Location: Tucson, AZ US 85735 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://azroadrunners.org/races/detail/sunrise.

Place
201 Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ US 85735
Description

Sunrise at Old Tucson is a 4-mile cross country trail run and a 1-mile run through the grounds of historic Old Tucson Studios and theme park.  Old Tucson Studios is adjacent to the Tucson Mountains and close to Saguaro National Park West.  The 4-mile races are part of the Southern Arizona Roadrunners 2017 Running Shop Grand Prix, with points provided for placing.

What You Get: Make a day of it and enjoy Tucson's finest tourist attractions as part of your race entry.

Perfect for trail newbies of all abilities! Wanna' know what it's like? See the recent Tucson Morning Blend television interview and then check out the super-cool Goatographer video of the dirt roads, horse trails, and dusty Main Street of historic Old Tucson Studios.  Not very technical and loads of fun for walkers, joggers, and runners of all abilities!

Sunrise at Old Tucson is a 4-mile cross country trail run and a 1-mile run through the grounds of historic Old Tucson Studios and theme park.  Old Tucson Studios is adjacent to the Tucson Mountains and close to Saguaro National Park West.  The 4-mile races are part of the Southern Arizona Roadrunners 2017 Running Shop Grand Prix, with points provided for placing. Featured in Runner's World.


EVENT SCHEDULE

Saturday morning January 21st
10:00 - 1:00 pm: In-person registration and packet pickup at the Running Shop, 3055 North Campbell (all shirt sizes are first-come, first-served!)

Sunday Morning, January 22nd

7:00 am Registration begins in Old Tucson parking lot

8:00 am Start Women's Only 4-Miler, Main Street 
8:30 approx Free Trailside Breakfast -- at Bitter Creek set near the finish line, bring your race number
9:00 am Men's Only 4-Miler, Main Street 
9:00 am One Mile Family Run and Walk, Main Street 
9:45 (approx) Free Lil' Pardner's Kids Dash at Bitter Creek Set, near finish line
9:45 (approx) Awards Ceremony at Bitter Creek Set, near finish line
10:00 Old Tucson Studios opens
10:00 am and onward: International Wildlife Museum provides free entry with race number
10:00 am and onward: Arizona Sonora Desert Museum provides $2 off up to four tickets

Eight reasons to run at the historic Old Tucson Studios, site of America's favorite films

  • All entrants receive a free pass into Old Tucson Studios, for a day of saloon dance halls, cowboy gunfights, haunted mines, train rides, merry-go-rounds, ice cream, & more . . .
  • All paid entrants receive a free trailside breakfast, including Breakfast Burrito (12” flour tortilla and choice of Scrambled Eggs with cheese, Scrambled Eggs with Green Chile, or Scrambled eggs with Sausage), Fresh Homemade Salsa, Coffee, Water, & Juice. 
  • All entrants receive free entrance to the renowned International Wildlife Museum - bring your number!
  • NEW: All entrants receive one free 30-minute massage from Tucson Shiatsu Massage, in the Historic Y
  • We have heard from the folks at the world-famous Arizona Sonora Desert Museum and they are changing their offer to runners.  Here's what they have written: You must present your race number at any Arizona Sonora Desert Museum ticket window on Sunday (race day) to take advantage of their $2.00 off per person discount on general admission tickets for up to four persons together at the time of the visit. The offer is not valued with any other discounts. You must have your race number in hand. So, bring your race number and you can receive $2 off a general admission ticket, good for up to four tickets.
  • First 500 entrants receive a cotton/poly blend t-shirt with race logo 
  • All entrants can purchase additional discounted entries to Old Tucson Studios.  
  • Sunrise at Old Tucson is part of the 2017 Southern Arizona Roadrunners Running Shop Grand Prix.

NOTE: Kids 10 and under are free, but without a t-shirt and without breakfast. Friends and family are allowed in Old Tucson during the event up until race end; to stay in town after the park opens, additional guest passes to Old Tucson are a discounted $8 per person and must be purchased by the runner at the park entrance beginning at 9:45am. A participant wearing their race number must be present to take advantage of this special race entrance rate.

Remember: the race will take place rain or shine, with no refunds or returns.

 

 

 

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