TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K & Festival of Miles
June 1, 2024
If you’re looking for a party, don’t miss the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run on Saturday, June 1st. Click here for the race RunSignup page with all the race details.
This popular charity event takes place in the heart of Downtown Tucson and features a 5k running route that is perfect for speedsters and walkers, plus a family-friendly One Mile event.
Prize money for top runners, with live music, a post-race beer garden, and an after-party at the historic Hotel Congress.
What you get: Souvenir shirt, timed race, one free pour at the Beer Garden, discounted drinks at Hotel Congress after-party, and free entry to the Children’s Museum for families
Staged in front of the Children’s Museum, with music and other festivities, plus our standard route through Armory Park and other historic neighborhoods.
Tucson’s premier running party is a great way to kick start the summer!
Free beer for 21+ from Pueblo Vida Brewing, with Beer Garden coordinated by Sonoran Desert Mountain Bicyclists
After-parties, with post-race discounts to Hotel Congress and Pueblo Vida
Great summer party in dynamic Downtown Tucson
Prize money for Open Mile and TMC 5k Night Run
TMC 5k Night Run is part of SAR’s Running Shop Grand Prix, with Age Group Awards, courtesy of Running Shop
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
Comic Bookmobile activities and games
This is the first-race of the three-race Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown. You can register for the GabeZ Series here: https://runsignup.com/Race/AZ/Tucson/GabeZimmermanTripleCrown
Beneficiaries: Help us raise funds for local charities — use the “Donate” button to provide funds to the charity of your choice. This year, we are raising funds for education and youth, so please help us support the Children’s Museum, Educational Enrichment Foundation, Greater Tucson Leadership, and the BEYOND-Tucson Foundation.
See more details on Tucson area races at our friends at the Southern Arizona Roadrunners: https://runsar.org/
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Wanna’ join in the fun but don’t want to run? Volunteers are always needed — sign up here!
Thanks to our sponsors!
Pick up your race number and shirt at The Running Shop (3055 North Campbell Ave).
All race bib numbers for the 5k, the 1-mile, and the FitKidz mile will be in the Running Shop. The TMC Meet Me Downtown souvenir shirts for the 5k early registrants will also be in the Running Shop. For those who registered for the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown, the souvenir medallion and shirt will be at the TMC tent in front of the Running Shop.
Yes: You can pick up items for friends. Remember to ask what shirt size they want.
Yes: Shirts come in both standard unisex and women’s cut.
Yes: T-shirt sizing is first come, first served.
Saturday, June 1 Race Night
5:00-6:30 pm: Race night registration and packet pickup at the Children’s Museum (200 South Sixth Avenue).
There will be a chute-based system in front of the Children’s Museum for those who pick up their race items on race day.
You’ll enter from the north, and get your race number and race race shirt (if you registered before Friday).
If you have registered for the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown, continue along the chute to receive your souvenir medallion and your souvenir GabeZ shirt from the BEYOND tent, then exit the chute system to the south.
The Children’s Museum is offering free admission on race afternoon with a race number. If an adult runs, a child gets in free. If a child runs, an adult gets in free. Just show your race number or your FitKidz number at the entrance.
6:00 pm: Open Mile Race
6:15 pm: High School & Middle School Mile
6:30 pm: SAR FitKidz Mile
7:00 pm: TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Run/Walk
8:30 pm: Awards
The 5K race is chip-timed. All prize money will be based on gun-time, all age-group awards will be based on chip-time. 5k Age Group awards are courtesy of The Running Shop. Prize Money to overall winners is courtesy of TMC and Run Tucson.
Post-Race After-Party: Hotel Congress, 311 E Congress. Bring your race number. Details to be announced.
All race results since 2007 can be found at our friends https://runsar.org/events/tmc-meet-me-downtown-5k-night-run-and-festival-of-miles/