Places to Run

  • Catalina State Park

    On Tucson’s NW side at the base of the Catalina Mountains, Catalina State Park offers fairly flat road running and some fantastic trail options.

  • Marana Multi-Use Path

    Marana’s shared use path meanders through both the northern and southern parts of town, parallel to the Santa Cruz River. The path is currently 9.65 miles long.

  • Old Spanish Trail

    This 5 mile eastside multi-use path snakes its way from Broadway to Saguaro National Park East.

  • Reid Park

    Centrally located park with a lighted, 3-mile multi-use path and a popular 800 meter (half mile) dirt track.

  • Rillito River Path

    Following the banks of the mighty Rillito River (almost always dry), the Rillito River Path offers a 10-mile uninterrupted multi-use path.

  • Sabino Canyon

    One of Arizona’s most scenic running spots, Sabino Canyon offers both road and trail running options.

  • Saguaro National Park East

    This is the site of SAR’s big Labor Day 8 Mile Run. Winding through a forest of saguaros, this 8 mile rollercoaster (lots o’ hills!) loop is not to be missed. Many great trail options as well.

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