Fiesta Series

Cancelled for 2020 because of Covid

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 NOW open for Fiesta 2020!
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:

Race TypeBefore June 1, 2020June 1-July 1, 2020July 2-August 1, 2020After August 1, 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

Day 1 (Thursday, August 27)
Day 2 (Friday, August 28)
Day 3 and Fiesta Grande Ultras (Saturday, August 29)
Day 4 (Sunday, August 30)
Register for full series (all 4 days) at once