Mariachi 5k Run Info

Bring your amigos and amigas as we kick off our annual Mariachi 5k run and Just for kids 1K run--this year we are adding a 10k run.

So bring your sombrero, sarape, folklore skirt, la guitarra, the trumpet and make some music with the mariachis along the run course--two mariachis, and a DJ throughout the course.  After the run, enjoy the Finish Line Fiesta.

 

Starts at 7:30 am

Chip Timing and loops run course twice

Starts at 8 am

Chip timing is optional for $3

All runners, walker, and  strollers are welcome

Starts at 9am

Ages 6 to 12

Highlights

 

What you get

5k* and 10k

  • Fun Run and Walk 

  • Finisher Medal

  • Cool designed bib

  • Course entertainment with Live Mariachis...

  • Full street closures--no cars on the road.

  • Chip timing for  all 10k

  • *chip timing is available with a $5 fee option for 5k

1 K

  • Cool designed bib 

  • Entertainment on the run Course

Run Course

5k & 10k Course: 

  • 3.1 miles out-and back route.(10k loop twice)

  • Starts at City Park.

1k Course:

  •  8/10 of a mile course,

  • starts at City Park and

  • loops at Montebello Blvd

Course Support:

  • Water stations mid point

  • Finish lines 

Course Entertainment:  

  • Live Mariachi music and

  • DJs

The Start/Finish line: City Park at 1301 Whittier Blvd, east of Montebello Blvd.

Race Day

Venue: 

  • City Park

  • 1301 W. Whittier Blvd. 

  • Montebello, CA 90640

Registraion

  • You may register from 6:30 am to 7:30 am

Packet Pick Up

  • Packet Pick Up on race day is $5 cash.

Parking Area and Street Closures 

  • See map below

  • Parking lots hours:

  • Montebello Intermediate School and

  • Tech School from 5am to 2pm

  • Baseball field from 5am to 6pm

Post-Race Activities

Largest Team Award

  • (Team with most team members win.)

  • Mariachi Costume  Contest Group

  • Individual

Food Vendors

  • Food truck

Live Music

  • Mariachis at Start line

  • Mariachis at post-race 

Games

  • hula hu

  • tug-o-war

  • and more....

City of Montebello Anniversary Parade

After the race, enjoy the City's parade on Whittier Blvd.  Starting at 10 am and 

ending at City Park where food, vendors and live music will keep you entertain!

 Course Map

 

Race Day Schedule

Race Day Schedule*

6:00AM  PARK OPENS

6:30AM  REGISTRATION OPENS

7:30AM  REGISTRATION CLOSES

7:40AM  WARM-UP

7:50AM  WELCOME RUNNERS

8:00AM  RACE STARTS

9:00AM  JUST FOR KIDS RUN

10:00AM  PARADE STARTS

*Tentative Schedule

Help Links

Race Rules
  • All participants must be in good health and physically prepared to participate in the official race.

  • All participants must show photo ID to receive your race number or timing bib chip number.

Can someone else pick up my packet for me?

  • Got a friend that’s going to pick up your packet for you? Awesome! Make sure they have a copy of your id (a photo on their phone of your id is fine!) and a signed consent form (such as  "I allowe Name to receive my race packet...")

 

Yikes! We can’t attend after all – can we get a refund?

  • While we have a strict no refund policy, you are allowed to transfer or give your registration to someone else. Once you’ve identified a new participant, contact us via email: support@raceit.com or click on the link "I want to transfer my registration."  NOTE: Transfers ends two weeks prior to event day.

Mariachi 5K reserves the right to reject any entry.

Management reserves the right to alter course/distances for the safety of athletes if needed.

 

 

EVENT REFUND POLICY: We do not offer any refunds. All entries are non-refundable. Sorry, but no exceptions. Transferring registraton to another person is permitted until two weeks prior to race day.

 
 

All taking place at City Park, City of Montebello, CA.