Finish Line, Fountain Hills, Arizona, United States

Start Date

03/06/2022

Activities: Running race, Running only, 15K, 5K (3.1 Miles)

The Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K is a premier race in Fountain Hills, AZ with a strong elite field, and “win your weight in beer” team competition.

The 15K is a point to point route, all participants will start at the McDowell Mountain Regional park, run across the beautiful city of Fountain Hills and finish in front of the iconic Fountain Hills water fountain.

The 5K will start on the corner of Saguaro Blvd and N. Panorama Dr. will run around the fountain and finish in front of the fountain.

2022 Updates

We are back for 2022.  We are hoping to host our event with no changes prior to the pandemic, meaning we will have beer garden, bus pickup from finish to start, water stations along the course, age group awards and more.

We hope you can join us!

 

15K and 5K Packet Pickup

Packet pickup will be hosted at Sole Sports 3 valley locations.  You must pick up your Race Packet at one of our packet pickup locations as there will be no race day bib pickup.  Any bib that is not picked up on Friday will be available only on Saturday at the Arcadia location.

Your bib and t-shirt will be available only at the packet pickup location you select during registration.

 

Friday, March 4, 2022
Sole Sports Tempe
1006 E Warner Rd. Tempe, AZ 85284
4pm to 8pm
 

Friday, March 4, 2022
Sole Sports Scottsdale
7001 N Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85253
4pm to 8pm
 

Friday, March 4, 2022
Sole Sports Arcadia
4730 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85018
4pm to 8pm
 

Saturday, March 5, 2022
Sole Sports Arcadia
4730 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85018
10 am to 3pm

 

Race day pickup

To be determined.

 

Event Schedule

6:00 am Buses begin transporting runners to the 15K start line.
7:15 am Last bus leaves for the 15K start.
7:30 am 5K race start.
8:00 am 15K race start.
10:00 am 15K Course closes to runners
10:05 am Beer serving closes

Swag

  • Registered participants will get the following items

  • Event t-shirt -February 19 guarantee t-shirt size

    • The 2022 event will be a black 50/50 blend t-shirt.
    • Participants that register after the t-shirt cut off date will get an event shirt upon availability
    • T-shirt exchanges - All participants will get the t-shirt size they ordered, all size exchanges are done after the event and upon availability
  • Finisher medal

  • Custom bib number with timing chip

 

Bib numbers and Finish time

No bib no time.  All runners must wear their bibs in front and over any clothing, water belt etc. Placing your bib on the back or having it under any clothing or running accessory there is a possibility that your time will be compromised.  It is the runners responsibility to ensure you get a finish time during the event. Results will not be adjusted once awards are presented.

 

 TEAM DIVISIONS FOR 2022

All teams need to have at least 4 or more runners. At least 4 members must finish the 15K course within the 2-hour time limit to be eligible. Each team must stay within the age guideline's (minimum age is 12 years old).  Females may enter a males team, however, no males are allowed on a female team.   One member of the scoring team is allowed on our "Beer Scale" to win that person's weight in beer.  Scoring will be based on the 4 fastest finishing time of the team.

  • Open male - Ages 12 and up, All males

  • Open female - Ages 12 and up, All females

  • Master male - Ages 40 and up, All males

  • Master female - Ages 40 and up, All females

  • Mixed open - Ages 12 and up, at least 2 males and 2 females

  • Mixed master -Ages 40 and up, at least 2 males and 2 females

  • Mixed public service - All members of the team must be employed in their field

  • Biggest team with most finishers

  • Wild card, any team with at least 4 finishers

 

Elite Program

Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K welcomes all elite runners to the event we appreciate your support. In the last few years the event has been forced to reduce the elite program in order for the event to continue. Therefore we have updated our elite program to the following.

Elite Race Entries

Elite free race entries will be limited to 5 male entries and 5 female entries. Entries will be award to the 5 fastest times submitted.  Participants will be notified by email and posted on our website between February 4th and February 10th. 2022. After receiving notification, participants will have 7 days to register or their entry will be forfeited and the next eligible runner will be awarded the entry. 

 

Cash Prize

There is no cash prize.

 

Age Group Awards - NO AWARD PRESENTATION FOR 2021

15K

Awards to the top 3 overall male and female and in the following age groups.

19 and Under

20-24

25-29

30-34

35-39

40-44

45-49

50-54

55-59

60-64

65-69

70 and Over

No double dipping.  Winner must be present to pickup award. Awards will not be mailed or saved.

5K

Awards to the top 3 overall male and female and in the following age groups.

14 & Under

15-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60-69

70 and Over

No double dipping.  Winner must be present to pickup award. Awards will not be mailed or saved.

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. Mountain to Fountain 15K

    15K Course Runners will line up in McDowell Mountain Park . The race will start promptly at 8:00 A.M. Description The first 5K is run in McDowell Mountain Regional Park and is extremely downhill and fast. The next 5K is rolling with a significant climb right after the 10K mark. The final 5K starts with some gentle uphill but the final stretch of the race is downhill toward the lake. The course is challenging but has the potential for fast times if run wisely. There will be four aid stations on the course with water and sports drink at approximately miles 4, and 8. There will be snacks, beverages, and beer (21+) at the finish area.
    Activity Starts: 3/6/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends: 3/6/2022 10:00
    Registration opens : 5/7/2021 06:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 5/7/2021 06:00
      Registration closes : 5/23/2021 02:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 5/23/2021 03:00
      Registration closes : 7/4/2021 02:59
      Race fee : $35.00
      Processing fee : $3.03
    • Registration opens : 7/4/2021 03:00
      Registration closes : 8/30/2021 02:59
      Race fee : $50.00
      Processing fee : $3.90
    • Registration opens : 8/30/2021 03:00
      Registration closes : 1/4/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $60.00
      Processing fee : $4.48
    • Registration opens : 1/4/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 2/22/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $70.00
      Processing fee : $5.06
    • Registration opens : 2/22/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 3/5/2022 09:00
      Race fee : $75.00
      Processing fee : $5.35


  2. Mountain to Fountain Elite 15K

    Elite Program Mountain to Fountain 15K & 5K welcomes all elite runners to the event we appreciate your support. In the last few years we the event has been force to reduce the elite program in order for the event to continue. There for we have updated our elite program to the following and over the next year additional changes will occur. Race Entries Elite free race entries will be limited to 5 male entries and 5 female entries. Entries will be award to the 5 fastest times submitted. Participants will be notified by email and posted on our website between February 4th and February 10th. 2022. After receiving notification, participants will have 7 days to register or their entry will be forfeited and the next eligible runner will be awarded the entry. Cash Prizes There is no cash prize. Please submit you fastest 15K time to gain Elite status. Please include direct link to your results. Full name must match on your registration from and results.
    Activity Starts: 3/6/2022 08:00 - Activity Ends: 3/6/2022 10:00
    Registration opens : 10/8/2021 06:00
    Activity type: Running only
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 10/8/2021 06:00
      Registration closes : 2/1/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $0.00
      Processing fee : $0.00


  3. Fountain 5K

    5K Course Runners will line up on N. Panorama Dr. about 100 yards from Saguaro Blvd. Course Description Race starts at the corner or Saguaro and N. Panorama Dr. You will turn left on Saguaro Blvd. going counter clockwise around Fountain Park, then turn left on El Lago Blvd, and turn left on Panorama Dr. After crossing the start line of the 5K, you will turn right on Saguaro Blvd for about 800 meters to Pepperwood Circle, then you will turn around and back down Saguaro Blvd until the finish line.
    Activity Starts: 3/6/2022 07:30 - Activity Ends: 3/6/2022 10:00
    Registration opens : 5/7/2021 06:00
    Activity type: Running race
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 5/7/2021 06:00
      Registration closes : 5/23/2021 02:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45
    • Registration opens : 5/23/2021 03:00
      Registration closes : 7/4/2021 02:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45
    • Registration opens : 7/4/2021 03:00
      Registration closes : 8/30/2021 02:59
      Race fee : $40.00
      Processing fee : $3.32
    • Registration opens : 8/30/2021 03:00
      Registration closes : 1/4/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $45.00
      Processing fee : $3.61
    • Registration opens : 1/4/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 2/22/2022 01:59
      Race fee : $50.00
      Processing fee : $3.90
    • Registration opens : 2/22/2022 02:00
      Registration closes : 3/5/2022 17:00
      Race fee : $55.00
      Processing fee : $4.19


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