The Fifth Annual Pecan Classic 8.5 Mile or 3.7 Mile and The Nut Run – A Family Fun Run – 1.5 Mile
LOCATION: Green Valley Pecan Company, 1625 E Sahuarita Road, Sahuarita, AZ 85629
START TIME: 8:00am
COST: Pecan Classic 8.5 &3.7 – $30 until 8/1, $35 8/2 to 9/30, $40 10/1 to race day: Nut Run – $15 12 & under, $20 13 & over.
PARKING: Parking is free until 8:30am Anyone arriving after that will have to pay $5.00.
Come be a part of this run, and run through the Pecan orchard in November in all it’s fall colors… The race route will travel a scenic course on the orchards south of Sahuarita Road on dirt roads and trails through the pecan orchards, giving runners a unique opportunity to see the farm and enjoy the most amazing Fall running experience under the trees. The Pecan Classic 8.5 features prize money and unique awards to the top three men and top three women…. Awards to top three finishers in each division in the Pecan Classic 8.5 and 3.7. All race participants in the Pecan Classic will receive a FREE tech t-shirt which is guaranteed to all who preregister by 10/26/13 or a cotton t-shirt which is guaranteed to all who preregister from 10/27/2013 thru 11/2/2013. The Nut Run features ribbons to all participants and a cotton t-shirt if preregistered by 11/2/13. This years beneficiary will be decided by the Pecan Festival Committee later in the year. Come for the pecans and much more!
The Sahuarita Pecan Festival will be held on Saturday, November 9th , from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Festival will celebrate the culture, cuisine and music of the Santa Cruz Valley. Designed to be fun for all ages, live entertainment and family-friendly activities, including real harvest demonstrations, hayrides and games, will be available for children and adults to enjoy. A variety of regional food and pecan-related dishes will be showcased, along with a local arts and crafts market and live music.