Please join us for the 3rd Annual Free Spirit 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. The event will take place at Arizona Falls and will feature 5K and 1 mile distances along the canal.
Join friends and family of «Free Spirit» Malachi Patrick Kenney III (MPK III) as we walk and run together to raise money in his memory for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society. Mal died in August 2014 at the age of 67 after battling two different kinds of Leukemia. He was diagnosed with CLL in July 2011 and eventually Tcell Lymphoma in May 2014, which took his life only 3 short months later. As Mal's Mayo Clinic hematologist said, he was hit by lightning not once, but TWICE.
Mal was the kind of person that made an extraordinary impact on those around him. In his work life, family life, social and spiritual life — he was a phenomenal father, true friend, an amazing teacher and gave himself generously to all who knew him. Mal served as a constant reminder that man does not simply have a soul; rather, man IS a soul, and he has a body. Hence, the Free Spirit Run!
His impact still lives on in so many of us and we are honored to remember his legacy with this annual race and through charitable contributions to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society to hopefully make a difference to others who are affected by these diseases.
Virtual Run Registration
Can't make it to this year's event but still want to participate? We are excited to announce our Free Spirit Virtual Race. A virtual race is a race that can be ran at any location. You can walk, use the treadmill, run outside or participate in another race. You can run your race at your pace wherever you like. All virtual race participants will receive a custom event finisher's medal and custom event dri-fit tech t-shirt. All you have to do is register above! Please note — your virtual packet will be mailed out the week following the event.
All Participants Receive:
Custom Event Finisher's Medal
Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech T-Shirt
Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups (Race Day participants only). Our age groups are the following:
8 & Under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over
Pre- and Post-Race «Runner's Brunch» (bagels, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)
Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)
Course set/marked by a StartLine Racing to maximize your experience!
Packet pickup will be on Friday, November 17th at Road Runner Sports in Phoenix from 4-7pm