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Our Mission & Vision

The Southern Arizona Roadrunners is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting health and fitness in Tucson and Southern Arizona through running and walking.

Our vision is to strengthen and support the running and walking community in Southern Arizona through high-quality, affordable, and family-friendly events and programming that empower people of all backgrounds, abilities, and ages to pursue a healthier lifestyle. We promote community engagement by celebrating the joy of athletic achievement, individual and group participation, philanthropy, and volunteer service.

Join today and get discounts to many local businesses and discounts to all SAR events, and support the great work we do!


Southern Arizona Roadrunners began the FitKidz running program in 2013 in order to provide experiences that start children on a path of being physically active for life. FitKidz aims to improve the health and wellness of our local community by engaging kids and their families in fun and healthy activities. Learn More

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The FitKidz program's vision is to create and lead a vibrant and healthy youth running community that focuses on empowering children to be physically active and learn the skills to make positive lifestyle choices. We aspire to introduce children of all backgrounds to running and walking opportunities that enhance their health and well-being. We aim to be a regional leader in youth fitness programming and inspire the next generation of Tucson and Southern Arizona runners. By allowing kids 12 and under to run a free timed mile. We'd be super grateful if you are able to donate a few dollars today on to the FitKidz program! 100% of your donation goes to the kids. ... See MoreSee Less
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Well, that was delightfully delicious! Thank you to everyone for making the Thanksgiving Cross Country Classic so much fun. We’ll have pictures and more details soon. Until then, have some race results with your pie! ... See MoreSee Less
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