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Run with Joy Half Marathon and Run with Joy 5K

Sat March 30, 2024 Albuquerque, NM 87107 US Directions


Run with Joy 1/2 Marathon

8:00AM MDT - 12:00PM MDT

Run with Joy 5K

9:30AM MDT - 12:00PM MDT


2381 Aztec Rd NE
Albuquerque, NM US 87107


Calling all unicorn lovers! Join us for this unicorn themed half marathon and 5k on Saturday, March 30, 2024, in honor of our late friends, Lawrence Joy and Mike Thrall. The run will benefit the Thrall family. 

The run will start and finish at the Canteen Brewhouse 2381 Aztec Rd NE. The out and back course will primarily be on the North Diversion Channel Trail in Albuquerque, NM. We will have an aid station at the halfway point of the 5k. We will have several aid stations throughout the half marathon. Restrooms will be available at the start and finish. With your half marathon and 5k registration you will receive a t-shirt and a pint of beer of your choice after the run. All Half Marathon participants will receive a finishers medal. We will have root beer available for participants under 21 and non-beer drinkers. We will have live music and food post run. We will be holding a raffle post-race open to all finishers in lieu of top finisher awards. Your bib number is your raffle number, so stick around to see if you won a fun prize!

Run with Joy shirt and specific size cannot be guaranteed if you register after 3/1/24.

Packet Pickup will be Friday, March 29th from 5-7PM at Canteen Brewhouse. To help you carb load before the race we will offer $1 off pints with your race bib on Friday evening.

Must be 21 to receive your complimentary beer. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. 

*Day of registration and packet pick-up will be available. You will not be guaranteed a shirt with day of registration.

Race course will be open until 12PM. 

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

Course Map

Run with Joy Medal

Run with Joy Shirt


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