Outdoor Recreation

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Mud Run


The Mud Run is a great way for families to experience the obstacle race craze together! There are 2 routes: The shorter route is 1.25 miles, has about 10 obstacles, and is designed for most participants ages 12 and under. The longer route is 2.5 miles, has about 13 obstacles, and is designed for most participants 12 and over. It is recommended that parents accompany runners ages 10 and under. There is no fee or registration for a non-participating parent accompanying their child. First 200 registered will receive a Mud Run t-shirt. Check out this video of previous Mud Runs: Mud Run Video

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My Park = My Gym


Get to know our city parks and trail systems by taking part in the Park2Park Fitness Challenge. Each month a different park will be highlighted with a challenge for you to complete on your own. Run, walk and hike your way through the city parks and see how they can become your outdoor gym! Challenge runs November – February; last day to register is Jan. 6th. Tracking booklets and challenge instructions are available for pick up at the Multi-Generational Center on November 1st.

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Fall into Fitness Trail Run 2022

Fall into Fitness Trail Run

Join the Parks and Rec staff for a morning run/walk on the desert trails behind the MGC. Enjoy the views of the Superstitions as you weave through the desert trails. Choose between 2 distances, 2 or 4 miles. Trail is stroller friendly. This event is free and open to all ages!

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Trail Walk

Join us Friday mornings January – February  at the Multigenerational Center for a staff led trail walk. Time 8:30am 

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Girls On the Run®


Girls on the Run® (GOTR)is a non-profit program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. The program combines training for a 5k running event with self-esteem enhancing, uplifting workouts and curriculum-based lessons on themes such as dealing with body image and the media, resisting peer pressure, making healthy decisions and contributing to the community. Open to all 3rd-5th grade girls, this program will be held at the MGC and will culminate in a season ending 5k Run/Walk.  

Registration opens November 1st for spring 2023 season.

If you are interested contact Eanuta@apachejunctionaz.gov, or visit www.gotrmc.org to register.