Run Tucson Festival of Miles

Run Tucson Festival of Miles

Fri, May 26, 6:00pm

Tucson, AZ

The RRCA National Championship 2017

The 2nd Run Tucson Friday Night Festival of Miles takes place on Friday of Memorial Day Weekend 2017. The May 26th Friday Night Miles is held in conjunction with Tucson's most popular race, the May 27th TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run, a 3.1 Mile run and walk with 3,000 runners and walkers.

The Friday Night Miles host the RRCA National Championship, and the event offers more than $2000 in incentive-based and age-group prize money. The Saturday Night Run 5K will have $4000 in incentive-based prize money. The Friday Night Festival of Miles is also a BBTM Featured Event, showcasing America's best Mile events throughout the year.

Planned races in the Friday Night Miles include separate categories for male and female in the following categories: Under 12, Teen Mile, Open Prize Money, Masters Prize Money, (including Grand Masters and Senior Grand Masters), Tutu Division and a Battle of the Badges division for first-responders, police, sheriff, border patrol and other civil servants.

Additional festivities on both nights include live music on the course; stilt walkers, fire show and family activities including a free entry to the Children's Museum; the fourth annual "Food Truck Running Race Round-Up"; Beer Garden; and the fun after-party at the historic Hotel Congress. Hotel discounts will be available at nearby Tucson resorts and nearby hotels and motels.

Inaugural Tucson Friday Night Festival of Miles Champions
Weston Strum (AZ), 4:11
Amy Cole (AZ), 5:17

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Meet Me Downtown run has more in store this weekend

May 27, 2016

Started by Randy & Tia Accetta 10 years ago to promote downtown Tucson through fitness and social activities for all ages and abilities, this year, they added the Mile festival on Friday evening to get Tucson moving, while having fun.

By Angela Pittenger, Arizona Daily Star

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Run Tucson Announces Inaugural “Friday Night Festival of Miles”

March 22, 2016

Tucson Tutu Mile and RRCA Arizona State Championship Mile on May 27 part of 10th Anniversary of TMC Meet Me Downtown 5K Night Run and Walk and Bring Back the Mile Featured Event 2016

From Run Tucson

Run Tucson and the Southern Arizona Roadrunners are pleased to announce a full weekend of...

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