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Run, Walk, or Jog – choose the 5K, 10K, or 1K

June 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022



Has running become a thorny issue for you? Does running in the summer heat make you feel like you’re all arms and rooted in place? Well, we’ve got the venue for you! Break out of your summer slump with the RUNNING CACTUS Virtual Race, the running event that knows exactly how you feel.


The RUNNING CACTUS knows that you’re not yet ready for that insurmountable challenge run. You lace up those new running shoes to stay in shape and have fun! RUNNING CACTUS is there for you to burn a few calories and have a good time in the process. Whether you run as a solo Saguaro or with your whole cactus family, the RUNNING CACTUS is the virtual race for you!


The RUNNING CACTUS believes in NO PRESSURE. Choose to RUN, WALK, or JOG the 5K, 10K, or the 1K distance anytime between June 1 and December 31, 2022, and you’ll receive a unique and stunning medal, a designer tech shirt, and a commemorative bib celebrating your day (or night) of fun.


The beneficiary of this event is the Special Olympics whose mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual and physical disabilities, giving them opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship. 


SIGN UP FOR THE RUNNING CACTUS TODAY, support a wonderful organization, and have a great time while staying fit. Let’s put the FUN back in RUN!

Fantastic Race Swag!

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Commemorative Swag

  • Unique RUNNING CACTUS medal

  • Tech Shirt

  • Commemorative Bib

Packet Pickup

All Packets/Swag are shipped FREE of Charge to all registered participants.


Snap a Photo or Share a Photo and your entered entered  to Win Exciting Prizes! Send to pictures to

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  • Use #Running Cactus


Upload your photos to your RunSignUp

account to commemorate your achievement.

Post Your Results

Upload your results on your RunSignUp account.  Click here.

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