Spring Cross-Country Classic 5K & FitKidz Mile

Saturday, March 5, 2016  /  5k is 3.1 miles
Race Info
Course Info
Race Info


The Spring Cross Country Classic is a fun filled 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!

First 200 pre-entries will recieve a T-shirt so register now and guarentee  yourself a shirt. 

Date and Time

March 05, 2016 (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 Top 3 Master’s winner will be taken out of age group awards. Master's winners who finish in the top 3 overall will double dip! All participants are eligible for raffle prizes.

Overall winners will receive free entry into the following years race. Please contact the race director for a comp entry.

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 6th annual egg toss championships. There will also be a pot-luck so bring a pre-packaged snack to share.


Catalina High School Cross Country

 Funds raised today are used to help with the cost of invitationals so the student athletes can race against some of the top athletes Arizona has to offer.

Kids' and Post-Race Activities

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


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Race Fees

$20 - SAR Members by 2/14/16
$22 - Non-SAR Members by 2/14/16

$25 - SAR late registration from 2/15/16 until 3/3/16
$27 - Non-SAR late registration from 2/15/16 until 3/3/16

$30-  All on Race Day


  • Print Registration Form and mail it in. Registration by mail must be postmarked by Monday, February 29, 2016.
  • Register online with a credit card at active.com.
  • Packet pick-up will be held at The Running Shop located at 3055 N Campbell Ave on Friday 3/4/16 from 3-6pm. You can also pick up your bib on the day of the race Please note that only cash or checks are accepted for payment.
  • Race day registration is at 6:15am-7:15am Please note that only cash or checks are accepted for payment.
News Course Info

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 on grass 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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