TMC BE Tucson race weekend information

Randy Accetta November 29, 2018

Click here for the email we've sent to all race registrants. The event is capped at 300, but we still have a few slots open so bring some friends!

Key Details

Thanks for signing up for the TMC BE Tucson 5k for men and women. This a fun and low-key race produced by Run Tucson and the Southern Arizona Roadrunners , partnered with a community fitness expo, an health insurance enrollment drive, and the super-cool TMC Girls on the Run 5k, presented by UnitedHealthcare. If you have any questions, please contact the race directors Randy Accetta (randy@runtucson.net) and Tia Accetta (tia@runtucson.net).


Race Weekend Schedule
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Friday Night, November 30 at The Running Shop, 3055 North Campbell Avenue
Pick up your shirt, your wineglass, and your race number -- then hang out and shop at Tucson's original local running shoe store -- snag some holiday gifts for loved ones and yourself!!
YES: you can pick up the number and goodies for other people
YES: please be nice to the volunteers
NO: you do not need ID
NO: at this point there are no race transfers & no refunds


Saturday morning, December 1 at KINO VETERAN’S MEMORIAL STADIUM - 2500 E Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713
6:15 am - 6:45 am At tents in front of Kino Stadium main entrance, you can pick up your race number, wineglass, and shirt + last-chance in-person registration.
7:00 am Start of TMC BE Tucson Men & Women’s 5k (start is near main entrance to stadium)
7:30 am Fitness Expo begins, including free breakfast on concourse in stadium
8:00 am Community Insurance Enrollment begins
8:30 or so TMC BE Tucson 5k Awards in front of stadium
8:45 am United Healthcare Girls on the Run (GOTR) Welcome
8:50 am GOTR Group Warmup - led by p31 fitness instructor and UofA Volleyball Athletes
9:00 am GOTR 5k Start, in front of stadium - UofA Athletes will lead a Parade of Schools through the Vendor Mall out Gate B.
 

More Information

  • Directions to Kino Sports Complex: See http://kinosportscomplex.com/directions.shtml
  • Take I-10 East to the Kino Parkway North Exit 263B. Traveling north on Kino Parkway, take a right at the first light to Ajo Way. Turn left onto Ajo Way. At Forgeus Street, turn right to get to Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium and other South Complex facilities and left to get to the North Complex soccer fields and other facilities.
  • Parking: There are thousands of parking spots at the Kino Complex, 2500 E Ajo Way
  • Bathrooms: Bathrooms are located on the concourse level of the Kino Stadium
  • Free Breakfast: Eggs and more await for all runners with bib numbers on the concourse level of the Stadium
  • Thanks to AMR for having an ambulance on hand.
  • Thanks to Tucson Medical Center for producing the fitness expo.

Awards:
Overall Winner TMC Men and Women 5k: 1st: $50 2nd: $30 3rd: $20
Age group awards courtesy of The Running Shop for the TMC Men's and Women's 5k: U15 through 75+ receive 1st: $20 Running Shop gift certificate; 2nd: $10 Running Shop gift certificate; 3rd: wineglass

The Southern Arizona Roadrunners is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting health and fitness in Tucson and Southern Arizona through running and walking.

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