Midnight Madness Run - First Race of the New Year!!

Phoenix, AZ

Looking to get one last run in before we say goodbye to 2018? Want to be able to say you did Phoenix's first 5K of 2019? 

StartLine Racing is honored to continue a true Phoenix tradition by hosting the 29th Annual Midnight Madness run as we celebrate the end of 2018 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 2018 on December 31st at 10:30pm and the first race of 2019 with a run on January 1st at 12:10am with a New Year's Celebration and Sparkling Cider toast in between.

Thank you to our Sponsor!


What You Get!

  • Custom Event Finisher's Medal.

  • Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech LONG SLEEVE Lime Green Pullover

  • Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups (Race day participants only).  Our age groups are 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

  • Sparkling Cider Toast at Midnight

  • Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (bagels, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)

  • Chip Timed with Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)

  • Course set/marked by StartLine Racing to maximize your experience!

Race Day Information

  • Leashed Pet friendly!

  • There are no refunds due to inclement weather.

  • Due to the common start/finish line, there will be no bag check for this event.

  • Race Day Check In will be available beginning at 9:00pm.

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Event Schedule

  • December 30 2:00 PM - Packet Pick-up at Road Runner Sports in Phoenix 2-5pm

  • December 31 9:00 PM - Race Day Packet Pick-up and Registration Opens

  • December 31 10:30 PM - Final Run of the Year Begins

  • December 31 11:30 PM - Final Run of the Year Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

  • January 1 12:00 AM - Cider Toast Celebration

  • January 1 12:10 AM - First Run of the New Year Begins

  • January 1 1:05 AM - First Run of the New Year Award Ceremony Begins (approx)

When & Where

Jan 1, 2019


12:10 AM

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Phoenix, AZ

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