Dr. Gann’s Diet of Hope Cinco de Mayo 10K, 5K & FitKidz Mile

Sunday, May 6, 2018
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The 38th annual edition of Tucson’s largest and most scenic 10K and 5K winds its way through Starr Pass in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains. Run or walk the gorgeous course with beautiful mountain scenery and great views of the Tucson basin.  Afterwards, join us for a Cinco de Mayo Celebration featuring the Cholla High School mariachi band.

The Cinco de Mayo 10 K event is part of The Running Shop SAR Grand Prix series.

What's Happening This Year?  

Clif Kids Fiesta: Sponsored by Clif Bar:  Sombrero kids dash (for kids of all ages), jumping castle, pinatas and more!

FitKidz Race: Free 1 Mile race for kids under 12.  

Team Competition:  Team competition is open to the 5k and 10k!  The team with the most participants will be awarded with a party package including a 5 gallon keg of craft beer from Tucson's Borderlands Brewery and $100 towards food from one of Tucson's unique food trucks.  

Details:  Teams must be comprised of 5 or more people.   Must be 21 years of age or older to win the keg.  If you are already registered but want to join a team, do so by  logging in to your active.com account.  In the top, right hand corner where it says your name, click on your name and choose "my events" from the drop down list.  It will then let you pick if you want to "join a team," or "change event categories."  

Clif Bar Final Stretch:  Look for the Clif arch to mark your final 1/2 mile of the race.

Post-Race Breakfast Burritos from El Saguarito Mexican Food, plus fruit and cookies

Post-Race Eegee's Slush:  a Tucson favorite!

FREE Massage:  provided by Massage Envy

Mariachi Performance:  by Cholla High School Mariachi Club

The 10K race is part of The Running Shop SAR Grand Prix.

Thank you to all of our Sponsors!  

Title Sponsor:  Dr. Gann's Diet of Hope

Gold Level Sponsors:  Desert Diamond Casinos and Entertainment and CLIF Bar

Silver Sponsor:  Fleet Feet

Bronze Level Sponsors:  Beyond, Thomas Gist Realtor (Tierra Antigua), Lennar, CPR2U, Dr. Grace Hou M.D.

 El Saguarito Healthy Mexican, Eegee's, Massage Envy, Albertsons, Tile Outlet, Borderlands Brewery, Culligan Water

Date and Time

Sunday, May 7, 2017

►6:30 AM - 10K Walk

►6:35 AM - FitKidz Run

►7:00 AM - 10K Run

►7:05 AM - 5K Run/Walk

*Post Race Festivities to start at 8:00, Sombrero kids race 8:15, Awards 8:45

Race Awards

Individual awards will be given to the following in both the 10K and 5K:

►Top 3 Overall Finishers (Male and Female)
►Top 1 Masters Finisher (Male and Female)
►Top 3 in each 5-Year Age Group (Male and Female)
►The following Age Groups will be awarded 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+

Packet Pick-up

►Friday May5 from 2:00pm-6:00pm at Fleet Feet Sports located at 7607 N. Oracle Rd #121, Oro Valley AZ 85704
►Saturday May 6 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Fleet Feet Sports located at 7301 E. Tanque Verde Road, Tucson AZ 85715
►Sunday May 7 (Race Day) from 5:30-6:15am at Cholla High School

Beneficiaries

Proceeds from the event will go towards the following:

►Scholarship for Cholla High School Graduate Pursuing Higher Education as well as Cholla High School sports programs

►SAR Children's Fitness Fund and SAR Fitkidz Running Program

Tohono O'odham Nation Apedag Program and HOPP (Healthy O'odham Promotion Program)

Contact

Call Race Director Kara Rubelt (520) 812-0159 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
Registration

Race Fees

SAR is committed to providing high-quality events at a reasonable cost.

Race Entry Fees:

  • SAR Member by 4/14/17 - $27
  • Non-SAR Members by 4/14/17 - $32
  • SAR Member after 4/14/17 - $32
  • Non-SAR Member after 4/14/17 - $37
  • ALL at Packet Pick Up and on Race Day - $40

Registration

  • Print Registration Form and mail it in. Registration by mail must be postmarked by Thursday, April 27, 2017.
  • Register in Person - Friday May5 from 2:00-6:00pm at Fleet Feet Sports located at 7607 N. Oracle Rd #121, Oro Valley AZ 85704
    Register in Person - Saturday May 6 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Fleet Feet Sports located at 7301 E. Tanque Verde Rd, Tucson AZ 85715
    Team Registration: Teams of 5 or more people. Register on active.com or by mail. *If you are already registered but want to join a team do so by logging in to your active.com account. In the top, right hand corner where it says your name, click on your name and choose "my events" from the drop down list. It will then let you pick if you want to "join a team," or "change event categories."
  • Register in Person - Sunday May 7 (Race Day) from 5:30-6:15am at Cholla High School
    (Note - Only cash or checks are accepted for payment)
News Course Info

Race Distances and Courses

USAT&F Certified 10K (AZ-95003-FC) and 5K (AZ15017JOE)

To view the course map, click here.

The paved, USATF Certified 10K out and back road course features rolling hills winding through the Starr Pass Resort in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains. The course ends with a 2-mile downhill before finishing in front of Cholla High School. There are 2 water stations.

The paved, USATF Certified 5K is a loop course with rolling hills.  It starts at the intersection of Starr Pass Blvd and Cholla Blvd. and winds its way through the Tucson Park West III neighborhood.  The course finishes with a 1-mile downhill.  There is 1 water station along the course.

Baby strollers are welcome on the course.  We ask that strollers position themselves at the back of the start and use caution not to block or impede other participants on the course.

Dogs are not permitted on the course.

Location

Cholla High School
2001 W. Starr Pass Blvd. (W. 22nd St.)
Tucson, AZ 85713

Race Weather

Start-time temperatures are usually 55-60 degrees F, clear skies, and no wind. Check out Tucson’s current conditions and forecast so you’ll be race-ready!

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