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

When: June 5, 2021
Where: Tucson, AZ
Race type(s): 5K, 1M

January 2021 Update



  • Wide Downtown boulevards with neighbor support leads to fast course, plus prize money for top finishers and age group awards in 5-year categories from The Running Shop
  • Free t-shirt for all registrants
  • Rock n Roll: live music from some of Tucson's most popular bands! Sponsor and vendor expo Saturday afternoon and evening
  • 10th 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
  • The TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run is part of the SAR 2021 "Running Shop Grand Prix"
  • Beneficiaries: Help us raise funds for local charities — use the "Donate" button to provide funds to the charity of your choice. This year, we are raising funds for education and youth, so please help us support the Children's Museum, Educational Enrichment Foundation, Greater Tucson Leadership, the Humane Society of Southern Arizona, the Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists, and the BEYOND-Tucson Foundation.

Planned Schedule

4:30 Race Site 200 South Sixth Avenue: registration and packet pick-up begins with jumping castles, vendor expo and other activities — free entry to the
Children's Museum from 4-6 for all children accompanied by parents
4:30-6:30 TMC 5k registrants pick up orange race shirt and race number at SAR tables on south lawn of Children's Museum
4:30- 6:00 SAR FitKidz registrants pick up FitKidz items at FitKidz tables on south lawn of Children's Museum
4:30-8:30 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown registrants pick up your shirt and award in Armory Park

6:00 pm Beer Garden Opens
6:00 pm Start First Mile Race: Open Men's and Women's Mile, for all ages and abilities, tutus and joggers welcome, including prize money and awards for the RRCA West Regional Championship
6:15 Start Second Mile Race: First responders and military
6:30 Start Third Mile Race: FitKidz Free Mile for Children 12-and-under
7:00 StartTMC 5k Night Run/Walk — for all ages and abilities
8:30 Awards and ongoing party on site, with After-Party at Hotel Congress
9:30 Event closure

Donations: All of our local organizations are feeling the pain of this public health crisis. You can help by using the "Donate" button to provide funds to the charity of your choice.

  • TMC Marks Fund for Employee Assistance
  • Greater Tucson Leadership
  • Children's Museum, Tucson
  • Educational Enrichment Foundation
  • Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists
  • Humane Society of Southern Arizona

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.

Thanks to Cox Communications, Cox Charities, Rio Nuevo, and Tucson Medical Center!

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TMC Meet Me Downtown was founded by Randy and Tia Accetta 15 years ago to promote Downtown Tucson by providing fitness and social opportunties for all ages and abilities. Produced in partnership with the Southern Arizona Roadrunners, the TMC Meet Me Downtown has provided over $250,000 to local organizations over the years.