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The Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler was the first race ever put on by SAR, 48 years ago. This scenic course and the post-race festivities truly embrace the spirit of the old Southwest, making the 48th Saguaro National Park Labor Day Run a regional favorite.
Join us for the Inaugural TMC Tucson 10k, scheduled on Sunday morning, September 17th. This race will be the second leg of the 2017 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown. The second leg of the 2017 Triple Crown will be a brand new event, staged at Pima Community College West, the TMC Tucson 10k will loop the beautiful cactus forest roads in the Tucson Mountains. The companion 5k walk/run and a kids dash ensure that all ages and abilities can participate.
The 5th Annual Sabino Canyon One Mile FitKidz Classic will take place at the beautiful Sabino Canyon on National Public Lands Day, Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 7:15am. National Public Lands Day means there is no fee for parking at the Canyon’s main lot! This race is FREE and for kids up to middle school age (all kids not yet in middle school). This is the first race of the fall season in the FitKidz racing series produced by SAR.
Registration is now open for The Great Pumpkin Race 2017! What could be better than a family day out at Buckelew Farms including free entry into the farm before 8am for all registered participants followed by an awesome 5K or FitKidz mile including the haunted Corn Maze!More
Remember, the Saguaro National Park Labor Day Run is capped at 750 total runners. As of today, about 300 spots in the 8-miler have been filled, so we're opening the 5k Run/Walk registration on July 1st.More
The 2017 The Running Shop SAR Grand Prix Standings have been updated.More
Registration for the TMC Tucson 10k is now open -- take advantage of early registration pricing to snag your cool medallion and great technical shirt at an awesome low price. SAR members: check your email for the SAR member discount code.
Route: A speedy course along the beautiful rolling hills in the Painted Desert area of the cactus-covered Tucson Mountains, with a rocket-ship finish. This course has never been raced in the history of Tucson running.
Your Medal and Your Shirt: Every finisher in the 10k and 5k receives the unique finisher's medallion, a raised bronze piece designed by national leaders, Ashworth Awards, based on two beautiful Kerry Whelan photographs. Every registrant also receives a souvenir technical shirt, designed in partnership with Leslie Jordan Designs, the premier running t-shirt company in America. See below.
Date and Place: 7:00 am, Sunday, September 17, 2017, Pima Community College, 2202 W Anklam Rd
Events: 10k run/walk and companion 5k walk/run, with a kids dash that ensures that all ages and abilities can participate.
Race Directors: The SAR-calendared event was created by Randy and Tia Accetta and the Run Tucson team, and is the 2nd leg of the 2017 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown.
Beneficiaries: The TMC Tucson 10k raises funds for the Southern Arizona Roadrunners and the BEYOND-Tucson Foundation.
Pricing: Tucson 10k and 5k Pricing -- same price for each event
NOTE: SAR Member discount ends at midnight July 1st
$20 July 1st, SAR Member -- check your email for discount code
$25 before August 1
$30 before September 1
$35 before September 14
$40 on race weekend
(A note on pricing: please compare this pricing to other 10k races in Tucson and around the country -- thanks to our sponsor support we're committed to ensuring that running is affordable.)
As always, thanks for being part of the SAR running community!
If you have any questions please email race director Randy Accetta at firstname.lastname@example.org.More