Race Calendar
Happy Hour Hobble

Happy Hour Hobble

free social run & fun

Oracle 10K Run

Oracle 10K Run

10K & 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Good Neighbor Events
  • SAR Membership

    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. Join today!

  • TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k - 5/30/15

    Runners and walkers of all abilities are celebrated for reaching their fitness goals, with beer garden, rock n roll concert, free FitKidz Family Mile, team pricing, & more. RRCA West Regional 5k Champs with $4,000 prize money!

  • TMC Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8M & 5K - 9/7/2015

    Our rolling 8-mile and 5k courses loop through a cactus forest in the foothills of the scenic Rincon Mountains at Saguaro National Park East. This event has been featured as a Runner’s World Race of the Month.  State Championship medallions, gift certificates, age group awards, and nifty super-cool t-shirt.

  • Sabino FitKiz One Mile Kids Classic - 9/26/15

    This FREE event for kids not yet in middle school takes place in the beautiful Sabino Canyon in the Coronado National Forest on Public Lands Day. This means parking is also FREE. Kids get a free FitKidz shirt, finisher ribbon and more goodies. Bring your kids out and get them moving!

Latest News:

2015 Children’s Fitness Fund Application Due July 31st

Jun 30, 2015

The Southern Arizona Roadrunners is now taking applications for the annual Children's Fitness Fund.  Please check out the Children's Fitness Fund portion of our website for more details & go here to submit your application by July 31st.

In 1991, the Southern Arizona Roadrunners established the Children's Fitness Fund to provide money for community endeavors that promote life-long fitness for children. The programs funded by SAR focus on the development of healthy lifestyles for children, with emphasis on running related activities. SAR seeks to fund programs that prepare children for a lifetime of individual exercise, regardless of physical condition or ability. Each SAR race contributes approximately 10% of their profits to finance the Children's Fitness Fund.


Grand Prix Points Update

Jun 24, 2015

The 2015 Grand Prix Standings have been updated and now include the results from the Meet Me Downtown 5k.
See the latest standings here.


FREE stuff at the SAR Membership Drive on Saturday, June 27th

Jun 23, 2015

On Saturday, 6/27/2015, head to any of the 5 locations listed below between 10am - 1 pm to join SAR or renew your existing SAR Membership. You'll qualify for some great FREE STUFF.  Plus since you are joining before July 1st,  you'll qualify for inclusion in the 2015  SAR Running Shop Grand Prix series!

Head to one of these locations to sign-up or renew your memnership this Saturday:
- All About Running & Walking
- Fleet Feet Tucson East
- Fleet Feet Tucson Northwest
- Performance Footwear
- The Running Shop

Membership Benefits:
~SAVE $75 on race entry fees
~Discounts at local merchants & service providers (inlcuding all the stores above!)
~Enrollment in SAR Running Shop Grand Prix series.  You'll earn a special medal if you complete six of the Grand Prix races this year.  Plus there are awesome prizes for the series leaders & for the top three in each age group!
- Special perks at certain SAR events!

By joing SAR you'll also be supporting a healthy community through these SAR programs:
~FitKidz Children's Race Series
~Children's Fitness Fund
~Spirit of Rob Bell Award
~Training & health seminars
~Free community-based fitness & social events
~Over $30,000 per year donated to local charities


We’ve joined Instagram @RunSAR

Jun 19, 2015

That’s right! SAR is now on Instagram. Follow us at @RunSAR!


TMC Meet Me Downtown Race Report By the Numbers

Jun 18, 2015

It's taking longer than expected to write a coherent and engaging post-race report, but here is a snapshot of the 9th Annual TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run and Walk by the numbers:

150+ volunteers

3 stiltwalkers

100 degrees

5 bands

8 local charity beneficiaries

1 starting place for race photos: SAR facebook, then our friend Goatographer 

$25,000+ directly donated

2915 registrants

2255 5k finishers

14:46 1st place 5k male

17:06 1st place 5k female

17:06 new women’s course record

4 of 5 top men from out of town

1:21:25 last place 5k

285 registered 1-miler

6:18 first place 1-mile

11 years old winner

240 finishers

3 years old 240th place finisher

36 average age of all registrants

60.9% female

79 oldest officially registered

$21 average entry fee

10,000 cups of water

2,800 bottles of Muscle Milk        

6 kegs of beer

30 Junior League volunteers

79 teams

769 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown registrants

1 Huge thank you to sponsors, including title sponsor Tucson Medical Center


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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