Due to concerns over the Corona Virus, the city has ordered us to cancel the last two days of the Chili Pepper Series

Chili Pepper Series

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

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!

Discounts for those from New Mexico, El Paso and Ciudad Juarez

For information on discounts and all else: Hanne@DeadRunning.net

Race TypeBefore Oct. 30, 2019Oct. 31, 2019-Jan. 29, 2020Jan. 30-Mar. 6, 2020After Mar. 6, 2020
50K$110$125$140$140
Marathon$100$115$130$130
Half Marathon$85$100$110$110
10K$40$40$40$50
5K$30$30$30$40
50 Miles$125$125$125$150
100K$135$135$135$160
100 Miles$175$175$175$200
24 Hours$175$175$175$200

Day 1 (Wednesday, March 11)

Day 2 (Thursday, March 12)

Day 3 and Ultras (Friday, March 13)

Day 4 (Saturday, March 14)

Register for full series (all 4 days) at once