Meet Run Tucson

Run Tucson is a local company that produces some of the most dynamic running and walking events in Tucson as well as individualized coaching services, and sponsorship opportunities. An RRCA-certified race directing organization, Run Tucson is currently partnered with Tucson Medical Center, the Running Shop, the Arizona Daily Star, My 92.9, The Morning Blend, Cox Communications, Downtown Tucson Partnership, Rio Nuevo and other local companies and organizations.  Run Tucson is honored to coach and sponsor  The Workout Group, now in its 22nd season of pursuing leg speed every Tuesday and Thursday night at Reid Park. Read more here.

Weekly Training: 5K & 1 Mile

Every week during the month of May, Coach Tia Accetta will post workouts to prep you for the virtual TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K or 1 Mile Race. If you have questions, you can email   

Happy training!

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Meet Me Downtown 5K & 1 Mile Final Training Week

This is the week of the race, commonly known as “taper” week.  The goal of tapering for a race is to feel your freshest on race day.   You must run enough to feel peppy  but not so much that you feel tired.  This fine balance can be achieved by running a little less than normal

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Running in Tucson

Training Through a Health Crisis

GENERAL TRAINING ADVICE Given that there is significant uncertainty about the implications of the coronavirus and COVID-19, the following advice is given recognizing that the current situation may change, so please stay alert and take all recommended precautions to keep yourself and your community healthy. Keep moving.  At this moment, cities and states throughout the

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4 weeks ago

Run Tucson

Runners in town - this video gives a bit of perspective on the possible post-rain run-off . . . I remember running Seven Falls after the 2003 fires, coming back with black legs and a sooty smell I couldn't wash off . . .
-Randy Accetta
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