Ready, Set, Go! Tucson Parks & Rec brings back track and field events.

TUCSON (KVOA) – racing events are back! After a hiatus due to the coronavirus, Tucson Parks & Rec will host the annual summer track and field and road races this summer.

In case you didn’t know, Tucson Parks & Rec is hosting these events in June and July and anyone can attend.

Events include jumps, shot put from age 12, softball throwing, meter runs, runs, relays and more.

Tucson Parks & Rec hosts the track and field events at Palo Verde High School every Tuesday and the racing events such as the 2K, 5K, etc. on Thursdays in different locations. Anyone can attend and the cost is only $ 3 for teenagers and $ 4 for adults.

“What we are trying to do in our department, in the parks and in recreational activities, is really to provide some services to our community … making sure they stay healthy, fit, and safe,” said Ruben Kirkendall of Tucson Parks & Rec. “We are proud to offer these services to our community.”

Regardless of the location and day of the week, the events always start at 7:00 p.m., registration begins at 6:30 p.m.

Further information on the events can be found here.

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