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TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run/Festival of Miles and FitKidz Mile – 6/1/2024

Saturday, 6/1/2024, 6:00 pm – Children’s Museum – 200 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ

This is the first race in the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown series.  The 5K is part of The Running Shop/Mizuno SAR Grand Prix.
Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown:

What is the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown? Click here to learn more.

The GZTC is a three-race series offering the following benefits for one price:

• Registration to the Saturday night, June 1, 2024, Meet Me Downtown 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile, including blue souvenir race shirt - staged in downtown Tucson
• Registration to the Sunday morning, September 8, 2024, TMC Tucson 10K and 5K, including souvenir race shirt and commemorative finisher's medal - staged at Pima Community College West, in the Tucson Mountains
• Registration to the Sunday morning, October 20, 2024, TMC A-Mountain Half-Marathon and A-Mountain 4-Miler, including souvenir race shirt and commemorative finishers medal - staged in the west side of downtown Tucson at the Mercado Annex
• The colorful bright pink 2024 Run Tucson Triple Crown t-shirt in women's and unisex cut
• The unique "Gabe Z" Meet Me Downtown medallion, with stained glass artwork representing the colors of historic downtown Tucson

The price for the series is $139 or $120 for the virtual option.

Click here to register.

TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run/Fesival of Miles and FitKidz Mile:

Southern Arizona’s big event returns to its customary nighttime party roots in vibrant Downtown Tucson

• Adults will love the beer garden, live music, food trucks, and Hotel Congress after-party
• Families will enjoy the Cirque Roots show, the roaming magician, jumping castles, free FitKidz mile, free high school mile, and free entry to the Children’s Museum
• Live music from Blondie All Over
• Food truck round-up

Adults
• Free beer for 21+ from Pueblo Vida Brewing, with beer garden coordinated by Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists
• Click here for details on the $2000+ in prize money, age group awards from The Running Shop, and the RRCA West Regional Championship awards

Children, Youth, and Families
• Free SAR FitKids mile for children 12 and under
• Free mile for all junior high and all high school students
• Free entry to Children's Museum
• Jumping castle
• Comic bookmobile activities and games

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 - also, opening of the Pueblo Vida Beer Garden, managed by Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists

6:00 PM - Start free high school and junior high school mile - for all high school and junior high school students

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 PM - Event closure

To volunteer, please check back here.

The Running Shop, Friday, May 31 from 3:00-6:00 PM (3055 N Campbell Ave)

Children’s Museum, Saturday, June 1 from 5:00-6:30 PM (200 S Sixth Ave)

For the 1 mile course, click here.

For the 5K course, click here.

Prize money to be announced, age group awards to be announced, and RRCA West Regional Championship awards.

See details here.

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

All participants receive a race t-shirt.

Teams:
• $150 gift card to Hotel Congress/Cup Cafe for the largest team
• $150 gift card to Hotel Congress/Cup Cafe raffle - every team of 5 or more is eligible
• $300 to fastest team of 5, men's and women's division, standard cross-country scoring
• Notes: Team registration closes May 23, 2024; as title sponsor, Team RUNTMC is not eligible for largest team award

The TMC Night Run will provide funds for the Children's Museum, Educational Enrichment Foundation, Greater Tucson Leadership, Southern Arizona Roadrunners, and BEYOND-Tucson. Special thanks to COX Charities for managing some of our charity donations.

Click here for photos from last year.

Register online here.

Check back here to print a mail-in registration form.

Pricing:

5K Night Run
• Through December 31, 2023 - $25
• January 1 - February 28, 2024 - $30
• March 1-31, 2024 - $35
• April 1, 2024 through race weekend - $40
• SAR members get 10% off when not part of a team

$20 for the open mile
Free - High school mile for all students in high school
Free - Junior high mile for all students in junior high school
Free - FitKidz mile for all children 12 and under - FitKidz registrants receive SAR FitKidz goodies
All open, high school, and junior high mile finishers receive a Festival of Miles souvenir medallion

Safety is our first priority, but there are inherent dangers and risks involved in racing, and participants take part under their own responsibility.

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    Date

    Jun 01 2024

    Time

    6:00 pm

    More Info

    Registration

    Location

    Children's Museum
    200 S 6th Ave, Tucson, AZ 85701
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    Organizer

    Randy Accetta
    Phone
    520.991.0733
    Email
    randy@runtucson.net
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