Come on out to celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Hernandez Elementary School 333 Stagecoach Trail in San Marcos!

Wear your favoriate Day of the Dead running costume!

Registration Fees
ADULT: Now – 10/15: $30,  10/16-11/1: $35, Race Day/11/2: $40
TEAM (5 ADULTS): Now- 10/15: $100, 10/16-11/1: $125, Race Day 11/2/19: $125
TEEN 13-19 yrs: Now-10/15. $20, 10/16-11/1: $25, Race Day 11/2/19 $25
Child 6-12 yrs: Now-Oct 15: $10, 10/16-11/1: $10, Race Day 11/2/19: $10 (Children 0-5 yrs.: FREE- NO Tee)
VIRTUAL 5K RUNNERS: Now – 10/15: $30, 10/16 – 11/1: $35, Race Day/11/2/19: $40                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      REGISTER by October 15th to be GUARANTEED a t-shirt in your size!                                                                                                                                                                          *After 10/15 deadline, participants unfortunately cannot be guaranteed to receive a t-shirt.

FACE PAINTING provided for early arrivals! MUSIC  by JAMMER CRUZ! Race Photos by PHOTOGRAPHY BY RIC!

Take a photo with our mascots, the legendary Catrina & her escort, Juanito! ! DOOR PRIZES! MULTIPLE chances to win trophies!  Sponsor a MEMORY BOARD for display at the race in honor of a loved one who has passed, or place their name and photo on the community Day of the Dead Altar!

The late MRS. IRENE K. MENDEZ has been selected as the 2019 Dia de los Muertos Honoree & will be celebrated for her lifetime of service as a San Marcos educator. 5K proceeds are will be allocated to the Johnnie T. Rosales Memorial Scholarship ( which distributes annual scholarships ( > $14,000 since 2010) to selected San Marcos High School graduating seniors with a portion of proceeds also benefitting the Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos, a local cultural center and museum.

Packet pickup: 10/30/2019, 6pm-8pm, 211 Lee St. at Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos

* All donations to 501C3 non-profits are tax deductible.

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. We will endeavor to deliver all race swag bags and t-shirts to registered participants.

November 01, 2020


5K Run/Walk
November 01, 2020 (Sunday) - November 08, 2020
3.12 miles
Solo Charity/Fund raising Road
Anywhere Virtual Race


Nov 01 2020 : Clear throughout the day.
4.8°C - 25.0°C (40.6°F - 77.0°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-11-15