Day of the Dead Series

2 Days in Las Cruces, New Mexico!
Run 1 or Both

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Day 1 (Saturday, October 26)
Day 2 (Sunday, October 27)

Series dates: Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27, 2024
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: 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 is 1.1 miles out, then back. Six laps for half marathon, 12 laps for full marathon.

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.

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:
Registration is Open

Race TypeBefore May 31, 2024June 1-July 15, 2024July 16-Oct. 6, 2024After Oct. 6, 2024
Half Marathon$95$105$115$115

Registration is Open