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October 06, 2024

12th Annual Running for the Bulls 10K - 5K - 1.7M

Rio Vista Park • 8866 W. Thunderbird Road (follow road to back of the park near the playground) PeoriaAZ  85381 Organized by StartLine Sports LLC

About this event

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

10K Course Map

5K Course Map

1.7 Mile Fun Run Course Map



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 6, 2024. 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 info@startlineracing.com



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)

Chip Timed with Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)

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, and credit cards on race day (Checks are no longer accepted)

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/skates, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.

The course will take you through the multi use 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, October 5th, 2024 from 2:00 - 5:00pm at TBD

Sunday October 6, 2024 at Rio Vista Park (race location) beginning at 6:30am.





Event schedule 

  •   October 6th 2:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at TBD in Paradise Valley from 2-5pm
  •   October 6 6:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens
  •   October 6 7:00 AM - 10K Run Begins
  •   October 6 7:15 AM - 5K Run Begins
  •   October 6 7:25 AM - 1.7 Mile Fun Run Begins



Rio Vista Park

8866 W. Thunderbird Road (follow road to back of the park near the playground) PeoriaAZ  85381

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10K Run/Walk - Individual Age group/open

in 45 days $45.00

5K Run/Walk - Individual Age group/open

in 45 days $35.00

1.7 Mile Fun Run - Individual Age group/open

in 45 days $25.00

Virtual Run - Individual Age group/open



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