A Race for Maggie’s Place – MP9K

Sponsored by Nordstrom

Sunday, October 8, 2017

Arts Park at Tempe Town Lake, Arizona

7:03AM

 

A Race for Maggie’s Place is a series of events in a family friendly atmosphere. There is a distance for everyone: 15K Run, 10K Run, 9K Run, 5K Run, Walk, and Stroller Push, Kids’ Dash and Diaper Dash. By registering for A Race for Maggie’s Place, you give struggling mothers the opportunity to build a new life for themselves and enrich the life of their new child. 

Looking for race results? View on desktop here and on a mobile device here.

Please be aware registrations are non-refundable. Thank you for your understanding and your support of moms and babies in need!


Event Schedule

Babies are born at all different times so our event schedule reflects that!

    • 6:15AM – Registration Opens
    • 7:03AM – 15K Run starts
    • 7:23AM – 10K Run starts
    • 7:28AM – 9K Run starts
    • 7:33AM 5K Run, Stroller Push and Walk start
    • 8:46AM – Diaper and Kids’ Dash start
    • To expedite the awards distribution, there will be no formal awards ceremony for age group winners. Age group and overall awards may be picked up at the registration tent starting at 8:15AM as results become available. The top 3 overall winners of the 15K, 10K, 9K, 5K Run and Stroller Push will be announced after the top runners in each category have finished.

Pricing
15K Run
May 1 – July 31: $35
August 1 – September 10: $40
September 11 – October 4: $45
At Packet Pick Up or Race Day: $55
10K Run
May 1 – July 31: $25
August 1 – September 10: $30
September 11 – October 4: $35
At Packet Pick Up or Race Day: $45
9K Signature Run
May 1 – July 31: $25
August 1 – September 10: $30
September 11 – October 4: $35
At Packet Pick Up or Race Day: $45
5K Run, Walk or Stroller Push
May 1 – July 31: $25
August 1 – September 10: $30
September 11 – October 4: $35
At Packet Pick Up or Race Day: $45
Kids’ Dash and Diaper Dash
May 1 – October 4: $5
At Packet Pick Up or Race Day: $10
Shadow Runner
Not in Tempe? Run from your own location and we will mail you your shirt and packet after the race!
May 1 – October 4: $25
Timing
The race will be chip timed using disposable chip technology by RFID Timing. Timing chips are on the reverse side of your race number. Race numbers should be worn the correct way up, pinned to the front of your shirt and worn over your belly button. Results will be available at the life results kiosk. The 5K Walk, Kids’ Dash and Diaper Dash are not timed events.
Course Maps
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5K Course
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9K Course

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10K Course

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15K Course

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Water stations along the course:

​The 5K will have 2 water stations
The 9K and 10K will have 5 water stations (1 of these is passed twice on an out and back section)​
The 15K will have 6 water stations (2 of these are passed twice on an out and bac​k​ section)

 

Restroom information:

There will be portable restrooms available near registration. For restrooms along the course, there are park restrooms at the boat marina that the 9K, 10K, and 15K will go past. All distances will pass the Beach Park which has park restrooms on the Southwest side near the southwest side (which is not along the course).  

Packet Pick-Up
Mandatory packet pick-up will be held at Road Runner Sports, Tempe (43 S McClintock Drive Tempe, AZ 85281). A friend of family member can pick up your packet for you.*

October 6th from 3PM – 7PM and October 7th from 10AM – 1PM

Remaining packets will be available on race day morning in the registration area for a suggested $5 donation or a pack of diapers to Maggie’s Place.

​*If picking up packets for four or more people, email twesthoff@maggiesplace.org with the name and distances by Wednesday, October 4.
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Registration will also be available at Road Runner Sports during packet pick-up and on race day ($55 for 15K/ $45 for 10K, 9K, & 5K, $10 for the Diaper Dash and Kids’ Dash).​

Parking
Parking will be available at the Tempe Center for the Arts at 700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281. (Please do not park in the small lot south of TCA or the six marked spaces in the main lot for TCA employees.) Overflow parking will be available at the US Airways/American Airlines Parking Garage at no charge.
Awards
Top 3 overall male and female in the 15K Run, 10K Run, 9K Run, and 5K Run will receive prizes from sponsors. Medals will be given to the top 3 male and female finishers by age group in each of these distances.  Top 3 overall male and female in the Stroller Push will receive a medal and prize (not by age group). There are no awards for the 5K Walk, Kids’ Dash, or Diaper Dash. 

Age Groups for Awards
0-19 Years Old
20-29 Years Old
30-39 Years Old
40-49 Years Old
50-59 Years Old
60-69 Years Old
70+ Years Old

To expedite the awards distribution, there will be no formal awards ceremony for age group winners. Age group and overall awards may be picked up at the registration tent starting at 8:15AM as results become available. The top 3 overall winners of the 15K, 10K, 9K, 5K Run and Stroller Push will be announced after the top runners in each category have finished.

Facebook
Be sure to ‘like’ A Race for Maggie’s Place – Arizona to stay connected and see updates.
Volunteers
Thank you for your interest in volunteering! Volunteers are needed to prepare race materials and help out on race day. Sign up to volunteer at the race here! If you would like to volunteer at Maggie’s Place, check out more opportunities to get involved here.
Sponsorship
Sponsorship opportunities are still available: 2017 MP9K Sponsorship Opportunities 
Shadow Runners
Interested in supporting the cause but cannot attend? Join us from afar by registering to be a Shadow Runner! You will receive your race packet via mail and can run the distance of your choice. Be sure to tag us on social media to share the experience!
Weather/Emergency Policy
Your safety is our top priority. A Race for Maggie’s Place will be held rain or shine. We will make every attempt to conduct the event as scheduled. Maggie’s Place reserves the right to change the schedule and will make every effort to make participants aware of the changes beforehand.
FAQs
More questions? Click here for a full list of FAQs!

Sponsors

 

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Packet Pick Up

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