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Dia De Los Muertos 5Krun/ Kids Fun Run

Hernandez Elementary School

Welcome ceremony is at 7:30am and the race will start at 8:00am. Click HERE to register

What could be more fun than racing in your favorite Day of the Dead running costume?  Fun for the whole family. Face painting will be available for early arrivals, door prizes and photo ops with the legendary Catrina & her escort.  

Packet pickup: 10/30/2019, 6pm-8pm, 211 Lee St. at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos
*Race will be held rain or shine! *In the event of a national emergency or natural disaster the race will be CANCELLED with no refunds given. 

Race Day Schedule:
Welcome Ceremony: 7:30am
5K Start: 8:00am
Kids Fun Run start: 9:00am

Adult participants will compete for :
1st place OVERALL CHAMPION Male, Female
MASTERS CHAMPION: > 40 yrs 1st place Male/Female
GRAND MASTERS CHAMPION > 60 yrs 1st place Male/Female
1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Male/Female awards: Ages 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+
TEEN 5K participants will compete for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place Male/Female awards
YOUTH 5K participants will compete to win a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place award in the youth Male/Female category but will not be eligible to win a trophy in the Kids Fun Run

8:00am start. Click HERE to register

What's Near Here?

Trends and Traditions Boutique

Quality fashion clothing by designers like Ivy Jane clothing, Uncle Frank dresses, Aunt Wanda jackets, Cowgirl Jewels footwear and Coreen Cordova jewelry.

Elevate Bar and Table

Swanky second-story lounge that boasts handcrafted cocktails and eclectic appetizers. Locally-owned and operated, we are dedicated to raising the bar on San Marcos nightlife with handcrafted cocktails and high-end small bites at an affordable price!

Jack's Roadhouse

Purchased in 1996 by Jack Alves as Jack's Roadhouse, "justa a beer joint". On December 1, 2001, owners changed and bar was purchased by Floyd and Jamie Chapman. In August 2006, opened the grill and changed name to Jack's Roadhouse, "justa beer joint and grill".