Tucson 5000

Saturday, May 13, 2017
Race Info
Course Info
Race Info

T5K is Tucson's Fastest 5k....... SATURDAY RACE!

Shane Carr and Stephanie Wenneborg are taking over one of the fastest 5Ks in the West! This PR fast course provides the perfect opportunity for a 5K Personal Record. Your winter mileage is built. Your spring speed work will be done. Now it is time to set that new PR before summer!  

Proceeds from the event will be donated to Youth On Their Own, a 501(c)(3) Dropout prevention agency.  Educating Homeless Teens.....Investing in Arizona's Future. 

Mother's Day weekend. Spend a Saturday morning with your family at Reid Park. Every mom deserves a PR on her special day. 

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

Date and Time

May 13th 2017 (Saturday)  You can still get that Sunday Long Run in and spend time with your family on Mother's Day. 

5k Start - 7:00 AM

Kids dash - 8:00 AM

Get pumped up with the cool sounds of Acoustic Memories. They will be playing all your favorite pre race jams.

Free Coffee will be available from Don Francisco Coffee!

1/4 mile kids race! This cost is a donation and all the proceeds go to Youth On Their Own. 

Walk-in registration and packet pick-up will be on Friday May 12th from 3-6 pm at

Located at 204 West Grant Rd #140 Tucson 85705. 
We are proud to have this new sponsor.  They are a new local business. Come and check out all Re-Cycle-Tucson has to offer!
Check them out on facebook.  https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=re-cycle-tucson

Race Awards

Cash prizes will be presented to top 3 Overall Male and Female Winners 1st $100, 2nd $50, 3rd $25 and Overall Masters Male and Master Female 1st $50, 2nd $25, 3rd Swag bag. $50 if the winner breaks a course record!  Overall and masters. DOUBLE DIPPING FOR OVERALL AND MASTERS.

Age group awards will be presented in 5 year age categories.  Top 3 moms get a bouquet of flowers!

If you are looking to run a PR in Tucson, this is the race to do it! Check out the top 24 fastest times.  This is one fast race which means this is the place to get that PR!



Youth On Their Own. A dropout prevention agancy.  Educating Homeless Teens.....Investing in Arizona's Future. Please go to https://yoto.org for more information. 

Purchase raffle tickets for a one night stay at the beautiful Lodge on the Desert.  All the proceeds will be an additional donation for Youth On Their Own!  Tickets available at prerace packet pick up and race day. $5 each or 5 for $20.  Winner announced during the awards ceremony. 

Kids' and Post-Race Activities

Enjoy post race goodies and music by Acoustic Memories.
1/4 mile kids race. Cost is a donation. All proceeds go to Youth On Their Own. Race will start at 8am.


Call Race Director Shane Carr & Stephanie Wenneborg (520)365-5056 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Race Fees

Postmarked by 4/29/2017
$20 - SAR Member
$22 - Non Member

After 4/29/2017
$25 - SAR Member
$27 - Non Member

$35 - ALL on Race Day


  • Print Registration Form and mail it in. Registration by mail must be postmarked by Saturday, April 29, 2017.
  • Register online with a credit card at active.com.
  • Walk-in registration and packet pick-up will be on Friday May 12th from 3-6 pm at Re-Cycle-Tucson. Located at 204 West Grant Rd #140 Tucson 85705. We are proud to have them sponsor our race and happy to support this new local business. Come and check out all Re-Cycle-Tucson has to offer. Check them out on face book. https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=re-cycle-tucson
  • Race-day registration and packet pick-up will be at Ramada 14, Reid Park from 5.30 a.m. on race day. Race day registration is $35 Please note that only cash or checks are accepted for payment.
News Course Info

Race Distances and Courses

Fast, flat, USATF-certified 5K course around Reid Park. There will be a water station at the halfway point.

Course Map


Reid Park. Access Reid Park from Country Club, first entrance north of 22nd Street.

Race Weather

Start-time temperatures are usually 70 degrees F, clear skies, and no wind. Check out Tucson’s current conditions and forecast so you’ll be race-ready!

Results Photos

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