Spring Cross-Country Classic 5K

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Race Info
Course Info
Race Info

Stay tuned for details and update on the 2018 Spring Cross Country Classic!

The Spring Cross Country Classic is a fun filled 5k through the scenic rolling trails of Lincoln Park.  There are separate races for men and women, and a wide variety of age groups means everyone competes for prizes,  Lincoln Park is located on Tucson’s east side and has some great vantage points to watch the races.  The Spring Cross Country 5K is proud to continue the tradtion of excellent cross country racing in Southern Arizona!

This year the Men will run first followed by the Women's race.

Date and Time

March 04, 2018 (Sunday)

7:30 AM Men’s 5K
8:15 AM Women’s 5K

Race Awards

Awesome overall and age group prizes from our friends at The Running Shop and Saucony!
Age groups will be 11 and under, 12-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84 and 85+

After the race, get together with family and friends and enjoy a day in the park with family-friendly activities and games. 



Kids' and Post-Race Activities

Enjoy what the beautiful Arizona Spring weather has to offer and stay and play in the park!


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Race Fees



  • Packet pick-up will be held at The Running Shop located at 3055 N Campbell Ave on Saturday 3/3/2017 from 10-1pm. You can also pick up your bib on the day of the race
  • Race day registration is at 6:15am-7:15am This is a chip timed race. You must pick up your chip the morning of the race.
News Course Info

Race Distances and Courses

The cross-country course winds its way through the desert surrounding Lincoln Park, mainly on dirt trails and a scenic jaunt through the bird sanctuary. This 5K race features a challenging course with rolling hills through the desert and finishes on grass to Ramada 2 at Upper Lincoln Park leading to an exciting kick to the finish!


Lincoln Park-Ramada #1
Pantano just south of Escalante. Park off of Escalante.

Race Weather

Start-time temperatures are usually near 65 degrees F, clear skies, and no wind. Check out Tucson’s current conditions and forecast so you’ll be race-ready!

Results Photos

Proudly Sponsored by:

Running Shop

The Southern Arizona Roadrunners is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting health and fitness in Tucson and Southern Arizona through running and walking.

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