The marathon is a three-day event that includes a free Health & Fitness Expo on Friday, Jan, 17, and Saturday, Jan. 18; a 5K and a kids’ event on Saturday, Jan. 18; and a 10K run, a half marathon, and the full marathon on Sunday, Jan. 19. There will be live music and entertainment all along the routes.

The full marathon starts at the Arizona Center at Van Buren and Second streets in Phoenix. The half marathon and 10K start at University Drive and College Avenue in Tempe. All runs end at Rio Salado Parkway at Ash in Tempe.

In North Central, the marathon route will go north on Seventh Avenue, then east on Missouri Avenue to 24th Street, where it turns south.

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