Chili Pepper Series

2 days of races in Las Cruces, NM!
Run 1 or Both

Registration Links

Day 1 (Saturday, March 8)

Day 2 (Sunday, March 9)

Series dates: Saturday, March 8 and Sunday, March 9, 2025
Race times: 7:00AM
Packet Pickup/registration: Friday, March 7 3:00-4:30pm at La Llorona Park and 5:30AM on race day, at the start line.
Early Start: YES! (Optional) 6:00 am, bring a flashlight. Late arrivals will need to wait until the 7:00 am start. Click HERE for details.
Average temps: Low 41/High 73
Time limit: None. We have a “no runner left behind” policy, and we happily stay until the final finisher crosses the line. Walkers are always welcome!
Pets/strollers: Pets are not allowed, for the safety and comfort of our runners/walkers; you’re welcome to bring a stroller if you have small children.
Food/aid stations: We will have an extensive selection of food and beverages at our aid station. We will also have a table for your water bottles that we will refill upon request.

Course description:

    A USATF Certified, Boston Qualifying Course!

    USATF Position on GPS Used by Runners

  • Start location: La Llorona Park, Picacho Ave.
  • GPS coordinates: N 32.31055 W 106.82677
  • Course: Fast, flat; paved, with a crushed gravel lane along side.
  • Course length: 1.1 miles out, then back. Our Super Aid Station will be conveniently located and passed multiple times on the course.

Area hotels:
Best Western Mission Inn, 1765 S. Main St, Las Cruces; 575-524-8591​
Hampton Inn & Suites Las Cruces I-25, 2350 E. Griggs Ave, Las Cruces; 575-527-8777​
Days Inn Las Cruces, 755 Avenida de Mesilla, Las Cruces; 575-526-8311
Closest Airport: El Paso International Airport (ELP) — 53 miles/57 minutes from race location.
NOTE: Airport information is for reference only. Not everyone’s travel plans are the same; please do your own research to find the airport that best suits your needs.

What about the bling? We all know that’s the best part! Every participant will receive one t-shirt. All finishers will receive a separate medal for each day.

Registration information is below. You may register for any or all!

For information:

Race TypeBefore Nov. 28, 2024Nov. 29, 2024-Jan. 28, 2025Jan. 29-Feb. 28, 2025After Feb. 28, 2025
Half Marathon$95$105$115$115