2013 TMC Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler and 5k
Start: Monday, September 2, 2013 @ 6:30 AM (MST)
Tucson , AZ 85730
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, August 29, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (MST)
Come run the hills of Saguaro: our rolling 8 mile course loops its way through a beautiful cactus forest at Saguaro National Park East in the foothills of the scenic Rincon Mountains. A 5k run and social walk is also offered, covering a flatter course & suitable for strollers & families. A $5 National Park Service permit is included in your entry fee.
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Both races have sold out for two years in a row!
The road at Saguaro is narrow, so we have to limit the number of entrants. Sign up early to ensure your spot! 189 spots left on August 17.
Second Race in the 2013 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crow
Three events celebrating the spirit of Gabe Zimmerman and the best of Tucson. All registrants receive special Ben's Bells awards, plus a RUN TUCSON t-shirt.June 1, 2013 TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run/WalkSeptember 2, 2013 MC Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-Miler & 5kOctober 20, 2013 TMC Get Moving Tucson Half-Marathon Event featuring A-Mountain Half-Marathon, Tucson Lifestyle 5k, and Cox Charities 1-mile
Race day is hot!
Saguaro is known for its hilly course and hot temperatures -- please prepare accordingly: practice hills, acclimate to the heat, bring water, wear cool clothing, and adjust your pace to account for the demands of the race.
The TMC Saguaro Labor Day Run provides funds to Saguaro National Park and the Friends of Saguaro National Park, as well as other organizations.
Regularly the Arizona State 8-Mile Championship race and part of the 2013 Desert Grand Prix presented by the Running Shop. Classic desert running at its finest!