Thanksgiving Cross-Country Classic - 5K & 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Thursday, November 28, 2019
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Work up an unforgettable Thanksgiving appetite with a European-style 5K around Reid Park.  Separate men’s and women’s events create a fun opportunity to cheer on friends and family as they hurdle hay bales and water jumps.  A team division is available.  Great prizes include “turkeys” and pumpkin pies!

The 5K races are part of the Running Shop SAR Grand Prix.

Tee Shirts: Quality cotton tee shirts will be given to each participant. Men’s, women’s and youth sizes are available.

Date and Time

Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 28, 2019

  • 8:00am - Open Women’s 5K
  • 8:45am - Open Men’s 5K
  • 9:30am - Co-Ed 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk

Race Awards

5K

  • Overall Male and Female winners and Master’s Male and Female winners will receive a pair of Brooks Running Shoes from The Running Shop.
  • “Turkeys” to the top finisher and pies to the runner-up in each age group. Awards for top two men’s and women’s teams (see below).
  • Age Groups: 10 and under, 11-13, 14-16, 17-19, 20-24, 5 year divisions through age 79, and 80 and over.

Fun Run/Walk

  • Fun Run/Walk participants will receive a finisher’s ribbon.

Break the course record and win money!

  • Break the course record and win prize money! $50.00 is added to the prize total each year for men and for women. If the record isn’t broken, the prize money rolls over to the next year. This year’s prize total is $400 for Women and $500 for Men. 
  • Women’s course record of 17:08.2, set in 2011, is held by Tara Erdmann.  Men’s course record of 14:54.1, set in 2009, is held by Craig Curley.

Team Division (optional)

  • Teams of up to 7 men or women may enter.  The top 4 times of each team will be totaled for the best team times.  No co-ed teams are allowed.  The top two men’s and women’s team will win awards.
  • Teams and team members: MUST be registered before Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm. No team members may sign up on race day and no teams may be formed on race day. Winners will be announced on SAR website as soon as results are confirmed.  

Beneficiaries

Race benefits Team Hoyt Arizona and Toys for Tots. Please consider making an additional donation of a new, unwrapped toy!

Contact

Call Race Director The Running Shop 520.325.5097 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).
Registration

Race Fees

Race Fees

5K - Early Registration - $21 - SAR Members | $23 - Non SAR Member

In Person: The Running Shop (3055 N. Campbell) by Friday, November 22, 2019, 

By Mail: Postmarked by Wednesday, November 20, 2019

On-line: at RunSignUp.com by Friday, November 22, 2019, 6:00pm

5K - Late Registration - $23 - SAR Members | $25 - Non SAR Members

In Person: The Running Shop (3055 N. Campbell) on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10:00am-5:00pm and on November 25-27 (Mon-Wed) from 10:00am-6:00pm, 

On-line: at RunSignUp: through Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 5:00pm

5K - Race Day Registration - $30 - All

 

Fun Run/Walk - Early Registration - $13 - All

In Person: The Running Shop (3055 N. Campbell) by Friday, November 22, 2019 

By Mail: Postmarked by Wednesday, November 20, 2019

On-line: at RunSignUp.com by Friday, November 22, 2019, 6:00pm 

Fun Run/Walk - Late Registration - $15 - All

In Person: The Running Shop (3055 N. Campbell) on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10:00am-5:00pm and on November 25-27 (Mon-Wed) from 10:00am-6:00pm

On-line: at RunSignUp: through Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 5:00 pm 

Fun Run/Walk - Race Day Registration - $ 20 - All

* Please Note - Fun Run/Walk Participants will receive a race tee, but the Fun Run is not timed.

Registration

  • Print Registration Form and mail it in. Registration by mail must be postmarked by Wednesday, November 20, 2019.
  • Register online
  • In-Person Registration and Packet Pick-up
    • At The Running Shop (3055 N. Campbell) Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 10:00am-5:00pm and on November 25-27, 2019 (Mon-Wed) from 10:00am-6:00pm
  • Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup
    • Starts at 7:00am
    • Please arrive early enough to register on-time.
News Course Info

Race Distances and Courses

5K Run and 1.5 Mile Fun Run/Walk

  • This is a European-style course on grass and dirt complete with hay bales and water jumps. This is a multi-loop for great spectator viewing.
  • The 5K has separate races for men and women.
  • The 1.5 mile fun run is co-ed.
  • The 5K races are part of the Running Shop SAR Grand Prix.

Click here for a Course Map.

Location

Reid Park, Ramada 10
Country Club immediately north of 22nd Street

Race Weather

Race conditions are typically 50 degrees, and clear skies. Check out Tucson’s current conditions and forecast so you’ll be prepared!

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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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