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13th Annual Walk the Fight & Run
For the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center @ Barrow Neurological Institute

This year we are hitting the road to once again Walk the Fight/Run the Distance for Parkinson’s! 

Parkinson’s disease impacts every aspect of someone’s life and is about much more than medicine. To achieve the best quality of life, people need to be engaged in exercise, be engaged in mindful activities, engaged with each other and their community…and having fun!

Thank you to all those who participated and supported the 12th Annual Walk the Fight & Run the Distance, we nearly reached our goal of $100,000 to support the Community Outreach and Wellness Programs offered through the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center @ Barrow Neurological Institute as well as raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease for those living in Arizona.

Please help us make this year's walk a grand success by participating in any way possible. Whether you form a team, walk/run as an individual or support a family member or the Parkinson’s community with a donation in their honor. Your support for this event is crucial and will have a lasting impact on the Parkinson’s community in Arizona. Together let’s raise the bar to $125,000!

Look for some new features this year:

Wellness Screening Tent (focusing on skin cancer, blood pressure, hearing, concussion and more)
Cornhole, Yard Yahtzee and Horseshoe contest at Noon
Expanded food vendors area

Registration fees

5K Run*

Registration closes in 23 days 4 hours
  • Chip Timed Event. Begins at 8:00am

    1. Closed
      Feb 17 – Mar 23
    2. $35.00
      Mar 23 – Dec 30
    3. $45.00
      Now registering Dec 31 – Feb 7

5K Walk*

Price changes in 16 days 7 hours
  • Un-timed Walk. Begins at 10:00am

    1. Closed
      Feb 17 – Mar 23
    2. $25.00
      Now registering Mar 23 – Jan 31
    3. $40.00
      Feb 1 – Feb 7

2 Block FUN Walk

Price changes in 16 days 7 hours
  • Un-timed Fun Walk. Begins at 10:30am

    1. Closed
      Feb 17 – Mar 23
    2. $25.00
      Now registering Mar 23 – Jan 31
    3. $40.00
      Feb 1 – Feb 7


Thank you to all our great sponsors!!


Mail-in Registration

To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form!

What You Get!

  • Custom Event Medal
  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt
  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups
  • 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!
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Race Day Information

  • Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 7:30am at Tempe Beach Park.

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

  • Cost of registration on race day will be $45 for the run and $40 for the walk.

  • We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons.

  • Leashed pet friendly

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

Course Map - Run & Walk Events

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Packet Pick-up Opportunities

  • Friday February 8, 2019 from 9:00 - 5:00pm at the Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Center.

    • The Parkinson's Center is located at 240 W Thomas Rd #302, Phoenix, AZ 85003 (map). Valet parking is complementary

  • Saturday February 9, 2019 at Tempe Beach Park (race location) beginning at 7:30am.

**Team Captain will be responsible for picking up team shirts**

Top Teams


Team Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center





Kiea’s Crusaders

Raised: $1,560.00


Team "Greater Than Parkinsons"

Raised: $1,465.00

Event Schedule

  • February 8 9:00 AM - Packet Pickup for Runners and Team Captains at Muhammad Ali Parkinson's Center

  • February 9 7:30 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • February 9 8:00 AM - 5K Run Begins

  • February 9 8:30 AM - Resource Fair & Children's activities

  • February 9 9:00 AM - Run Awards (approx)

  • February 9 10:00 AM - 5K Walk Begins

  • February 9 10:30 AM - 2 Block FUN Walk Begins

  • February 9 12:00 PM - Walk Awards (approx)

Contact Information

Event Location

Tempe Beach Park, 80 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ, United States

Click here to view map