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Preferred Corral for Marathon Starters

The 2012 P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon start will have a Preferred Corral position for participants that have run a qualifying marathon or half marathon time in 2010 or 2011.  The Preferred Corral will line-up directly behind the Elite field, and will lead the pack of non-elite participants. The Preferred Corral will be implemented at the marathon start ONLY.

How do I enter the Preferred Corral?

You must be registered for the 2012 P.F. Chang’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Arizona Marathon and need to provide proof of running a qualifying time. The first 500 participants to fax proof of meeting the qualifying time standards (see below) within the past two years (no earlier than January 1, 2010 or later than November 4, 2011) will be entered into the Preferred Corral. Please note: faxing proof does NOT guarantee entry into the Preferred Corral. Entry is limited to 500 runners on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis and will officially close when full or on November 4.

Qualifying Times for Preferred Corral

3:20:59 or less for the marathon; 1:30:59 or less for the half marathon.  Chip or gun time will be accepted.  The time must have been completed within the past two years, no earlier than January 1, 2010 and no later than November 4, 2011.

Proof of Running Qualifying Time

One of the below documentations will be required as proof of completing a qualifying time. Either form of proof must include the applicant’s name, name of race, date/year of race and finishing time. *Email messages and website links will not be accepted.

  • Race Results/Finisher Certificate
  • Race Results Page

*If you have run a qualifying time at a Competitor Group Rock ‘n’ Roll marathon or half marathon in 2010 or 2011,  you may notify us by email. Learn More

Fax Preferred Corral Application and Proof by November 4!
Preferred Start Application
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Please download and complete the Preferred Corral Application. Fax the completed Preferred Corral Application and Finisher’s Certificate OR Race Results by November 5 to:
Attn: RnR Arizona Preferred Corral
Fax #: (858) 450-6905

Notification of Status

Applicants will be notified of their status (accepted / not accepted) by email within one week. Please remember, admittance to the Preferred Corral will be on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis, and is limited to the first 500 qualifying applicants that register by November 5. An official “Preferred Corral List” – i.e. list of participants that will start in the Preferred Corral – will be posted on the website by November 19.

Qualified at Competitor Group Rock ‘n’ Roll Event

If you ran a qualifying time in 2010 or 2011 at a Competitor Group  Rock ‘n’ Roll event and you would like to be in the Preferred Corral, please complete the following:

  1. Email your request to rnraz@competitorgroup.com by November 4
  2. Include subject line: RnR AZ Preferred Corral Request
  3. Type your name, name and year of the qualifying race, your finishing time and ‘request to be placed in the Preferred Corral.’

Please remember, assignment to the Preferred Corral is NOT guaranteed and is limited to the first 500.


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