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Daisy Mountain Vets 5k/10k Flag Run/Ruck

May 25 @ 6:00 am - 11:00 am

Grab your friends, a flag or even dust off your ole rucksack and be sure to join us for our patriotic Gut Check Flag 5k/10k Trail Run/Ruck, Memorial Day weekend as we pay tribute to the brave men and women that gave the ultimate sacrifice for this great Nation of ours.

– Our goal is to get as many people as possible to carry an American flag during the event, high and proud, either individually or with a team.

– There are two different distance options to choose from, either the 5k or the 10k.

– You can run/hike the 5k or 10k, with a 35lb rucksack or without.

– Both courses are an out and back on the very scenic Black Canyon Trails.

– This is a cupless event to prevent extra waste. STRONGLY RECOMMEND bringing either a handheld water bottle or a Camelbak bladder.

– It could be hot so please dress accordingly.


Event Details:

– Event Check-in – 0600-0640 hours

– Event Race Briefing – 0645 hours

– Event Start – 0700 hours promptly


All donations and a portion of the proceeds will go to the local Anthem – Daisy Mountain Veterans. They are a non-profit, 501(c)3 organization, established in 2012, comprised of former service members, active duty military, families of above, or anyone whose interest is the well-being of Veterans and their families. Their mission is to honor, support, and thank all who have served and who are currently serving in our Military. Their organization has a history of serving communities, promoting Americanism, family values, youth programs, freedom, and liberty.  The members celebrate the achievements and sacrifices of members of our Armed Forces with whom they, as Veterans, share common experiences.

Get out there, fly your flags and most importantly, let’s honor those who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. We look forward to seeing you on the trail Memorial Day Weekend.


Black Canyon City Trailhead-From Phoenix, take Interstate 17 north and exit at Rock Springs/Black Canyon City Exit 242. Head west (left). At the stop sign turn right then a quick left onto Warner Road. Follow the road to the white tank which marks the Black Canyon City Trailhead. From Prescott, take highway 69 to Interstate 17, head south. Take the Black Canyon City/Cold Water Road Exit 244. Drive through town and turn west (right) onto Werner Road. Follow road to the white tank.


34580 Old Black Canyon Hwy, Black Canyon City, AZ 85324, USA
34580 Old Black Canyon Hwy
Black Canyon City, 85324 United States
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