September 14th, 2013
The Phoenix Mercury invites fans and Valley residents to participate in the team's inaugural "Race to the Playoffs" 5K walk/run on Saturday, September 14. The race begins at 7 a.m. The race will start and end at US Airways Center, the home of the Phoenix Mercury, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit Children’s Cancer Network, a local non-profit providing financial, educational and psychosocial support to Arizona’s children and families dealing with childhood cancer. Fans can register at www.racetotheplayoffs.com or at any remaining Mercury home game. Registration costs $35 through midnight on September 11, and $45 from September 11 to September 14. Each participant will receive a Mercury drawstring bag, an exclusive “Race to the Playoffs” dry-fit running shirt, and more. The first 250 participants to register will also receive an autographed Mercury player photograph. All participants will have the opportunity to purchase additional tickets to the Mercury’s first home playoff game at a discounted rate.