June 7, 2016

The Desert Classic Marathon will be celebrating its 25th annual. The Desert Classic Marathon is one of Arizona’s longest on going events.  The marathon features professional chip timing, age group and overall awards, custom event medals and much more.

Event Details:
January 26, 2019

Online Registration
Online registration ends at noon the Wednesday before race day.

Event Schedule:
*Early Start 6:00 am
Regular Start 7:00 am
Top 3 Awards 11:30 am
Course closes at 1:00 pm

Packet pickup:
Is only available on race day starting at 5:30 am.

Runner Swag:
The marathon features great swag for all participants.
Custom event medals for all finishers.
Live onsite and online results.
Online printable finisher certificate.
Event t-shirt.

Aid Stations:
Water and or Gatorade will be located about every two miles.
GU will be provided at mile 8.

We will have restrooms at near or at the following mile markers. Since the course is out and back you will have access to these twice.
Mile 1.5 / Mile 24.5
Mile 4.5 / Mile 21.5
Mile 8.0 / Mile 18.2
Mile 11.0 / Mile 15.2

Event Fees:
Non ARR Member Event Fees:
$72.00 until January 5th
$77.00 until January 24th
$95.00 Race day

ARR Member Event Fees:
$62.00 until January 5th
$67.00 until January 24th
$95.00 Race day

Shirts are available for sale
$12.00 until January 5th
$15.00 until January24th
$20.00 Race Day

The marathon course is a USATF certified and Boston qualifier course. The course has a slight incline when running out and on the way back the route will have a slight decline to the finish. The course will be supported with water stations, portable restrooms.

Portable restrooms and water stations will be along the course roughly every two miles and we will also have a timing point at the 5K mark, 6.1 mile mark and just before the half marathon turn around at the to help you keep track of your pace.

Awards to Top 3 Over all Male and Female. Top 3 male and female for the following age groups and there will be no double dipping.
19 & Under
20 to 24
25 to 34
35 to 44
45 to 54
55 to 64
65 to 74
75 and Over

*Early start participants are not eligible for age group awards.