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The Run for the Shade 5K Run/Walk Event continues the tradition as the 6th Annual Running of the Chapters for the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM)!  This event is scheduled for Wednesday, June 20th in Phoenix, Arizona at the 2018 ASFPM Annual Conference.  

Participants are invited to join us for a quick 3 mile bus ride out of Downtown Phoenix to one of our Phoenix Points of Pride – Encanto Park, listed on the Forbes Magazine’s List of America’s Best City Parks, for a morning run/walk under the palm trees.  

You can run, you can walk….just come and join the fun!  



Registration fees

5K Closed

  1. $35.00
    Jan 15 - Jun 19

All Participants Receive:

  • Custom Event Finisher's Medal for all participants

  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt for all participants

  • Overall awards to the Overall Male and Female finishers and to the Chapter with the most participants!

  • 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!

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Race Day Information

  • Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 6:00am at Encanto Park.

    • We accept cash, check, and credit cards on race day

  • Cost of registration on race day will be:

    • 5K - $35

  • We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons.

  • No roller blades, skateboards or motorized devices are allowed on the run or walk courses.

Course Map


Packet Pick-up Opportunities

  • Tuesday, June 19, 2018 from 4-7pm at the Local Host Team counters near the registration area.

  • Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Encanto Park (race location) beginning at 6:00am.  There will be no race day packet pick up at the host counter.

Event Schedule

  • June 19 4:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at the Local Host Team counters near registration

  • June 20 6:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens at Encanto (No packet pickup at Host Counter)

  • June 20 6:00 AM - Race Participants Meet in Hotel Lobby

  • June 20 6:15 AM - Bus Pickup at Hotel

  • June 20 7:00 AM - 5K Run Begins

  • June 20 7:45 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

  • June 20 8:00 AM - Bus Ride Back to Hotel (approx)

Contact Information

Event Location

Encanto Park, Phoenix, AZ, United States

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