Event Information

Sunday, October 15, 2017

Joel D. Valdez Main Library – Jácome Plaza – Downtown Tucson @ 7am!

2017 marks the 29th Annual AIDSWALK Tucson, a fundraiser for the care services, prevention programs, and LGBTQ initiatives of the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation. We can’t do any of this without the generous support of our walkers, their furry friends, our sponsors, and donors. And of course, the dedication of 300 volunteers who help to make this event possible!

Please join us for this year’s event on Sunday October 15 and help make a BIG difference in the lives of many.


7:00am    Registration Opens

7:30am    Fun Run starts

8:00am    Walk Opening Ceremonies

8:30am    Warm Up Music

9:00am    Walk Starts

10:00am  Quilt Opening Ceremony


Walker Information:

Start Time!

The Fun Run starts at 7:30am. Runners will do three laps of the course.

Walkers start the course at 9am. If you need to pick up your t-shirt or incentive items, or turn in any additional donations, registration will be open starting at 7am!

Any and all pets are welcome! Each registered pet gets an AIDSWALK bandana.

Early Registration/T-shirt Pickup!

Walkers can pick up their t-shirts and swag bags early or turn in any walker money at SAAF (375 South Euclid Ave) on October 11th-13th from 9am-6pm! Early Registration/T-shirt pickup will be on the north side of the building.

Or pick up your shirt at AIDSWALK! Registration opens at 7am.

You can bring your fundraising money to qualify for incentives to Early Registration October 11-13 or to registration at AIDSWALK!


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Make sure you set up your Firstgiving fundraising page and share it with your friends to earn cool fundraising prizes!

SAAF Hero – Fundraise $500+ to receive a RED super hero cape to wear during the walk!

SAAF Superhero – Fundraise $750+ to receive a GOLD superhero cape to wear during the walk!

SAAF Superpower – Fundraise $1,000 to receive a GOLD superhero cape AND superhero sunglasses to wear during the walk!

Top Fundraisers!

The #1 top fundraiser will also receive a prize presented at the walk!!

Follow AIDSWALK Tucson on Facebook, and Firstgiving.

AIDSWALK Arizona/Tucson benefits the programs and services of the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation.

To contact AIDSWALK Tucson, click here.

News and Events

  • AIDSWALK Route & Venue Maps Now Online!, September 8, 2016

    Check it out…AIDSWALK route and venue maps are now available online. Chart your course and get a heads up on near-by parking options. http://aidswalktucson.saaf.org/maps-and-parking/ Looking forward to seeing you on Sunday October 9 for another amazing AIDSWALK Tucson!

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  • AIDSWALK 2016 Registration Now Open!, March 4, 2016

    Registration for the 2016 AIDSWALK Arizona/Tucson is now open. AIDSWALK will take place in downtown Tucson on Sunday October 9, 2016. We invite young, old, and pets alike to be a part of a great day of doing good for others. Register today and we’ll look forward to seeing you in October.

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  • Why I Walk- Curt’s Story, October 10, 2015

    Walking to Remember, Walking to Prevent by Curt Beall My first AIDSWALK was in Buffalo NY in 2002. I had lost almost a dozen friends and heard that we were going to have our first AIDSWALK. I had just been diagnosed with the disease myself and wanted to honor my friends and to raise funds […]

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  • Why I Walk- Zach’s Story, October 9, 2015

    Walking to Keep the Conversation Going By Zach Sparrow I have lived in Tucson for 13 years and started getting involved with the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF) soon after arriving. A very dear friend of mine works at SAAF and I have friends who have benefitted from SAAF’s many services. After volunteering for AIDSWALK […]

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  • Why I Walk- Laura’s Story, October 7, 2015

    Walking in Memory of Bobby By Laura Alexander Twenty-one years ago, I got married. In less than thirty days, my older brother Bobby died due to complications of AIDS. He was thirty-six years old. Six months later, the “AIDS cocktail” that might have extended his life was introduced. Over the last year, as I’ve celebrated […]

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The mission of the Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation is to cultivate a healthy and stigma-free society through transformative action.