Photo courtesy of Paradise Valley Unified School District

Join the community for the 13th Annual PVSchools Community 5K Fun Run, an event encouraging active lifestyles.

Held Sat., Feb. 4 at Horizon High School, 5601 E. Greenway Rd., Check in starts at 7:30 a.m. The Kids’ Dash for youth ages 10 and under beings at 8:45 a.m., and the main race starts at 9:05 a.m. Awards for first, second, and third place male and female finishers in each age division will be given. Team awards will also be given for race participation. Participants who register by Jan. 6 will receive a t-shirt.

Runners will exit the Horizon High School football field south at the back gate and head east on Nisbet Rd up to Greenway Rd. Runners/Walkers will proceed down 64th St to Acoma then up 56th St back to Nisbet to renter and finish on the field. There are two aid stations on the course: One is on 64th St just south of Greenway. The other is at the elementary school on Acoma near 60th Street.

The 2023 PVSchools Community 5K Fun Run is supported by Race Entry, United Healthcare, VSP, Sun Life Financial, Delta Dental, Valley Schools, and the Paradise Valley Unified School District. For registration and information, visit