Join Arizona Road Racers in celebrating 50 years with a 5-mile run!


The ARR Fountain 5-0 run will be on Saturday, March 27th at 7 AM at Desert Vista Park. Arizona Road Racers is celebrating 50 years as a non-profit running club. Therefore, they are hosting a 5-mile run and a 5 km run or walk. Each route will feature the famous Fountain Hills Fountain! The Fountain Hills Fountain is also celebrating 50 years running!


There is also a virtual option for the ARR Fountain 5-0. If you are unable or uncomfortable with running in person, there is a virtual 5 mile and 5k! You will get a customized bib, special 50th anniversary t-shirt and a commemorative finishers ceramic mug. However, swag cannot be shipped due to its glass nature. Therefore, if you sign up, you will need to pick up your packet. They are currently arranging for several dates and locations that will be announced closer to race day. You can check back on Runsignup or the ARR website for more information.

This event will be in person. However, this is subject to change due to COVID-19 restrictions. If Arizona Road Racers permit is cancelled, there are a few options for you. You can get a refund less the processing fee, transfer to the virtual event, or transfer your entry to when the event is rescheduled.

There is no race day registration. There will be packet pickup prior to the race. Times and locations TBD. To safely host this event during this pandemic, races will not have a mass start.

Event Timeline:

6:40-7:20 AM – 5 mile run wave start times
8 :00-8:40 AM – 5 km run/walk wave start times
9:10 AM – Award pickup


5k top 3 females and males by age
5 mile top 3 females and males by age
Overall top females and males in each race will not be included in age group awards

Registered participants will receive a link to select an appropriate start time about one week prior to the race. Register online here.