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Sun, May 14


Reid Park

Reid Park Rush Hour

Course: Score-O (Walk & Run Divisions) / Setter: Alan Craig / Directors: Billie Lubis & Cristina Luis / Image: Yvonne Poe

Reid Park Rush Hour
Reid Park Rush Hour

Time & Location

May 14, 2023, 6:30 AM – 8:15 AM

Reid Park, Reid Park, Tucson, AZ, USA

About the Event

Come on out and enjoy the cooler morning temps with us at Reid Park. This is going to be a quick-paced, mass-start score event with 20 controls, designed to take in all the park has to offer. Don’t let the size and open nature of the park fool you; you will need to get a move on if you want to catch them all!

Location:  Ramada 3, Reid Park

Courses:  This event will have one score course. There will be two classes, running and walking. The running class will have a 30 minute time limit. The walking class will have a 60 minute time limit. Both classes will have a time penalty of 10 points/minute overtime.

Maps:  Maps are 1:4000 scale. Maps will be provided to all participants at the event site.


  • 6:45 Free beginners’ clinic starts.  Please arrive 15 minutes early if you wish to attend.
  • 6:30-7:00 Check in.
  • 7:00 Mass start for runners
  • 7:05 Mass start for walkers
  • 8:30 Courses close.

Registration:  Pre-registration is required in order to keep an eye on crowd size and prepare the right number of maps.  See the "Fees" section below for information on coupon codes to use for member and junior pricing.  Everyone must register as an individual even if you plan on going as a team.  See who has already signed up.  Registration closes at noon on May 13, 2023.

Directions and Parking:  Take 22ndSt. to Lakeshore Ln., then head west into the parking lot in the southwestern corner of the park. Ramada 3 is located immediately south of the Rose Garden.  32.209186427541475, -110.92405798046667 Vicinity Map.

What to Bring:

  • Safety whistle is required (whistles can be purchased on site for $1)
  • Compass (compass can be rented on site for $1)
  • Water (and snacks if desired)
  • Watch or phone (so you can finish on time)

E-punch:  This event uses e-punching for timing and punch verification. We'll show you how to use it if you've never done it before and we'll have e-punch sticks for rent ($2) if you do not have your own.


  • Adults: $8 (member), $12 (non-member)
  • Juniors (11-20): $6
  • Kids (0-10): free w/adult

Coupon Codes to use at Registration:

  • "AZClub" for adult members of TSN (Tucson) or GPHXO (Phoenix)
  • "Junior" for juniors 11-20.
  • "KID" for children 10 and under (please register even though it's free—we need a headcount and a waiver for each participant).

Friend-For-Free: Tucson O Club (TSN) members may bring one qualified guest for free to this event.  To qualify your guest must never have attended a Tucson Orienteering Club or other OUSA club event before and must accompany you to the event. Fill out a Friend-For-Free entry pass and bring it with you to this event. <or> Have your friend use coupon code "FRIEND" at registration.

Youth Participants: All participants under 18 must provide a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian. If you plan to bring a minor without their parent/guardian, then please download a copy of the Waiver and Permission to Participate form and have it completed and signed by a parent/guardian before you bring it with you to the event. For more details, see our instructions sheet.

Covid Safety: Please wear a mask during check-in before and after your run and any time you are unable to keep distance from other people. Do not show up if you are feeling unwell.

Other Safety Information: To ensure that all are safe, everyone, whether finished with the course or not, must check in formally at Start/Finish before courses close and before leaving the event site.

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