after, and we will send you a medal and your race shirt!

Registration Fees:

Individual Race Registration

  • $25 Today until December 31st
  • $30 January 1st until February 7th
  • $35 February 8th until March 7th
  • $40 March 8th until April 7th
  • $50 to register on race morning

Mesa Public Schools Students:

  • $15 Today until December 31st
  • $20 January 1st until February 7th
  • $25 February 8th until March 7th
  • $30 March 8th through April 7th
  • $40 Registration race morning

Virtual Race Registration:

  • Prices for the virtual option are the same as Individual Registration pricing
  • *$15 extra for international shipping
  • Virtual Run participants will have their medal and race shirt mailed after the event


Friday, April 7th, 2017

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

  • 6:30am – Day-of Registration and Check-in Begins
  • 8am – Start of the #RUN3rd 5k Run/Walk
  • Awards presentation to begin shortly after the race concludes (around 9am)
  • Raffle & silent auction winners announced immediately following awards (around 9:30am)
  • 7am-10am – Local vendors and race expo open on-site


  • The 3rd Annual #RUN3rd 5k will be held at Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Arizona
  • Because the course is on Mesa Public Schools property, dogs are not permitted at the event.


Race Amenities:

  • Custom Run3rd race medal for all participants
  • Race shirts guaranteed for all pre-registrations
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Awards provided for overall and age group winners
  • Raffle prizes and giveaways!

Raffle Prizes:

  • Raffle tickets are $1 each, 6 for $5 or 30 for $20.  The raffle will open at 7am and we are planning to draw names around 9:30am.
  • If you’d like to donate to the raffle, contact us at admin@run3rd5k.com

Race Results


Awards will be given to the top 3 overall finishers both male and female.  Overall winners will receive a plaque along with a prize from Cadence Running Company.

In addition, awards will also be given to top 3 finishers in the following age groups (overall winners cannot also win their age group):

  • 8 and under
  • 9-11
  • 12-14
  • 15-19
  • 20-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70 and over