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City of Cottonwood staff reserves the right to cancel or to modify the race if deemed necessary to protect the participants, the volunteers and spectators. Since the staging of the race results in substantial up-front expenses, regardless of whether or not the race is completed, cancellation or modification of the race will not result in the refunding of race entry fees or future race credits. Possible scenarios include:
Thank you for your understanding.
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The start and finish line is located at:Riverfront Park1285 E Riverfront DriveCottonwood, AZ 86326
It is next to the Ramada’s beyond the softball complex.
The Marathon begins at 6 am, half-marathon at 7:30 am, 10K at 7:40 am and 2 Mile at 7:50 am.
Please note the beginning of the half-marathon is at 7:30 am. All those participating in the 10K and 2 Mile are asked to enter the start finish area through the softball complex to avoid runners at start/finish line.
Yes, day of registration will begin at 5:30 am and close at 7 am. It is strongly suggested to pre-register at the Cottonwood recreation center or on the Active website for best pricing.
Yes, if you switch to a race of less distance there will be no refund. Changing to a longer race must be done at least one week in advance and processed through event coordinator Ryan Bigelow.
No refunds will be issued, but we will allow you to transfer your registration fees to another participant.
Yes, the courses will be supported with water stations until 1 pm.
From 10th Street, take your first right and an immediate left; between the skate park and the softball complex will be the primary parking area. Overflow parking will be across the street at the little league complex.
We like to give time for most participants to finish; even if they know they did not place, many like to see who did. We also want to give the timing company adequate time for accurate results.
Your registration has to then be input into the timing companies tracking system and if we allow everyone to register immediately prior to the event there may not be enough time. The earlier you can register the better!
Yes, there will be two available for the 10K, ten for the half-marathon, and fifteen for the full marathon.
Water or sports drinks will be available, along with energy gel at designated locations.
We will have a bag pick up the Friday before the race at the Cottonwood Recreation Center, located at:150 S 6th StreetCottonwood, AZ 86326
Pick-up will be between 11 am and 8 pm or you can pick it up the morning of the race at Riverfront Park.