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

Saturday, June 4, 2023

Registration is open for the 2023 event!

Get back at it & join us for the 16th Annual TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Run/Walk and Festival of Miles

Southern Arizona’s biggest event returns to its customary nighttime party roots in dynamic Downtown Tucson.  Adults will love the beer garden, live music, food trucks, and Hotel Congress after-party, while families will enjoy the roaming magician, jumping castles, free kids mile and free entry to the Children’s Museum.  Come one, come all.  Start me up and check out the YouTube race video from Lahiru’s World!


  • Wide Downtown boulevards with neighbor support leads to fast course
  • Prize money for top finishers and age group awards in 5-year categories from The Running Shop
  • Beer Garden in partnership with Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists, with support from MotoSonora Brewing Co.
  • 11th Annual Running Race Food Truck Round Up, with local vendors offering food and drinks for purchase
  • The TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run is scheduled to be part of the SAR 2022 “Running Shop Grand Prix”
  • Free SAR FitKidz Mile, for all children under 12

What You Get

  • The first 1,000 registrants in the TMC 5k and Open Mile receive a souvenir “TMC Meet Me Downtown” race shirt, in either a v-neck cut or unisex cut, shirt sizing first-come, first-served
  • First 500 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown registrants receive the commemorative Gabe Z “RunTucson” shirt and the souvenir Gabe Z medal
  • All FitKidz children receive the standard FitKidz goodies provided by the Southern Arizona Roadrunners

Planned Race Night Schedule

5:00 pm Registration and Packet Pickup, with live music starting at about 5:30.  Children’s Museum open.

6:00 pm Start Open Mile Race — for all ages, all abilities, all bodies

6:30 pm Start SAR FitKidz Mile — free for all children under 12

7:00 pm Start TMC 5k Night Run/Walk — for all ages, all abilities, all bodies

8:30 pm or so Awards and ongoing party on site, with After-Party at Hotel Congress

9:30 Event closure

#mmd5K  #runtucson  #runsar

6:00 pm – Open Mile

6:30 pm – FitKidz Mile

7:00 pm – Open 5k

Children’s Museum, Educational Enrichment Foundation, Greater Tucson Leadership, SAR, BEYOND-Tucson

Register Online HERE

Print a mail-in registration form HERE.

Registration Pricing:

5K – $25 through 1/31/23, increasing thereafter. SAR Members get 10% off.

1M – $20

To volunteer, please click HERE

  • Running Shop, June 3, 4-6 pm
  • Children’s Museum, June 4, 5-6:30pm

Super-fast flat course through the wide boulevards of historic Armory Park neighborhood in Downtown Tucson.

The 5K and 1Mile have awards for the top 3 finishers in 5 year age groups.

All participants receive a race t-shirt.

We continue to monitor relevant information and consult with public health guidelines appropriate for Pima County and will ensure that all race day activities are compliant with recommendations and best practices.


Jun 04 2023


6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

More Info



Children's Museum
Downtown Tucson


Randy Accetta