Day of the Dead Series
2 Days in Las Cruces, New Mexico!
Run 1 or Both
Series dates: Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29, 2023
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.
Food/aid stations: Due to Covid, our food selections will be limited. Please bring your water bottle (with a top) that we will refill upon request.
- 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 is 1.1 miles out, then back. Six laps for half marathon, 12 laps for full marathon.
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.
For more information about Day of the Dead celebrations click HERE.
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: Hanne@DeadRunning.net
Registration is Open
|Race Type||Before May 31, 2023||June 1-July 15, 2023||July 16-Oct. 6, 2023||After Oct. 6, 2023|
Registration is Open
Day 1 (Saturday, October 28)
Day 2 (Sunday, October 29)