Baehr Challenge

The Baehr Challenge consists of teams of 2 or more participating in a 5k staggered-start obstacle course race designed for all fitness levels and all ages including individuals, families and people with Parkinson’s. Traverse a field of tires, crawl through tubes and a spider web, over walls, under nets, balance across a bridge, climb a hay bale mountain, jump over hay bales, maneuver an inflatable and run on a desert trail. You can choose to do the obstacle course only and not the run portion.

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Registration Check-in at 8AM * Event 9AM to 12 Noon
Aviano Park at Desert Ridge
(behind the Clubhouse)
22500 North Aviano Way, Phoenix, AZ 85050

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Registration Fees

— Free for Children 5 and under
— $20 for Students ages 6 to 17
— $20 for People with Parkinson’s
— $30 for Adults and increases to
— $45 for Adults on day of event

Recruit your team, design your crazy team costumes and compete to win a prize for the most outrageous costume.

The Obstacle Course Race event will feature:

• Live Music • Individual and Team Photos
• Fun Zone • Food Truck to Purchase Food
• Costume Prizes • Complimentary Bottled Water
• Raffle Baskets • Representative from The Michael J. Fox Foundation

Mama Baehr says please remember to bring your own shade canopy, chair and/or blanket to sit on, sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, lip balm, water, snacks, a few bucks to purchase raffle basket tickets and food and be prepared to have a morning of fun you will never forget.

Save time at registration check-in on event day, download and bring completed Liability Waiver and Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire with you to the Obstacle Course Race.

Please note that participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian and the Liability Waiver and Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire must be signed by a parent or guardian at the event in order to participate.


The Baehr Challenge is one of the top Team Fox events in the Southwest and has raised over $120,000 since its inception in 2010 thanks to your continued support and participation.

Click here to make a tax deductible donation directly to Team Fox, the fitness affiliate of the Michael J. Fox Foundation.

Click here to see photos of past events.


We could use your help on event day with setup, traffic directors, greeters, check-in, raffle basket tables, autograph banner, race starters, ice/drink patrol, retail sales, cleanup and takedown. We can’t make the event successful without your help.

We’re using to organize our volunteers for the 8th Annual Baehr Challenge Obstacle Course Race scheduled for Saturday, April 8, 2017.

Here’s how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click here to volunteer.
2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.
3) Sign up! It’s Easy – You will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on

Note: does not share your email address with anyone. If you prefer not to use your email address, please contact me and I can sign you up manually.

We thank you for your continued support.

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