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44th Annual Phoenix YMCA Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk

The 44th Annual Y Race Phoenix, a 5K and half-marathon walk/run, will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2012 at South Mountain Park. Proceeds to benefit the Downtown Phoenix YMCA, Y inner city youth programs, and Teen Center at the Lincoln Family Downtown YMCA. The deadline to register is Thursday, October 25, 2012 at noon.

Wyatt Earp kicks off the race at 7:00 am in the traditional style of the Old West with a double barrel shotgun. Awards will be given to the top finishers in each race division. Also enjoy live music, a new and improved Corporate Village, Y Amazing Kidz Village, Halloween festivities, and more.

Visit the official race website as the race date draws closer for updated information on T-shirt and packet pick-up.

EVENT INFORMATION

What:     Lincoln Family Downtown Y Half Marathon & 5K Walk/Run
When:   Saturday, October 27, 2012 at 7:00 am
Where:  South Mountain Park, 10409 S. Central Avenue, Phoenix
Who:     Open to beginner and experienced runners and walkers
Course: Scenic but challenging
Weather: Average high for the race day is 81°

Register online at Active.com. Choose from four types of registration; prices range from $25 to $60.

Parking is FREE at South Mountain Park.

Official race website

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