TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run/Walk, Morning Edition

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Meet Me Downtown 5K and Festival of Miles

August 22, 2021

New Date: Sunday morning, August 22, 2021

July 29 Prize Money and Awards Update:  Click here for the specific details on prize money at the SAR site.  Click here for the announcement on Road Race Management. Click here for Endurance Sportswire release announcing awards.

We’re making a one-time-only change and moving the TMC Night Run to Sunday morning, August 22nd. Register at

The 2021 race will start and finish in front of the Children’s Museum, with music and other festivities, plus our standard route through Downtown Tucson. Tucson’s premier running party will be a great way to wrap up summer!

TMC Meet Me Downtown Description

  • Free t-shirt for all registrants 
  • A 5k Run/Walk for all ages and abilities

  • 1-Mile event for runners and walkers of all ages and abilities

  • SAR FitKidz Mile, free for all children under 12

  • Wide Downtown boulevards with neighbor support leads to fast course, plus prize money for top finishers and age group awards in 5-year categories from The Running Shop

  • 10th Annual Running Race Food Truck Round Up, with local vendors offering food and drinks for purchase
  • The TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run is part of the SAR 2021 “Running Shop Grand Prix”
  • This is the first-race of the three-race Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown.  You can register for the GabeZ Series here:

  • 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:

Planned Schedule – Details TBD

6:30 am  Start Open Mile Race — for all ages, all abilities, all bodies

7:00 am Start TMC 5k Run/Walk — for all ages, all abilities, all bodies

8:15 am Start SAR FitKidz Mile — free for all children under 12 

8:30 0r so Awards and ongoing party on site, with After-Party at Hotel Congress

9:30 Event closure

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More information available here

The 5k Run/Walk is $30 through the end of April, then goes to $40 through August 22nd.

The One Mile is $20.

The FitKidz Mile is free for all children under 12.

5K Race (Team):  Once a team has 5 or more participants, each member receives a $5 discount to the race (credit cards will be credited with the difference once the team hits 5 registrants).  Each person must sign the event waiver.  Team registration ends on August 20th.

Register here


All race results since 2007 can be found at our friends

Randy Accetta: