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May 04, 2024

May the Fourth Be With You 5K

Arizona Boardwalk • 9500 E Via de Ventura ScottsdaleAZ  85256 Organized by StartLine Sports LLC

About this event

As of April 4th this event has sold out!  Thank you for your support!


Looking to race at light speeds, or walk your way to this galactical finish?

Come join StartLine Racing as we celebrate

Star Wars Day at Arizona Boardwalk for our

Inaugural May the Fourth Be With You 5K Run/Walk!




The inhabitants of this desert planet will embark on an adventure to decide their fate, and the fate of the galaxy…..”Run or Run not, there is no try.”

This is the Way.


This event has limited spaces available.

Event details and schedule

Mail-in and Virtual Run Registration 

To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form! Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.

Can't make it to this year's event but still want to participate? This year will feature a May the Fourth Be With You Virtual. 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. Please note that your shirt and medal will be mailed out following the event on May 4, 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



What You Get! 

Custom Event Finisher's Medal

Custom Event Dri-Fit Shirt. 

Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups (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 Snack" (granola bars, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)

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

Owned and operated by StartLine Racing!

Please note any race related items (shirts, medals, etc.) will NOT be mailed to those that do not attend.



Race Day Information 

We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons.

No roller blades, bicycles, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.

This event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds or transfers due to weather.

Leashed pet friendly



Course Map 

5K Course Map



Packet Pick-up Opportunities 

Packet pick-up will be on Friday, May 4th from 3-6pm at Road Runner Sports in N. Phoenix (map)

  • Road Runner Sports is located at 7077 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85054

You can also pickup your packet starting at 6:30am on race day.



Event schedule 

  •   May 3 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up at Road Runner Sports in N. Phoenix from 3-6pm
  •   May 4 6:30 AM - Race day packet pickup and registration opens
  •   May 4 7:30 AM - 5K Begins
  •   May 4 8:15 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx.)


Arizona Boardwalk

9500 E Via de Ventura ScottsdaleAZ  85256

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