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Pat’s run started 10 years ago.
On April 26, we’ll run harder than ever.

Welcome to race week! On Saturday, April 26, we will unite to celebrate the 10th Annual Pat’s Run in Tempe and at over 34 Shadow Runs and Troop Runs nationwide. The 4.2 mile Run/Walk to honor Pat and raise scholarship funds for Tillman Military Scholars will wind through the streets of Tempe, finishing at the 42-yard line of Frank Kush Field, symbolic of the #42 jersey Pat wore as an ASU Sun Devil.

IMPORTANT: Race Packet Pick-Up

Registered? Download FINAL INSTRUCTIONS regarding Packet Pick-Up, race day parking, fundraising rewards and more details.

Race Packet Pick-up will be organized by RACE NUMBER and not participant name. At Packet Pick-up all registrants will receive an official race shirt, race number/bib, race program, fundraising rewards, and 10th Anniversary Package items (if applicable). Pick-up will be held at the north side of Sun Devil Stadium, accessible via Rio Salado Parkway (look for the white tents in the parking lot).

- Wednesday, April 23, 2014 – 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Thursday, April 24, 2014 – 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (Extended Hours!)
- Friday, April 25, 2014 – 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

All participants must pick up Race Packets by Friday, April 25 at 6:00 p.m. A family member or friend may pick up your packet or you may pick up multiple packets. Simply identify and bring with you the race numbers for each participant, and a member of the Pat’s Run Race Crew will assist you. For children 12 and under participating in the 0.42 mile Kids Run, parents can pick up race numbers, T-shirts and goodie bags by the child’s last name.

Find your Race Number

Online registration has closed! Walk-up registration ($50) will open at the north end of Sun Devil Stadium from April 23-25 until sold out.


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Make your 4.2 miles go much farther.

For the 10th anniversary of Pat’s Run, we anticipate more than 30,000 participants. You can help make this run the most meaningful one to date with a pledge to raise $100.

If each participant raises just $25 per mile, we could break the fundraising record for Pat’s Run.

Your contribution would directly support hundreds of Tillman Military Scholars, who are studying to become our nation’s next leaders in medicine, business, law, education and the arts. They’re carrying forward Pat’s legacy of service to others. Imagine their impact for our communities, our country and abroad. Every dollar you help raise is not just a donation. It’s an investment in our future.

Take a moment to learn more about the Tillman Military Scholars here. Not planning to participate in the race? You can still be a part of this incredible effort by contributing to an existing team, donating to an individual runner, or forming your own fundraising page to honor Pat.

Start fundraising now

Fundraising Goals and Prizes

  • Baseball Cap, Pat's Run Decal

  • Tribute to Pat poster, Baseball Cap, Pat's Run Decal

  • TillmanTile, Tribute to Pat poster, Baseball Cap, Pat's Run Decal

  • Private Meet & Greet with ASU Coach Todd Graham, Name Recognition on Stadium Scoreboard, Reserved Parking, Tillman Tile, Tribute to Pat poster, Baseball Cap, Pat's Run Decal

What you need to know.

Planning to participate? We appreciate your desire to honor Pat’s life and legacy.
Tillman Military Scholars do, too. Here are some of the things you’ll need to know.

Register for Pat's Run

Download Complete
Race Guide and FAQs

  • Date and Time

    Pat’s Run starts at 7:05am on April 26th. The Kids Run starts at 9:45am. The Expo and Kids Corner open at 6:00am.
    Find your race bib number.

  • The Course

    Run/Walk 4.2 miles through downtown Tempe, finishing at the 42-yard line of Frank Kush Field inside Sun Devil Stadium. Results will be posted online.

  • Registration Fees

    Online registration has closed! Walk-up registration ($50) will open at the north end of Sun Devil Stadium from April 23-25th. Confirm your registration.

  • Race Packet Pick-Up

    Packet pick-up for race shirts and bibs is April 23-25th at the north end of Sun Devil Stadium. Pick-up tent will close at 6:00pm on April 25th. See important FAQs.

  • Kid's Run

    Kid’s Run entry is $10 for walk-up registration. Kids 12 and under will run/walk 0.42 miles from the Kids Corner finishing at the 42-yard line.

  • Team Packet Pick-Up

    Team registration has closed! Qualifying captains will receive an email invite to pick-up team race packets on Friday, April 18th from 8:00am-6:00pm.

  • Buy Gear

    Shop all Pat’s Run Gear. Can’t participate?
    You can still order a race shirt to honor Pat.

  • Special Packages

    Buy a Maroon package ($18 upgrade) or Gold package ($38 upgrade) for limited-edition 10th anniversary T-shirt, visor and socks.

Important: Final Instructions | Hotel Partners | 4.2 Mile Training Tips

We’re proud to recognize the Best Western – Inn of Tempe
as the official Pat’s Run Guest Headquarters. To make a reservation,
call 480.784.2233 and request the “Pat’s Run Rate.”

Can’t make it to tempe?
Join a shadow run instead.


On April 26, Pat Tillman Foundation and ASU Alumni Association will hold Shadow Runs nationwide.

You can Run/Walk and raise money to support Tillman Military Scholars, the same as you would in Tempe. Shadow Runs will bolster our fundraising efforts. So if you can’t make the big Tempe event, we’d love you to join a Shadow Run with others who are passionate about our mission. Note: The deadline has passed for scheduling 2014 Shadow Runs. Please contact the ASU Alumni Association to schedule a future Shadow Run in your community.

Shadow run locations

Click on the link below for the run location you would like to join.

Start a fundraiser

We need volunteers
to make the day a success.


You can label runner’s bibs. Pack team boxes. Guide runners on the course. The list of jobs goes on and on. We need a LOT of volunteers on our Race Crew to make Pat’s Run a success. But you’ll enjoy the day. You’ll meet people who care about the same things you do. And you’ll make an important contribution to a cause that really matters.

Find the job you want and sign up now.

Sign up now to volunteer

Volunteer FAQ

What happens after I sign up online?
You will receive a confirmation email within three days of signing up welcoming you to the Pat's Run Race Crew and confirming your assignment(s) as a volunteer. Two weeks prior to the race, you will receive an email with specific details regarding your responsibilities and shifts, as well as parking information and other helpful instructions.
What if I cannot attend?
Please email as soon as possible to let our volunteer coordinator know, so we can ensure your responsibilities will be re-assigned to another volunteer.
What if I cannot work the whole shift?
Once you sign up, we count on you for the full shift and cannot replace you if you leave early. At times, it may appear your area is over-staffed, but please be aware that all shifts are coordinated based on anticipated crowds. We count on each volunteer for help at the busy end of the shift. Please do not leave your post.
May I bring a friend?
Yes! We can always use extra help! Please be sure to have them register online to secure a volunteer position and Race Crew T-shirt.
How should I dress?
We recommend all volunteers wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Please dress in layers to compensate for cool to hot temperatures throughout the day. All volunteer jobs will take place outside - this includes Registration/Packet Pick-up. Note: some jobs have a physical requirement; please review the job descriptions before you register.
What should I bring with me?
As little as possible. There is no storage available, so you will have to carry any items you bring with you. Most areas will have a place to set down your belongings, but it will not be secure. We strongly recommend wearing a backpack or leaving your personal items in your car.
Can children volunteer?
The official age for an unaccompanied child to volunteer is 16. The Pat's Run committee wants to ensure the safety of all volunteers. Please direct any questions regarding children to the volunteer coordinator at
Do volunteers get a discount on race entry fees or a complimentary entry
Pat's Run is the signature annual fundraiser for the Pat Tillman Foundation, and entry discounts for the run are not offered. Event proceeds after expenses directly support the Tillman Military Scholars program.