Kitt Peak Time Trial – September 23rd


A 11.6 mile hill climb time trial up to the Kitt Peak National Observatory. Vertical gain is 3400 feet.


The TT begins at the gate at the bottom of AZ Highway 386. From Phoenix, take I-10 to I-19 south. Exit Ajo way and follow AZ-86 west all the way past Three Points. Turn left on AZ-386 and find a place to park.


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September 23, 2012. Registration is from 6:00-7:00 am. First rider off at 7:30. Riders start on 30 second intervals. Don't be late.

How Much?

$20 registration. Juniors $3. One day licenses $10. Buy a NEW annual USAC license and ride this race for free. Saguaro Velo members get free entry to all Saguaro Velo events.

Prize List

Bragging rights only. Series champions win a t-shirt. Trophies to the Best Mountain Man and Best Mountain Woman for combined lowest time on Kitt Peak and Mount Lemmon.


Check out the course records for the Kitt Peak TT.


We’ll do in-person preregistration the night before the race from 4-8 pm at Lerua’s Mexican Restaurant, 2005 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson.

Register online at

Sorry, no mail-in registration this year.

Anything Else?

Course is open to traffic. Please ride as far to the right as possible. The race is held on Tohono O'Odham reservation land. Please be respectful of our hosts. Descend carefully. The race is up the hill.

Held under USCF permit.

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