Make Arizona your running destination and check out the upcoming Run Tucson Run/Walk calendar

Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler and 5k

Monday morning, September 4, 2023

52nd Saguaro National Park Labor Day Run -- the original Saguaro!

Run in the actual-factual Saguaro National Park in this iconic Southwestern event. The beautiful course rolls up and down the 8-mile paved road amid the lush Cactus Forest at the base of the Rincon Mountains.

Souvenir shirt to all registrants, plus entry into the Saguaro National Park and age group awards courtesy of the Running Shop.

We at Run Tucson are proud to be the race directors for this long-standing Southern Arizona Roadrunners event.

Saguaro 8-Miler and 5k: $40

$5 discount for National Park passholders

Price increase on August 1st

Register Here

TMC Tucson 10k and companion 5k

Sunday morning, September 10, 2023

Tucson's only fall 10k is back with a new date, now September 10, 2023!

We'll be back for the 6th annual event, on the same beautiful course among the rolling hills of the Painted Desert in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains, on the western edge of the Tucson basin.

All participants will receive a race shirt and souvenir medal, with age group awards courtesy of the Running Shop.

This is the 2nd leg of the 2023 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown, raising funds for BEYOND-Tucson. The TMC Tucson 10k is part of the SAR's 2023 Running Shop Grand Prix.

TMC 10k and 5k: $35

Price increase on August 1st

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TMC A-Mountain Half Marathon, 4-Miler, and Cox Family Mile

Sunday morning, October 22, 2023

We're coming back to the A!

We're back Downtown! Now staged at the Mercado Annex, tucked at the base of Sentinel Peak, with a route that includes scenic A-Mountain and the speedy Santa Cruz Riverpath.

Introducing the TMC A-Mountain 4-Miler plus the COX Charities and SAR FitKidz Mile.

The 3rd leg of the GabeZ Triple Crown will have a souvenir medal, cool race shirt, discounted beer from Westbound, post-race fun at the Mercado Annex, and age group awards courtesy of the Running Shop.

The TMC Half-Marathon is part of the SAR's 2023 Running Shop Grand Prix.

TMC Half-Marathon: $60

TMC 4-Miler: $30

Price increase on August 1st

Register Here

Grand Canyon Trail Half Marathon and 5k Run/Walk

Saturday morning, November 4, 2023

5th Annual Grand Canyon Trail Half Marathon Run and 5k Run/Walk

Run or walk a half-marathon or 5k in the beautiful and rugged Kaibab National Forest, just south of the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. 

Souvenir race medal, colorful long sleeve shirt, race goodies, and more to commemorate your iconic journey through the trails of the Coconino Plateau near the South Rim.

Visitor discounts for hotels, food, and activities.

Grand Canyon Trail Half-Marathon: $80

5k: $40

Price increase on August 1st

Register Here

El Tour de Tucson 5k Run/Walk

Saturday morning, November 18, 2023

First-Ever El Tour de Tucson 5k Run/Walk

As part of America's most popular bicycle event, we're putting on a 5K Run/Walk in the heart of Downtown Tucson.

No need for a bicycle to be part of all the festivities of the 40th Annual El Tour de Tucson!

The inaugural El Tour 5K will start at the El Tour start line at 7:30am and finish at El Parque de San Cosme, just two blocks from the start line on Cushing Street on Simpson Street.

Souvenir race medal, race goodies, and the chance to purchase a souvenir race shirt! Age group awards courtesy of Fleet Feet.

Low Price of $20!

Register Here for Just $20!

TMC Sunrise at Old Tucson

January 2024

We're still trying to get back to Old Tucson!

It's been a few years since we've been able to run the dusty streets and beautiful trails at Old Tucson Studios, but with (yet again) new management we're hopeful we can snag a late January date.

More to follow!

TMC Earth Day 5k Run/Walk at the Biosphere 2

April 20, 2024

We're definitely comin' back to the Biosphere 2 for the TMC Earth Day 5k!

Join us at the 3rd Annual TMC Earth Day 5k, where you can walk or run the hidden backroads of the world-famous Biosphere 2, nestled at the base of the majestic Catalina Mountains, north of Tucson.

The rolling 3.1 mile course offers gorgeous desert and mountain views, with start and finish on the Biosphere 2 Lawn. 

This will be our only event at the Biosphere 2 in 2024. Limited to 500 participants.

Current pricing is a mere $25 per person.

Register Here

TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run/Walk + Festival of Miles

June 2024

Make your plans for the 18th Annual TMC Night Run/Walk and Festival of Miles

Adults will like the beer garden, live music, food truck roundup, and after-party at Hotel Congress.

Families will like the free entry to the SAR FitKidz Mile, the free entry to the Children's Museum, and more children's activities.

Speedsters will like the prize money and age group awards.

Thanks to our recent sponsors

TMC Urgent Care
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Dispatch Health
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The TMC Now app gives you 24/7 access to physicians that are licensed to practice in Arizona through the convenience of phone, video, or mobile app visits.  It's an affordable option for quality medical care.

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For a detailed list of social and recreational road and mountain bike rides in the Tucson community, see Damion Alexander's list at https://bikepilgrim.com/. To subscribe to the email list, email damion@damionalexander.com and put "ride list" in the subject heading.
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Who Sends These? Run Tucson (www.RunTucson.net) is a local event production company for running/walking events in Southern Arizona. 

To promote our mission of making Tucson better through running, Run Tucson advocates for health & fitness, enhancing community engagement, and promoting the local economy. 

In addition, we make significant contributions to worthy charities, providing over $300,000 to local organizations over the years.

Our partners include the non-profit Southern Arizona Roadrunners, plus Tucson Medical Center and a host of local sponsors.

Why Am I on This List? You've participated in one of the events we've produced, either one of our charity running events in Arizona, or as part of Meet Me at Maynard's, Meet Me Wednesday's, Meet Me Downtown PHX.

For information about our events, the RRCA, and The Workout Group, contact Randy Accetta
(520) 991-0733
For information about in-person, online, or group coaching, contact contact Tia Accetta.
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