Spring Cross-Country Classic 5K & FitKidz Mile

Friday, April 22, 2016
Race Info
Course Info
Race Info


The Spring Cross Country Classic is a fun filled, low cost 5k through the scenic rolling trails of Lincoln Park.  There are separate races for men and women, and a wide variety of age groups means everyone competes for prizes,  Lincoln Park is located on Tucson’s east side and has some great vantage points to watch the races.  Recently added to the SAR Grand Prix, the Spring Cross Country 5K is proud to continue the tradtion of excellent cross country racing in southern Arizona!

This race is one of 18 great running events produced by SAR!

Stay tuned for shirt purchase options!

Date and Time

April 18, 2015 (Saturday)

7:30 AM Women’s 5K
8:15 AM Men’s 5K

Race Awards

Awesome age group prizes from our friends at The Running Shop:
Age groups will be 11 and under, 12-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80-84 and 85+

Top three overall and Master’s winner will be taken out of age group awards. All participants are eligible for raffle prizes.

Beer Garden and Potluck

After the race, get together with family and friends and enjoy a day in the park with family-friendly activities and games.  Highlighted by a kids dash and our 5th annual egg toss championships. There will also be a pot-luck so bring your favorite family dish. 


St. Augustine Catholic H.S. Track & Cross Country Teams & Catalina High School Cross Country

A dedicated group of runners that are not afreaid to give their all to be great!  They compete with honor and train hard everyday! We'll use funds raised today to give them tools to chase their dreams!

Kids' and Post-Race Activities

Pot luck - bring your favorite dish!  Kid’s Dash and 6th Annual Egg Toss Championships!


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Race Fees

$12 - SAR Members by 4/16/15
$15 - Non-SAR Members by 4/16/15
$15 - All regstrations after 4/16/15 to Race Day


  • Print Registration Form and mail it in. Registration by mail must be postmarked by Monday, April 13, 2015.
  • Register online with a credit card at active.com.
  • Packet pick-up is the day of the race. Please note that only cash or checks are accepted for payment.
  • Race day registration is at 6:30-7:00 (for Women) and 6:30-7:45 (for Men). Please note that only cash or checks are accepted for payment.
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Race Distances and Courses

The cross-country course winds its way through the desert surrounding Lincoln Park, mainly on dirt trails and a scenic jaunt through the bird sanctuary. This 5K race features a challenging course with rolling hills through the desert and finishes along a paved path to Ramada 2 at Upper Lincoln Park leading to an exciting kick to the finish!


Lincoln Park-Ramada #1
Pantano just south of Escalante. Park off of Escalante.

Race Weather

Start-time temperatures are usually near 65 degrees F, clear skies, and no wind. Check out Tucson’s current conditions and forecast so you’ll be race-ready!

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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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