The 36th 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.
NEW THIS YEAR - One Mile FitKidz Race! Free 1 Mile race for kids under 12.
ALSO...Calling all teams! Team competition now open to the 5k and 10k! You can now run either the 10K or 5K and be on the same team! The team with the most participants will be awarded with a keg of craft beer from one of Tucson's local breweries! 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."
All participants receive a cool event shirt, Post-Race Breakfast featuring hot Breakfast Burritos from El Saguarito Mexican Food, Fruit, Cookies, Starbucks Coffee, Eegees and more.
Kids will enjoy a One Mile FitKidz race and a shorter, sobrero run for kids of all ages. Plus there will be a Jumping Castle and Water Balloon Toss.
This race is part of The Running Shop Grand Prix, produced by SAR.
Free Massages will be provided.
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
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+
Wear your oldest “Cinco” tee shirt to the event. The participant who sports the earliest version will receive a cash prize. (Previous winners not eligible.)
►Friday April 29 from 2:00pm-6:00pm at Fleet Feet Sports located at 7607 N. Oracle Rd #121, Oro Valley AZ 85704
►Saturday April 30 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Fleet Feet Sports located at 7301 E. Tanque Verde Road, Tucson AZ 85715
►Sunday May 1 (Race Day) from 5:30-6:15am at Cholla High School
Proceeds from the event will go towards the following:
►Scholarship for Cholla High School Graduate Pursuing Higher Education as well as Cholla High School Mariachi and Softball programs
►Donation to the Arizona Cancer Center (in recognition for Better Than Ever participating in the event)