Pushing Limits

April 23, 2022

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Pat’s Run 2022, presented by TEKsystems, is the signature fundraiser for the Pat Tillman Foundation’s Tillman Scholars program.

The 18th Annual Pat’s Run

April 23, 2022 | Tempe

We’re thrilled to be back in person for the 18th Annual Pat’s Run in Tempe, AZ, with our 4.2 mile walk / run, .42 mile Kids Run, as well as virtual options and Tillman Honor Runs with our friends and partners at Arizona State University.

Race Details

  • Distance: Run or walk 4.2 miles (.42 miles for the Kids’ Race)
  • When: Pat’s Run will take place on April 23, 2022
  • Where: Tempe, AZ

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Registration Details

  • In-person Registration: Registration costs $42 on Jan. 11 only. On Jan. 12, registration increases to $47, and will increase by $5 every two weeks.
  • Virtual Registration: Virtual registration costs $42, no matter when you register.
  • Kid’s Race: The Kid’s Race is back too—kids get their own special t-shirt and a prize. Kids Run participants do not get a medal.
  • Tillman Honor Runs: Register on this site for Tillman Honor Runs sponsored by Arizona State University Alumni Association.
  • Corporate Teams: Interested in bringing a team together from your workplace? Contact us to get a coupon code.

The Pat’s Run Challenge Series

The Pat’s Run Challenge Series is back! Register for our two- or three-race bundles and save over registering for each race individually. Participants in each challenge series event will receive a medal and t-shirt for that event. The two events are:

  • Step Up for Scholars In 2022, we’ll announce our 14th class of Tillman Scholars. How many miles can you walk or hike to celebrate them between Aug. 1 and Aug. 14?
  • 42 in 40 Challenge The 42 in 40 Challenge is back again! Run, walk, or hike 42 miles between Oct. 3 and Veterans Day (Nov. 11) in honor of Pat and his living legacy, the Tillman Scholars.

Swag

  • T-shirts: All runners—kids, Tillman Honor Runs, adults—will receive a Pat’s Run 2022 t-shirt on San Mar’s high-quality sport-tech
  • Medals: All in-person adult runners, virtual adult runners and Tillman Honor Run participants will also receive a Pat’s Run 2022 medal, sponsored by American Family Insurance
  • Bib: We will not provide bibs to Virtual Runners or Tillman Honor Run participants
  • Add-ons: We have three exclusive add-ons to purchase this year: our annual iconic tee, commemorative hat, and a 4.2 car magnet—and you can only get them when you register for Pat’s Run

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Limited Edition Merchandise

All participants who registered for the 4.2 mile run / walk — including virtual participants and Tillman Honor Runs participants — will receive a commemorative t-shirt and medal. Kids’ Run participants will get a prize instead of a medal. You can also add limited edition merchandise that you can only get when you register for Pat’s Run, including our new hat, a 4.2 car magnet, and our annual Iconic Tee! 

Designs for our medal, race tee, and Iconic Tee will be released over the next month!

 

Pricing Schedule

Please note: pricing for Tillman Honor Runs and for virtual participants will be $42, with no price adjustments.

Pat’s Run, Tempe, AZ

Jan. 11 $42
Jan. 12 – Jan. 31 $47
Feb. 1 – Feb. 14 $52
Feb. 15 – Feb. 28 $57
Mar. 1 – Mar. 12 $60
Mar. 13 – Mar. 31 $65

Kids Run, Tempe, AZ

Jan. 11 $10
Jan. 12 – Mar. 31 $15

Pat’s Run Challenge Series Bundles

  Pat’s Run + 1 Pat’s Run + 2
Jan. 11 $72 $94
Jan. 12 – Jan. 31 $77 $99
Feb. 1 – Feb. 14 $82 $104
Feb. 15 – Feb. 28 $87 $109
Mar. 1 – Mar. 12 $90 $114
Mar. 13 – Mar. 31 $95 $119

Pandemic Policies and Protocols

We plan to host Pat’s Run 2022 in person on April 23, 2022, in Tempe, Arizona and along the Arizona State University campus, abiding by COVID-19 mitigation guidance from both Maricopa County and ASU. 

By agreeing to participate in Pat’s Run, you understand that you are attending this event at your own risk and that you could be exposed to the COVID-19 virus. We recommend, although do not require, that participants be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before participating. Masks will be encouraged of any participant in public areas when they are not running or walking on the race course. On race day, if you have any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend the event. 

 

Cancellation Policy

We plan to hold Pat’s Run in person on April 23, 2022, in accordance with guidelines provided to us by the City of Tempe and ASU. If we are forced to cancel the in-person event and pivot to virtual, registered participants will still receive their medal and shirt. If you’re unable to run remotely with us, we will create an option for you to donate your registration. If we are forced to go virtual and you don’t want your t-shirt or medal, you can contact us to initiate a refund at [email protected]

Pat’s Run FAQs

What is Pat's Run?

Pat’s Run is the signature fundraiser for the Pat Tillman Foundation’s Tillman Scholars program. Pat’s Run 2022 will be held in person in Tempe. Arizona, on April 23, 2022.

Are you in-person this year?

Yep, we’re back.

What is a Tillman Honor Run?

A Tillman Honor Run is a 4.2 mile family friendly, in person, walk/run that takes place in various cities around the country. They are in partnership with ASU Alumni Chapters.

Does everyone get a shirt and medal?

Every registrant — in person or virtual — will get a medal and a Sport-Tek race shirt highlighting this year’s theme, Pushing Limits. You can also purchase an iconic tee, a limited edition hat, or a 4.2 car magnet at registration.

Will I need to have my materials shipped?

Virtual runners will receive their items via mail. In-person participants can choose to have their bib, medal, and shirt mailed to them, but we will also hold in-person packet pickup in the days prior to Pat’s Run.

What is the distance?

Pat’s Run is 4.2 miles; the kids’ run distance is .42 miles.

What if I can't make it to Tempe?

You can register as a virtual participant and complete your 4.2 mile run or walk from wherever you are!

How can I change my shirt size after I have registered?

We are happy to help you change your shirt size. Just shoot us an email at [email protected] and we can help you out. If your gear has already shipped out, we won’t able to accommodate shirt changes or exchanges.

How can I update my shipping address?

We are happy to help you update your shipping address. Just shoot us an email at [email protected] and we can help you out. 

When will the race packets ship?

Race packets will be fulfilled in the order that participants registered. Please check our social media for updates about shipping. We also have incorporated tracking information into our process, so you’ll be notified when your race packet ships.

How will I know my race packet has shipped?

If you’ve chosen to have your race items mailed to you, we will send you a shipping confirmation email with your unique tracking link when your package ships so you can follow it on its path to your mailing address. If you have multiple registrants that share the same mailing address, all of the items may be in one race packet. Please check with the other members of your household to see if they have received an email with your tracking number. 

How do I sign up a team?

  • Go to www.patsrun.org
  • Click “Register Now”
  • Select your registration choice (4.2 Mile or 0.42 mile Kids Run)
  • Enter in your personal information and click “Next”
  • Read and Agree/Sign the waiver by initialing in the box (Please note: if a child is under age, the waiver must  be signed by an adult). Click “Next”
  • Select Create a New Team from the radio buttons
  • Type in the name that you would like for your team 
  • When you create a new team, you may also choose to create a team password that you’ll need to provide to others you invite to join you. Click “Next”
  • Enter in your address
  • Select your shirt size
  • Choose a donation option or click “Next”
  • Choose your previous Pat’s Runs 
  • Select your demographics or click “Next”
  • Set up your team’s fundraising page. Select yes to register a team or an individual in our fundraising efforts and be eligible for awesome prizes! 
  • Enter in a Discount Code (if applicable)
  • Review your order summary and click “Checkout”

How do I register multiple people on one payment?

Follow the steps to register and at the end of your registration you will have the option to “Add new entry.”  You are able to do this same step for the Kids Run and participants under 12-years-old. The waiver form for each participant is the responsibility of that participant and that of parent or guardian of any minor-aged participants.

How do I go back and add an Iconic Tee or 4.2 Magnet once I have already registered?

Go to your confirmation email > Click “Manage Registration” > Click “Add-Ons” > Select the Add-On you wish to purchase > Click “Continue” > Confirm your shipping address and click “Continue” > Enter your payment information and click “Confirm Payment”

Where do I find my Bib Number?

Log into your RunSignup profile and scroll down to “17th Annual Pat’s Run, presented by Teksystems;” look underneath your registrant info and see your Bib: ###

If my kid is registered for the Kids Run, do they receive a finisher medal?

No — but kids will get a special prize!

When Is Pat's Run?

Pat’s Run will be held in Tempe, finishing in Sun Devil Stadium, on April 23, 2022. Race time is 7:05 a.m. 

Can kids register for the 4.2 Mile Walk/Run Event?

Yes. Children may register for both the 4.2 mile and Kids Run. Children under 12 years of age that are registered for the Kid’s Run will not receive a finisher medal and will receive the Pat’s Run “Kids Run” race shirt and a participation ribbon. This shirt is different from the race shirt adults or those over age 12 receive when they register for the 4.2 mile walk/run event.   

Is there a size chart for the race shirt t-shirt?

Please follow these links to see size chart:

How come I got charged per registration for shipping and handling even though we are in the same household?

All race items are being fulfilled by a local small business. This cost per registration is to help pay for the costs of packing and shipping. Items MAY be consolidated into one package but it is not guaranteed.

What is the Pat's Run Challenge Series?

A three-event series combining Pat’s Run with two virtual events later this year — including our third annual 42 in 40 Challenge! 

What is a race bundle?

A race bundle is a registration that will register you for all three events in the 2022 Pat’s Run Challenge Series.

Why should I register for a bundle?

The bundles are the only way to get a discount registration for the Pat’s Run Challenge Series. If you wait until registration opens for each individual event, you’ll pay full price. 

What does Pat’s Run support?

Pat’s Run is the signature annual fundraiser for the Pat Tillman Foundation. Proceeds from Pat’s Run directly support the Foundation’s Tillman Scholars program. Tillman Scholars are veterans, active service members and their spouses who are committed to service and community. Tillman Scholarships can be used at academic institutions across the country.

Is my pat’s run entry fee tax deductible?

Per IRS regulations, individual registration fees for the event are not tax-deductible (due to goods and services received). Please note, any donations or pledges over and above the registration fee are tax-deductible. All Team Tillman Pat’s Run donations are tax-deductible.

What are your COVID policies and protocols?

We plan to host Pat’s Run 2022 in person on April 23, 2022, in Tempe, Arizona and along the Arizona State University campus, abiding by COVID-19 mitigation guidance from both Maricopa County and ASU. 

By agreeing to participate in Pat’s Run, you understand that you are attending this event at your own risk and that you could be exposed to the COVID-19 virus. We recommend, although do not require, that participants be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before participating. Masks will be encouraged of any participant in public areas when they are not running or walking on the race course. On race day, if you have any symptoms of COVID-19, please do not attend the event.

 

What’s your cancellation policy?

We plan to hold Pat’s Run in person on April 23, 2022, in accordance with guidelines provided to us by the City of Tempe and ASU. If we are forced to cancel the in-person event and pivot to virtual, registered participants will still receive their medal and shirt. If you’re unable to run remotely with us, we will create an option for you to donate your registration. If we are forced to go virtual and you don’t want your t-shirt or medal, you can contact us to initiate a refund at [email protected]

Have more questions? Want more answers?

We have more information and will regularly update frequently asked questions at RunSignUp.

Run for Team Tillman

Fundraising Threshold: $500

Setting up a fundraising page is easy and we welcome the generosity of fundraisers of all levels who are passionate about honoring Pat Tillman’s legacy. Become a 2022 member of Team Tillman by committing to fundraise $500 or more. Team Tillman is a community of everyday athletes, civilian and military, who participate as a team at Pat’s Run and endurance events nationwide to fundraise for the Tillman Scholar Program.

When you fundraise $500 or more as part of Team Tillman, you’ll earn exclusive benefits and prizes including:

  • Reimbursement of your 2022 Pat’s Run registration fee if desired!
  • $100 Gift Card to spend on amazing gear in the Pat Tillman website shop!
  • Raffle entry to win an Apple or Garmin smartwatch!
  • Raise $1,000 or more and receive $200 total in gift cards to the shop!

Top Fundraising Prizes

  • 1st —  Custom Framed Pat Tillman Jersey plus $100 in additional gift cards to the PTF Shop
  • 2nd — Custom Framed Pat Tillman Iconic Print plus  $100 in additional gift cards to the PTF Shop
  • 3rd — $100 in additional gift cards to the PTF Shop

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Tillman Honor Runs

The ASU Alumni Association, in partnership with the Pat Tillman Foundation, coordinates the annual Tillman Honor Runs around the U.S. each April to honor the legacy and impact of former Sun Devil and Army Ranger Pat Tillman.

Join your community for a 4.2-mile fun run/walk hosted by ASU Alumni chapters and clubs across the U.S. The 4.2-mile race route planned in each city represents the No. 42 Pat wore on his jersey as a Sun Devil scholar-athlete.

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