Run for Rare Disease Research

Phoenix, AZ

Kidz 4 Causes for the 3rd Annual Run for Rare Disease Research 5K & 1 Mile event!  

This annual event starts/ends at Arizona Falls and runs along the scenic SRP canals in Phoenix.

 Kidz 4 Causes is a charity started by 4 middle school friends to raise money and awareness for rare disease research.

All proceeds from this event will benefit TGen’s (Translational Genomic Research Institute) Center for Rare Childhood disorders. 100% of the proceeds received will be used for research. There are over 7,000 different rare diseases currently affecting more than 30 million Americans!

What You Get!

  • Custom Event T-Shirt

  • Overall Awards for Top Three in the 5K and 1 Mile distances.

  • 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)

Race Day Information

  • We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons.

  • Leashed pet friendly.

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

  • Race day registration will be available beginning at 7:30am at Arizona Falls.

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

  • Race day fees will be $40 for the 5K and $30 for the 1 Mile

Course Map



Packet Pick-up Opportunities

  • Packet pick-up will be on Saturday, February 24th from 1:00-5:00pm at iRun (map)

    • iRun is located at 4730 E Indian School Road, Phoenix, AZ 85018

  • Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 7:30am at Arizona Falls (race location).

    • We accept cash, check, and credit cards (Visa or Master Card) on race day

Event Schedule

  • February 24 1:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up at iRun

  • February 25 7:30 AM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • February 25 8:30 AM - 5K Begins

  • February 25 8:40 AM - 1 Mile Begins

  • February 25 9:30 AM - Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

When & Where

Feb 25, 2018


8:30 AM

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Phoenix, AZ

GR Herberger Park / Arizona Falls

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