El Tour Adventure Run

2014 date:  Saturday September 20.

2013 Results are posted HERE.
Congratulations to all for a great event!

 Dust off your running shoes and get ready for the 17th annual Diamond Ventures El Tour Adventure 10K & 5K Run/Walk.   This is an event for people of all ages and abilities to enjoy fitness and fun.

BENEFITING BEN’S BELLS PROJECT: believe in the power of kindness!
Registration is open until event morning – avoid the rush and register at Packet Pickup:
September 18-19
El Tour Headquarters, 2609 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson, AZ
hours:   10:00am – 6:00pm

Starting and finishing at St. Gregory’s College Preparatory School on Craycroft south of River, participants will follow the tranquil multi-use Rillito River Path, avoiding motor vehicle traffic on the streets.

Proceeds from the event benefit Ben’s Bells Project and MyTeam Triumph. Ben’s Bells is a community art project that demonstrates and encourages kindness. MyTeam Triumph is an athlete ride-along program created for children and adults with disabilities who would normally not be able to experience athletic events.

Check out the info below for
Registration details

2012 Event News Release Read it here!
Questions? See below or email registration@perimeterbicycling.com
Past Event Results


Start/Finish Location:
St. Gregory College Preparatory School
3231 N. Craycroft Rd., Tucson, AZ
Googlemap HERE

Start Time: 7:00 a.m. (new time in 2013)

Route:  Mostly away from traffic on the scenic Rillito River multi-use path.  Click HERE for the map.

General Information

  • Open to runners and walkers of all ages and skill levels
  • Timed finish
  • Am I Registered? Click HERE to see the list.
  • Strollers welcome! (free registration, but must register)
  • Special Ben’s Bell Medallion to all finishers
  • Water at all aid stations
  • Fruit & snacks at the Finish
  • Results published in Tail Winds Nov/Dec issue
  • Age division awards mailed after event
  • Highest Money Raiser Award


  • A Special Ben’s Bells Medallion to all finishers
  • A Conquistador Trophy goes to the:
    + Top Three Male & Female finishers (10K & 5K)
    + Youngest Male & Female (10K & 5K)
    + Most Distinguished (65+) Male & Female (10K & 5K)
    + Diamond in the Rough Finisher (last 10k finisher)
    + High Money Raiser.  To qualify a minimum of $500
    in contributions must be turned in before the event start.
  • A special certificate will go to the top three men and women in 15 age divisions within three weeks of the event.  These will not be awarded on event day.

The Conquistador Trophy
This unique hand-made metal sculpture is El Tour’s highest honor.

Registration Details

  • Late fee of $10 after Friday, September 6, 2013
  • Hardcopy application available now, HERE
  • Online registration is open now!
  • Registration open until 6:45am at the start line.
    Avoid the last minute rush – register before event day and make packet pick up a breeze!


  • $25 Registration
  • $10 Late Fee after September 6, 2013
  • $10  Event t-shirt
  • Contribute to Kindness and Ben’s Bells!
    $10       allows 10 cars to display “Be Kind” stickers
    $25       provides Kind Kids program in one elementary school classroom
    $75       supplies Ben’s Bells Kindness Coins for 5 Kind Kids schools
    $100     recognizes one weekly “Belling” in Tucson
    $500     implements the Kind Kids program for one K-5 school for a year
    $1,000  installs one “Be Kind” mosaic mural in the community

Packet Pick Up and Late Registration
Thursday & Friday, September 19 & 20
10:00am – 6:00pm
El Tour Run Headquarters
2609 E. Broadway, Tucson, AZ 85716
Googlemap HERE

Run Day Registration
Saturday, September 21
5:30am – 6:45am
at the Start Line

Start Time – 10k and 5k – 7:00am
Awards Ceremony – 9:00am