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Local Running, Hiking, and Biking Groups & Event Producers

Local Running, Hiking, and Biking Groups & Event Producers

The Workout Group

Run Tucson’s WOG has started Year 26 of Tuesday speed workouts & Thursday stamina sessions. Now offering morning workouts at 5:30 AM, as well as the evening workouts at 6:00 PM.

After 25 years at Reid Park, our T/TH evening sessions now meet at 6:00 pm at the Tucson Racquet and Fitness Club (take Country Club all the way to the north end).

This is an open group, so drop-ins are welcome. Moderate fees with sliding scale. All coaches are RRCA-certified.


Facebook Link or Registration Here

Achilles International

The Tucson chapter of Achilles International transforms the lives of people with disabilities through athletic programs and social connection. Since 1983, Achilles International has empowered over 150,000 athletes of all ages and ability levels to participate in endurance events around the globe.

Facebook Link

Come Run

ComeRun (Together) has been meeting since 2005 every Saturday morning at various locations around town. Runs range from 6-20 miles depending on what distances people are training for.


El Tour de Tucson/Perimeter Bicycling

We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit that produces bicycling events for community, charity and wellness. El Tour de Tucson is Perimeter Bicycling’s flagship event and one of the largest bicycling events in America. Held annually the Saturday before Thanksgiving, El Tour attracts over 6,000 cyclists of all ages and abilities from around the United States and beyond. Since 2005, El Tour’s finish line/annual Downtown Fiesta, brings together cyclists and members of the greater Tucson community for a celebration of charities, community, health and fitness.

More Information Here

Epic Rides

Todd Sadow and the folks at Epic Rides are a passionate group of individuals who care about sharing the outdoors from the saddle of a bike. Their events are a platform for personal achievement, camaraderie, and life-driving motivation. They believe in the pursuit of happiness, and take pride in being a soul-satisfying delivery mechanism.

More Information Here

Everyone Runs

Steve Landau and crew have a series of upcoming races in the Tucson area — you can find details on all of them at

520 Running and Riding

This is a running and riding cooperative offering daily group runs and rides, plus Wednesday track workouts. Group runs meet all around Tucson, Oro Valley and surrounding areas.

Facebook Link

Fleet Feet Training Groups

Fleet Feet Training offers weekly run/walk workouts, strength and conditioning videos, weekly emails and videos from coaches,

social media groups to share our success, and

virtual training options.  Meets: Tuesdays at 6 pm & Saturdays at 5 am.


Facebook Link

Himmel ParkRun

Dave Armet and friends produce a free weekly 5k run/walk at Himmel Park. These timed events take place every Saturday morning.

Click here for details.

Meet Me at Maynards

BEYOND-Tucson hosts free social walks and runs on Mondays at Maynards and Wednesdays at St. Phillips Plaza. Join 300+ runners and walkers for a free 2-4 mile jaunt around Downtown Tucson, every Monday night 5:30 pm. With music, and discounts to local restaurants, drawings for goodies, and more.

Click here for details!

Meet Me Wednesdays

Free Wednesday night walk/run at St. Phillip’s Plaza (River and Campbell, on the Rillito River Path). The schedule calls for a 3+ mile run or walk, but you can add mileage as you wish. With music, and discounts to local restaurants, drawings for goodies, and more.

Click here for details!

Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists

Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists is a volunteer-driven 501(c)(3) non-profit organization devoted to the promotion of the sport of mountain bicycling. We work to build, maintain, and protect multi-use single-track and mountain bike trail access in the greater Tucson, AZ region. (They also manage the beer garden at the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k and the 24-Hour Ride!!)

Click here for details!

Southern Arizona Hiking Club

Discover places you’d never visit on your own. Form lasting friendships in the process. With more than 500 members and 60 guides, our club offers a wide range of weekly guided activities – mall walking to peak bagging – easy to strenuous.

SAHC Website

Southern Arizona Roadrunners

We love SAR! For more information on regional running check out the Southern Arizona Roadrunners, one of the nation’s oldest non-profit running clubs.

SAR Website

Southwest Endurance (SWET)

SWET running and power-walking groups and training programs support athletes of all experience, fitness levels and distances. Our passion is helping new and aspiring runners and walkers learn to use the work/walk strategy, and training novice through intermediate athletes to that next distance goal.


Facebook Link


Steve Taggart produces a number of fun local races throughout the Tucson area, including Green Valley. See

Team Hoyt

Share the joy of racing with people with special needs. Team Hoyt Arizona is a nonprofit volunteer organization in Southern Arizona. People with special needs join for free and with the help of our volunteers, we race together!


Facebook Link

Trail Sisters Tucson

Trail Sisters Tucson is a group created to extend the mission at the local level. We hope to build a strong community of women trail runners of all levels and abilities.

Facebook Link

Trail Sisters Tucson

We encourage and promote triathlon as a sport and a healthy lifestyle and encourage contact with other athletes and the triathlon community as a whole.

More Info Here

Tucson Trail Runners

Tucson Trail Runners (TTR) is a trail/ultra running group that focuses on (mostly) long-distance trail runs on public lands in all five mountain ranges surrounding Tucson, Arizona. The average run distance is 15 to 20+ miles, although shorter route options are often available. TTR meets almost weekly on Sundays from September through the end of May.

Facebook Link

Women of Sonoran

We are a trail running group of over 450 members. We run trails at night (on weekdays) and run longer more adventurous runs on the weekends. We started hosting a free trail race once a month and we also host a yearly women’s trail running and camping retreat. We have some fall weekend events coming up that will include running and yoga.

Facebook Link

Wanna’ try a coach, not a group?

Perhaps online or individual coaching would be a good fit. We know a boatload of RRCA-certified online coaches around the world and we can find the right coach for you!

Tia works with 20 athletes from around the country and can help you find the right fit.

As a mom with a couple of 2:48 marathons under her belt, her specialties include: mother runners and busy women; anyone who wants to qualify for Boston; and speedsters who want to go 3-hours and faster.

Contact her at

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