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Moonlight Madness Night Series 5K

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Mesa Riverview Park
Mesa, Arizona
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Ready to beat the summer heat and compete in some fun night races? We have a great deal for you with our Moonlight Madness Series, starting on August 31st!

These are live 5K night races at the Mesa Riverview Park that benefit Team Red, White and Blue and we greatly appreciate your support! Their mission is to enrich the lives of veterans through physical and social activity. Anyone can become part of Team RWB at You will experience a small town feel at our professionally run events, with just enough competition to make it fun and exciting!

The race series will feature 3 unique themed medals that Glow in the Dark! That’s right, you asked for cool medals, so we made them just for you! We guarantee that you will fall in love with these!

Each race will be on a Friday for the following dates; 8/31, 9/28 and 10/19 at 8 pm. You will experience a small town feel at our professionally run events, with just enough competition to make it fun and exciting! Running lamps are optional as the course is well-lit, but glow sticks and party lights are encouraged, to make it more fun!

Check in for the first race starts at 6:30 pm on Friday, August 31st at the Mesa Riverview Park, near the Rio Salado Bike Pathway entrance. The park is located at 2100 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85201.

To locate the course and check in, follow the GPS map links posted below. When you arrive, find a parking spot on the North end of the lot, near the freeway underpass tunnel and walk through it to reach the race event area.

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The race is scheduled to start at 8:00 pm, so please arrive early! Water and popsicles are provided, and your finisher medal and age group awards will be awarded after the run.

The race is chip timed and 1st, 2nd and 3rd place is awarded in each group. We use the following groups for both men and women: 09 & Under, 10-12, 13-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over.

Registration includes a custom glow in the dark finishers medal, lapel pin, Race bib, wristband and of course… Popsicles!

Our best deal… Buy the entire series of 3 races now for just $69!

Otherwise, each race will cost up to $28, if purchased on race day.

(Prices do increase as the races draw closer, so please sign up early!)


On Your Own (Virtual) Race option: Can’t make the date? Choose your own day/time to Run Your Race and earn your medal, simply report your time. Money still goes to charity and you get your cool medal to motivate you!

We also offer high quality tech shirts on our web site, so you may show your support proudly. Please visit to see the available styles.

Event Contact: or call (602) 722-6503

Event Start Location
Mesa Riverview Park, See map
2100 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Mesa, AZ 85201
Mesa, AZ 85201

Course Description
Safe, scenic running path along Rio Salado Bike Pathway

13 Categories for each Men and Women

Packet Pickup / Expo
Check in the evening of the event, starting at 6:30 pm

Timing / Results
Chip timed using Webscorer

Post Race Activities
Age group awards and raffle

Rain or Shine

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Mesa Riverview Park (North Yellow lot)

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