Spring Cross-Country Classic

Saturday, April 19, 2014  /  5k


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.  A low-cost SAR event, Spring Cross Country is proud to continue the tradtion of letting runners choose a t-shirt from a grab bag of shirts from other club runs.

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

Folowing the Race: The 6th Annual Egg Toss Championships!!!!

Date and Time

April 19, 2014 (Saturday)

7:30 AM Women’s 5K
8:15 AM Men’s 5K

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 Fees

$12 - SAR Members by 4/17/14
$15 - Non-SAR Members by 4/17/14
$15 - All regstrations after 4/18/14 to Race Day


  • Print Registration Form and mail it in. Registration by mail must be postmarked by Monday, April 14, 2014.
  • Register online with a credit card at active.com.
  • Packet pick-up is at The Running Shop on April 18 from 10-2 pm. 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.

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 6th annual egg toss championships. There will also be a pot-luck so bring your favorite family dish.  Enjoy Tucson’s only race with a beer garden! During the awards ceremony, have a beer (with valid ID and race number) or non-alcoholic Kamikaze Juice or Red Lip Lizard Punch on us.


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.


St. Augustine Catholic H.S. Track & Cross Country Teams & The Catalina HS Cross Country & Track Teams

A dedicated group of runners from that are fearless!  They compete with honor and train hard everyday - they are not afraid to race anyone, anywhere, anytime!

Kids' and Post-Race Activities

Pot luck - bring your favorite dish!  Kid’s Dash and 4th Annual Egg Toss Championships

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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  • Contact the Southern Arizona Roadrunners Hotline at (520) 326-9383 for more information.
  • Race Director Tim Bentley or Shane Carr: or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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