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Desert Leprechaun 5K Run/Walk

Sun March 17, 2024 Tucson, AZ 85701 US Directions


5K Run/Walk

8:50AM MST - 9:50AM MST

1 Mile Run/Walk

8:15AM MST - 8:45AM MST

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


200 S 6th Ave
Tucson, AZ US 85701


The Desert Leprechaun race is back for 2024!!!!

Southern Arizona Roadrunners (SAR) is very pleased to produce this awesome running and walking event in vibrant downtown Tucson in partnership with the iconic Tucson St. Patrick's Day Parade Festival.

It's a St. Patrick's Day party like no other!

This event will take place the morning of the festival on Sunday, March 17, 2024 and will be centered around the Children's Museum and Armory Park. The event will feature fast and flat courses along the Tucson St. Patrick's Day Parade route and will include a totally unique, custom finisher medal, a free beer at the festival with your race entry (only for those over 21 years old, of course!) and so much more. Bring your entire family out in the morning to get your run or walk on, and then stay for the amazing parade and festival. It will be an experience you won't soon forget! A portion of the event proceeds will be donated to the Children of Fallen Officers Scholarship Fund. For more information on the myriad happenings with the parade and festival please visit

Awards & Swag Include:
  • The 5K will have male and female awards for Top 3 Overall, Top Masters, and Top 3 in 5 year age groups up to 80+. Awards will include Running Shop Gift Certificates and koozies with the race logo!
  • 5K registrants get a really cool, super-soft t-shirt while supplies last.
  • All 5K finishers will get a super-cool finisher medal.
  • There will be some fun St. Patrick's Day related goodies for all.
  • All finishers (5K and 1 Mile) 21 & over can get one free beer at the St. Patrick's Day festival. Be prepared to show your ID and the volunteers will take the tear off that's on the bottom of your bib to use as a 'ticket' for you to claim your free beer.
  • The male and female winner of the 5K will each get to ride in the St. Patrick's Day parade in a special vehicle!

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