Summer Track and Field and Road Races

TUCSON PARKS AND RECREATION TO HOST ROAD RACES AND TRACK AND FIELD EVENTS THIS SUMMER 

Tucson Parks and Recreation will be hosting the annual Summer Track and Field and Road Races every Tuesday and Thursday in June and July. More information can be found on the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Sports Unit webpageor call 520-791-4870.

Track and Field 
Events will include: long jump, high jump, turbo javelin, shot put (ages 12 and over), softball throw, 100, 200 and 400 meter dashes, 800, 1600, 3200 meter runs, 4 x 100 relay, and 4 x 400 relay. Ribbons will be given to the top three finishers at each track and field meet and Road Races. 

Cost:   $3/youth (17 years and younger); $4/adults (18 years and older)  

Time:   Registration begins at 6:30 p.m.; meet begins at 7 p.m. 

Dates: Every Tuesday, June 8-July 20.  

Location: Palo Verde High School, 1302 S. Avenida Vega 

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Road Races  
Events will include: 1-mile predict, 2K, and 5K. Ribbons will be given to the top three finishers at each track and field meet and Road Races. 

Cost: $3/youth (17 years and younger); $4/adults (18 years and older) 

Time: Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.; races starting at 6 p.m.  

Dates and Locations: 

  • Thursday, June 10 
    Gene C. Reid Park (SW corner of Country Club and 22nd Street) 

  • Thursday, June 17 
    Freedom Park, 5000 E. 29th Street (south end) 

  • Thursday, June 24 
    Chuck Ford Lakeside Park, 8201 E. Stella Rd. (ramada 1) 

  • Thursday, July 1 
    John F. Kennedy Park, (La Cholla and Ajo Rd., west of La Cholla) 

  • Thursday, July 8 
    Lincoln Park, 4325 S. Pantano Road (by swimming pool) 

  • Thursday, July 15 
    Gene C. Reid Park (SW corner of Country Club and 22nd Street) 

  • Thursday, July 22 
    Freedom Park, 5000 E. 29th Street (south end) 

Event flyer (PDF)