Desert Classic Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K & 5k Run


The Desert Classic Marathon offers an event for all runners


Celebrating the 26th Annual with some awesome swag!

Half Marathon

Arizona’s classic half marathon in the Valley of the Sun.


The 10K is back for a third year. Join us a get a great medal.


Set a new PR for your 5K.


Desert Classic Marathon
Register now you don't want to miss out.

The Desert Classic Marathon will be celebrating its 25th Annual on January 25, 2020. Come and join us in one of the longest exciting events in the valley of the sun. On our 26th Anniversary we are upgrading your favorite swag. Marathon finishers will get a custom event medal, bib number and much more. If you are not ready to run the marathon or the half marathon and you are tired of running the typical 5K, join us for a 10K. Make sure you check out the event details to get a full scope of what we are offering the 2020. Hope to you see at the start line!!

  • Water Stations

    We will have 8 water stations along the course with cold water and Gatorate.

  • Events

    The Desert Classic offers 4 different events to fit your current trainning or distance goals

  • Your needs

    We will have enough bathrooms for all your needs

  • Energy Stations

    We will have multiple energy stations with Energy Gel and Shot Blocks

Our Team

The Desert Classic Marathon is managed by experienced runners and event management groups that strive to provide a great experience.
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Race Timers

Professional race timing and event management.
Race Timers is a professional race timing and event management company. Race Timers will be providing live onsite and online results on race day as well they will be assisting with course setup and more.
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Arizona Road Racers

Non-profit event management and running club.
Arizona Road Racers will be managing the Half Marathon and the 5k. ARR has over 20 years experience hosting and managing running events.

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