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Oro Valley, Marana partner to host annual hiking challenge through the Tortolita and Santa Catalina mountains

Move Across 2 Ranges log

The Town of Oro Valley and Town of Marana will once again partner to host the 7th annual MOVE Across 2 Ranges hiking challenge on Saturday, February 24, 2018. MOVE, which stands for Marana Oro Valley Experience, gives outdoor enthusiasts of all ages and abilities the opportunity to hike, stroll or trail run two beautiful mountain ranges in the Marana and Oro Valley area: the Tortolitas and Santa Catalinas.

February 7, 2018

Participants can choose one of four hiking challenges:

  • Mighty Move – 6 miles
  • Major Move – 10 miles
  • Mega Move – 15 miles
  • Massive Move – 21.5 miles

After the hike, participants can recover, revive and refuel at the finish line party in Catalina State Park. Enjoy music, food trucks, raffle prizes and much more.

Registration is $30 in advance; $35 at packet pick-up or on event day.
NEW! Family registration rate is $20 per family member. Rate is applicable for any of the four challenges. Must have at least a family of two to qualify for the rate.

Registration includes a meal and beverage ticket (to be redeemed at the Recover, Revive and Refuel Area after the hike), admission into Catalina State Park, and snacks and drinks at the Packet Pickup Party on Feb. 23.

Event shirts are $10 (available for purchase on event day). Start times vary, depending on challenge selected. For more route details or to register, visit or call 520-229-5050.

Participants may pick up their event materials the morning of the event or at the special Packet Pickup Party on February 23, 2018, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Oro Valley Summit Hut, 7745 N. Oracle Road.

Tortolita Mountain Trailhead, 14810 N. Secret Springs Drive, Marana, AZ
Catalina State Park, 11570 N. Oracle Road, Oro Valley, AZ

Summit Hut, Tucson Local Media and Dragoon Brewing Co.