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Cafecito Caliente 5k Run/Walk

Sat September 14, 2019 Lansing, MI US 48911 Directions

Cafecito Caliente 5k Run/Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT Registration Opens February 17, 2019 at 9:00am EST
4900 N. Aurelius Rd.
Lansing, MI US 48911

Cafecito Caliente wishes to celebrate the beginning of Hispanic Heritage Month with its 2nd annual Cafecito Caliente 5k Run on Lansing's south side. The race highlights include running the River Trail and upon completing the course, runners can partake in having pan dulce (sweet Mexican bread) and coffee both freshly made to perfection! A portion of the proceeds will go to the Latinos2College Program at Michigan State University. The program sends up to 200 Latino students to MSU for a day to expose them to college and meet staff, students and take a tour of the campus.

The course starts at Maguire Park and continues into Hawk Island. The scenery changes into the woods next to the water on the parks west side of Lansing's Rivertrail. One mile into the park is the turnaround and finishes back at Maguire Park. 

Customers may receive 15% off their bill by showing your proof of registration of the Cafecito Caliente 5K Medal, event t-shirt, receipt etc.
This offer can’t be combined with any current specials or discounts and excludes the purchase of alcohol.
These locations will give you 15% off your bill until October 21, 2019.
Acapulco Mexican Grill Frandor
Aldaco's Taco Bar
Cancun Mexican Grill Lansing West
La Fajita Food Truck
Maria's Cuisine Food Truck
Mexico 2 Go Lansing Westside location
Mexico 2 Go US 27
Pablo's Old Town
Sunripe Produce
Taco's E Mas
Taqueria El Chaparrito
Taqueria Tomatitos Food Truck

Run as a family group and save! - Register 3 or more people at the same time and save $5 per participant. 

Packet pickup will be Friday, September 13, 2019 at Sir Pizza Grand Café in Lansing's Old Town from 4pm to 8pm as well as in the morning of the race at Maguire Park. 

T-shirt: Each participant is guaranteed a shirt if they preregister by September 4th. After that shirts are available while supplies last.

Awards: Award to overall male and female and to the top 3 in each division.

Age divisions: 10 to 15, 15 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, 70 to 79, and 80+

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and on the web at Playmakers.com.

Donate and SAVE!

When you donate $50 you'll receive $10 off your entry fee, when you donate $25 you'll receive $5 off your entry fee. Simply Sign Up and follow the steps to register and on the donation screen enter $50 or $25, your discount will be taken during checkout.


This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the 2019 Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. The challenge encourages Michiganders to engage with events that promote physical activity, health and wellness. You will receive a FIT point for every endorsed event you participate in or volunteer for from January 1, 2019 until December 31st, 2019. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win a Grand Prize! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.

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