WHAT IS ARIZONA'S UGLIEST SWEATER RUN?

What do you get when you combine UGLY sweaters, snow, Santa Claus and a 12 Days of Christmas themed course?

Arizona’s Ugliest Sweater Run of course!!

Join us on Saturday, December 11th, 2021 @ 10:00am - 2:00pm @ Mesa Riverview Park (2100 W Rio Salado Pkwy Mesa, AZ 85201) for Arizona’s UGLIEST and most FESTIVE 5K!

 

About AUSR 5K

Navigate your way through our 12 days of Christmas themed course featuring:

12 Drummers Drumming
11 Pipers Piping
10 Lords a Leaping
9 Ladies Dancing
8 Maids a Milking
7 Swans a Swimming
6 Geese a Laying
5 Golden Rings
4 Calling Birds
3 French Hens
2 Turtle Doves and
A Partridge in a Pear Tree

 

Snow!

It might never snow in the Phoenix metro area, but on Saturday, December 11th the weatherman / weather woman / is predicting…...SNOW flurries! As you cross the finish line you’ll be met with snow!

Meet Santa

Meet Santa! (Santa?! I know him! I know him!) for picture opportunities and to remind him of your Christmas wish list.  Let's see if you are on the nice list or the naughty list!

Santa couldn’t leave Mrs. Claus at home with all of the crazy elves, now could he? Mrs. Claus will be there to read Christmas stories and face paint for the children.  The Grinch will also be in attendance and on his best behavior.

 

REGISTRATION PRICES

Early Elf - January 1st, 2021 - February 28th, 2021: $25
Group Discounts:
4-9 Elves: $20 per person ($5 discount per person)
10+ Elves: $17.50 per person ($7.50 discount per person)
Elves ages 6-14: Only $10 per child
Elves 5 and under & strollers: FREE

Spring Elf - March 1st, 2021 - May 31st, 2021: $30
Group Discounts:
4-9 Elves: $25 per person ($5 discount per person)
10+ Elves: $22.50 per person ($7.50 discount per person)
Elves ages 6-14: Only $10 per child
Elves 5 and under & strollers: FREE

Summer Elf - June 1st, 2021- August 31st, 2021: $39
Group Discounts:
4-9 Elves: $34 per person ($5 discount per person)
10+ Elves: $31.50 per person ($7.50 discount per person)
Elves ages 6-14: Only $10 per child
Elves 5 and under & strollers: FREE

Fall Elf - September 1st, 2021 - October 31st, 2021: $45
Group Discounts:
4-9 Elves: $40 per person ($5 discount per person)
10+ Elves: $37.50 per person ($7.50 discount per person)
Elves ages 6-14: Only $10 per child
Elves 5 and under & strollers: FREE

Winter Elf  - November 1st, 2021 - December 10th, 2021: $50
Group Discounts:
4-9 Elves: $45 per person ($5 discount per person)
10+ Elves: $42.50 per person ($7.50 discount per person)
Elves ages 6-14: Only $10 per child
Elves 5 and under & strollers: FREE

ACTIVITIES DURING POST-RACE CHRISTMAS PARTY

 

Eggnog Chugging Contest from 12:00pm – 12:15pm
That’s right, you heard us…only the willing can participate. Line up and have a seat at the table. You will be cheered on by the crowd as you chug one of the season’s favorite delicious beverages. Amazing prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place participants.

Fruitcake Eating Contest from 12:15pm – 12:30pm
We will pick 8 LUCKY participants from the crowd to join us on stage. You know that everyone loves fruitcake (wink wink) and you could be the lucky one to see how fast you can eat one. Amazing prizes will be awarded to 1st and 2nd place participants.

Arizona’s Ugliest Sweater Contest—Dog Edition from 12:30pm – 12:45pm
We can’t give all the glory to the humans! Bring your furry kids and deck them out in the UGLIEST of UGLY Christmas Sweaters. Prizes will be awarded to our 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners.

UGLY Sweater Contest from 12:45pm – 1:00pm
Only the elite and UGLIEST sweaters will make it on stage! Our panel of judges (YOU) will pick their top 3 participants from those on stage and those 3 will then be judged by the crowd’s applause. Amazing prizes will be awarded to 1st place, 2nd place and 3rd place participants.

REMINDERS

For questions please email thedirtyu@gmail.com or call 503-593-6276

Last day to REGISTER online is Friday, December 11th, 2021.
Day of registration will be limited to the first 100 participants.  Day of registration is $55 for adults, $10 per child (ages 6-14), children under 5 are FREE. 

***NO GROUP DISCOUNTS day of. 
Event kicks off at 10:00am on Saturday, December 11th, 2021 at Mesa Riverview Park: 2100 W Rio Salado Pkwy Mesa, AZ 85201

Parking

Parking is very limited so please car pool. Course map is available HERE (insert course route and map)

Packet pick-up will be at:

  1. Roadrunner Sports:  43 S McClintock Dr. Tempe, AZ 85281 , from 10:00am - 6:00pm on Thursday, December 9th.
  2.  Day of event at Riverview Park from 8:00am - 10:00am