Mar 10, 2024 at 6:00 AM

SARR Prickly Pear 50K/15K/5K

13102 Jones Maltsberger Road

San Antonio TX, 78247


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Entry Fee $75
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $125
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 15K
  • 50K
  • 5K

Type: Ultra

Participant Limit: 600

Course Map: Download Map

Starting Elevation: 726

High Point: 829

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2000

Men's Record: Jared Rothlauf, 3:39:55, ‘23

Masters Men Record: Stefan Grater, 4:36:45, ‘20

Women's Record: Annette Thompson, 4:43:43, ‘22

Masters Women Record: Stephanie Boulette, 5:23:15, ‘23


The SARR Prickly Pear offers 50K, 15K, and 5K distances run on the natural trails of McAllister Park. 50K starts at 6am and is three 10.34 mile Loops. 15K starts at 8am and is one 9.36 mile Loop. 5K is 3.38 miles and starts at 8:30am.
Course Cut-Off time is 4pm (10 hours). 50K participants MUST start their 3rd loop before 12:45pm.

Race starts and finishes at the Optimist Pavilion #3 next to the playground near the center of the park. You can find parking near the pavilion or a short walk away. There are restrooms at the pavilion, and port-a-potties closer to the start/finish line.

There will be three water stations on the 50K/15K course, and a 50K “Love” aid station/bag drop located next to finish line for access during your race. There is one water stop on the 5K course. THIS IS A CUPLESS RACE–please carry your own hydration device to fill at aid stations. The trails at McAllister Park are flat and fast, easy to moderate terrain. Please give a hoot and don’t pollute the trails, please dispose of your trash at water stops or carry with you.

RRCA 50K NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP RACE – All 50K “in-person” registrants are eligible to compete in the RRCA National Championship. Awards will be given to Top Open,  40+, 50+, 60+ Winners.

VIRTUAL RACE – Can’t join us in-person, then sign up for our virtual option and complete your 50K/15K/5K anywhere you choose between March 12-25, 2023.

REGISTER EARLY: This race has a cap of 600 runners.
SARR members save 25% with online registration thru 2/12 (automatically applied at checkout)

Packet pick-up
Friday, March 9, 4-7pm; and Saturday, March 11, 12-3pm at TBD, and race day morning starting at 5:15am at Optimist Pavilion #3.

Race Details
The race is chip-timed.
Awards to Top 3 Overall and Masters M/F in all three distances. Sorry there are no age group awards. Finishers medal for everyone who crosses the finish line! 50K Runners who cross the finish line receive a finishers hat and car sticker. 50K runners also eligible for RRCA awards. Race results and photos will be posted at www.saroadrunners.com Post-race celebration with a DJ, food by Liberty Bar, Wildway Granola, and craft beer from Shiner.

No dogs or strollers are allowed, thank you.



Past Event Dates

Held on Mar 10, 2024

Held on Mar 12, 2023

Held on Mar 13, 2022

Held on Mar 07, 2020

Held on Mar 09, 2019

Held on Mar 10, 2018

Held on Mar 12, 2017

Held on Mar 19, 2016

Held on Mar 14, 2015

Held on Mar 08, 2014

Held on Mar 08, 2013

Held on Mar 10, 2012

Held on Mar 12, 2011

Held on Mar 13, 2010

Held on Mar 14, 2009

Held on Mar 15, 2008

Held on Mar 17, 2007

Held on May 06, 2006

Held on May 14, 2005

Held on May 01, 2004

Held on Oct 25, 2003

Held on Oct 26, 2002

Held on Oct 27, 2001

Held on Oct 21, 2000