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 2018 edition is on Sunday, February 18th and will include two divisions for the four-milers: an Under-40 and an Over-40, with men and women running in each.
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. Featured in Runner’s World.
Saturday morning February 17
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, February 18th
7:00 am Registration begins in Old Tucson parking lot
8:00 am Start Open and Under-40 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 Start Over-40 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
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!
All entrants can purchase additional discounted entries to Old Tucson Studios.
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.