February 7, 2013

Meet Me at Maynards

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February 7, 2013  

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MISSION OF MEET ME AT MAYNARDS

New MMM logo 

Bring active adults and families to the downtown Tucson area to enjoy healthy exercise, experience the beauty, history and architecture of our unique neighborhoods, and to appreciate and  

patronize local businesses. 

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Meet Me at Maynards is free and is an official event of Southern Arizona Roadrunners (SAR). Click here to learn about all of SAR’s great running and walking events, activities and education.

It’s more than a walk/run…

it’s an Urban Fitness Phenomenon!! 

Through partnerships with downtown fitness venues, we offer many options during your Monday evening fitness hour…Zumba, Pilates, Spinning, Yoga, Step, Jujitsu, gym workout, swimming, etc… 

Click here for details.

    

WE ONLY HAVE THREE RULES:

 

1. OBEY TRAFFIC LAWS…WALK/RUN DEFENSIVELY

BRING A FLASHLIGHT!!  

 

2. TIP THE BAND AND THE BARTENDER

Your beer was only $2!

 

3. DO THE MMM CHEER VERY LOUD

GET OUT!!   

 

TOP NEWS!!

 

MMM hits 587 

AGAIN!! 

Support our Downtown!

Rialto Theatre Foundation

Gala…this Saturday!  

MMM drawing at 6:45 all winter  

 

 

Find ALL MMM photos from this week

 CLICK HERE  

 

 

Attendance February 4
587, including 89 NEW!

  

All stats click here

For total #s of shirts, caps, etc.
Go to homepage

MMM Athletes…click here

 

New MMM logo
It was December of 2008 when Dave and Jannie were on their way to dinner in downtown Colorado Springs and saw hundreds of people walking and running on this cold dark night…they were Jack Quinn’s Runners (click here)…an idea was born. 

(Fast forward four years…)
***Meet Me At Maynards celebrated its 200th consecutive weekly walk/run on Monday night!*** 

For 200 Monday’s in a row since April 13, 2009
(rain, shine, holidays) nearly 14,000
have experienced MMM, and many have
made MMM part of their weekly routine! Total
attendance in this four years is 80,000 people!

This Monday we had an electric crowd, one of our biggest in recent memory. The weather has been beautiful, and the construction throughout our reinvigorated downtown is
almost done! Thank you for “getting out” and thank you for
supporting downtown Tucson!

This Saturday!!!

 

Help support a downtown treasure! The non-profit Rialto Theatre Foundation is throwing its first ever fundraising gala on February 9. The Carnival-themed event is headlined by Grupo Fantasma, and features a VIP Dinner with 2 free drink tickets & balcony access, a silent auction, and after party with Brownout!

 

New MMM Video
Steve Ahart, from Jim Click Automotive, creates a photo collage of this Monday.
See every photo from this week on our website…
click here…or on Facebook…click here.

   NIGHT RACING DOWNTOWN!!!
Watch over 150 professional cyclists zip through downtown Tucson on March 9, 2013! The race starts in the early evening and runs through 9:15 p.m., and coincides with 2nd Saturdays just a block away.
Did you know that more women do 5K’s than men? Well, it’s true, and now you can add to that statistic on Sunday, March 3, when the 2nd annual BE TUCSON Women’s 5K and Walk will be held at La Encantada. Don’t worry men – you’re still invited! Before the women’s race at 8am, there’s a “Men’s Mile” at 7:45. Post-race Beauty Expo with giveaways and discounts, yoga experts, pilates instructors, clothing boutiques, & more.

BBVA Compass logo

BBVA Compass Bank giving away
Kindle Fire HDs with new checking accounts.
Here’s how you can get one:
*Apply for a new checking account
*Set up and have a qualifying direct deposit post to your new account
*Make three qualifying payments through Online Bill Pay

Call Karen Jacome and she will tell you more.
323-5411

Bring your 5 to 13 y/o kids/grandkids on Monday!
They can play with Kevin at Playformance 
while you walk/run. Click here

On the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays through March, Kevin Nichols will bring his Playformance equipment to MMM. Bring your kids…they can enjoy some great fitness playtime while you walk or run. Anytime…5:30 and 6:30.  
Of course, it’s free!!
Tucson Orthopaedic Institute supports Meet Me at Maynards

REMEMBER: When you GET OUT – Be Safe! If you get hurt – be smart! Whether you’ve broken a bone, sprained a muscle playing sports, or strained your back on the job, you want to be treated right away – AND get the best possible orthopaedic care. That’s why we have ORTHO Fast Track.  With four locations around Tucson – think of us as  

your injury resource. If it’s broken – we fix it fast!  
Want to know more? Click here

JIm Click Logo 

“Since joining the Jim Click team in the spring of 1986 it has been my honor to assist thousands of people to purchase their vehicles from an organization so dedicated to supporting our community. I am looking forward to seeing you every Monday at MMM. I hope to bring a different exciting model each week. So Get Out!”See you Monday!
Steve Ahart
Here’s my cell…891-6193

 

I am proud to be a long-time Tucsonan with 26 years banking experience, a MMM Athlete, and to represent BBVA Compass Bank as the official MMM bank. I would LOVE to be your banker and help you with all of your financial needs. As the Branch Retail Executive at our Crossroads Center at Grant and Swan, I can connect you to our awesome personal bankers at any of our southern Arizona locations. You will see me often at MMM, so drop by to say hello. I would love to meet you.


Karen Jacome
Direct Office Line: 323-5411
karen.jacome@bbvacompass.com

P.S. Did you know that if you have a BBVA Compass VISA card we will send a portion of your signature-based credit card transactions to Southern Arizona Roadrunners (SAR)? All it takes is a phone call to me…it costs you nothing. It’s called “Compass for your Cause” and it’s one of the ways BBVA Compass supports our community.

EVERY photo
every week!
Click here.
Or go to MMM website
and click on “PHOTOS/THIS MONDAY”
        

 

 

 

   

$3 Flat-rate parking in Centro Garage

During streetcar construction there is a flat rate of only $3 on  

weeknights in Centro Garage…corner of 4th and Toole. 

 

 

  
 

      Come play with us on Wednesdays!! We have discounts at North, Blanco, Firebirds, RA Sushi, Armitage, Jasper and Acacia!  

RTA

 Are you over 50? 

GET YOUNGER WITH US!!   

 

You just have to read the book, “Younger Next Year”. If you are even moderately interested in keeping your body young and fit, you just gotta read it. We did, and now we are living it in Rock the Ages. Go torocktheages.org and join us! Check it out today! It’s free! Why not?

Did you know that 70% of aging is optional? We don’t have to do it. So let’s not!!

We almost always have books at MMM AND MMLE for $10, or you can order one from Amazon for $12.94, including shipping. It’s an investment you will be glad you made.

 

Join today!! It’s free and you have no excuse, unless you like getting old! 

 

Get online today and make your commitment. We will support  you, whether you are a seasoned athlete or a couch potato.     

 

You can read the book tomorrow…join today!   

   

Get with the program…get younger with us! You’re gonna love it! 

  

www.rocktheages.org

 

 

Photos from February 4!!
NEW!!!
See ALL photos on our MMM website
       AND on Facebook.

Put your smart phone to work…take a few photos.
Email them to meetmea

  

TRAVELING T-SHIRTS GALORE!! 
We begin this week’s photo section with these MMM and MMLE athletes sailing the high seas! That’s Larry, Len, Richard, Tom, Bob and Pete on the Island Princess sailing through the Panama Canal. “Cheers, while wondering where in the world you will see us next”, says Richard.
As the crowds grow, so do the T-shirt recipients!
Congrats everyone!
We almost missed Anna and Jorge.
  
Annyse earned her cap too. She has been a regular
MMM athletes since well before she was born.
Noah earns his cap!
Robert with his new cap.

Chuck & Judy get their caps! Perfect fit!
That’s Ted with his new cap.
Sorry about the photo (operator error).
Joe hits the century mark and is carbo-loading
for his next run. Congrats Joe!!
Aleesa joins the Century Club!

Persida and Ortwin came all the way from Germany to 
attend MMM.  Nice to meet you…please come back!

Carole (front) with family and friends enjoying dinner at Cup Cafe!

 Cup Cafe has a great menu and you can dine anywhere, from the bar to the heated patio. Nice!!
Enjoying the night at newly opened Thunder Canyon Brewery!
MMM regulars at TCB! Rumor has it that TCB might join MMM.
Patty and Denise earn their pins. Almost missed them. Sorry ladies!
It’s a family affair!

A really nice group of ladies on the HoCo patio! Some of them
have been missing for a while…nice to have you back!  

EVERY MONDAY AT CUP CAFE

Enjoy dinner with friends at Hotel Congress after your walk/run. It’s your choice… the lobby bar, Club Congress or Cup Cafe. Check out the $5 bar menu. Cup Cafe offers $2 off full-priced entrees…with MMM hand stamp.
  

Maynards offers $5 off any full-priced entree with your MMM hand stamp.    

IT’S AN URBAN FITNESS PHENOMENON!!

If walking and running is not for you on Monday, try one of these:

 

Kettle bells, full-body cross training, Spinning, Yoga, Zumba, Step, Gym Workout, Swim Laps, Step Class, and the list goes on!! There is a small fee, payable at the venue.                                                     O2 Modern Fitness kettle bells class

 

 

Check in just like always, and be back in time for the drawing! Click here to check it out!      

Meet Me at Maynards is brought to you by Meet Me Concepts, LLC and all of our wonderful sponsors and volunteers. We welcome all inquiries and comments. Hope you enjoy!!
Sincerely,

Jannie Cox and Dave Syverson
Tia and Randy Accetta
Meet Me Concepts, LLC
520 548-3741
meetmeatmaynards@gmail.com