Race day has passed, but the memories will last!
Thanks for traveling from near and far to join our inaugural Saguaro race.
We hope you'll run with us again soon!
Even though we can't hold a full blown expo at the race this week, our sponsors and vendors still want to be a part of your race!
Join us for the FB live virtual expo!
Monday Mar 22 | 11 AM MST
Open your virtual swag bag for discounts from our race vendors!
Date: March 27-28, 2021
Location: Tucson, AZ
Weather: 49° – 78°F
Course Type: Loop
Terrain: Road/Trail Mix
Stroller friendly? No
Dogs allowed? No
Two-Day Half Marathon Event
To ensure your safety, the 2021 Saguaro Half Marathon will take place with staggering starts over two days. Runners will receive a wristband that must be worn for the race. It indicates the day and wave color you are in.
Saturday March 27: Waves start from 6:00 am - 8:30 am
Sunday March 28: Waves start from 6:00 am - 7:40 am
Please stick to the correct time and date for your race start. You will not be allowed at the start line without the appropriate wristband!
Registration Periods & Pricing
Early: $109 Dec. 18, '20 – Jan. 31, 2021
Late: $129 Feb. 1 – Mar. 25, 2021
Refunds available during Early Bird and Regular Registration ($10 fee).
Deferral, Race Transfer, and Bib Transfer available during all registration periods ($20 fee).
Travel & Other Info
*Entries are limited and this race may sell out. If the race sells out, registration will close regardless of registration period.
The Saguaro Half Marathon is a stunning race with gorgeous views of the Tucson Mountains as you run through the Sonoran desert.
The race starts and finishes at Old Tucson- an American movie studio and theme park area located west of Tucson, Arizona.
The half marathon has two start dates:
Saturday, March 27th at 6am
Sunday, March 28th at 6am
Expand to view Course Map and Elevation Profile
Race HQ (including bib pickup, and the start/finish line) will be at Old Tucson (201 Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85735)
If you're flying in, look for flights into Tucson International Airport (TUS) in Tucson (32 min. drive), or Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX) in Phoenix (1hr 50 min. drive).
We recommend staying in Tucson, AZ.
Experience Saguaro National Park
Video courtesy of GoTraveler
December 18, 2020 – January 31, 2021
Late: February 1 – March 25, 2021
*There is a limited number of entries to each race, and this event may sell out. If the event is sold out, registration will close regardless of registration period.
PACKAGES & PRICING
Note: There is no Wait List!
Sign up for your chosen race as soon as possible. When a race distance sells out, there is no waiting list should someone drop out. Once sold out, registration will close and a race entry may be obtained through a bib transfer from another runner selling their spot. Be sure to familiarize yourself with our bib transfer policy before buying/selling a bib.
Want to run for a great cause? Fundraise for your chosen race and your registration fee could be waived. All funds go to Wander Project to support efforts in and around the communities that host our events. We primarily fund three project areas including: preservation and conservation of public lands; education around local ecology and stewardship; and the promotion of health and well-being. Learn more about Charity Bibs here!
Race Deferment & Credit
You can manage your deferred credit by logging in to RunSignup, clicking Deferrals, and Complete Deferment. From there you can transfer into another race.