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Sat June 1, 2024 Tucson, AZ 85701 US Directions
Downtown is where it's at for Tucson's most epic running party.
You can race, jog, or walk while raising funds for local non-profits. It's a win-win!
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Tucson's Favorite Running Party!

TMC 5k Night Run/Walk

$35 7:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
498 spots left. Price increases after April 30, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT
Three events, one low price!

Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown

$119 7:00PM PDT - 9:00PM PDT
343 spots left. Price increases after March 31, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT

Saturday Night Miles

$10 6:00PM PDT
Events: Open Mile
Celebrate your speed!

Free High School + Junior High Mile

$0 6:15PM PDT - 7:00PM PDT
97 spots left. Registration ends May 29, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT
Free for all 12-and-under!

Free FitKidz Mile

$0 6:30PM PDT - 7:00PM PDT Registration ends May 29, 2024 at 11:59pm PDT

Event Website

Additional event information can be found at http://www.runtucson.net.

Place

200 S 6th Ave
Tucson, AZ US 85701

Description

Mark your calendars, then lace 'em up and join us for the 18th Annual TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Run/Walk and Festival of Miles on Saturday night, June 1, 2024.  You can also sign up here for the 2024 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown, Tucson's popular 3-race series.
 
Enjoy a night on the town at Arizona's biggest running party in dynamic Downtown Tucson.  Grab some friends and save some money-- teams of 5 or more receive $5 off per person!
 
This electrifying event has been the talk of T-town and the 520, with a bustling 5k route through the vibrant heart of Downtown Tucson.  Whether you're rolling solo, hanging with friends, or making it a family night out, we've got you covered.  
 
You can do the 5k Night Run/Walk or the Festival of Miles, including your choice of an Open Mile for all abilities, a Free High School Mile, or a Free FitKidz Mile for all 12U and their families.
 
Speedsters can chase after prize money and age-group awards, while the rest of us can soak up the good vibes with live music, children's activities, food trucks, and a refreshing beer garden.  And don't even think about hitting the hay early -- the sensational after-party at the historic Hotel Congress is not to be missed!
 
Start me up and check out the YouTube race video from Lahiru's World!

 

Description

FREE FOR THE KIDS
Free FitKidz Mile for all children 12-and-under and accompanying family members
Free Mile for all high school and junior high school students
Free entrance to the Children's Museum with activities 

FUN FOR ADULTS
Free pour at the Beer Garden, managed by Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists; additional pours are $5 apiece
Food Truck Round-up with tasty Tucson delights
After-party at Hotel Congress
Live music 

WALK OR RUN OR ROLL
Prize money and age-group awards courtesy of The Running Shop for male and female divisions (non-binary division acknowledged, but with no awards in 2024)
Wide neighborhood streets perfect for chair athletes
Walk or stroll, with no time limit on the race (well, our road-closure permit ends at 9:00 pm)

GOODIES
The first 1,000 5k registrants receive a colorful t-shirt, in either unisex or "ladies" sizing, shirts first-come, first-served at packet pickup
The first 500 Triple Crown registrants receive the bonus "Run Tucson" shirt and Gabe Zimmerman commemorative award
Medals to finishers in the Open Mile, High School, and Junior High Mile (race shirts can be purchased)
All FitKidz children receive FitKidz goodies
Biggest team wins a gift card to Hotel Congress
All teams entered into a raffle for gift card for Hotel Congress (If you want to add yourself to a team, you can go into your registration profile and choose the team you wish to join.)

TRIPLE CROWN
This is the first leg of the 2024 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown
The first 400 Triple Crown registrants receive the bonus "Run Tucson" shirt and Gabe Zimmerman commemorative award

 

Funding and Donations: Use the "Donate" button to provide funds to the local organization of your choice. Help us reach our commitment of giving at least $5,000 through the event.

  • Greater Tucson Leadership
  • Children's Museum, Tucson
  • Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists, heading up the beer garden
  • Southern Arizona Roadrunners
  • BEYOND-TUCSON, beneficiary of the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown. For those interested in the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown 3-race series, we're committed to providing $10 from every Triple Crown registration to the BEYOND-Tucson Foundation.  

The Small Print: The event will take place rain or shine.  There are no refunds, deferrals, or returns for this event.  Race items will not be mailed to participants, but all remaining shirts and souvenirs will be available for first-come, first-served pickup at The Running Shop (3055 North Campbell) through the end of June 2024. Registrants may transfer their registration to another participant by May 20, 2024.  The original registrant must initiate this transfer, while the new registrant will be asked to pay a $5 transfer fee.  See this page for information on how to manage the transfer process: https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000062921

TMC Meet Me Downtown was founded by Randy and Tia Accetta 18 years ago to promote Downtown Tucson by providing fitness and social opportunties for all ages and abilities.  The TMC Meet Me Downtown and our other events have provided over $300,000 to local organizations over the years.

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