Celebrate Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Sixth ANNUAL morning 5K Run/Walk at Hernandez Elementary on 333 Stagecoach Trail in San Marcos!
The late Ofelia Vasquez-Philo has been selected as this year's 2018 Dia de los Muertos Honoree. During the morning ceremony, she will be honored and remembered posthumously for her generous community spirit and service to local citizens in San Marcos.
FACE PAINTING provided for early arrivals! RUNNER PHOTOS by local photographer, Rick Martinez. Take a snap with our mascots, the legendary Catrina & her escort, Juanito! MUSIC by DJ Jesse Cruz/Jammin X-Press! DOOR PRIZES! MULTIPLE chances to win! 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.
5K proceeds are allocated to the *Johnnie T. Rosales Memorial Scholarship (http://johnniejam.org/) which distributes annual scholarships (>$12,000 since 2010) to selected San Marcos High School graduating seniors, and also benefit the *Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos (www.sanmarcoscentro.org, a local cultural center and museum. *All donations to 501C3 non-profits are tax deductible.
DID THE RAIN KEEP YOU FROM GETTING YOUR SWAG BAG?? Pick up will also be available at Core Running Company 400 S. CM Allen Parkway on Friday, October 26th 11 am- 2 pm.