47th Annual TMC Saguaro Labor Day 8-Miler and 5k

3693 S. Old Spanish Trail Rd
Tucson, AZ 85730

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Event Description

Join us for the oldest running race in Arizona!

This scenic course and the post-race festivities truly embrace the spirit of the old Southwest, making the 47th Saguaro National Park Labor Day Run a regional favorite. Our rolling 8-mile and 5k courses loop through a cactus forest in the foothills of the scenic Rincon Mountains at Saguaro National Park East.  

This event has been featured as a Runner’s World Race of the Month. Prize money, age group awards, and nifty super-cool t-shirt. The 8-miler is part of The Running Shop Grand Prix, produced by SAR.  Prize money, age group awards, and plenty of fun times for everyone!  The Saguaro Labor Day Run is the second leg of the 2016 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown.


Do you want to be a better runner?  If so, contact RRCA Certified Coach and 2:48 marathoner Tia Accetta at tia@runtucson.net. She and her group of certified coaches can create a customized program to help you meet your running and fitness goals.


* Unofficial training runs at Saguaro, every Sunday morning in August, at 6:00 am. All ages and abilities welcome—just come and run or walk on your own! Bring your own water, car-pool if you can, park legally, and bring the Park fee!
* Get ready for the hill: A-Mountain Training Runs every Monday night at Meet Me at Maynard’s—starting at 5:45 from Hotel Congress

Event details and schedule

5-6 Packet pick-up

6:27 5k Run and Walk

6:30 8-Miler

9:00 Awards

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