Race Details

Run to Fight Children’s Cancer: 10K run, 5K run/walk and Cancer Hero Walk

WHO:   Run to Fight Children’s Cancer is an event to both celebrate survivorship and honor those who have lost their battle.  We welcome virtual participants of all ages and all levels including elite runners, joggers, and walkers.  All are invited to virtually cheer on our amazing superheores and their families participating in the Cancer Hero Walk.


Join us on Saturday, October 16, 2021 to participate virtually or in person for the 2021 Children’s Cancer Network’s Run to Fight Children’s Cancer.  


Join us at Salt River Fields, the beautiful spring training facility for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies, in Scottsdale, Arizona.  

7:00 AM      10K Start

7:45 AM         5K Start

9:00 AM      Cancer Survivor Walk around the bases on the field.  Please join us in the stands to cheer on our cancer fighters and their families.

Post – celebration on the concourse with JUST ENERGY ENTERTAINMENT and Dizzie Ramsey.  Music, Games, arts and crafts and vendors.


You may choose to complete this goal on October 16th or before on the route of your choosing.  You may choose to complete this goal alone, as a small group or a team with social distancing!  All we ask is that you include us along the way, virtually, through photos, videos, stories, and quotes. Submit your photos, quotes, videos to Patti at patti.luttrell@childrenscancernetwork.org or 602-717-9139 with your name and a bit about your route and experience!  Larger videos may be submitted at no charge through https://wetransfer.com to patti.luttrell@childrenscancernetwork.org.  We look forward to sharing your experiences via social media to help all see your spirit and support!  Thank you!

Race Location: It's Virtual! It's On!

A business enterprise of the Salt RivSalt River Fields at Talking Stick is a stadium complex located in the Salt River Pima–Maricopa Indian Community near Scottsdale, Arizonaer Pima-Maricopa Indian Community, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick is the Major League Baseball spring-training facility for the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Colorado Rockies. It is conveniently located off the 101.

On your mark. Get set.



Course Map


Although not required for event participation, the hope is that those that join the Run to Fight Family through event participation volunteering will be moved to join the fundraising efforts!  When you register, the opportunity to build a fundraising team will be presented, All​ funds will benefit the family centered programs and services of Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Children’s Cancer Network. Thank you for your support! For assistance with fundraising or teams, contact Patti at Patti.luttrell@childrenscancnernetwork.org

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Packet Pickup

Packet Pick Up dates, times, and locations will be announced shortly!  Thank you!


See the  course map for parking locations on property at Salt River Fields.  All parking is within walking distance of check in and the start line.  Plan to arrive early to miss the crowds!  

2021 RTFCC Course Map

Timing and Awards


Run to Fight Children’s Cancer is a chip timed race. Results are typically available online within one hour after the start of each race and are also displayed on monitors located at the Timing Booth on the plaza.


Everyone medals at Run to Fight Children’s Cancer! Finisher medals are handed out at the conclusion of both races by our wonderful volunteers. Be sure you receive yours at the finish line.

For the top three male and female finishers in each age category, special award medals will be available and can be picked up at the Medals Table by the timing results display. Results are posted approximately one hour after the start of each run.

The 2021 Run to Fight Medal is designed by childhood cancer survivor, Jeff Luttrell.  Diagnosed with cancer at the age of 5 years, Jeff is a 28 year survivor and a talented graphic designer.  


Award categories include the following age ranges:
11 & under30 - 3455 - 59
12 - 1535 - 3960 - 64
16 - 1940 - 4465 - 69
20 - 2445 - 4970 -74
25 - 2950 - 5475 & over
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