Dr. Gann’s Diet of Hope Cinco de Mayo 10k

Saturday, May 2, 2015
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The 34th annual edition of Tucson’s largest and most scenic 10K 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 a live mariachi band.

All participants receive a Technical Shirt and Post-Race Breakfast featuring hot Breakfast Burritos from El Saguarito Mexican Food, Fruit, Cookies, Starbucks Coffee, Eegees and more.

Kids will enjoy a Sombrero-Topped Kids Race, Pinata, Jumping Castle and Water Balloon Toss sponsored by Craig Dabler Jeweler.

This race is part of The Running Shop Grand Prix, produced by SAR.

Free Massage will be provided by:  AZ Bodyworks

Date and Time

Sunday, May 4, 2014

6:30 AM - 10K Walk
7:00 AM - 10K Run
7:05 AM - 2 Mile Fun Run or Walk

Race Awards

Individual awards to the following:

  • 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+

This race is part of The Running Shop Grand Prix, produced by SAR.

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.)

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Beneficiaries

Proceeds from the event will go towards the following:

  • Scholarship for Cholla High School Graduate Pursuing Higher Education
  • Donation to the Arizona Cancer Center (in recognition for Better Than Ever participating in the event)

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Registration

Race Fees

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

Individual Entry 10K or 2 Mile:

$27 SAR Member by 4/25/14
$27 Better Than Ever Member by 4/25/14
$27 Arizona Road Racers Member by 4/25/14
$32 Others by 4/25/14
$37 After 4/25/14 and on race day

Students (18 and under)
$12 By 4/25/14
$14 After 4/25/14 and on race day

Registration

  • Register in person on Saturday May 3 from 10am-3pm at TriSports located at 4495 S. Coach Drive, Tucson AZ 85714. Please note that only cash or checks are accepted for payment.
  • Register in person on Sunday May 4 (Race Day) from 5:30-6:30am at Cholla High School. Please note that only cash or checks are accepted for payment.
News Course Info

Race Distances and Courses

USAT&F Certified 10K (AZ-95003-FC)
2 miles

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 stops.

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!

Packet Pick-up

  • Packet Pick-up will take place on Saturday May 3 from 10am-3pm at TriSports located at 4495 S. Coach Drive, Tucson AZ 85714.
  • Packet Pick-up will also be available on Sunday May 4 (Race Day) from 5:30-6:30am at Cholla High School.

Race Hotels

JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort & Spa

  • The JW Marriott is offering a discounted hotel rate.
  • Call 1-877-622-3140 or click here to make reservations.
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