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Hello Run Tucson community. Below is our 2020 By the Numbers and a look at our many event partners.

In 2020, Run Tucson was able to provide $27,931 to support children in need, wheelchair athletes, health care workers, animal welfare, local public media, explorations in science, and health, wellness, & public health advocacy.

We're especially grateful to all of you and to our major sponsors for making this possible:

As you read the below email, eagle eyes will spot a game that provides a $20-off discount code to the 2021 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown. You can still receive your doggie-themed race buff and contribute to the Humane Society by registering here.

We wish you a happy and healthy holiday season -- and a safe New Year!

Randy Accetta
Tia Accetta
The RT Team
2020 By the Numbers + GZTC Coupon Code
*The red letters in the text below reveal a coupon code for $20 off the 2021 GZTC.
* Coupon code expires on December 31, 2020.
* Register here for the 2021 Gabe Zimmerman Triple Crown.

27,931 Dollars provided to Regional non-profits by Run Tucson in 2020.

1000+ Responses to our Return to Run surveys, offering us feedback and insight on running preferences during the COVID-19 health crisis.

750+ Running bUffs purchased & handed out.

615 Total number of Meet Me at Maynard's Free Downtown Walk/Run events since its founding in 2009.

500+ Packages mailed to out of town virtual race participants in 2020.

300+ Hours spent on Zoom teaching the RRCA Coaching Program certification classes to over 900 new RRCA Certified Running Coaches.

200+ Race registrants who donated to race beneficiaries.

100+ Emails from our running community thanking us for the Run Tucson We Believe emails (Thank you!).

90% Of you who replied to our survey said that you are happy to bring or wear face coverings when running.

23 Year aNniversary of The Workout Group, the coached running group now led by Tia Accetta and founded by Greg Wenneborg and Randy Accetta way back in 1997.

5 Workout Group locations this year and 7 RRCA Certified Coaches who manage the various groups: Tia Accetta, Tim BeNtley, Doreen Davis, Gina Nelson, Dave Odom, Whitney Lacomb, and Michelle Hawk.

4 Races turned Virtual (TMC Meet Me Downtown, TMC Tucson 10k, TMC Get Moving Tucson Half and 5k, and next week's Hair of the Dog).

3 In-person races (2020 Hair of the Dog, TMC Sunrise at Old Tucson Trail Run, and the Grand Canyon Trail Half Marathon).

2 Races postponed until 2021 (50th Annual Saguaro Labor Day Run and the First-Ever Biosphere 2 5k).

2 New RT crew of Georgia Pattison and Sandra Crusa, with help from Smokey the Bear.

1 Cover of Tucson Lifestyle Insider's Guide.

1 Running path built with funds from RuN Tucson and Cox, at Rillito Fields.

1 New hobby of mountain biking -- a great way to get on the trails if you have no cartilage in your knees or a lingering plantar problem.

1 Awesome community! Thanks to all of you for being part of our running and walkinG community, whether you live in Southern Arizona or beyond!
2020 Beneficiaries

A special thanks to our major sponsors
Remember: Shop Local, Support Local!

Our long-time race sponsor Tucson Medical Center is at the forefront of the local response.

Click here to see the December 11th open letter to the regional community from TMC, Banner Health, and other local health experts.

TMC is open for all in-person medical needs, and TMC is also offering virtual wellness offerings through The Core and is offering 24/7 care from home with the TMC Now app.

The TMC Now app lets you communicate with Arizona licensed physicians via phone, video, or mobile app. It's free to download the app, with a nominal fee for virtual visits.

You can also follow TMC's Twitter feed to receive TMC updates here or view the TMC website here. For questions regarding COVID-19, reach out to the TMC Hotline at 520-626-6016 or 844-542-8201.

Remember: Please follow basic recommendations of our public health experts:

1) Stay home as much as possible.

2) If you go out for work, shopping, or other reasons, wear a face covering, keep your distance, and wash your hands.

3) When running, wear a buff or other face covering to cover your nose and mouth when near others.
About 40 slots remain for Virtual New Years's Hair of the Dog!
All HOTD registrants receive snazzy doggie-themed face covering running buff!
Due to current Pima County COVID concerns, HOTD will be run virtually this year. We can't meet in person, but we'll mark the course so that you can run or walk -- with or without your favorite pooch -- any time between Friday, January 1st and Sunday, January 3rd. Registrants will receive a race number and special doggy-themed buff. All finishers are eligible for a series of raffle prizes from our race sponsor, Fleet Feet Tucson.
Goodies and Discounts for All Participants:
  • Super-cute, doggie-themed, running buff face covering (first-come, first-served)
  • Souvenir race number
  • Le Buzz: $5 discount for any Le Buzz item at either location, through January 31, 2021
  • Fleet Feet: 10% off any Fleet Feet purchase through February 28, 2021
  • All finishers eligible for Fleet Feet gift cards
  • NOTE: All registrants pick up goodies at both Fleet Feet locations from December 20th - January 3rd, 2021
Beneficiary: Humane Society of Southern Arizona. We will give a portion of entry fees to our friends at the Humane Society, but you can also add a donation when you register online.
Price: $30 for all. In-Person cash or check registration at both Fleet Feet locations
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