*** UPDATED ***


We have been working with the City of Chandler and the Springfield Golf Resort to adjust the date for this event. We’re happy to announce that the Shot in the Dark Whiskey Run will be moving to Wednesday, September 23rd!  

If you are already registered, you will automatically be moved to the new date. If you are unable to attend the new date, we are happy to offer a free transfer option.

  • BIB TRANSFERS ARE OPEN – you may sell your bib to another runner. The new runner will need to complete the transfer process on our website. The fee for bib transfers has been waived for the balance of 2020.
  • You may also TRANSFER TO THE VIRTUAL race (please note that the virtual race does not include the rocks glass… and we can’t ship the whiskey.


We hope that you all choose to join us in September!

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Shot in the Dark 5K Whiskey Run! 

Tonight’s Forecast: 100% chance of whiskey! 

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Race Schedule – Wednesday, September 23rd (evening race)

  • Packet Pickup 5:30PM – 6:30PM
  • Race Start 7:00PM
  • Post race party 7:15PM until …

Start/Finish Location


A race made from the finest of Bourbons

Join us for one of our most intimate events we’ve ever designed for you. The custom Shot in the Dark Whiskey Run is LIMITED to 500 participants (21+) so make sure you don’t delay to get your spot to the party! Hot night for only the cool people! 

  • Shot in the Dark Finisher Medal presented to all registered participants at the finish line, the unique 8oz matte black flask on the Shot in the Dark sublimated ribbon
  • Your Elijah Craig bourbon will be poured for you at the finish line in a custom branded rocks glass that you will take home after the race.
  • High quality super soft race shirts, short sleeve tee or racerback tank.  Remember, wearing your shirt after the event will remind everyone you’re one of those super cool people that everyone admires.  
  • Professionally chip-timed race complete with a custom FLASK SHAPED Commemorative Race Bib! 
  • Live Results on the screens, by text message or on your mobile phone!.
  • Lots of professional photos, posted within hours of the race; FREE to download as always… and no watermarks!  You have to prove you were there right?!! #instaworthy
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2020 Finisher Medal, Rocks Glass and Coaster

One of a kind matte black flask finisher medal…we can pretty much guarantee you won’t be running anywhere else for a flask this summer! 

Black Matte Finish on the 8 oz. Flask Finisher Medal

Flask Medal, Rocks Glass and Coaster

Race Bib

2020 Shirt Options


Super soft black tee available in unisex sizing.  Who knows, you may end up wearing this to your cousin’s wedding.  


As always we also offer a women’s tank option.  Super soft and of course it’s black… it goes with everything! Well maybe not with your square dancing skirt but everything else should work! 

Overall and Aged Group Awards

All finishers will receive the Shot in the Dark flask finisher medal.

Awards will be presented to the overall Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female runners.

Our “Aged Group” Awards will be presented in the following categories:

  • Top 3 male and female in the following aged groups: 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Please check your results and plan to pick up your Aged Group award at the awards table before you leave.
  • Note: Aged groups may be added or deleted depending on the number of racers in each category.