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5K Races in Tucson

5Ks Tucson | 5K Races in Tucson

Congrats! You've decided to run your first (or 50th!) 5K in Tucson!

Tucson is a marvelous place to run because we have balmy, beautiful weather from October through May. Even when the temperatures rise in June through September, you can still squeeze in runs in the wee morning hours or in the evenings after the sun sets.

Put together your training plan, pick a race, and you'll be well on your way!

Scroll down for a full list of 5Ks in Tucson. This list includes: mud runs, color runs, ragnar relays, trail runs, 5K fundraisers, holiday races, social runs, and events that combine walking & running.

Note that we have also included races with similar distances that you might be interested in: 4-milers, 8Ks, quarter marathons, children's races of various distances, etc.

Hope to see you hitting the pavement or the trails in Tucson this year!

SEE A FULL LISTING OF TUCSON 5KS BELOW.

MudGirl at Tucson Dragway

Tucson Dragway 12000 S Houghton Rd., Tucson, AZ

When you run a MudGirl race, you’ll always get the following: FINISHER MEDAL HEADBAND WRISTBAND RACE BAG TATTOOS RECYCLABLE SOFT CUP FREE PHOTOS A TON OF MUD

$45 – $100

Ragnar Trail at McDowell Mountain Regional Park near Phoenix

Tucson, AZ

Ragnar Trail Arizona is back! Grab your camping gear for an epic running adventure out in the desert at McDowell Mountain Regional Park just outside Phoenix. Teams of 8 will spend two days and one—or two—star-filled nights running 3 beautiful trail loops for 120-ish miles, relay-style. These single-track trails are perfect for all levels of […]

$480 – $1280

Grand Canyon Trail Half Marathon & 5k

Tucson, AZ

Run or walk a beautiful trail half-marathon or 5k in the wilds of the Kaibab National Forest, just south of the breathtaking Grand Canyon South Rim. This course is a challenging, but incredible, forested run, adjacent to the Grand Canyon National Park, with tree-line cliffs, a cross-cross under historic railroad tracks, and possible wildlife sightings.  […]

$40 – $75

Ninth Annual Hot Cocoa 5K Run/Walk at Steam Pump Ranch

Steam Pump Ranch 10901 N. Oracle Rd, Oro Valley, AZ

Join the Town of Oro Valley to kick off 2023 with the ninth annual Cocoa 5k run/walk on Sunday, January 1! The race will take place along the multi-use path, beginning at Steam Pump Ranch, and will include snacks, water, and - of course - hot cocoa! This is a professionally-timed race and prizes will […]

$25 – $30

We will be updating this page with races as we receive new information. If you know about other 5Ks around Tucson, contact us!

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