Midnight Madness Run - Final Race of The Year!

Phoenix, AZ

Looking to get one last run in before we say goodbye to 2022? 
Want to be able to say you did Phoenix's first 5K of 2023?

StartLine Racing is honored to continue a true Phoenix tradition by hosting the 33rd Annual Midnight Madness run as we celebrate the end of 2022 and the start of a new race year!

Join us as we say goodbye to Father Time and welcome Baby New Year!

This year's event will feature the final race of 2022 on December 31st at 10:30pm

and the first race of 2023 with a run on January 1st at 12:10am with a

New Year's Celebration and Sparkling Cider toast in between.

What You Get

  • Custom Event Medal for ALL finishers.  Running both races?  Get a unique finisher's medal at the end of both!!
  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Long Sleeve Quarter Zip Tech Shirt
  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups (excluding Virtual Runners) for 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- & Post-Race "Athlete's Brunch" (granola bars, fruit, water, etc)
  • Hot Chocolate & Cookies to Celebrate the New Year
  • Chip Timed with Real Time Results and Photos provided by StartLine Racing on their Website

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Race Day Information

  • Race Day Check In and Registration will be available beginning at 9:15pm at Rose Mofford Park.

    • We accept cash, check, and credit card on race day.  Race day prices are $50 for both races (the Double Down!!) and $45 for either the Final Race of the 2022 or First Race of 2023

    • All shirts sizes may not be available on race day (please register online before race day to guarantee your shirt size choice).

  • Wheelchair, leashed pets, and stroller friendly event.

  • The course will take you along the running/biking paths at Rose Mofford Park (mix of concrete and asphalt trails).  Please note - some of the areas of the course will be open to public running/walking so please be good neighbors of the trail.

Event Schedule

  • December 30th  3:00PM - Packet Pick-Up at Road Runner Sports - Scottsdale from 3:00 - 6:00pm

  • December 31st  9:15PM - Race Day Packet Pickup & Registration Begins at Rose Mofford Park

  • December 31st 10:30PM - Final 5K of 2022 Begins

  • December 31st 11:30PM - Awards Ceremony for Final 5K of 2022 Begins (approx)

  • January 1st at Midnight  -  Sparkilying Cider Toast to Ring in the New Year

  • January 1st  12:10AM    -  First 5K of 2023 Begins

  • January 1st  1:00AM       - Award Ceremony for First 5K of 2023 Begins (approx)

When & Where

Dec 31, 2022


8:15 PM

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Phoenix, AZ

Rose Mofford Sports Complex

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