Bring out your four legged friend as this race truly is "for the
dogs". This year's event will feature a 10k, 5K and 1.7 Mile
distances and will take place at Rio Vista Park to benefit AZK9 Rescue.
This event is completely dog friendly, complete with
doggy pools at each aid station!
Event details and schedule
Mail-in Registration Form and Virtual Run Information
To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form!
Can't make it to this year's event but still want to participate? We are excited to announce our Running For the Bulls Virtual Race. A virtual race is a race that can be ran at any location. You can walk, use the treadmill, run outside or participate in another race. You can run your race at your pace wherever you like. All virtual race participants will receive a custom event finisher's medal and custom event shirt. All you have to do is register above and we will mail you your gear after the event! Please note your shirt and medal will be mailed after the completion of the event on October 1, 2023. Prior to the event all virtual participants will receive an email with instructions on how to submit your time.
Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only. If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at firstname.lastname@example.org
All Participants Receive:
Custom Event medal
Custom Event Tech Shirt
Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups for the 10K and 5K events (race day participants only). Our age groups are the following:
8 & Under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over
Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (granola bars, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc) (Race day participants only)
Event managed by StartLine Racing. Club SLR discounts do not apply.
Race Day Information
Race Day packet pickup will be available beginning at 6:00am at Rio Vista Park (map)
We accept cash, check, and credit cards on race day
Cost of registration on race day will be:
10K - $50
5K - $40
1.7 Mile - $30
We welcome wheelchairs, strollers, wagons and leashed pets!
No roller blades, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.
The course will take you through dedicated running trails (all asphalt and concrete) of the New River Trail System, starting and ending at Rio Vista Park in Peoria - meaning no need for transportation before or after the race just to get back to your car! Please note - this is an open use trail system and does not close for our event.
This event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds due to weather.
Packet Pick-up Opportunities
Saturday, September 30th, 2023 from 2:00 - 5:00pm at O.H.S.O. Brewery in Paradise Valley
Sunday October 1, 2023 at Rio Vista Park (race location) beginning at 6:30am.
- September 30th 2:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at O.H.S.O. Brewery in Paradise Valley from 2-5pm
- October 1 6:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens
- October 1 7:00 AM - 10K Run Begins
- October 1 7:10 AM - 5K Run Begins
- October 1 7:20 AM - 1.7 Mile Fun Run Begins