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Fine Valentine Relay – 4M & 2M + FitKidz Mile – 2025 Date TBD

2025 Event Date TBD: Sunday, 2/9/2025?, 8:00am – University of Arizona, Main Gate Square, 865 E University Ave, Tucson, AZ

2024 Post Race Updates:

Thank you to all of our volunteers for making this event happen!

Look back on 2024 event:

Be part of the event that was featured by Runners World as a race that gets you feeling the love! Celebrate love for all things: your community, your sweetheat, your galentine, your family, yourself, running and kindness! Plus don’t miss the famous costume contest, PDA relay exchange zone, and the Gentle Ben’s post-race brunch! (Bonus: The bar will be open and SAR members get a free mimosa or bloody mary at brunch!) Staged at Main Gate Square and the beautiful University of Arizona campus, the course features one set of stadium ramps.

Highlights:

  • Free post-race hot breakfast at Gentle Ben's (not included with free FitKidz mile)
  • Mimosa and bloody mary specials available for purchase at the awards party
  • First mimosa or bloody mary free to SAR members
  • Festive PDA relay exchange zone
  • Costume & PDA contest
  • Course includes UofA stadium ramps
  • Optional super soft, quality race shirts with design from local artist
  • Group challenge to win a keg from Gentle Ben's Brewing Co
    • 4 mile Relay:  2-person relay where each person runs a 2-mile lap.  Friends, sweethearts & family members can be a team! Relays must show some form of PDA (Public Display of Affection) at the PDA Exchange Zone and at the awards ceremony to be eligible for prizes!
    • 4 mile individual race: 2 laps of the course
    • 2 mile fitness walk/jog: 1 lap of the course
  • Free FitKidz Mile at 8:00am (FitKidz mile does not include breakfast at Gentle Ben's) Benefits Ben's Bells Project!

Kind Cupid:

Know someone who is participating in the race who lives out the message of "Be Kind"? Maybe you know someone whose small actions make a larger impact on their friends and community. Nominate them HERE for the Kind Cupid Award!

ENTRY FEES
Until 12-30-23:
4 mile solo Run/Walk – $24.00 SAR member $22.00
Relay – $24.00 per person SAR Member $22
2 mile Run/Walk – $22.00 SAR Member $20.00
1-1-2024 to 1-30-2024:
4 mile solo Run/Walk – $27.00 SAR Member $25.00
Relay – $27.00 per person SAR Member $25.00
2 mile Run/Walk – $25.00 SAR Member $23.00
1-31-24 to Race day:
4 mile solo Run/Walk – $30.00
Relay – $30.00 per person
2 mile Run/Walk – $25.00

Optional shirt $16.00 by local artist Monique Laraway of revolta art

REGISTRATION
Click here to register

You can also register in-person during packet pick-up at these locations and times listed below.

Check here for a mail-in registration form.

Race Day Timeline:
7:00 AM: Day of Race Packet Pickup / Registration
8:00 AM: FitKidz Mile Start
8:30 AM: Relay, 4 Mile, 2 Mile Start

Volunteer:

If you are interested in volunteering, please click here to sign up.

Packet Pickup: At The Running Shop during the following dates and times:

  • Saturday 2/10/24 - 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM at The Running Shop
  • Sunday 2/11 /24- 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM outside of Gentle Ben's

Staging area at Main Gate Square outside of Gentle Ben's (865 E University Ave).  Start line in front of UofA's Centennial Hall.Race Options (Each lap includes one set of UofA stadium ramps!​)

The start/Finish line is located in front of Centennial Hall

  • 4 mile Relay:  2-person relay where each person runs a 2-mile lap.  Friends, sweethearts & family members can be a team! Relays must show some form of PDA (Public Display of Affection) at the PDA Exchange Zone and at the awards ceremony to be eligible for prizes!
  • 4 mile individual race: 2 laps of the course
  • 2 mile fitness walk/jog: 1 lap of the course

Course map link

Group challenge: Win a Keg! Get your running group, company, or group of friends to sign up and let us know what group you are with when you register (all race options count)! The group with the most participants wins a keg gift certificate from Gentle Ben's/Barrio Brewing Co.! ALL group members must be over 21 to win this prize and you must sign up BEFORE race day!

Ben’s Bells Project and half to Southern Arizona Roadrunners’ own programming such as the Children’s Fitness Fund and FitKidz

We continue to monitor relevant information and consult with public health guidelines appropriate for Pima County and will ensure that all race day activities are compliant with recommendations and best practices.

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    Date

    Feb 09 2025

    Time

    All Day

    More Info

    Registration

    Location

    U of A Main Gate Square outside of Gentle Ben's
    865 E University Ave, Tucson, AZ

    Organizer

    Lucas Tyler
    Phone
    520-307-1942
    Email
    lucastyler@hotmail.com
    Registration

    Sponsors