2021 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown

Mon November 30 - Sun October 24, 2021 Tucson, AZ 85701 US
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2021 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown

$99 6:00PM MST - 7:00AM MST Price increases after January 31, 2021 at 11:59pm MST

Virtual 2021 GZTC

$109 Price increases after January 31, 2021 at 11:59pm MST
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Additional event information can be found at http://www.azroadrunners.org.

Place
Historic Downtown Tucson and the scenic Tucson desert
Tucson, AZ US 85701
Description
Get Motivated and Get Moving -- the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown Begins With the TMC Meet Me Downtown!
Looking for motivation to exercise and stay fit?  We've got you covered with Tucson's popular 3-race series.  Build your fitness from 1-Mile, to 5k, to 10k & longer, and join us for the GabeZ Triple Crown races, raising funds for local charities and celebrating the best of the Southwest!  
Easy registration lets you mark which races you will do in person or which you will do virtually.  Run in person or virtually and get these awesome benefits:
  • Registration to the Saturday night, June 5 TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run and Festival of Miles
  • Registration to the Sunday morning, September 19 TMC Tucson 10k and 5k
  • Registration to the October 24 TMC Get Moving Tucson Half-Marathon or Tucson Lifestyle 5k 
  • Each of the three unique race shirts 
  • A 2021 Run Tucson Triple Crown t-shirt 
  • A unique 2021 Gabe Zimmerman commemorative souvenir

Plus, you get the happiness of knowing that a portion of your entry fees will go to the BEYOND Foundation, plus each of the the other race beneficiaries:

  • The Children's Museum
  • Educational Enrichment Foundation
  • Greater Tucson Leadership
  • Team Hoyt Arizona 
  • Cox Charities
  • Southern Arizona Roadrunners, and others.

The three-race series commemorates Gabe Zimmerman, a Tucson native who lost his life in the January 2011 shooting here in Tucson. As we all know, running shows us the power within ourselves. If we can walk or run three miles in a hot summer night, the ups and downs of daily life are certainly manageable.  If we can climb A-Mountain, we can rise to our other challenges.  Our goal is to celebrate Gabe and motivate the community to aspire to individual and collective greatness – to work alone and work with others towards those goals we find valuable.  To celebrate living, community, and good will.  To live with love, to live with passion to chase dreams. 

The BEYOND Foundation is our GZTC beneficiary, providing $10 of every race entry to the Foundation established in honor of the victims of the 2011 murders.  Thanks to the running community, BEYOND has received over $30,000 that has been used on health and wellness programming here in Southern Arizona.

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In-Town Crown: If you live in the Tucson area but have to miss a race, simply run or walk the race distance at some point, then post a photo of your run on social media -- tag @RUNTUCSON and @RunSAR - or you can email us a photo if you don't have Instagram or Facebook. Then visit The Running Shop at 3055 North Campbell Avenue during their regular business hours to pick up your race shirt and GZTC souvenir.  All souvenirs must be picked up within 30 days of the event; after 30 days, they will be donated to charity.

Out-of-Town Crown: If you don't live in Tucson but still want to participate, we've got you covered!  Run or walk, then post a photo of your run on social media -- tag @RUNTUCSON and @RunSAR - or you can email us a photo if you don't have Instagram or Facebook. We'll mail the race materials directly to you!

Thank you: We lean heavily on Sharon Bart, the owner of The Running Shop, and Lucas, Geoff and the whole gang down there. Not only do they provide gift certificates as part of age-group awards, but they've become the brick-and-mortar home for our shirts and medals. Please spend millions of dollars on shoes and shorts and gear from them . . . 

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