Cactus Flower Trail Series

Sat April 9 - Fri December 23, 2022 Avondale, AZ 85392 US
Event: 2022 Cactus Flower Trail Dual Series
The Cactus Flower Trail Runs water stations are a cup-less and self serve. We invite all our participants to bring their reusable cup or handheld bottle. This small changes to a typical event make a HUGE different to our environment.

Please be aware that Estrella and White Tank Regional Parks have a $7.00 entrance fee per car.
Event Dates: Saturday April 9, 2022 - Friday December 23, 2022
Start Time: 6:00am MST
End Time: 11:00am MST
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.

Event: Fall Events
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Event: 2022 Fall Series
Dates: October to December.

The fall series begins at Estrella Mountain where the 5k run is held, this trail has gorgeous mountains on the background and will challenge you from beginning to end.

The 6K flat course at Estrella Mountain Regional park at Coldwater Trail. The trail is fairly flat from start to about mile 2 and starting at the 2.4 mile mark the trail consist of a series of rolling hills.

Our last run is a 7K which is held a White Tank Regional park and is the conclusion of the Cactus Flower Trail series fall edition and what a better way to finish the series with a 7K run! The Ironwood trail will lead you through one of the White Tank Mountains trails where the Hohokam Indians once walked. At the start you will encounter an up hill battle, but once you conquer the first mile you will enjoy the rest of the course with a mixture of a flat clean course and at some sections some rocky natural trails.


We invite all our participants to bring their reusable cup / handheld bottle, and safety pins or race number belt. These small changes to a typical event make a HUGE different to our environment.

Please be aware that Estrella Park and White Tank Regional Park has a $7.00 entrance fee.
Event Dates: Saturday October 8, 2022 - Saturday December 3, 2022
Start Time: 8:00am MST
End Time: 10:00am MST
Price: $85.00 Race Fee + $5.93 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $90.00 after August 2, 2022 at 11:59pm MST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
June 2, 2022, 12:00am MST August 2, 2022, 11:59pm MST $85.00 Race Fee + $5.93 SignUp Fee
August 3, 2022, 12:00am MST September 30, 2022, 11:59pm MST $90.00 Race Fee + $6.22 SignUp Fee
October 1, 2022, 12:00am MST October 8, 2022, 11:59pm MST $95.00 Race Fee + $6.51 SignUp Fee
Event: Fall Estrella Cactus 5K on 10/8/22
The 5k run held at the Estrella Mountain, this trail has gorgeous mountains on the background and will challenge you from beginning to end. This is the first of three runs for the series.   This course is the perfect place for new trail runners, yet challenging for experienced runners.

We invite all our participants to bring their reusable cup / handheld bottle, and safety pins or race number belt. These small changes to a typical event make a HUGE different to our environment.

Estrella Mountain Regional Park at Competitive Track
(Next to the Phoenix Raceway)

Event Schedule
7:45 am Registration opens
8:00 am 5K Starts
9:30 am Last wave starts


The Estrella Cactus 5K is a cup-less and safety pin free event. Please bring your own reusable cup and race number belt.

Please be aware that Estrella and White Tank Regional Parks have a $7.00 entrance fee per car.
Event Date: Saturday October 8, 2022
Start Time: 8:00am MST
End Time: 10:00am MST
Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.45 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $30.00 after August 1, 2022 at 11:59pm MST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
February 1, 2022, 12:00am MST August 1, 2022, 11:59pm MST $25.00 Race Fee + $2.45 SignUp Fee
August 2, 2022, 12:00am MST September 24, 2022, 11:59pm MST $30.00 Race Fee + $2.74 SignUp Fee
September 25, 2022, 12:00am MST October 2, 2022, 11:59pm MST $35.00 Race Fee + $3.03 SignUp Fee
October 3, 2022, 12:00am MST October 5, 2022, 11:59pm MST $40.00 Race Fee + $3.32 SignUp Fee
October 6, 2022, 12:00am MST October 8, 2022, 11:59pm MST $45.00 Race Fee + $3.61 SignUp Fee
Event: Fall Desert Marigold 6K on 11/19/22
The 6k trail run is fast course and the perfect race for those who do not have enough time to hit the trails during or on the weekends. Although the course is fairly flat this course will challenge you from the Start to the Finish. The 6K course consists on multiple rolling hills, starting on mile two all the way to the end.

We invite all our participants to bring their reusable cup / handheld bottle, and safety pins or race number belt. These small changes to a typical event make a HUGE different to our environment.

Event location
6864 Casey Abbot Drive North, Goodyear, AZ 85338

Event Schedule

7:45 am Registration opens and packet pickup
8:00 am 6K


The Desert Marigold 6K is a cup-less and safety pin free event. Please bring your own reusable cup and race number belt.

Please be aware that Estrella and White Tank Regional Parks have a $7.00 entrance fee per car.
Event Date: Saturday November 19, 2022
Start Time: 8:00am MST
End Time: 10:00am MST
Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.45 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $30.00 after September 1, 2022 at 11:59pm MST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
February 1, 2022, 11:00am MST September 1, 2022, 11:59pm MST $25.00 Race Fee + $2.45 SignUp Fee
September 2, 2022, 12:00am MST November 5, 2022, 11:59pm MST $30.00 Race Fee + $2.74 SignUp Fee
November 6, 2022, 12:00am MST November 13, 2022, 11:59pm MST $35.00 Race Fee + $3.03 SignUp Fee
November 14, 2022, 12:00am MST November 16, 2022, 11:59pm MST $40.00 Race Fee + $3.32 SignUp Fee
November 17, 2022, 12:00am MST November 19, 2022, 11:59pm MST $45.00 Race Fee + $3.61 SignUp Fee
Event: Fall Saguaro 7K on 12/3/22
The race at White Tank is the conclusion of the Cactus Flower Trail series and what a better way to finish the series with a 7K run!  The Ironwood trail will lead you through one of the White Tank Mountains trails where the Hohokam Indians once walked. At the start you will encounter an up hill battle, but once you conquer the first mile you will run smoothly to the finish line.

We invite all our participants to bring their reusable cup / handheld bottle, and safety pins or race number belt. These small changes to a typical event make a HUGE different to our environment.

Event location
White Tanks Mountains
20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road  Waddell, AZ 85355

Event Schedule
7:45 am Packet pickup opens and Packet pickup
8:00 am 7K Starts


Please be aware that Estrella and White Tank Regional Parks have a $7.00 entrance fee per car.
Event Date: Saturday December 3, 2022
Start Time: 8:00am MST
End Time: 10:00am MST
Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.45 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $30.00 after November 1, 2022 at 11:59pm MST
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Registration Starting Registration Ending Price
February 1, 2022, 12:00am MST November 1, 2022, 11:59pm MST $25.00 Race Fee + $2.45 SignUp Fee
November 2, 2022, 12:00am MST November 19, 2022, 11:59pm MST $30.00 Race Fee + $2.74 SignUp Fee
November 20, 2022, 12:00am MST November 27, 2022, 11:59pm MST $35.00 Race Fee + $3.03 SignUp Fee
November 28, 2022, 12:00am MST November 30, 2022, 11:59pm MST $40.00 Race Fee + $3.32 SignUp Fee
December 1, 2022, 12:00am MST December 3, 2022, 11:59pm MST $45.00 Race Fee + $3.61 SignUp Fee
Event: Spring Events
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Event: 2022 Spring Series
About the Spring Series:

Dates: March to May

The Cactus Flower Trail Series Spring edition is held between March and May bringing you an opportunity to be out on the trail when the Arizona weather is a little bit warmer.

The wonderful scenery you will see along each course will make up for the warm weather. We have three distances, 5K, 6K and 7K.

Our Fall Series is the original Cactus Flower Trail Series, but due to public demand we added the Spring edition with a little bit of a twist.

Make sure to join us on the Fall Series too!

Our Spring series has a bit of a spin from our original events. Participants will run the course backwards.

The Cactus Flower Spring edition is a bit more challenging than our Fall edition but every step you take on the trail is well worth it.

The 6K course at Estrella Mountain is the perfect course for those who don’t have enough time to be training on hills, but still want to be out on a nice running trail. Although the course is fairly flat it is still a challenging course with two miles of rolling hills.

The 7K which is held at the White Tank Regional park. The Ironwood trail will lead you through one of the White Tank Mountains trails where the Hohokam Indians once walked. At the start it will be a flat clean course with some rocky natural trails, towards the end of the race will finish strong by having conquered the hill.

The 5K held at Estrella Mountain's Competitor Track. This trail has gorgeous mountains on the background and will challenge you from beginning to end.


Please be aware that Estrella and White Tank Regional Parks have a $7.00 entrance fee per car.
Event Dates: Saturday April 9, 2022 - Saturday May 14, 2022
Start Time: 6:00am MST
End Time: 10:00am MST
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.

Event: Spring Saguaro 7K on 4/16/22
Saguaro 7K
20304 W. White Tank Mountain Road,  Waddell, AZ 85355

Just for this SPRING 2022 we will have a new location and our course will be out and back.

Spring 2022 Course - https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/4831997503

The Ironwood trail will lead you through one of the White Tank Mountains trails where the Hohokam Indians once walked. At the start you will stroll on a flat terrain but as you get closer to the finish you will battle gravity running up hill. Don’t worry will have some refreshing drinks at finish line for you to enjoy and a great finisher medal that you well deserve.

We invite all our participants to bring their reusable cup / handheld bottle, and safety pins or race number belt. These small changes to a typical event make a HUGE different to our environment.

Event Schedule
6:30 am Packet pickup opens
7:00 am 7K Starts


Please be aware that Estrella and White Tank Regional Parks have a $7.00 entrance fee per car.
Event Date: Saturday April 16, 2022
Start Time: 7:30am MST
End Time: 10:00am MST
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.

Event: Spring Desert Marigold 6K on 4/9/22
Desert Marigold 6K
6864 Casey Abbot Drive North, Goodyear, AZ 85338

The 6k trail run is fast course and the perfect race for those who do not have enough time to hit the trails during or on the weekends. Although the course is fairly flat this course will challenge you from the Start to the Finish.

We invite all our participants to bring their reusable cup / handheld bottle, and safety pins or race number belt. These small changes to a typical event make a HUGE different to our environment.

Event schedule
6:30 am Packet pickup opens
7:00 am 6K Starts


Runner swag
1 Race number at every race.
1 Finisher award at every race.


Please be aware that Estrella Mountain Regional Park and White Tank Regional Parks have a $7.00 entrance fee per car.
Event Date: Saturday April 9, 2022
Start Time: 7:00am MST
End Time: 9:00am MST
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.

Event: Spring Estrella Cactus 5K on 5/14/22
Estrella Cactus 5K
Estrella Mountain Regional Park at Competitive Track
(Next to Phoenix Raceway)

The 5K run is held at the Estrella Mountain Hills, this trail has gorgeous mountains on the background and will challenge you from beginning to end. This is the last of three runs for the series. This course is the perfect place for new and experienced trail runners, to test their limits, but with your right running pace and determination you will rock the course.

We invite all our participants to bring their reusable cup / handheld bottle, and safety pins or race number belt. These small changes to a typical event make a HUGE different to our environment.

Event Schedule
6:00 am Registration opens
6:30 am 5K Starts


Please be aware that Estrella Mountain Regional Park and White Tank Regional Parks have a $7.00 entrance fee per car.
Event Date: Saturday May 14, 2022
Start Time: 6:30am MST
End Time: 9:00am MST
Registration Limit: Sorry! This event is full.
Registration: Online Registration is Closed

Online Registration has Ended.


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