Saturday, October 29, 20228:00 am CDT
333 Stagecoach Trail
San Marcos, Texas 78666

CELEBRATE Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at the Dia de los Muertos 5K Run/Walk & Kids Fun Run at Hernandez Elementary School on 333 Stagecoach Trail in San Marcos. BACK after a 2 year hiatus, this 5K celebrates an annual holiday observed around the world by many cultures. The Dia de los Muertos 5K event proceeds will be allocated to the Johnnie T. Rosales Memorial Scholarship (, 501C3 nonprofit organization which awards annual scholarships awards to selected San Marcos High School graduation seniors.


Join in the spirit of this holiday and dress in your favorite Day of the Dead running gear. Sponsor a MEMORY BOARD for display at the race in honor of a loved one who has passed, or place their name and photo on this year's Day of the Dead altar. Take a snap with our mascots, the legendary Catrina & her escort Juanito. MUSIC by DJ Jesse the Jammer.  RUNNER PHOTOS by local photographer, Rick Martinez. 




Race Day Schedule

07:00 AM - Packet pickup and onsite registration
07:30 AM - Opening Remarks
07:45 AM - Group warm up
08:00 AM - 5K Run/Walk

09:00 AM - Kids Fun Run
09:30 AM - Awards ceremony

Entry Fees

$30 ADULT Pre-Registration until 10/14/22, 

$35 ADULT LATE registration from 10/15/22 until 10/28/22

$40 ADULT RACE DAY registration 10/29/22


$15 YOUTH (6-17 yrs) Pre-Registration until 10/14/22

$20 YOUTH (6-17 yrs) RACE DAY registration LATE/RACE DAY registration


KIDS FUN RUN: (FREE to kids 5yrs & younger, will receive a kids swag bag- NO tee)

*Children 6-12 yrs may participate in 5k OR Fun Run but may only receive award in 1 category


TEAM price: $125 (5 adult participants) through 10/14/22, $150 LATE/RACE DAY registration

Award Categories

1st OVERALL Male/Female Champion 

> 40 yrs Male/Female MASTERS Champion

> 60 yrs GRAND Masters Male/Female Champion

Top Three Male/Female in each age group: 6-12, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

KIDS FUN RUN: 1st, 2nd 3d place (no male/female categories)

TEAM Awards: 1st, 2nd, 3rd place

Packet Pickup

*Race will be held rain or shine, however in the event of natural disaster/extreme weather conditions, race will be canceled and no refunds issued. All attempts will be made to distribute runner tees & swag bags to participants.

Contact Info

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Race Director: Celia Rosales, Email:

P.O.. Box 2654, San Marcos, TX 78667