The Maricopa County Running Competition is an event that honors the legacy of Pat Tillman, a former NFL player who was killed in Afghanistan. On game days, security is bolstered by staff from the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office and the City of Phoenix Police Department to ensure the safety of all participants. All those enrolled in the in-person, virtual, and honor races will receive a Sport-Tek medal and t-shirt with this year's theme, Rise Above. In-person participants can pick up their bib, shirt, and other items purchased at the in-person collection of packages in the days leading up to Pat's Run.
Bundles are the only way to get a discounted entry for Pat's Run and the 42 in 40 challenge. Thousands of runners will honor Pat's legacy by running in their local communities across the country. But what are the spectator restrictions for this event?Spectators are welcome to attend the Maricopa County Running Competition, but they must adhere to certain guidelines. All spectators must wear face masks at all times and maintain social distancing. Spectators should also avoid gathering in large groups and should not enter any areas that are restricted to runners only.
Additionally, spectators should not bring any items that could be considered a safety hazard or distraction. The Maricopa County Running Competition is an event that celebrates Pat Tillman's legacy and encourages runners to rise above their limits. With proper safety protocols in place, spectators can enjoy this event while honoring Pat's memory.