The Mesa Sprint Triathlon is a fundraiser hosted by the Foundation for Mesa Parks & Recreation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation located in Mesa, AZ. The primary goal of this wonderful fundraiser is to provide under privileged children in our communities the opportunity to attend learn to swim programs and summer recreation programs provided by the city of Mesa’s Parks & Recreation dept.
Enjoy beautiful sights and challenging heights in this kick-off to the 2023-2024 season. Join us in Tempe for 26K, 10K, and 5K trail runs through the scenic Papago Buttes. All participants receive a huge post-race breakfast, a super cool race tee, and finisher medal, as well as entry into any post race shenanigans. Awards for the top 3 in each age group.
Come and experience the only nude run in AZ! This desert trail 5k will take you around the Shangri La Ranch property; up the hiking trail, along the dry wash, and through the majority of the ranch. Racers are encouraged to run with nothing on but tennis shoes, however nudity is not a requirement. Race registration includes a day visit so plan on spending the day with us to enjoy our pools, café, clubhouse, game room, more hiking, and meeting great friends.
XTERRA is headed to San Tan Regional Park outside Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, November 5, 2023. In addition to the iconic 14-mile race, we have a 41K, an 8K and a 5k run, so bring the entire family. Enjoy a tough but scenic trek through San Tan Regional Park‘s 10,000 acres of Sonoran Desert. All participants receive a huge post-race breakfast, a super cool race tee, and a finisher medal.
This is not your everyday turkey trot. Come race the Turkey (or at least someone dressed like one) on the trails of Papago Park. This fun and enjoyable trail turkey trot is great for the whole family. Join family and friends for a no-pressure fun trail run in the centrally-located trails of the Papago Buttes. The 5k is great for beginners or if you’re just looking for a fun outing. The 10k provides a little more of a challenge and a little bit more scenery.
Once again, XTERRA Estrella Mountain Trail Run falls in the cool Arizona December, so join us for the third race in Arizona’s XTERRA Trail Run Series. Hit the desert at Estrella Mountain Regional Park for some tough races at any distance. We have a range of courses, 42k, 15mile, 12k, and 5k options, to cater to and challenge the beginner and experienced trail-runner alike.
With lots of climbing, river crossings, sandy beaches and endless single track, the XTERRA Black Canyon Trail Run offers all the challenge and adventure one could ask for. Choose from the 42k, the famous point-to-point 21k, the lollipop 10k, or a 6k looping fun run and get rewarded with some signature pie from official after party hosts, Rock Springs Café.