Day of the Dead 5k Dia de Los Muertos

Sun October 27, 2019 Lansing, MI US 48906 Directions
Events

5k Run/Walk

$20 1:00PM EDT Price increases after October 17, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
309 Cesar E. Chavez Ave
Lansing, MI US 48906
Description

Lansing  for César E. Chávez (LCEC) will kick off its 1st Annual Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) 5K Run/Walk on Sunday, October 27, 2019 on Lansing’s beautiful scenic river trail,  near César E. Chávez Plaza, located in Old Town, Lansing, MI

Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead), is a celebration of life and death of all ages. While the holiday originated in Mexico, it is celebrated all over Latin America and the US.  Come dressed up and ready to celebrate tradition, community, and diversity

Participants are encouraged to wear traditional Dia de los Muertos face paint, flowers and other attire.  FAMILY FUN EVENT!

Location:  River walk  near César E. Chávez Plaza, 230 E. Grand River Ave. Lansing, MI intersection of  Turner St  and Grand River Ave in Old Town

Cost:  Pre-registration before October 17th (all ages) $20.00 (does not include t-shirt) $25.00 includes 1st Annual Dia de los Muertos t-shirt.  After pre-registration date $25.00 (all ages) does not include t-shirt, $30.00 (all ages) includes t-shirt while supply last).

Awards: Overall and top (3) three places for each age group will receive a medal.

Age Groups: 10 & under,  11-12,  13-14,  15-19,  20-24,  25-29,  30-34, 35-39,  40-44,  45-49,  50-54,  55-59,  60-64,  65-69,  70-79,   80+

Packet pick up: will be held on race day Sunday, October 27th, starting at 11:00 am at the start/finish area of César E. Chávez Plaza in Old Town.  Race will start at 1:00 pm.

A portion of the proceeds from the race will go towards the construction of an Archway at the entrance of César E. Chávez Plaza.

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

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