TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run/Walk and Festival of Miles

Tucson, AZ, USA
31 May, 2025 (Sat)

Running

1 mi, 5 km

About the event

June 2 Updates: 

Results and Awards

Check here for race results -- you can find updated results for the Open Mile, the High School Mile, the FitKidz Mile, and the TMC 5k. Results links are to overall and age group. In the TMC 5k, the top three male and female in 5 year age groups 14-and-under through 80+ earn gift cards from The Running Shop. If you earned an age-group award, you can pick it up at The Running Shop (3055 North Campbell Ave) through the end of June.


Souvenir Pickup

If you have not yet picked up your race goodies, all participants can pick up their souvenirs at The Running Shop, 3055 North Campbell from June 3 - June 30.  The TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k participants can pick up the blue race shirt. Triple Crown participants can get the blue shirt, the pink Gabe Zimmerman shirt, and the first GZTC medal. There are no shirts for milers.

At this writing, you can choose a technical shirt or cotton shirt, with first-come, first-served in terms of size, style, and texture. Special thanks to the Running Shop for all the help with post-race souvenirs. After the pickup deadline of July 1, 2024, we will donate all leftover race shirts.

Photos:

Enjoy the race photos here. Thanks to superb running photographer, UA student John Harris.  Participants can also upload their own race photos.

 

-------- Registration is Now Open for the 19th Annual TMC Meet Me Downtown event on Saturday, May 31, 2025 Run or walk the TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k in dynamic Downtown Tucson. Bring the whole family for the free Raising Cane’s Festival of Miles.  You can also sign up here for the 2025 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown, Tucson's popular 3-race series. Enjoy a night on the town at Arizona's biggest running party in dynamic Downtown Tucson.     Whether you're rolling solo, hanging with friends, or making it a family night out, we've got you covered.     You can do the TMC 5k Night Run/Walk or the Raising Cane's Festival of Miles, including your choice of an Open Mile for all abilities, a Free High School Mile, or a Free FitKidz Mile for all kids 12 and under, and their families.   Speedsters can chase after prize money and age-group awards, while the rest of us can soak up the good vibes with live music, children's activities at the Children's Museum, food trucks, and the refreshing Pueblo Vida beer garden.  And don't even think about hitting the hay early -- the sensational after-party at the historic Hotel Congress is not to be missed!

 

2025 Features

FREE FOR THE KIDS
Free SAR FitKidz Mile for all children 12-and-under and accompanying family members
Free Raising Canes's Mile for all high school and junior high school students
Free entrance to the Children's Museum with activities 

FUN FOR ADULTS
Free sampling for 21-and-older at the Pueblo Vida Beer Garden, with additional pours $5 apiece
Food Truck Round-up with tasty Tucson delights
After-party at Hotel Congress
Live music f

WALK OR RUN OR ROLL
Prize money and age-group awards courtesy of The Running Shop for male and female divisions 
Wide neighborhood streets perfect for chair athletes
Walk or stroll, with no time limit on the race (well, our road-closure permit ends at 9:00 pm)

GOODIES
5k registrants receive a colorful t-shirt, in either unisex or "ladies" sizing, shirts first-come, first-served at packet pickup
Triple Crown registrants receive the bonus "Run Tucson" shirt and Gabe Zimmerman commemorative award
Open Mile, High School, and Junior High Mile will receive a special finisher's award
All FitKidz children receive FitKidz goodies 
All teams entered into a raffle for gift card for Hotel Congress.  (If you want to add yourself to a team, you can go into your registration profile and choose the team you wish to join.  All team additions end at midnight, May 20th.)

TRIPLE CROWN
This is the first leg of the 2025 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown
Triple Crown registrants receive the bonus "Run Tucson" shirt and Gabe Zimmerman commemorative award

Funding and Donations: Use the "Donate" button to provide funds to the local organization of your choice. Help us reach our commitment of giving at least $5,000 through the event.

Greater Tucson LeadershipChildren's Museum, TucsonSouthern Arizona RoadrunnersBEYOND-TUCSON, beneficiary of the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown. For those interested in the Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown 3-race series, we're committed to providing $10 from every Triple Crown registration to the BEYOND-Tucson Foundation.  

The Small Print: The event will take place rain or shine.  There are no refunds, deferrals, or returns for this event.  Race items will not be mailed to participants, but all remaining shirts and souvenirs will be available for first-come, first-served pickup at The Running Shop (3055 North Campbell) through the end of June 2025. All teams registrations end at midnight May 20, 2025 -- team pricing discount ends on May 20th.  Registrants may transfer their registration to another participant by May 28, 2025.  The original registrant must initiate this transfer, while the new registrant will be asked to pay a $5 transfer fee.  See this page for information on how to manage the transfer process: https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000062921

TMC Meet Me Downtown is an event owned by Run Tucson.  The event was founded by Randy and Tia Accetta 19 years ago to promote Downtown Tucson by providing fitness and social opportunties for all ages and abilities.  The TMC Meet Me Downtown and our other events have provided over $350,000 to local organizations over the years.

Races offered by this event

You have 45 weeks to prepare

Open Mile

31 May, 2025 (Sat) - 18:00
Running
1 mi
Solo
On site
Road

TMC 5k Night Run/Walk

31 May, 2025 (Sat) - 19:00
Running
5 km
Solo
On site
Road
Night

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