The 15th Annual TMC Meet Me Downtown 5k Run/Walk will take place on Sunday, August 22, 2021, from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. For more information on the Meet Me Downtown 5k Run/Walk, including a free children’s one mile run/walk, please visit: azroadrunners.org/races/detail/mmd.
At approximately 5 a.m. on the day of the event, Sixth Avenue will be closed between 12th Street and 21st Street. Additionally, Fifth Avenue, Stone Avenue, Seventh Avenue and Church/Convent/Eighth Avenue will be closed between 14th Street and 21st Street. All streets are scheduled to reopen by 10 a.m. the same day.
Visitors coming to downtown from the south may use either Fourth Avenue or 10th Avenue during the time of the street closures.
During the road closures, Sun Tran Route 18 will detour on Fourth Avenue between 22nd Street and 12th Street. Bus riders can find the detour map and temporary bus stop locations at suntran.com/routes-services/alerts-detours/.
Pedestrian and bicycle access is being maintained in and around road closures. Businesses, parking garages and parking lots will be open and accessible. Attendees parking within the surrounding neighborhoods should exercise caution to not block private driveways, or park too close (within 30 feet) to intersections and should observe any posted permit parking restrictions.
Motorists driving in this area may experience traffic delays associated with this event so please plan accordingly. The traveling public should use caution when driving, bicycling, or walking in this area. Please watch for event participants, obey all traffic control, and watch for detour signs and personnel providing traffic control.