This year's race takes place on May 5th, Cinco de Mayo!
The 39th annual edition of Tucson’s largest and most scenic 10K and 5K winds its way through Starr Pass in the foothills of the Tucson Mountains. Run or walk the gorgeous course with beautiful mountain scenery and great views of the Tucson basin. Afterwards, join us for a Cinco de Mayo Celebration featuring the Cholla High School mariachi band.
The Cinco de Mayo 10 K event is part of The Running Shop SAR Grand Prix series.
New This Year
Finisher Medals for 10k and 5k finishers - limited to first 900 registrants. As of 4/21 there are ~700 registrants in the 5k & 10k.
RRCA 10k State Championship
Additional Race Beneficiary: La Frontera's La Paloma Family Services. Proceeds from the race will be directed to help cover costs for foster kids to participate in sports, camps, music, art and other activities!
Plus we are bring back:
Family Fiesta: Sombrero kids dash (for kids of all ages), jumping castle, pinatas, water balloon toss and more!
FitKidz Race: Free 1 Mile race for kids under 12.
Team Competition: Team competition is open to the 5k and 10k! The team with the most participants will be awarded with a party package to some of Tucson's finest establishments
Details: Teams must be comprised of 5 or more people. Must be 21 years of age or older to win alcohol. If you are already registered but want to join a team, do so by logging in to your active.com account. In the top, right hand corner where it says your name, click on your name and choose "my events" from the drop down list. It will then let you pick if you want to "join a team," or "change event categories."
FREE Event T-shirt for all participants! Shirt sizes are first come first serve!
Post-Race Breakfast Burritos: from El Saguarito Mexican Food, plus fruit and cookies
Post-Race Eegee's Slush: a Tucson favorite!
Mariachi Performance: by Cholla High School Mariachi Club
The 10K race is part of The Running Shop SAR Grand Prix.
Thank you to all of our Sponsors!
Title Sponsor: Dr. Gann's Diet of Hope
Gold Sponsor: Desert Diamond Casino and Entertainment
Gold Sponsor: Fleet Feet, O'Reiley Auto Parts, SPARCC
Silver Sponsors: El Saguarito Healthy Mexican, Eegee's, Tile Outlet, Lennar, AMR,
Volunteer: Sign up here to volunteer! We have 99 volunteer slots to fill!
Date and Time
Sunday, May 5, 2019
►6:30 AM - 10K Walk*
►6:35 AM - FitKidz Run
►7:00 AM - 10K Run
►7:05 AM - 5K Run/Walk
*10k Walk participants will only be eligible for age group awards if they are 70 or older
**Post Race Festivities to start at 8:00, Sombrero kids race 8:15, Awards 8:45
Individual awards will be given to the following in both the 10K and 5K:
►Top 3 Overall Finishers (Male and Female)
►Top 1 Masters Finisher (Male and Female)
►Top 3 in each 5-Year Age Group (Male and Female)
►The following Age Groups will be awarded 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Note: 10k Walk participants will only be eligible for age group awards if they are 70 or older
►Friday May 3 from 2:00pm-6:00pm at Fleet Feet Sports located at 7607 N. Oracle Rd #121, Oro Valley AZ 85704
►Saturday May 4 from 10:00am-3:00pm at Fleet Feet Sports located at 7301 E. Tanque Verde Road, Tucson AZ 85715
►Sunday May 5 (Race Day) from 5:30-6:15am at Cholla High School
The closest hotels are:
JW Marriott Starr Pass: 3800 W. Starr Pass Blvd. 85745
Hotel Congress: 311 E. Congress St. 85701
AC Hotel by Marriott: 151 E. Broadway Blvd. 85701
A portion of the proceeds from this event will go towards the following:
►Scholarship for Cholla High School Graduate Pursuing Higher Education as well as Cholla High School mariachi program
►La Frontera's La Paloma Family Services. Proceeds from the race will be directed to help cover costs for foster kids to participate in sports, camps, music, art and other activies!
►SAR Children's Fitness Fund