We've moved!  Light up the lake and Mill Avenue!            

If you'd rather print and mail-in your registration, simply click here to download the form. Click here for Team Challenge information.

Glow shirts are back. The classic 8K is back. embRACE Tempe!

Saturday, May 9
6:00pm On-site Packet Pickup & Late Registration / "Owl's Nest" Expo
7:00pm Flight of the Owlets ($5 Kids Dash, Ages 8 & under, 100 Yard Dash)
7:20pm Sunset
7:15pm Warmup
7:45pm 5K & 8K Race Start
8:45pm Awards

Top three 5k & 8k finishers, both male & female, in each age group will receive Superb Owl MMXV medals. Both distances will be competitively timed. 11 & under, 12-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+. Top 8k & 5k male & female finishers receive FREE 2016 ENTRIES & CASH PRIZES!

Packet Pick-up
Friday, May 8, noon to 7pm; Saturday May 9, 10am to 2pm: iRun, 4730 E. Indian School Rd., Phoenix.
Saturday, May 9, 6:00-7pm: Tempe Center for the Arts, 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe.

The Night Run Course
 Our biggest asset has always been our urban race course and these new courses rival any, anywhere. The courses traverse both banks of Tempe Town Lake with its stunning panoramic scenery and includes Tempe Center for the Arts, iconic pedestrian bridge, Tempe Beach Park and Mill Avenue on a Saturday night! There is a place for everyone at The Night Run. Strollers, fun-walkers, first-time racers, parents, grandparents, volunteers, and hard-core runners alike can come together and succeed, and enjoy a wonderful May evening in a unique setting. Come early to enjoy our popular "Owl's Nest" Expo before the 5K, 8K, or Kids Dash (8 & under), stay late and celebrate on Mill Avenue! Click here or scroll to see our course map below. Please check back often as we update details and information.
 The Night Run gives away thousands of dollars' worth of prizes including VISA cash cards, free 2016 entries, Massage Envy massages, Diamondbacks baseball tickets, Alebedo reflective spray and much, much more. Make sure you take your free spin on our Prize Wheel before the prizes run out. One spin per bib number. HINT: Come early!


5K and 8K: $35 through Feb 28, $40 through April 15, $45 through May 8, $50 May 9.  Both events are chip-timed with B-tags.

A non-chip-timed 5K option is available for $5 less.

11 & under un-timed 5K/8K with participating paid adult: Free! This registration option is by paper form only. Please complete a form for each child, signed by adult. Everyone on the course must be registered & wearing a bib number. Mail or scan/email to team@thenightrun.org.

Flight of the Owlets, 8 & under, 100 Yards Kids Dash: $5

All participants receive a commemorative glow-in-the-dark finisher's medal, a highly reflective, tech fabric, Made in USA T-shirt with endearing "Nite Al" logo, and goody bag with glow sticks and other treats. As always, we'll provide complimentary food and beverages. We cannot guarantee shirts to those who register on race day/night.

Address & Directions
The event will be staged at Tempe Center for the Arts at Tempe Town Lake near Tempe Beach Park. Click here for a map.

Free parking at US Airways Parking Garage, which is a short walk from Tempe Beach Park, Tempe Center for the Arts, Mill Avenue and our Owl's Nest Expo. Click here for a map. No parking at Tempe Center for the Arts, due to other events happening inside.

Course Map

We are honored to welcome TEAM BRANDON to the event! We met this inspirational mother and son team while shopping in 2014. Cari is a very special mom who runs and pushes 34 year old Brandon, who suffers from a traumatic brain injury. Their message... there are life-altering effects of drinking & driving. VOW TO DRIVE SOBER. Choices matter!

Team Brandon and The Next Step Foundation have partnered with Uber, a ride-share service, to offer your first ride for free (up to $20) and donates a portion of proceeds to The Next Step Foundation. Promo Code: DRIVESOBER. Sign up here - www.uber.com/go/drivesober

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors

Are you interested in supporting Arizona's oldest night race and a true Valley tradition?
Email team@thenightrun.org to learn more!

The Night Run and post-race festivities historically draw a huge crowd and provide a great marketing opportunity for sponsors. We have a vibrant social media following as well. We would love to collaborate with you!