Start Time: 8am. Runners with an estimated 7:30/mile or less are encouraged to be at the front. Arrive as early as possible.
Race Info: The Cool Runnings 5K for Jamaica course starts and finishes along the canal at G.R. Herberger Park (Arizona Falls). The race is an out-and-back and stays along the canal. This is a flat course with no change in elevation.
Time Limit: All participants must be off of the course by 10 a.m. (2 hour time restriction).
Age Groups: 17 & Under and 18 & Over. The top three overall male and female finishers in each age group will receive awards.
How To Register: Online registration is available online at runsignup.com through Wednesday March 9th at 11:59pm. Cost: The cost is $30 (plus a $2.50 service charge). Limited registration is available on race day from 6:30-7:30am with a price increase to $50. Waiver: All participants must agree to the waiver provided in the online registration. Any participant who registers on race day will need to sign the waiver, show driver’s license and/or have a parent/guardian present for minors.
Packet Pick-Up: All participants (who register online) are required to pick up their race packet at the iRun Running Store (Arcadia Plaza, 4730 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85018). Packet Pick-Up Times: Thursday, March 10th from 10am-7pm and Friday, March 11th from 10am-5pm. Participants who wait until race day to register (cost is $50) will need to pick up their packets at Arizona Falls (located near the start/finish line) between 6:30-7:30.
Featured Premiums: All 5K entrants will receive a commemorative event t-shirt, on-course support, coupons to local businesses and post-race snack/water.
Parking, Restrooms & Accessibility: Parking and restrooms are available at G.R. Herberger Park (5802 E Indian School Rd). Additional parking (no restrooms) is located in the lot of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (3641 N 56th St). Additional parking and restrooms are also located in the lot near Starbucks at Arcadia Park (5549 E Indian School Rd). This event is handicap accessibile. Please be aware that a portion of the course is along light gravel and dirt.
Payments/Donations: All payments and donations will be processed by runsignup.com (with a $2.50 service fee for every $30). All proceeds will go to North Bible Church a 501©3 nonprofit. High school students from NBC will serve on a short-term missions trip to Jamaica with these funds. Their primary goal is show love to kids in orphanages as well as some building projects and community relations.
Learn More: Go to northstudents.com to learn more about the ways we will serve in Jamaica.
The start time for all runners is 8am. Runners with an estimated 7:30/mile or less are encouraged to be at the front. Arrive as early as possible.