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Join the U.S.VETS Phoenix team as we host our fourth annual STEPS FOR VETS a 10K/5K/1Mile run/walk on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at Rose Mofford Sports Complex.

Whether you are a competitive runner looking for a new PR on this fast, flat course, or you are ready to run your first 5K, or just looking for a fun, family activity on a beautiful Saturday morning, all ages and ability levels are welcome!




Come out and support our local veteran community as we raise awareness and funds to support our mission of the successful transition of military veterans and their families through the provision of housing, counseling, career development and comprehensive support.

Children ages 12 and under, register for only $12!  

Discount will be applied at checkout.

Applies to the 5K and 1 Mile distances only.

Registration closes in

Registration fees


    1. $30.00
      Aug 1 - Jan 31
    2. $35.00
      Feb 1 - Mar 31
    3. $40.00
      Apr 1 - May 3


    1. $25.00
      Aug 1 - Jan 31
    2. $30.00
      Feb 1 - Mar 31
    3. $35.00
      Apr 1 - May 3

1 Mile

    1. $15.00
      Aug 1 - Jan 31
    2. $20.00
      Feb 1 - Mar 31
    3. $25.00
      Apr 1 - May 3

Virtual Run

Of course we want you to participate but if you can't join us on race day and still want to run you still can! Here is your way to take part in this epic event no matter where you are! You'll get all the swag and no extra shipping charge.

Memorial Team Captain

Includes one race participant (Captain) and placement on the wall of Hero’s to honor the memory of the Veteran you are participating for.

Thank you to our 2018 Sponsors


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We can all agree that supporting our Veterans is one of the most important missions we face.

Help us by becoming a sponsor today.  See full information on sponsorship opportunities here!

Mail-in and Virtual Registration

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

Virtual Run Details

Of course we want you to participate in the Steps for Vets event locally but we understand things come up.  So, if you can't join us on race day and still want to run, get the medal and shirt then you still can!  Here is your chance to take part in this event no matter where you are!  And of course, all prices include shipping!  Please note that all items will ship following the event on May 4th.

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

  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups for the 10K and 5K participants only (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!

Race Day Information

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

    • We accept cash, check, and credit cards on race day
  • Race Day fees will be $50 for the 10K, $40 for the 5K and $30 for the 1 Mile.  

  • Stroller and leashed pet friendly event!

Course Maps




Packet Pick-Up Opportunities

  • Packet Pick-up is available on Friday, May 3rd from 4-7pm at Road Runner Sports in Phoenix (map)

    • Road Runner Sports is located at 7077 E Mayo Blvd, Suite 150, Phoenix, AZ 85054

  • Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be available beginning at 6:00am at Rose Mofford Sports Complex (race location).

Event Schedule

  • May 3 4:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up at Road Runner Sports in Phoenix from 4-7pm

  • May 4 6:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • May 4 7:00 AM - 10K Begins

  • May 4 7:15 AM - 5K Begins

  • May 4 7:25 AM - 1 Mile Begins

  • May 4 8:15 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

Contact Information

Event Location

Rose Mofford Sports Complex, North 25th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ, United States

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