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Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K

Sunday March 7th, 2021

Fountain Hills, AZ

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Description

The Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K is a premier race in Fountain Hills, AZ with a strong elite field, and “win your weight in beer” team competition.


The 15K is a point to point route, all participants will start at the McDowell Mountain Regional park, run across the beautiful city of Fountain Hills and finish in front of the iconic Fountain Hills water fountain.


The 5K will start on the corner of Saguaro Blvd and N. Panorama Dr. will run around the fountain and finish in front of the fountain.


2021 Updates


Due to current COVID-19 guidelines and social distance requirements we have to make the following changes for the 2021 event.



  • 1. There will be no post race gathering after you finish the run.

  • 2. No team beer weight distribution

  • 3. No beer garden.

    • Beer can not be opened on site.


  • 4. No raffle prizes

  • 5. No award ceremony, age awards will be mailed.

  • 6. Snacks and individual beer will be in a packaged bag.

  • 7. No cash refunds if event is cancelled by any government entity
    • Participants will get 50% registration credit towards 2022 event.


  • 8. Participant must follow all COVID-19 procedures
    • Procedures can be found HERE.


  • 9. There will only be 2 water stations along the course, at mile 4 and at mile 8.

    • Bottled water will be given

    • Participants are highly encouraged to wear a hydration backpack.



  • 10.  Participants  can be dropped off at the starting line by a friend/family member

    • Please be aware that there will be a $7.00 park entrance fee

    • You can not park at the starting line

    • There is no shuttle after the event to the start line




 


15K and 5K Packet Pickup


Packet pickup will be hosted at Sole Sports 3 valley locations.  You must pick up your Race Packet at one of our packet pickup locations as there will be no race day bib pickup.  Any bib that is not picked up on Friday will be available only on Saturday at the Arcadia location.


Your bib and t-shirt will be available only at the packet pickup location you select during registration.


 



Friday, March 5, 2021
Sole Sports Tempe
1006 E Warner Rd. Tempe, AZ 85284
4pm to 8pm
 



Friday, March 5, 2021
Sole Sports Scottsdale
7001 N Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85253
4pm to 8pm
 



Friday, March 5, 2021
Sole Sports Arcadia
4730 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85018
4pm to 8pm
 



Saturday, March 6, 2021
Sole Sports Arcadia
4730 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85018
10 am to 3pm


 


Race day pickup


To be determined.


 


Event Schedule



6:00 am Buses begin transporting runners to the 15K start line.
7:15 am Last bus leaves for the 15K start.
7:30 am 5K race start.
8:00 am 15K race start.
10:00 am 15K Course closes to runners
10:05 am Beer serving closes



Swag




  • Registered participants will get the following items




  • Event t-shirt -February 12 guarantee t-shirt size





    • The 2021 event will be a black 50/50 blend t-shirt.



    • Participants that register after the t-shirt cut off date will get an event shirt upon availability



    • T-shirt exchanges - All participants will get the t-shirt size they ordered, all size exchanges are done after the event and upon availability





  • Finisher medal




  • Custom bib number with timing chip




 


Bib numbers and Finish time


No bib no time.  All runners must wear their bibs in front and over any clothing, water belt etc. Placing your bib on the back or having it under any clothing or running accessory there is a possibility that your time will be compromised.  It is the runners responsibility to ensure you get a finish time during the event. Results will not be adjusted once awards are presented.


 


 NO TEAM DIVISIONS FOR 2021


 


Elite Program


Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K welcomes all elite runners to the event we appreciate your support. In the last few years the event has been forced to reduce the elite program in order for the event to continue. Therefore we have updated our elite program to the following.


Elite Race Entries


Elite free race entries will be limited to 5 male entries and 5 female entries. Entries will be award to the 5 fastest times submitted.  Participants will be notified by email and posted on our website between February 4th and February 10th. 2021. After receiving notification, participants will have 7 days to register or their entry will be forfeited and the next eligible runner will be awarded the entry. 


 


Cash Prize


There is no cash prize.


 



Age Group Awards - NO AWARD PRESENTATION FOR 2021


15K


AWARDS WILL BE MAILED


Awards to the top 3 overall male and female and in the following age groups.


19 and Under


20-24


25-29


30-34


35-39


40-44


45-49


50-54


55-59


60-64


65-69


70 and Over


No double dipping.  Winner must be present to pickup award. Awards will not be mailed or saved.


5K


AWARDS WILL BE MAILED 


Awards to the top 3 overall male and female and in the following age groups.


14 & Under


15-19


20-29


30-39


40-49


50-59


60-69


70 and Over


No double dipping.  Winner must be present to pickup award. Awards will not be mailed or saved.

Race Distances

Price Register
Mountain to Fountain 15K $75.00 until Register »
Mountain to Fountain Elite 15K Click to Find Out Register »
Fountain 5K $55.00 until Register »

Places to Stay

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Start Location

Finish Line, Fountain Hills, AZ

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