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Saguaro Labor Day 8-Miler at Saguaro National Park East

September 6, 2021 @ 6:00 am - 9:00 am


This scenic course and the post-race festivities truly embrace the spirit of the old Southwest, making the 50th Saguaro National Park Labor Day Run a regional favorite.

The rolling 8-mile course loops through the beautiful cactus forest in the foothills of the scenic Rincon Mountains at Saguaro National Park East. Race morning promises to be hot so bring water and sunscreen. 

Age Group Awards from Running Shop, top three in 5-year categories in 8-miler. Chip-Timing, with start/finish line chip timing by Roadrunner Race Timing

Technical running shirt with unique race artwork

50th Anniversary Commemorative Medallion to all finishers

Water at 2, 4, 6, and 7 mile marks


The 8 Miler is part of SAR's Running Shop Desert Grand Prix.

* 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!

Event details and schedule

5-6 Packet pick-up

6:25 8-miler

6:30 5k

9:00 Awards


September 6, 2021
6:00 am - 9:00 am
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Saguaro National Park East
3693 S Old Spanish Trl
Tucson, AZ 85730 United States
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