Friday Night, May 26: 2nd Annual Friday Night Festival of Miles, registration and activities opens at 5, with races starting at 6:00 pm, including the RRCA National One Mile Championship, the Tucson Tutu Mile, the Battle of the Badges for first responders and civil servants, and the Free FitKidz Children's Mile. Special RRCA awards for Open, Master's, Grand-Master's, and Super Grand Masters with over $3,000 in prize money available.
Saturday Night, May 27: 11th Annual TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Night Run and Walk -- Tucson's biggest running block party, with over $4,000 in prize money available.
April 16 Update: Saturday April 22 has been named Tucson TuTu Day -- visit the Running Shop from 12-3 on Saturday, April 22nd and the first 22 who register for any TMC Meet Me Downtown weekend event receive a free tutu -- plus everyone who registers on Saturday from 12-3 receives 22% off all Running Shop apparel. The Running Shop -- 3055 North Campbell Avenue!
Known as MMD (#meetmedowntown5k), the race has become a city-wide block party, featuring beer garden and food trucks, a beneficiary and vendor expo, children's activities, rock n' roll bands, and an awesome after-party at iconic Hotel Congress. To promote the great sport of running, #MMD features a flat course, thousands of dollars in prize money, and age group awards. The first leg of the popular 2017 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown, TMC Meet Me Downtown has raised more than $150,000 for local charities over the years.