Run. Walk.

We are currently on our Summer Schedule for Saturday runs/walks.

Join us for weekly runs, walks and trail runs on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.  We welcome people of all running and walking abilities. You do not have to be an accomplished runner to join FRFWP. We have all speeds and levels!  Our primary Saturday run/walk and midweek run/walks offer something for everyone from 1-3 mile walking routes to 3-6+ mile running routes. See below for details.

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Saturday 7am or 8am Summer Schedule (approx. April to October)

Join us for our Saturday Run & Walk on the Murphy Bridle Path on Central Avenue. We meet at the northwest end of the North Phoenix Baptist Church parking lot at either 7AM or 8 AM for a one hour run or walk.

7am  -First start,  individual/solo run for those that want to beat the summer heat

8am  -Circle-up, announcements, stretches

8:15-ish -Second start, group run

9:30  -Brunch

Parking is free. Distances include 3 to 6-mile routes, and 2 to 2.5-mile walks. The address is 5757 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012. See map below and course routes here.

Meet and Visit Afterwards: Join us afterwards at 9:30am for brunch or coffee, even if you didn’t run or walk. Every week a local restaurant is selected so the group can eat and drink and socialize. Check the schedule/calendar for the selected restaurant. Note that selected restaurants are subject to change without notice -please contact members on the day to confirm location.

Brunch calendar:

June 5:   Fundraiser– Members check your email inbox for invitation
June 12: First Watch – Park Central 3110 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012
June 19:  Windsor – 5223 N. Central Ave. Phoenix, AZ 85012
June 26:  Postino's Central – 5144 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85012

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Saturday 8am Winter Schedule (approx. October to April)

Join us for our Saturday Run & Walk in Papago Park. We meet at the north end of the Phoenix Zoo parking lot at 8 AM for a one hour run or walk. At the end of Papago Road, turn left; after a small curve to the left, we are at the right side near the north end of the parking lot. Parking is free. Distances include 3 to 6-mile routes, and 2 to 2.5-mile walks. The parking lot address is 455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008. See map below and course routes here.

Meet and Visit Afterwards: Join us afterwards at 9:30am for brunch or coffee, even if you didn’t run or walk. Every week a local restaurant is selected so the group can eat and drink and socialize. Check the schedule/calendar for the selected restaurant. Note that selected restaurants are subject to change without notice -please contact members to confirm location.

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Tuesday 6pm

Unfortunately, our regular Dreamy Draw location will be closed until spring of 2022 due to construction in the park. Our run/walks will therefore be relocated until further notice. See below for dates and locations.

June 15, 2021: Margaret T Hance Park @ 7pm

June 22, 2021:  Margaret T Hance Park @ 7pm

June 29, 2021: Margaret T Hance Park @ 7pm

Margaret T Hance Park

Park in the parking lot on the south side of Culver St which is between Central Ave & 3rd Ave. Please note that because of the Valley Metro Light Rail in the middle of the street, if you are on Central Ave you can only turn onto Culver St from the southbound Central Ave lanes. Parking is free and the Roosevelt/Central Light Rail station is very close.

Park address is 67 W Culver St. Phoenix, AZ 85003. Click map  below for directions.

Meet and Visit Afterwards:  Join us afterwards at 8:00-ish for dinner or snack or drinks, even if you didn’t run or walk. Every week a local restaurant is selected by the group that night, so please contact members to confirm location if you are only joining afterwards.

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Thursday 6pm

Join us for our Thursday Run/Walks in Tempe, AZ. We meet at the Tempe Beach Park parking lot at Tempe Town Lake at 6:00 pm for a one-hour run or walk. Parking is free. Distances include 3 to 6-mile routes, and 2 to 2.5-mile walks. The parking lot address is 250 W Rio Salado Pkwy Tempe, AZ 85281. See map below including an alternative meeting area during special events at Tempe Town Lake. See our course routes here.

 

Meet and Visit Afterwards:  Join us afterwards at 7:15-ish for dinner or snack or drinks, even if you didn’t run or walk. Every week a local restaurant is selected by the group that night, so please contact members to confirm location if you are only joining afterwards.

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Thursday Alternative parking

During unexpected special events at Tempe Town Lake and when the Tempe Beach Park parking lot is closed, we have an alternative parking lot located west of Tempe Center for the Arts. This is an unpaved trailhead parking lot. We meet at the edge of the parking lot where the pedestrian/cycle walk follows the Salt River.