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The University of Arizona versus Arizona State University is one of the oldest rivalries in the country and now we are bringing that rivalry to the running paths!


The Rivalry Run 5K will be held on Saturday, November 18th at Kiwanis Park in Tempe.  All wildcat and sun devil fans and students are invited to attend and show off their school colors and spirit!



Who will take home bragging rights in this yearly event?


The Wildcats or the Sun Devils?



Registration fees

5K Run Closed

Registration closed
    1. $25.00
      Dec 29 – Feb 28
    2. $30.00
      Mar 1 – Oct 7
    3. $35.00
      Oct 8 – Nov 17

Mail-in and Virtual Run Registration

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

Can't make it to this year's event but still want to participate? This year will feature a Rivalry Run Virtual Race. A virtual race is a race that can be ran at any location. You can walk, use the treadmill, run outside or participate in another race. You can run your race at your pace wherever you like. All virtual race participants will receive a custom event finisher's medal and custom event dri-fit tech t-shirt in your school colors.  Please note that all items will not be shipped until after the completion of the event on November 18th.

Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only.  If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at

What You Get!

- Custom Event Spinner Medal

- Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt in your school colors

- Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups (Race Day Participants only).  Our age groups are the following:

  • 8 & Under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over

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

- Chip Timed with 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!


5K Course Map


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

  • Registration will be $40 on Race Day (Shirts are not guaranteed in your school colors if you register on race day)

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, November 17th from 4:00 - 7:00pm at Road Runner Sports - Tempe (map)

    • Road Runner Sports is located at 43 S McClintock Drive, Tempe, Arizona 85281

  • Saturday, November 18th starting at 7:00am at Kiwanis Park (event site)

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Event Schedule

  • November 17 4:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at Road Runner Sports in Tempe

  • November 18 7:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • November 18 8:00 AM - 5K Begins

  • November 18 9:15 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

Contact Information

Event Location

Kiwanis Park, Tempe, AZ, United States

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