TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run and Festival of Miles

Sat June 2, 2018 Tucson, AZ US 85701 Directions
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TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run/Walk

$22 7:00PM MST - 10:00PM MST Price increases February 28, 2018 at 11:59pm MST

Saturday Night Miles

$0.00 - $10.00 6:00PM - 6:30PM MST
Events: Saturday Night Miles: Women's Race, all ages and abilities Saturday Night Miles: Men's Race, all ages and abilities Saturday Night Miles: FitKidz Free Mile, for children 12-and-under

2018 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown - sign up now for the 3-race series for one low price

$79 6:00PM MST - 10:00PM MST Price increases February 28, 2018 at 11:59pm MST
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://www.azroadrunners.org.

Place
200 South Sixth Avenue
Tucson, AZ US 85701
Description
TMC Meet Me Downtown Weekend is Tucson's biggest running event -- with multiple races, live music, beer garden, family festivities, post-race after-party and discounts to  Tucson's hottest Downtown restaurants and bars.

Saturday Night, June 2: 12th Annual TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run and Walk -- Tucson's biggest running event!  Registration and activities opens at 4:00.

  • 6:00 pm Women's Mile, for all ages and abilities, including prize money and awards for the RRCA West Regional Championship 
  • 6:15 Men's Mile, for all ages and abilities, including prize money and awards for the RRCA West Regional Championship 
  • 6:30 FitKidz Free Mile for Children 12-and-under
  • 7:00 TMC 5k Night Run/Walk -- for all ages and abilities, including the RRCA State 5k Championship

Known as MMD (#meetmedowntown5k), the race has become a city-wide block party, featuring discounts to local restaurants, a beneficiary and vendor expo, children's activities, a beer garden, rock n' roll bands, and an awesome after-party at iconic Hotel Congress.  To promote the great sport of running, MMD features a flat course, thousands of dollars in prize money, and age group awards. 

The first leg of the popular 2018 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown, TMC Meet Me Downtown has raised more than $150,000 for local charities over the years.  To make it easy, you can use this page to sign up for the Triple Crown!

Something for everyone: The TMC Meet Me Downtown weekend focuses on family-friendly activities, including a free FitKidz One Mile Walk/Run, kids activities hosted by TMC, and free entry into race beneficiary the Children's Museum.  All TMC Night Run participants receive a free t-shirt with our unique Tucson-flavored artwork.  

TMC MEET ME DOWNTOWN 5k TEAM CHALLENGE DETAILS
For Saturday night's TMC 5k Night Run/Walk, It's easy to create team of 5 people or more!  Make up a team name, then enter that team name in the online registration portal when prompted -- or add the team name to the mail-in registration form.  You do not need to create a Team Captain, though the online form gives a space for adding that.  

* Team with the most participants receives $150 gift certificate to be used at Hotel Congress/Cup Cafe or Maynard's Kitchen.  

* Random raffle: two (2) teams will receive $150 gift certificate to be used at Hotel Congress/Cup Cafe or Maynard's Kitchen.

* The fastest women's team of 5 or more will win $300 (conventional cross country scoring will be used)

* The fastest men's team of 5 or more will win $300 (conventional cross country scoring will be used)

TMC Meet Me Downtown Overview
Customized men’s and women’s t-shirts with the awesome artwork of Pete Marenfeld
Local daredevils Cirque Roots will have stiltwalkers and others on hand
Tucson’s music queen LeeAnne Savage will rock the house, with live music on the course on Friday and Saturday
Selfie Photo Booth from Pucker Up with cool props to snap your group’s photo
Wide Downtown boulevards with neighbor support leads to fast course, plus prize money for top finishers and age group awards in 5-year categories
Sponsor and vendor expo Saturday afternoon and evening
6th Annual Running Race Food Truck Round Up, with local vendors offering food and drinks for purchase
Refreshing post-race Beer Garden: bring ID to get your free cold beverage and bring $5 for additional cold ones!

Meet Me Downtown was founded by Randy and Tia Accetta 12 years ago to promote Downtown Tucson by providing fitness and social opportunties for all ages and abilities.  

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