Category: Club News

2022 Dr Gann’s Diet of Hope Cinco De Mayo Race Recap

Thank you for being part of Southern Arizona Roadrunner’s 40th Annual Dr. Gann’s Diet of Hope Cinco de Mayo Running Fiesta!  There were just under 500 finishers with many other family and friends in attendance. We had a great time and we hope you did as well.  With your help, we were able to raise

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2022 Sabino Canyon Race Recap

On a beautiful Saturday evening, April 2, 2022, we were finally able to get back to racing in Sabino Canyon after a 2 year hiatus! The men’s race was smoked by Charlie Ware in a very impressive time of 41:37, he was followed by Jose Delgado in 45:24 and Robert Rozetko (at 54 years young)

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2022 Dave’s Run for ALS – Race Recap

Dave’s Run for ALS was back again for 2022 and we had great weather out at Curtis Park for this year’s event! Thanks so much to everyone that came out to run. Congratulations to  all of the top finishers: Men Women 5k Overall Jose Delgado Amy Cole Robert Rezetko Line Lauritsen Brian Leroy Abby Nastase

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Desert Leprechaun 2022 Race Recap

It was so amazing to be out in Downtown Tucson today to finally, finally, be able to hold the Desert Leprechaun 5K & 1Mile event in person this year. This event idea was born when the St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival folks approached Southern Arizona Roadrunners (SAR) back in 2020 about doing a running

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Thanksgiving Cross Country Classic 2021 – Recap

Thanksgiving morning 2021 was a welcoming site. The weather was mild and the collective enthusiasm felt at Reid Park was certainly overdue. It was a special time for folks to gather, trot, nosh and be thankful. With almost 2,300 participants signed up for the three events, it was an exciting morning! The ladies race began

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Updated Dates for Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown

For those interested in registering for the 3-race series, the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown, please note the updated dates amd course details: TMC Meet Me Downtown, new date: August 22nd. The plan is to hold an in-person event on Sunday morning, staged at Armory Park with the traditional Downtown route. TMC Tucson 10k, September 19th. The plan is

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Saguaro National Park Labor Day 2021 Update

We’re psyched to announce that we’ve been given permission to plan for an in-person Saguaro National Park Labor Day 8-miler on Monday, September 6, 2021.  We’ll have to cap the event at 250 runners, which means we can hold only the 8-miler.  Registration is now open, so sign up online or by mail-in form and join the

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2020 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown Thank You from BEYOND

Thanks to all 500 of you in the SAR community who participated in the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown series. The Triple Crown beneficiary was the BEYOND Foundation, committed to helping Tucsonans take a comprehensive approach to mental and physical health. Based on your participation and funding from Tucson Medical Center, we were able to provide

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Today’s Daily Star Shows How Great Running Can Be!

Thursday’s Arizona Daily Star has two articles on the TMC Meet Me Downtown Night Run and Walk, both showcasing how awesome running is. One article leads with Geoff Schmidt and his couch-to-5k group. Geoff started running a few years ago when he got tired of smoking and being overweight, and he now helps others learn

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A Word From Ross Zimmerman

I hope everyone enjoyed the TMC GMT Half Marathon and 5K on Sunday Oct. 9th. Kelly O’Brien, Gabe Zimmerman’s fiancee, and I ran the half marathon together. We liked the course a lot and decided Gabe would have liked it, too. The course passed several places that held memories of Gabe for both of us.

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