2017 Tempe, AZ

9/11 Heroes Run

02 - Sep - 2018
7:30am

Thank you for participating this year! We hope to see you again in 2018

NEVER FORGET

The 9/11 Heroes Run unites communities internationally with the goal to never forget the sacrifices of the heroes of September 11th and the wars since: veteran, first responder, civilian and military.

 

West Route
9/11 Heroes Run

2017 Tempe, AZ

The 9/11 Heroes Run 5k +1M fun run/walk welcomes runners and walkers of all levels and of all ages. Events take place all over the world, on or near September 11th, and are 100% organized by local community volunteers. It is the perfect opportunity for your community to personally come out and thank your local veterans, their families, and first responders in an annual, fun, and family friendly environment!

Directions

Race Schedule

Vendor Village opens 6:00 AM -
Opening Ceremonies: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
Opening Prayer 7:05 AM - 7:07 AM
AFROTC Parade of Colors: Mesa High School 7:07 AM - 7:08 AM
National Anthem by Planet Fitness General Manager Alvin Tapa 7:08 AM -
Runners line up at Start Line 7:15 AM -
5k Run Begin 7:30 AM -
1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Begins 7:35 AM -
2018 National Sponsors
Title Sponsor
Silver Star
Bronze Star
Race Proceeds Benefit

ADDITIONAL RACE DETAILS

Our 5th Tempe 9/11 Heroes Run will be our best one yet!  Here is some important information and highlights for our 5th Annual Tempe 9/11 Heroes Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk:

Race Packet Pick up Info:

Where: Planet Fitness Tempe 3122 S. McClintock Dr. Tempe, AZ 85282(NW corner of Southern and McClintock)

When: Thursday, August 31st and Friday, September 1st from 5pm-8pm

Race Day: Vendor Village opens at 6am.

 

Highlights:

  • Tempe PD Pipe Band will be motivating our runners!

  • Tempe Exchange Club will be donating use of 100 8 foot American Flags that will line the start and finish line and Vendor Village.

  • Mesa, Dobson, and Westwood High Schools will be providing 200 amazing Volunteers.

  • Sparky will make an appearance

  • 20+ Vendors will be in attendance to give out swag, raffles, and free tirals!

  • Medals and Prizes will be given out to the top three male and female finishers in these age groups:

  • Overall Top Female Finisher

  • Overall Top Male Finisher

  • 15 and under

  • 16-19

  • 20-24

  • 25-29

  • 30-34

  • 35-39

  • 40-44

  • 45-49

  • 50-54

  • 55-59

  • 60+

  • We will be giving away a FREE Tuft and Needle Mattress to the MOST PATRIOTIC, so wear your RED, WHITE, and BLUE!!!

Important Items to know for Race Day:

  • Parking:  Tempe Beach Park Parking Lot is reserved for permitted vehicles ONLY!  Check your Race Packet for a Lyft and Uber coupon for your first ride with either company.
  • Free parking will be available at Tempe Center for the Arts located at  700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe, AZ 85281. ****Please note: The small employee lot directly south of the building and the six marked spots in the main lot are reserved for clients and staff. Any unauthorized cars in those areas will be subject to tow.

  • Dogs and jogging strollers are welcome, we just ask that strollers and puppies stick to the back of the pack when starting the run to avoid bottle necking on the course.

5K & 1 Mile Pricing Timeline  

  • August 1 – August 22 @ 11:59pm
    • 5K Individual Registration: $32.50
    • 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Registration: $22.50
    • Family Pack of 4 Registration: $110
    • 5K Active Duty Military or First Responder : $29.25
      • 10% discount – will be required to show valid government ID when picking up packet of active duty status
  • August 23 – August 30 @ 11:59pm (Online Registration Closure)
    • 5K Individual Registration: $35
    • 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Registration: $25
    • Family Pack of 4 Registration: $120
    • 5K Active Duty Military or First Responder : $31.50
      • 10% discount – will be required to show valid government ID when picking up packet of active duty status

NOTE: if you are not registered by 11:59pm EST on August 31, you are not guaranteed a race shirt or participant memorabilia

  • Race Day (if applicable)
    • 5K Individual Registration: $40
    • 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Registration: $30
    • Family Pack of 4 Registration: $125
    • 5K Active Duty Military or First Responder : $35
      • 10% discount – will be required to show valid government ID when picking up packet of active duty status
Ways To Participate

You Can Participate In Many Different Ways

01

Sponsor

As a company, organization or individual, you can sponsor the 9/11 Heroes Run on a local or national level.

Become a Sponsor
02

Volunteer

Help bring race day to life in your community as a local volunteer.

Volunteer Now
03

Donate

Show your support for runners and the TMF
mission with a financial contribution to yourlocal race.

donate now
04

Fundraise

Help support a local runneror register as a virtual runner, and start a peer-to-peer fundraiser.

Start Fundraising
05

Run Or Walk

Ask yourself “If Not Me, Then Who…” and sign up, train and run the race that honors our fallen heroes.

register now
Have Questions About 911 Heroes Run?

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TMF Stats:
001 60,000+ Veterans + Survivors Empowered
002 100,000+ Spartan Members
003 200,000+ Youth Living "If Not Me, Then Who..." Movement