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D-backs Virtual Race Against Cancer

October 17-18, 2020


The D-backs Virtual Race Against Cancer will take place October 17 & 18… not available that weekend? That’s OK! You can run or walk the 5K anytime between registration and October 31 to record your time!

Virtual Race Registration: $40 for all ages

  • A virtual race means you are welcome to run or walk your race from wherever you are.
  • Includes a commemorative race shirt, drawstring bag, finisher medal and more!
  • All race times will be self-reported and can be recorded using any tracking device/app. If you download and use the Runkeeper app, your time will automatically be reported on the Race Roster website.
  • All participants must register by 5:00 p.m. Arizona Time on Friday, October 16, 2020.
  • All participants must be pre-registered. There will be no race day registration available.
  • There are limited registration spaces available.
  • Registration fees are non-refundable but are transferable.


Whether it be screening tools to assist with an earlier diagnosis, innovative treatment options for those currently facing cancer or a support system for the entire family, the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation is committed to funding organizations through the D-backs Race Against Cancer that are making a real difference for Arizona's cancer warriors. We are challenging you, D-backs fans, to help us make a positive change in the lives of those impacted by cancer. Set a personal fundraising goal in honor or memory of someone who has faced or is currently facing cancer or just because you believe in the cause.

Packet Pick-Up

D-backs Race Against Cancer packets and shirts will be available for pick-up at various locations around the Phoenix area the week of October 12. More details will be announced shortly. There will also be an option to pick up your items at Chase Field.

You may also request to have your packet mailed to you for an additional $5. Please note the mailed packets will be sent out via USPS by October 12.

Dates and times are subject to change. Please check back the week before the race for additional information.

Course Rules & Regulations

  • You have the opportunity to determine your own course!
  • We recommend you map out your race course in your neighborhood ahead of time.
  • Please be sure to follow all applicable traffic laws.
  • We encourage all participants to maintain proper social distancing while running or walking.
  • Use caution when using headphones, pushing strollers or bringing pets for your run/walk.

Race Proceeds

All proceeds from the D-backs Race Against Cancer will benefit the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation and will be earmarked for programs and non-profits that provide screening, treatment and support for those dealing with cancer.

Nutrition Plan

Prepared by: D-backs Team Performance Dietitian

Consult your healthcare professional before participating in or acting on any recommendations found in Arizona Diamondbacks content. No information is to be taken as medical or health advice. You agree that use of this information is at your own risk. You unconditionally release, waive all claims against, and covenant not to sue AZPB Limited Partnership (dba the “Arizona Diamondbacks”) and its related entities from and for any and all liability, suits, claims, actions, and demands of any kind (including personal injuries) arising in connection with your use of the information.

Week 1

Determine Hydration Needs

Week 2

Practice your Breakfast

Week 3

Adjust Plate to Support Training Volume and Goals

Week 4

Reminder Tips