TMC Get Moving Tucson Half Marathon & 5K Virtual Results.   View here.

TMC Tucson 10K Results Are In!

Congrats to all of our virtual participants who ran, rolled, hiked and walked a 10K or 5K distance over the weekend!  This was the second leg of the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown race series and our second virtual event.  At times, we can get pretty down about not being able to host a big in … Read more

Fall 2020 Training Starting Soon!

Solo training with online group support. This program offers the most direct and comprehensive coaching.  You and coach Tia Accetta will discuss your goals and create a plan starting at your current fitness level and building to your peak performance goal.  You will have weekly online communication with your coach through the Training Peaks App. … Read more

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 … Read more

TMC MMD 5K & 1 Mile Training Week 4

This is week 4!  This is the last week of training before race week and taper time.  By now maybe you are feeling like you’re in a groove?  Maybe the runs are even feeling slightly more comfortable?  I always like to say that becoming a runner is a matter of getting comfortable being uncomfortable because, … Read more

TMC MMD 5K & 1 Mile Training Week 3

Welcome to week 3!  There are 2 weeks left until virtual race weekend.  As usual, it gets hot around this time of year.  Be safe and more comfortable by doing your runs in the mornings before 9:00 AM, or in the evenings after 5:00 PM.  Make sure to sip on water throughout the day.  If … Read more

TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K & 1 Mile Training Plans

It’s May!  Time to sharpen up for the MMD 5K or 1 Mile race on the weekend of June 5-7.  Here are some training ideas to keep you motivated.  Get out early and get these done before it gets too hot.  I recommend going out between 6-7 AM.  I promise you’ll enjoy it more and … Read more

Exercise and Immune Health

Immune Health & Exercise To help us think about how to stay safe during this public health crisis, we looked at a few academic articles in the field of immune health and exercise.  As with all fields, there are competing viewpoints, but we’ve leaned on these sources for the following information and we are grateful … Read more

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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 … Read more

Training on Trails

Why trails? The simple answer is, running on trails adds variety to your training.  Running and hiking over uneven terrain produces different physical challenges that improve strength and coordination.  Basically, you become a better overall athlete.  Not to mention, trail running is usually more scenic.  Ever looked up and been in complete awe of the … Read more