SAR News

Thanksgiving Cross Country Classic results now posted!

Nov 23, 2017

You can see results here!

Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family!

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TMC BE Tucson:Wine Glass, Cash & Awards + free WhiteClaw Hard Sparkling Seltzer at Running Shop Dec2

Nov 22, 2017

You can register online for TMC BE Tucson through Wednesday, November 29th.  Packet Pick-Up and In-Person Registration Details

Friday, December 1 at The Running Shop from 4-6pm - pick up your wine glass, t-shirt, race number, and free can of WhiteClaw Hard Sparkling Seltzer

Saturday, December 2 from 6:15-7:15 am at Kino Veteran's Memorial Stadium - pick up your shirt and wine glass (first 300 registered)

Race Schwag and Awards

The first 300 male and female registrants receive the free wine glass, while all registrants receive soft  & comfortable TMC BE Tucson shirt 

Overall Winner TMC Women's 5k: 1st: $50 2nd: $30 3rd: $20, plus hot chocolate mug

Age group awards TMC Women's 5k: U15 through 75+ receive 1st: $20 Running Shop gift certificate + hot chocolate mug; 2nd: $10 Running Shop gift certificate + hot chocolate mug; 3rd: hot chocolate mug

Men's Mile: First Overall receives Running Shop Gift Certificate; all 10-year age category winners receive a hot chocolate mug U10, 11-19 through 70+

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Last Day To Pick Up Race Schwag & Awards from TMC Get Moving, Tucson 10k, Saguaro, GZTC

Nov 21, 2017

As a reminder to the SAR community, November 25th is last day to pick up left-over awards, t-shirts, and other race schwag from the Running Shop for the following races: TMC Get Moving Tucson, TMC Tucson 10k, Saguaro National Park Labor Day Run, and the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown.  Please visit the Running Shop at 3055 North Campbell Avenue if you want to pick up the items you have not yet received.

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Volunteer with us Thanksgiving Morning!

Nov 17, 2017

We're in need of some helping hands at The Thanksgicing Cross Country Classic!  Sign up here: https://www.volunteersignup.org/AL3HR

There are some slots where you can stil run and also volunteer at the event! Best of both worlds!

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Updates on Thanksgiving 5k; TMC BE Tucson Women’s 5k; and TMC Sunrise at Old Tucson

Nov 17, 2017

Less than a week to go, so sign up here for the Thanksgiving Day Cross Country Classic! Two weeks to go, so sign up here for the December 2nd TMC BE Tucson Women's 5k (with free hot chocolate and chocolate fondue!) hosted at the new venue, Keno Veteran's Memorial Stadium.  The TMC Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run has been moved to Sunday, February 18th -- registration will open soon!

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Running Shop Grand Prix Results Have Been Updated!

Oct 30, 2017

The Running Shop Grand Prix Results Have Been Updated to include the TMC A Mountain Half Marathon. Click HERE to see the updated standings!

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No “A”—no problem! Quick Post-Race Report and Information for TMC Get Moving Tucson

Oct 30, 2017
  • Results can be found here.  Race snapshots can be found at the Goatographer page and the Damion Alexander page.
  • Email the race timing company if you spot any mistakes due to the high-volume of last-minute race changes and they will sort it out (please provide name, bib number, and as close as possible your finishing time).  
  • SAR's Running Shop Grand Prix Results have been updated -- please see results here
  • Age Group Awards will be at The Running Shop (3055 North Campbell) from November 1 - November 25.  
  • Virtual Triple Crown registrants can pick up race shirt and medal at The Running Shop until November 25.  

12th Annual TMC Get Moving Tucson in the books

The 12th iteration of the TMC Get Moving Tucson saw over 1700 registered runners and walkers compete in three different events on Halloween weekend while helping raise thousands of dollars for Tucson non-profits.

Produced by Run Tucson and the Southern Arizona Roadrunners, the TMC Get Moving Tucson events included the A-mountain-less TMC Half-Marathon and the Tucson Lifestyle 5k.   

Cox Charities sponsored the free family mile, including the Cox Costume mile and SAR’s FitKidz mile for children under 12.

Perhaps it was the possibility of prize money or perhaps a speedy time on the flatter course, but the overall winners cruised to easy victories.

In the men’s race, Tucson-area transplant Harry Mulenga completed his first half-marathon in the outstanding time of 1:08:57.  Heeding conventional half-marathon advice, Mulenga ran a negative split race, holding back the first few miles then dropping down to 5-minutes-per-mile pace in the middle sections to leave the field far behind.  Second place went to David Fernandez and third went to James Haycraft.

In the women’s race, 2:41 marathoner Autumn Ray also rolled to an easy victory, clocking 1:20:21, also the 2nd-fastest time in the race.  Showing to be in good form, Ray ran the race to tune up for a November marathon effort.  On the other side of the spectrum, the race for 2nd and 3rd was an intense battle between Tucson runners who have been racing a lot lately.  Second place went to Jessica, who ran 2:57 earlier this month at Chicago, while steps behind in third was Lauren Reasoner, who ran 2:51 in Utah a few weeks ago.  Lauren may have been a bit tired, as she was the first place woman in the Boneyard 10k the day before . . .

We'll check in with more details later, but online reviews of the new course seem favorable.  Special thanks to the volunteers and sponsors and family & friends for all the effort at putting on Tucson's only urban half-marathon!

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Get Moving Tucson Event results now posted!

Oct 29, 2017

Results can be found here.  Thank you for coming out to the race!

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Due Nov 1st: Spirit of Rob Bell Award Nominations

Oct 28, 2017

Nominate the person in the Southern Arizona running and walking comminity that inspires you!  Nominations are due November 1st for the Spirit of Rob Bell Award. Click here to fill out the nomination form. 

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Nominations for Spirit of Rob Bell Award Due November 1st

Oct 28, 2017

Nominate the person in the Southern Arizona running and walking comminity that inspires you!  Nominations are due November 1st for the Spirit of Rob Bell Award until the end of October Click here to fill out the nomination form. 

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