Chili Pepper Series

4 days of races in Las Cruces, NM!
Run 1 or all or any combination

NOTE: The Bataan Death March is the day after this series.

Series dates: Wednesday, March 11-Saturday, March 14, 2020
Race times: 7:00AM
Race day packet pickup/registration: 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.
Discounts: $10 per day discount on marathon/half-marathon for active military and members of any running club that includes these races in their calendar. No discounts on the 5Ks.
Food/aid stations: Due to our unique multi-lap course setup, we have one giant “aid station,” with more food and drink than you could ever need! Ask anyone who’s run at least one of our races; we’ve got everything from fruit to jelly beans to sandwiches, water to Gatorade to hot coffee, and everything in between. Way more than just granola bars and bananas!

Course description:

  • Start location: La Llorona Park, Picacho Ave.
  • GPS coordinates: N 32.31055 W 106.82677
  • Course: Fast, flat; paved, with a crushed gravel lane.
  • 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!

Race TypeBefore Oct. 30, 2019Oct. 31, 2019-Jan. 29, 2020Jan. 30-Mar. 6, 2020After Mar. 6, 2020
Half Marathon$85$100$110$110
50 Miles$125$125$125$150
100 Miles$175$175$175$200
24 Hours$175$175$175$200

W-Day (Day 1) (Wednesday, March 11)

X-Day (Day 2) (Thursday, March 12)

Y-Day (Day 3) and Ultras (Friday, March 13)

Z-Day (Day 4) (Saturday, March 14)

Register for full series (all 4 days) at once