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Dec 15 - The Runners Den Scottsdale Half Marathon


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Scottsdale Civic Center Plaza
75th St and Main St
Scottsdale, AZ

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Registration and Pick up Opens, 6:00 AM

Half Marathon Run, 7:30 AM

5K Run/walk, 7:45 AM


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Both courses are flat and fast loops touring scenic Scottsdale and Gainey Ranch. Both courses are USATF certified. Aid at start/finish, 2.5, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11 & 12 miles. Download a course map here.

Age Groups

Half Marathon & 5K Run: 11 & under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84, 85+, 


The top three Half Marathon and 5K run finishers in each of the age group categories will receive awards. Overall awards will be determined by gun time while age group awards will be determined by your ChronoTrack time. 


The Start Lines for both events are just north of Indian School Road on 75th Street.  There is an early start at 6:30am for those who need between 3 and 4 hours for the Half Marathon.  Please do not start at this time if you are faster than 3 hour pace.  Early starters are not eligible for awards.
There will be a gear check location at the start line and near the finish line.  Please use the bag provided at pick up and you can attach the tab from your bib which has your number printed on it.  All bags will be available for pick up at the location near the Finish.

Please line up at the start based on your estimated pace.  There will be pacers provided by the Runner’s Den to help you along the route.  They will be pacing to finish at 1:30, 1:40, 1:50, 2:00, 2:10, 2:20, 2:30, 2:40, 2:50 and 3:00.


Race Timing by Raceplace Events

This event is being timed by Raceplace Event Systems using the ChronoTrack system timing technology


There will be cash prizes for the top finisher in the 1/2 marathon. The prizes will go for both Male and Female overall finishers. 1st place will receive $300, 2nd $200 and third $100.


Have your friends stay updated on your progress as they receive live status updates from the course. Race week, you will be emailed a link to signup the cell numbers you want to track you. You can also enter your facebook information and your splits and final time will be posted live there also. Click Here for Live Results


Put together 5 or more friends and form a team. Awards will be presented to the top three fastest teams using the combined times of the first 5 team members to finish the Half Marathon and 5K. To be entered as a team, simply enter the team name on each of the individuals entry forms or go online, create a team and have you friends join your team.

Strollers are allowed in all events

Pre-Race Packet Pick-up and Registration

Friday, December 6th, 10am - 6pm

Saturday, December 7th, 10am - 5pm

Runner's Den, 6505 North 16th St, Phoenix (16th St. & Maryland)

Race Day Pick Up and Registration

Scottsdale Civic Center, 75th St & Main - Starting at 6:00am

Timing Instructions

You must wear your "B-Tag" correctly in order to be timed. It must be clearly visible on the front of the torso. Please review these instructions.


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