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TMC Get Moving Tucson Half-Marathon, 5k and FitKidz Mile

TMC Get Moving Tucson Half-Marathon, 5k and FitKidz Mile (Sun. Oct 29, 2017)

Click here for the 2017 race results

October 27 Update: Updated TMC Route, Descriptions (with photos, maps, and storytelling)

October 18 Update: Click here for updates on prize money and age group away.

September 25 Update: Click here for the recent emailed details about the course change. Approximately 500 spaces are still available in the race.

The TMC Get Moving Tucson Event is Tucson’s most popular urban half-marathon with three events to choose from and live music, a vendor expo, children’s activities, jumping castle, food trucks, breakfast after-party, and more.  

The first 1,500 registrants receive the free race t-shirt and the commemorative finisher’s medallion, the third piece in the Goatographer’s triptych of the Tucson skyline, designed by famed award company, Ashworth Awards

Wanna’ go the distance? Then check out the TMC Half-Marathon.  
Flat and fast 3.1 miles more your style?  Then cruise the Tucson Lifestyle 5k Run/Walk.  

Got kids? Bring ’em to the Free FitKidz Mile for children 12-and-under and Cox Charities Family Costume Mile, free for all!

Approximately 500 slots are still available.

  • Print Registration Form and mail it in. Registration by mail must be postmarked by Sunday, October 30, 2016.
  • Register online with a credit card at
  • Come down on race weekend — 100 North Church, the Downtown Library Jacome Plaza Saturday, October 28: 10-2 at Running Shop
  • Sunday, October 29: 5:30 – 7:15 am at the race site, 100 North Church Avenue

Complete information available at

Saturday, October 28 at The Running Shop
10:00 – 2:00 Race Registration and Packet Pick up at The Running Shop, 3055 North Campbell Avenue

Sunday, October 29: Race Morning at start/finish area, Jacome Plaza, 115 North Church

5:30 am Final in-person registration and packet pick-up begins 

5:45 Early walker start for TMC Half-Marathon (early starters are not eligible for age group awards or prize money)

6:30 am TMC Half-Marathon – prize money, age group awards, live music, and more. This event is part of the 2017 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown and is part of The Running Shop SAR Grand Prix. Unofficial early start at 5:45 am

8:00 am Tucson Lifestyle 5k Run/Walk, for all ages and participants with prize money and age group awards.  This event is part of the 2017 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown. Random awards for runners and walkers in Halloween costume!!  

9:00 am Cox Charities FitKidz Free One Mile for children under 12 years old — this event is free and only for children under 12 years old

9:15 Awards Ceremonies and Charity Give – be on hand to celebrate Team Hoyt Arizona, the Southern Arizona Roadrunners, the Tucson Symphony Orchestra, and the BEYOND-Tucson Foundation – courtesy of Cox Charities and TMC 

Course Closure Times (These are the tentative closure times, with final details to be determined by Tucson Police Department):

8:30 am Water Station at trunaround on Santa Cruz River Path near Ajo

10:00 Mile 12: All participants routed to sidewalk or picked up by sag vehicle, depending on TPD decision

10:30 Timing at Finish Line Closes


Complete details available at

Rewards For Fast Running: The 2017 Half-Marathon Prize Money Structure 

  • $100 to first overall male and $100 to first overall female; $50 to top overall Master’s (Over-40) male and female
  • $200 to the top 5 males who break 1:13 and to the top 5 females who break 1:26
  • $500 for course records.  Current course records are Scott Smith’s 1:06:23 (2012) and Jennifer Bergman’s 1:19:44 (2015)
  • $50 to first male and female member of the Southern Arizona Roadrunners
  • Because we’re not going to the top of A-Mountain, there is no more preem award!


Complete details available at

We want to thank a host of community partners for help with this event, including our title sponsor, Tucson Medical Center.  Without TMC’s support, we could not produce such a large event.  We urge all runners and walkers to patronize our sponsors and partners below.

Interested in being a sponsor?  Contact Race Director Randy Accetta.  It’s expensive to put on a race Downtown, and we’re looking for course sponsors, t-shirt sponsors, and post-event sponsors.  Join the healthiest community in Arizona!

Proceeds from the event will fund local charities, including Cox Charities, Team Hoyt Arizona, Tucson Symphony Orchestra, BEYOND-Tucson Foundation, and the Southern Arizona Roadrunners.