Run the Desert . . . then visit a rain forest, view an ocean reef, and wander through savanna grass lands . . . all in one day!
Registration is now open for the 2023 edition of the TMC Earth Day 5k.
The rolling 3.1 mile course offers gorgeous desert and mountain views, with start and finish on the Biosphere 2 Lawn.
Don't miss this chance to visit the earth's entire ecosystem under one roof while celebrating Earth Day.
All participants receive the following:
Bring the Kids! Strollers are allowed at this child-friendly event, with a free Kid's Dash & Kid's Zone.
This inaugural event raises funds for the world-renowned Biosphere 2's Ocean Reef Lab.
Terrain: mostly pavement, with a brief dirt section
Difficulty: hilly in sections
Weather: 50's - 70's
Differently Abled: Yes, be mindful of hills and dirt road
Pets Allowed: No
Saturday, April 22, 2023 Planned Schedule:
6:30-7:15 am Race day registration and packet pick up
7:30 Start time for TMC Earth Day 5k Run/Walk
8:45 Free Kids Dash
9:15 or so: Awards
Ongoing: All registrants can visit Biosphere2 on their own -- no need for a formal tour!
All non-running guests can purchase Biosphere 2 admission for the discounted rate of $11 (before 8:30 am) and all children under 12 are free.
This event is a partnership between Run Tucson & the Biosphere 2, the University of Arizona.