One of the most popular running competitions in Southern Arizona has become the Arizona Distance Classic held within Rancho Vistoso. This year’s event is being held on Sunday, March 25th and will start as usual at Ventana Medical Systems, located at 1910 Innovation Park Drive. There are many divisions and race lengths set up to allow for as inclusive of a turnout as possible, including the following with their scheduled times this year:
•6:00 am Pre-run Yoga stretch and centering exercise
•6:55 am Half Marathon Wheelchair
•7:00 am Valley of Gold Half Marathon
•7:00 am Arizona Distance Classic Quarter Marathon
•7:15 am Oro Valley Hospital 5K Run/Walk
•10:00 am Kids Fun Run
This event is a fun time and allows local residents to get out and enjoy the excellent Oro Valley weather. Homeowners within Rancho Vistoso should also be aware of this event and plan for possible delays, while of course being vigilant to look out for competitors if driving during race hours. For more information about this event please visit the Arizona Distance Classic’s website here.