The City of Tucson Parks and Recreation department will be hosting the annual summer track and field and road races throughout June and July. Track and field is every Tuesday, June 7 – July 19, at Catalina High School, 3645 E. Pima St. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m. and the meet begins promptly at 6:30 p.m. Events will include: long jump, turbo javelin (18 and under), shot put, high jump, 50 meter dash (5 and under), 100, 200 and 400 meter dash, 800, 1600, 3200 meter runs, 4 x 100 relay, and 4 x 400 relay.
Road races are every Thursday, June 9 – July 21, at Reid, Freedom, and Kennedy parks. Locations will rotate each week in that order, beginning and ending at Reid Park. Registration begins at 5:45 p.m., with races starting at 6:30 p.m. Events will include: 1 mile predict, 2K, and 5K race.
The costs for these events are $3 for youth 17 and under and $4 for adults. Ribbons will be given to the top finishers at each track and field meet and road race. More information can be found on the City of Tucson Parks and Recreation sports webpage or call the Sports Unit at 520-791-4870.