On Tucson’s NW side at the base of the Catalina Mountains, Catalina State Park offers fairly flat road running and some fantastic trail options.
Marana’s shared use path meanders through both the northern and southern parts of town, parallel to the Santa Cruz River. The path is currently 9.65 miles long.
This 5 mile eastside multi-use path snakes its way from Broadway to Saguaro National Park East.
Centrally located park with a lighted, 3-mile multi-use path and a popular 800 meter (half mile) dirt track.
Following the banks of the mighty Rillito River (almost always dry), the Rillito River Path offers a 10-mile uninterrupted multi-use path.
One of Arizona’s most scenic running spots, Sabino Canyon offers both road and trail running options.
This is the site of SAR’s big Labor Day 8 Mile Run. Winding through a forest of saguaros, this 8 mile rollercoaster (lots o’ hills!) loop is not to be missed. Many great trail options as well.
10k and 5k, with children's dash