Meet Me at Maynards
|May 9, 2013
WHAT’S COMING UP
MEET ME DOWNTOWN 5K
SAR COMMUNITY CALENDAR
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MISSION OF MEET ME AT MAYNARDS
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.
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
2. TIP THE BAND AND THE BARTENDER
Your beer was only $2!
3. DO THE MMM CHEER VERY LOUD
No photos of the route this week, but lot’s of Traveling T-shirts!!
Tucson Ortho’s new May
Move it Mystery Shot Contest!!
You can win!!!
Volunteer Photographers Needed!
PARKING in lot west of Maynards is OKAY!!! The sign says it is a pay lot until 6:00. We have been assured that MMM may park there free after 5:00.
Always check discounts
before you come to MMM.
Find ALL MMM photos from this week
Attendance on May 6:
479 with 33 first-timers!
For total #s of shirts, caps, etc.
Go to homepage
MMM Athletes…click here
At least the traveling shirts
are coming through for us…check these out!
John at the starting line of the Whiskey Row Marathon in Prescott, AZ, on Saturday. John is a former MMM athlete who relocated up north, but he still was kind enough to send us a traveling shirt!
Bob Howard in Cincinnati for the Flying Pig Marathon, where in the walking division he took 3rd place in the marathon on Sunday and 2nd place in the 10K on Saturday. Way to go Bob!!!!
Renee in Seminary, Mississippi, wishing MMM a
Happy 4th Birthday! Thank you Renee!
And last, but not least, it’s Jannie in Beijing, China…
taken tomorrrow May 8, 2013 at noon.
We know you’re traveling!
Email your traveling photo today!!
MAY’s TucsonOrtho- Move It Mystery Shot
Get Out and Guess!!!
Guess the exact location of the picture below and you could win a a $50 gift certificate to Pita Jungle! Go to the TucsonOrtho Facebook page and “Like” us to submit your answer or CLICK HERE to enter now
This month’s sweepstakes ends at midnight, May 31, and the winner will be announced on June 3 at Meet Me at Maynards
Each month, we’ll be featuring a different mystery photo.
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To learn more about Sinfonia and its offerings, check out their web site by clicking here!
Desperately Seeking Photos!
We didn’t receive any MMM photos this week! Bring your camera / smartphones on the route and start clicking! We’re not asking for a portfolio of pics, just 1 or 2 will do!
Simply click on the email address in red (above), attach photos, and send away!
MMM Is More Than Just Running & Walking!
If walking or running isn’t your top exercise choice, there’s a variety of other options to work up a sweat downtown at multiple locations just around the corner from MMM check-in!
There’s Pilates at Downtown Y, Zumba at Armory Park Center, yoga at Yoga Oasis, and kettle bells and spinning at O2 Modern Fitness, just to name a few! Check in at HoCo just like always, and be back in time for the drawing at 7:00 p.m.!
See every photo from this week on our website…
Take A Quick Walking Survey!
Following national efforts to prioritize pedestrian safety, the Pima Association of Governments is looking for guidance on regional walking priorities. We certainly are an avid bunch of walkers and runners, so let’s share our thoughts, ideas and comments to make Tucson an even better place to GET OUT.
To participate in the short survey click here
, then click “Pedestrian Survey” in upper right corner.
Back by popular demand, HoCo’s Summer Beer Tastings!
This year’s summer schedule hits the tap on Saturday, May 18, with a tasting of sour beers led by Bruce Jacobs of Pitcher of Nectar Distributing.
Every Saturday will feature a new theme, with beers from Maui, Germany and England, just to name a few!
Want To Run or Walk with a Group?
Every Monday at MMM we have group “send offs” for those who want to run or walk with others. One group will leave at 5:30pm, the other at 5:45pm. Listen for the announcements every Monday on the patio!
Karen Jacome from BBVA Compass will help you with all your banking needs. Say hello to her at MMM or call
Steve Ahart from Jim Click Auto creates videos each week of MMM. Below
is a link to all of the videos:
LINK TO ALL VIDEOS
and click on “PHOTOS/THIS MONDAY”
PARKING in lot west of Maynards is OKAY!!! The new sign says
it is a pay lot until 6:00. We checked and have been assured
that MMM may park there free after 5:00.
$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, Acacia and now Fini’s Landing!
Photos from May 6!
See ALL photos on our MMM website
That’s a good looking group of X8 shirt earners!
This gentleman was in a hurry and received his cap early!
This group earned their X15 caps the hard way, yelling “GET OUT!” indivdiually instead of as a group! Sometimes we play hard to get!
Mary & Tayamarie receive pins for attending MMM 50 times!
Gerard is the 73rd MMM athlete to be inducted into the Century Club!
And now, a trip down MMMemory Lane…
Some photos from the early years!
Because you didn’t send us any new ones!!
Send them here.
Where it all began, on the back patio at Maynards! Note the shirt says “Inaugural Run-Walk, April 13, 2009”! It’s been a great ride! Thanks to everyone for making MMM such a hit!
Classic snake bridge photo!
Julie & Fritz took first place in the 2012 Halloween Contest!
MMM is so popular, even the Easter Bunny wants a piece of it!
A family affair!
We never have enough snake bridge photos!
(hint, hint, future volunteer photographers!)
Babies on board!
Darin’s family celebrating her 50th MMM!
Dave, clowning around as usual behind the MMM table!
Color-coordinated family in red, hanging out behind Maynard’s Market!
Julie & Doug receiving their Century Club shirts…
seems like 100 years ago!
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. O2 Modern Fitness
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!!
Jannie Cox and Dave Syverson
Tia and Randy Accetta