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Race Day Information


The Craft Classic Half Marathon & 5K will be held in scenic Fountain Hills, AZ with a finish line along the beautiful Avenue of the Fountains.

Free parking is available in the Town Hall Parking lot.

16705 E. Avenue of the Fountains, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 


 The race will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018.  


Race Day Schedule:

Expo Opens: 6:00 AM

Half Marathon Start: 6:30 AM

5K Start: 7:00 AM

Post Race Party: 7:30 AM


What's Included

All participants will receive a commemorative pint glass, an official event shirt, a custom finisher medal and runners 21+ will receive one voucher for a free beer from Huss Brewing!

Prizes and Awards

Get pumped up knowing the top three overall male and female finishers will receive awesome awards, as well as the top three finishers in EACH age group! Your chances are looking good!

Top male and female Half Marathon & 5K finishers will win free beer from Huss Brewing Co.

And don't forget about the King of the Hill for the Half Marathon. Fastest runner on the Hill and slowest runner will receive 5 cases of beer each.




Beast Pacing will be the official pacers of the craft classic this year. look for them on the course! 


Course Maps

packet pickup

You are welcome to pick up for family and friends.

Packet Pickup will take place as follows:

Thursday, Oct. 11 from 12:00-7:00PM
Road Runner Sports Scottsdale

Friday, Oct. 12 from 10:00AM- 4:00PM
Road Runner Sports Tempe

 We will have Race Day Packet Pickup on site starting at 6:00 AM but we encourage you to pick up on Thursday or Friday from Road Runner Sports!

Entry Fees

New for 2018: Purchase a Road Runner Sports gift card at a huge discount during registration! We are now offering an option to pay an additional $60 with your registration and receive a $100 gift card to Road Runner Sports!*

Don't miss your  chance to gear up before the race! 


Earn your Arizona Half & Full Marathon Series Medal

Did you know that the Craft Classic Half Marathon is the qualifying runs for the Arizona Half & Full Marathon series? Run in 4 or more half or full marathons this year and qualify for an additional medal! Visit www.arizonahalfseries.com for all the details. 

Current Pricing:

Half Marathon: $90  

Half Marathon with $100 RRS Gift Card: $150

5K: $50 

5K with $100 RRS Gift Card: $110


Half Marathon

$60 through April 15

$65 through May 21

$70 through July 4

$75 through July 23

$80 through August 8

$85 through September 4

$90 through October 2

$95 through October 7



$30 through April 15

$35 through July 4

$40 through August 8

$45 through September 4

$50 through October 7


*Your gift card will be sent to you within 3 weeks of registration and may be redeemed in store or online. Cannot be used on previous purchases or combined with other offers. Offer and availability subject to change. Some exclusions may apply. Click here for details.