St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center Desert Dash 5K & 1 Mile will feature fun for the whole family.


The fun run will benefit St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center programs and services. The growing center is a not-for-profit, 24 bed inpatient hospital that opened in May 2014. The medical campus and hospital features new approaches to healthcare and utilizes the most innovative uses of materials to promote patient safety, patient satisfaction and medical efficiency. 

Registration Fees

5K Closed

    1. $30.00
      May 7 - Aug 31
    2. $35.00
      Sep 1 - Oct 21

1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Closed

    1. $20.00
      May 7 - Aug 31
    2. $25.00
      Sep 1 - Oct 21

Mail-in Registration

To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form!  Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.

What You Get!

  • Custom Event Finisher's Medal

  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt

  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups for the 5K distance

  • Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (bagels, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)

  • Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)

  • Course set/marked by StartLine Racing to maximize your experience!



Thank you to our sponsors!






Race Day Information

Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 7:00am.

  • We accept cash, check, and credit cards (Visa or Master Card) on race day

  • Race Day Registration will be $40 for the 5K and $30 for the 1 Mile

Leashed Pet and stroller friendly event!

Packet Pick-Up Opportunities

You will have two opportunities to pick-up your race packet (bib, chip, event swag, etc):

  • Friday, October 21st from 4:00 - 7:00pm at St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center (map).
    • St. Joseph's is located at 7300 N 99th Avenue, Glendale, Arizona 85305
  • Saturday, October 22nd starting at 7:00am at St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center (event site)

Event Schedule

  • October 21 4:00 PM - Packet Pickup at St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center 4-7pm

  • October 22 7:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • October 22 8:00 AM - 5K Run Begins

  • October 22 8:10 AM - 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Begins

  • October 22 9:00 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx.)

Contact Information

Event Location

St. Joseph's Westgate Medical Center, North 99th Avenue, Glendale, AZ, United States

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