THIS RACE SELLS OUT QUICKLY EVERY YEAR!
We are restricted to a certain number of registrants so we cannot do any REFUNDS, SUBSTITUTIONS, REPLACEMENTS or WAIT LISTS. When registration opens on Feb 1, 2020, make sure to sign up quickly!
Come join us for one of the most iconic races in Southern Arizona! Sabino Canyon located in the Coronado National Forest, is one of the most beautiful desert canyons in the American southwest and a true jewel of the Tucson community. This unique 7.4 mile race is designed to capitalize on the majestic nature of Sabino Canyon to provide a unique opportunity to experience the challenges of a great race in a truly magnificent setting.
This race is part of The Running Shop SAR Grand Prix.
Sabino Canyon is located at 5900 North Sabino Canyon Road, just north of Sunrise Drive - (map).
Please park just north of the park at Canyon View Elementary School (5725 N. Sabino Canyon Road) and Esperero Middle School (5801 N. Sabino Canyon Road). When you near the entrance of the park there will signage and volunteers to direct you.
Whether you park in the main Sabino Canyon lot or at the schools, no matter how you enter Sabino Canyon, there will be Forest Service rangers there to collect the daily use fee to enter the park. If you have a pass, make sure to have your pass with you along with your ID. Otherwise, entry will be $5 per peson.
Please note that parking is not allowed on Sabino Canyon Road north of Sunrise Drive.
Date and Time
FULL DETAILS FOR REGISTRANTS: Please kick HERE.
Packet Pickup - Race Day, 4/11/20 from 10:15AM - 12:30PM at Performance Footwear near Broadway and Craycroft.
Early start time (5:30PM) for 7.4 mile walkers/joggers. (we will do this start as soon as the last tram leaves the main road). This start is for entrants aged 60 and above, and any entrants who need more time to finish before nightfall. Entrants under 60 years of age who opt for the Early Start will not be eligible for age-group prizes or Grand Prix points. All entrants remain eligible for raffle prizes.
Main race, 7.4 miles (5:45PM)
Sunset is at 6:55 PM. Aid stations and finish line will be picked up 105 minutes after the start. If you plan to be out there longer be aware you’ll be on your own. Carry a flashlight!
Awards ceremony will follow the race at approximately 7:30pm.
Awards to the top 3 overall and top masters male and female finishers and the top 3 male and female finishers in five year age groups. The following age groups will be used: 19&Under, 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+
Saturday, April 11, 2020:
10:15am - 12:30pm at Performance Footwear (5350 E Broadway #170 in the Williams Center)
Those who pickup race packets at Performance will be entered into a raffle for a free pair of shoes.
4pm - 5:15pm at Sabino Canyon.
Friends of Sabino Canyon
This event supports the Friends of Sabino Canyon and all of the wonderful work they do to make Sabino Canyon more accessible and enjoyable for all of us!