The Best Road Races in Arizona!

Are you ready to break a sweat while traversing stunningly beautiful, yet challenging terrain? Or maybe you’re just interested in watching one of those thrilling events? Arizona has exhilarating races sprinkled all throughout the state, just waiting for you to join in or come watch. Here are the best road races in Arizona.

Rugged Maniac, Phoenix, AZ

This rugged and intense race course is full of obstacles such as “Frog Hop,” “Tipping Point, “Pyromaniac,” and 25 other challenges that would get you all muddy. 

Tough Mudder

From “Cage Crawl” where you’ll have to crawl under a 60 feet steel fence to “Electroshock Therapy” where you have to jump over bales of hay that are covered by live wires, you get it all here!  

Terrain Race -Tucson 2022 , Tucson, AZ

Terrain Race - Tucson 2022 stays true to its name offering participants a series of complex obstacles that involves a lot of sliding, jumping, dodging, and crawling. Not to mention the muddy path and wet tracks where you are bound to get dirty! Also your kids can enjoy the monkey races while you get all messy. 

Flagstaff Extreme, Flagstaff, AZ

The 5K and 10K running tracks run along the pine trees of Flagstaff offering you a stunning view of the deciduous forests. You’ll also have to encounter six-foot walls, climb cargo nets, and crawl through muddy trenches to finish first.  

Rock ā€˜nā€™ Roll Arizona Marathon, Phoenix, Scottsdale, Tempe, AZ

The race track runs along some pretty iconic locations starting from the Mill Ave Bridge and finishing at Tempe Beach park. This path runs along the Tempe Lake and is followed by a festival featuring live bands, good food, and other entertainment stalls. 

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Color Fun Run And Walk

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Oct
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Miles That Matter 5K And Kids Dash

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Oct
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Whiskey Row Marathon

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Oct
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Himmel Parkrun

7:00 AM
Himmel Park, Tucson, AZ
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Oct
09

UA Family Weekend Fun Run

9:00 AM
University of Arizona Mall, Tucson, AZ
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Oct
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Himmel Parkrun

7:00 AM
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Oct
22

Himmel Parkrun

7:00 AM
Himmel Park, Tucson, AZ
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Oct
22

Monster Mash and Dash

6:00 PM
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Oct
29

Himmel Parkrun

7:00 AM
Himmel Park, Tucson, AZ
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Oct
29

Spooky Sprint 5K

8:30 AM
Tempe Family YMCA, Tempe, AZ
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Nov
05

Himmel Parkrun

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Nov
12

Pass Mountain Trail Runs

6:00 AM
Usery Mountain Regional Park, Mesa, AZ
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Nov
12

Himmel Parkrun

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Nov
12

Punisher Night Runs

6:00 PM
Usery Mountain Regional Park, Mesa, AZ
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Nov
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Himmel Parkrun

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Himmel Parkrun

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