Tucson 5000

Saturday, May 20, 2017
Race Info
Course Info
Race Info

Tucson's Fastest 5k

One of the fastest 5Ks in the West! This pancake-flat, fast course provides the perfect opportunity for a 5K PR. This race has been a Tucson staple for over 20 years with 27 of the current Arizona age records for the 5k being set at the Tucson 5000!

Proceeds from the event will benefit Pima Community College Cross-country Team!

This race is part of The Running Shop Grand Prix, produced by SAR.

Date and Time

May 20, 2016 (Saturday)

5k Start - 7:00 AM

1 Mile Start - 7:45 AM

Race Awards

High Quality Awards will be presented to age group winners in 5 year age categories.  Special prizes will be presented to Overall Male and Female Winners and Masters Male and Female top finishers.

1 Mile Race

In addition to the 5k, we are offering a 1 mile race/walk/kid’s run.  Guaranteed to be Fast and Fun!  The entry fee for this race is $10 and will be timed and accurate.  1 Mile registrants may purchase a T-shirt for $4.


To be annouced soon!


Call Race Director Shane Carr & Stephanie Wenneborg (520)982-3538 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Race Fees

Postmarked by 5/6/2017
$20 - SAR Member
$22 - Non Member

After 5/6/2016
$22 - SAR Member
$24 - Non Member

$25 - ALL on Race Day

$10 - 1M - ALL (purchase t-shirt for additional $4)


  • Walk-in registration and packet pick-up will be at the Running Shop (3055 N. Campbell Avenue) from 10am to 2pm on Saturday May 7, 2016.
  • Race-day registration and packet pick-up will be at Ramada 14, Reid Park from 5.30 a.m. on race day. Please note that only cash or checks are accepted for payment.
News Course Info

Race Distances and Courses

Fast, flat, USATF-certified 5K course around Reid Park. There will be a water station at the halfway point.

Course Map


Reid Park. Access Reid Park from Country Club, first entrance north of 22nd Street.

Race Weather

Start-time temperatures are usually 70 degrees F, clear skies, and no wind. Check out Tucson’s current conditions and forecast so you’ll be race-ready!

Results Photos

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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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