The Sixth Annual Pecan Classic 15k and 5k and The Nut Run – A Family Fun Run – 1.5 Mile
DATE: Saturday, November 8, 2014
LOCATION: Green Valley Pecan Company, 1625 E Sahuarita Road, Sahuarita, AZ 85629
START TIME: 8:00am
COST: Pecan Classic 15k & 5k – $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.
We are introducing new distances to the Pecan Classic. 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 15k features prize money and unique awards to first place man and woman. The top three men and top three women will receive gift baskets from the Pecan Store. Awards to top three finishers in each division in the Pecan Classic 15k and 5k. All race participants in the Pecan Classic will receive a FREE tech t-shirt which is guaranteed to all who pre-register by 10/26/14 or a cotton t-shirt which is guaranteed to all who pre-register from 10/27/2014 thru 11/2/2014. The Nut Run features ribbons to all participants and a cotton t-shirt if pre-registered by 11/2/14. 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 8th , 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.