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December 16, 2023

Tucson Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon | Quarter Marathon | 5K | Reindeer Dash

Brandi Fenton Park • 3482 E River Rd TucsonAZ  85718 Organized by StartLine Sports LLC

About this event

Join us as we get Rudolph & the rest of the reindeer ready for delivery day!

The Tucson Run Run Rudolph Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon,

5K, and Reindeer Dash will take place on

Saturday, Dec. 16, 2023.

Due to continued construction at Crossroads Park in Marana this event will take place at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park in 2023.




Event details and schedule

Mail-in and Virtual Registration 

To register by mail please complete and return our Mail-in Registration Form! Please make checks payable to StartLine Racing.

Virtual Run Details

Of course we want you to participate in the Tucson Run Rudolph Half Marathon, Quarter Marathon and 5K event locally but we understand things come up. So, if you can't join us on race day and still want to run, get the medal, and shirt then you still can! Here is your chance to take part in this event no matter where you are! And of course, all prices include shipping! Please note that all items will ship following the event on December 16th. Prior to the event all virtual participants will receive an email with instructions on how to submit your time.

Virtual Registrations are restricted to US addresses only. If you reside outside of the US and wish to participate please contact StartLine Racing at info@startlineracing.com


What You Get! 

- Custom Event Medal for ALL participants.

- Custom Event Dri-Fit Tech Long Sleeve or Short Sleeve Shirt for ALL participants. 

- Chance to hang out with Santa!

- Age Group Awards for Top Three in all Age Groups for the half marathon, quarter marathon and 5K (Race day participants only). Our age groups are the following:

  • 8 & Under, 9 & 10, 11-13, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 & Over

- Pre- and Post-Race "Runner's Brunch" (granola bars, fruit, water, Gatorade, etc)

- Chip Timed with Real Time Results and Photos on our Website or Mobile App (on Apple and Google)

- Owned and operated by StartLine Racing


Race Day Information 

Race Day Registration will be available beginning at 7am at Brnadi Fenton Memorial Park.

We accept cash, check, and credit cards on race day

PLEASE NOTE - Your swag selection and size are not guaranteed for those who register on race day.

Race day registration fees will be:

Half Marathon - $90

Quarter - $60

5K - $50

Reindeer Dash - $30

Strollers welcome

Leashed pets welcome

Reindeer dash will be an untimed half mile run. All Reindeer Dash participants will receive a medal, and tech shirt. Parents who only want to accompany their children on the course do not need to register.

The course will take you through dedicated running trails (all asphalt and concrete), starting and ending at Brandi Fenton Memorial Park - meaning no need for transportation before or after the race just to get back to your car! Please note - this is an open use trail system and does not close for our event.

Due to the common start/finish line, there is no bag check for this event.

This event will take place rain or shine. There are no refunds for due to weather.



Course Information 


Water stations will be located at:

  • Half Marathon: Miles 1.55, 3.275, 5.1, 6.55 (turnaround), 8.1, 9.825, and 11.55.
  • Quarter Marathon: Miles 1.55, 3.275 (turnaround), and 5
  • 5K: Miles 1.55 (turnaround)

GU Gels will be available at miles 5.1 and 8.1 for the half marathon participants

Restrooms will be located on the course at mile:

  • Half Marathon: 3.11, 5.1, 8.1, and 10
  • Quarter Marathon: 3.11
    • Please Note: Restrooms at miles 3.11 and 10 will be located at Rillito Regional Park (directly next to the running trail/path)
    • Please Note: Restrooms at miles 5.1 and 8.1 will be located at Children's Memorial Park (directly next to the running trail/path)



Course Maps

Half Marathon Course Map

Quarter Marathon Course Map

5K Course Map


Packet Pick-Up Opportunities 

Packet Pick-up is available on Friday, December 15th from 3:00 - 6:00pm at Fleet Feet Sports in Tucson (map).

Fleet Feet is located at 7301 E Tanque Verde Road in Tucson.

Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be available starting at 7am



Event schedule 


  •   December 15 3:00 PM - Packet Pick-Up from 3-6pm at Fleet Feet Sports
  •   December 16 7:00 AM - Race Day Registration and Packet Pickup Opens
  •   December 16 8:00 AM - Half Marathon Begins
  •   December 16 8:10 AM - Reindeer Dash Begins
  •   December 16 8:50 AM - Quarter Marathon Begins
  •   December 16 9:00 AM - 5K Begins
  •   December 16 9:45 AM - Awards Ceremony Begins (approx.)



Brandi Fenton Park

3482 E River Rd TucsonAZ  85718

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