Community Engagement & Events
The Community Engagement division is committed to creating a legacy of unforgettable experiences to connect community through effective special event management, neighborhood outreach, citizen engagement, historical preservation, increase tourism and cultivate economic development.
Active through Neighborhood Promotions, Marketing & Events
Engagement through Residents Participation & Volunteerism
Connection through Community Friendships & Partnerships
Community Engagement Manager
530 East Monroe Avenue
Buckeye, AZ 85326
Fall Quarter Auction Craze
Fr iday, August 15, 2014 at 6 p.m.
Community Center - 201 E. Centre Avenue
Join us and exciting businesses such as Celebrating Home, Mary Kay, Cookie Lee and more for the auctioning off of prize packages! The Quarter Auction Craze is a cross between bingo and an auction. Each prize package will be up for bid for one or two quarters per auction paddle. If you’ve paid your quarter to participate in that auction and your auction paddle number is called – you win!
Plan to bring your quarters and friends and enjoy a great evening of fun! Refreshments will be served. Admission is $3 and includes a free auction paddle. Additional paddles are $1 each.
Buckeye Marathon / Half Marathon / 5K / 1-Mile Fun Run - Race to the Runway
Saturday, December 13, 2014 8:00 AM
Buckeye Municipal Airport - 3000 S Palo Verde Rd, Buckeye, AZ 85326
Boston Qualifier! Many marathons claim to be flat and fast, but how many can say they are DOWNHILL and fast! Join us for the inaugural Buckeye Marathon / Half Marathon / 5K Run. The marathon route features a drop of over 640' from start to finish.
The Buckeye Marathon / Half Marathon / 5K will take place on December 13, 2014. All distances will end at the Buckeye Municipal Airport. The Half Marathon and 5K will also begin at the airport, with the Marathon course starting at Festival Foothills Elementary School in the Sun City Festival community (transportation will be provided from the finish line to the start line for marathon participants).
This event will be run on a certified course and serve as a Boston Qualifier. All events will be chip timed.
All participants will receive:
• Custom event Dri-Fit Tech T-shirt
• Custom Finisher's Medal
• Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Food"
• Entry into post race festival and celebration
Proceeds will benefit the City of Buckeye Youth Scholarship Fund, giving kids the opportunity to participate in recreational activities throughout the city.
• $85 through November 13
• $95 November 14 through December 7
• $100 December 8 through December 11
• $110 on Race Day
• $55 through November 13
• $65 November 14 through December 7
• $75 December 8 through December 11
• $85 on Race Day
• $30 through November 13
• $35 November 14 through December 7
• $40 December 8 through December 11
• $45 on Race Day
Schedule of Events
4:00 - 6:30pm Packet picket up and late registration. Location TBA. Friday, December 12
7:00am Race Day Packet Pick-up & Registration Opens for Marathon at Festival Foothills Saturday, December 13
8:00am Marathon Begins
8:00am Race Day Packet Pick-up & Registration Opens for Half Marathon/5K at Airport
9:00am Half Marathon Begins
9:30am 5K Run Begins
10:30am 5K Awards Begins (approximate)
11:45am Half Marathon Awards Begin (approximate)
12:30pm Marathon Awards Begin (approximate)
All participants will be chip timed by StartLine Racing . Awards will be given to the top 3 finishers in all age categories (5 year age groups).