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March 24, 2024

AZ Walk of Courage 10K - 5K - 1 Mile

Rio Vista Park • 8866 W. Thunderbird Road (follow road to back of the park near the playground) PeoriaAZ  85381 Organized by StartLine Sports LLC

About this event

Please join Changed by Fire

for the 5th annual AZ Walk of Courage

benefiting Changed by Fire and other local 






The AZ Walk of Courage was created to advocate for burn survivors

to create awareness and build a community of inclusion, love & healing.

Proceeds from this event benefit Changed by Fire, and


other local organizations


Event details and schedule

Mail-in and Virtual Registration 


To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form! Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.

Can't make it to this year's event but still want to participate? This event features a virtual option. A virtual race is a race that can be ran at any location. You can walk, use the treadmill, run outside or participate in another race. You can run your race at your pace wherever you like. All virtual race participants will receive a custom event finisher's medal and custom event dri-fit tech t-shirt. Please note that your shirt and medal will be mailed out following the event on March 24, 2024. Prior to the event all virtual participants will receive an email with instructions on how to submit your time.

Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only. If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at info@startlineracing.com



What you get 


Custom Event Finisher's Medal

Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt

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

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

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

Event Managed by StartLine Racing. Club SLR discounts do not apply.



Race Day Information 

Cost of registration on race day will be:

  • 10K - $45
  • 5K - $40
  • 1 Mile - $35

We welcome wheelchairs, strollers & wagons.

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

Leashed pet friendly

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

This event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds for due to weather.

The course will take you through dedicated running trails (all asphalt and concrete) of the New River Trail System, starting and ending at Rio Vista Park in Peoria - meaning no need for transportation before or after the race just to get back to your car! Please note - this is an open use trail system and does not close for our event.


Course Map 

10K Course Map

5K Course Map

1 Mile Course Map


Packet Pick-up Opportunities 

Saturday, March 23, 2024 from 2:00 - 5:00pm at Tortoise and Hare Sports in Glendale (map)

  • Tortoise and Hare is located at 17570 N 75th Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85308

You can also pickup your packet on race day starting at 7am.



Event schedule 


  •   March 23 2:00 PM - Pre-Race Packet Pickup at Tortoise and Hare from 2-5pm
  •   March 24 7:00 AM - Race Day Packet Pickup Opens
  •   March 24 8:00 AM - 10K Start Begins
  •   March 24 8:10 AM - 5K Start Begins
  •   March 24 8:25 AM - 1 Mile Start Begins
  •   March 24 9:00 AM - Awards Ceremony Begins (approx.)



Rio Vista Park

8866 W. Thunderbird Road (follow road to back of the park near the playground) PeoriaAZ  85381

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