Fiesta Series

Has moved to August 27-30 for 2020

4 Days in Las Cruces, New Mexico!
Run 1 or all or any combination
Day 3 (Aug 29) also features 50-mile, 100K, 100-mile, and 24-hour races! Click for full info!


Series dates: August 27 – August 30, 2020 (Thu – Sun)
Race times: 6:30AM (5:30AM for 50-mile, 100K, 100-mile, and 24-hour Fiesta Grande Ultras participants; click HERE for full info)
Race day packet pickup/registration: will begin at 5:00AM on race day, at the start line.
Early Start: YES! (Optional) 5:30 am, bring a flashlight. Late arrivals will need to wait until the 6:30 am start. Click HERE for details.
Late Start: 7:30AM for 5K and 10K only
Average temps: Low 65/High 90
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! *NOTE: Fiesta Grande races have a time limit of 33-1/3 hours; click HERE for full info.
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 to be announced. 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 is not yet open for Fiesta 2020 – But coming soon!
Registration information is below. You may register for any or all!

Race TypeBefore Feb 1, 2019Feb 2-March 1, 2019March 2-April 1, 2019After April 1, 2019
Half Marathon$85$100$110$110
50 Miles$125$125$125$150
100 Miles$175$175$175$200
24 Hours$175$175$175$200

Day 1 (Thursday, April 25)
Day 2 (Friday, April 26)
Day 3 and Fiesta Grande Ultras (Saturday, April 27)
Day 4 (Sunday, April 28)
Register for full series (all 4 days) at once