Lost Dutchman Marathon Events

10K Run

The Lost Dutchman 10K race is held annually over President's Day weekend as a part of the Lost Dutchman Marathon.

Event: This page is for the Lost Dutchman 10K event. Visit our Registration page for an overview of all events or Marathon, Half Marathon or 8K Trail Run for our other races.

Where: Apache Junction, Arizona

Date: Sunday, February 16, 2025

Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Course: The 10K begins and ends in Prospector Park, and is an out-and-back over the last 3.1 miles of the Marathon course. The course is all on pavement, however there are broad freshly graded shoulders much of the way if you prefer to run on dirt. The route is relatively flat; it includes a slight incline going out and decline coming back to the finish line. There is no time limit for the 10K, HOWEVER, walkers and slow runners should be aware of faster half marathoners approaching from behind and sharing the return lane; please be courteous. Course map.

There will be mile markers on the race course.

Registration: Registration Details. Registration for the Lost Dutchman 10K Run is available online, by mail or in person near race day space permitting. Register today at ChronoTrack.

Registration Fees:

2025 PricesThrough
Maximum RunnersStart Time
10K$49$52$54$59$648008:00 a.m.

Registration Limit: Participation in the Lost Dutchman 10K is limited to 800 runners in 2025.

Parking: The race begins and ends at Prospector Park in Apache Junction. From US 60, you may use Tomahawk road and park in the Rodeo grounds or exit at Ironwood and park on the north side of the park. Here is a Map to Prospector Park. Visit our Driving, Parking & Transportation page for detailed race parking information.

Aid Stations: There are aid stations every mile, all have water, every other aid station will have a sports drink.

Race Packets

Packet pick up:

  • Thursday February 13, 2025 runners can pick up their packets at Road Runner Sports - Tempe, 43 S McClintock Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 (Map) from 3:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday February 14, 2025 runners can pick up their packets at Road Runner Sports - Tempe, 43 S McClintock Dr., Tempe, AZ 85281 (Map) from 11:00 a.m. till 6:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 15, 2025 at the Multi-Generational Center, 1035 N. Idaho Rd. Apache Junction, AZ from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Map). The 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk is 9:30 a.m. on Saturday with the start and finish at the center.
  • NON-MARATHONERS can pick up their packets Sunday, February 16, 2025 at Prospector Park 3015 N. Idaho Rd. Apache Junction, AZ beginning at 5:45 a.m.
  • There is no day of race packet pick up for the full marathon. Marathon runners MUST pick up race packets Thursday, Friday or Saturday.
  • You may have someone else pick up your race packet. Race Packets will NOT be mailed.

Chip Timing: The race will be chip timed. Your chip is a part of your bib, do not remove it. Your number bib must be worn on the front and be visible at all times during the race.

Medals: All 10K finishers will receive a commemorative medal.

Awards: Awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers in each age group. Age groups are 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+. Results will be posted as soon as possible after the completion of the race; the award ceremony will take place once the race results are available. If you win an award, be sure to pick it up before leaving. Award recipients not able to stay for the awards presentation can still receive their award, details are on the awards page.