Carrera de Los Muertos – Los Angeles
October 29, 2022 · Los Angeles, CA
Join us for a 5k run/walk celebrating Day of the Dead. Tour historic Olvera Street and enjoy music along the course, face painting, and a post-race Dia de los Muertos celebration. Everyone is welcome!
Can we say fast, fun and scenic (or rápido, divertido y pintoresco)? The race starts on Main Street, in El Pueblo de Los Ángeles Historical Monument, the oldest section of Los Angeles, and home to Olvera Street.
The course runs through lower Chinatown and then takes a left turn onto Alameda Street towards Los Angeles State Historic Park. The 5k run/walk turns around at 19th Ave after you cross over the Los Angeles River. On the return, you will be treated to amazing views of the downtown skyline. Expect a little uphill finish as you return back to Olvera Street for an amazing finish line festival!
- Runners Altar to honor loved ones who have passed
- Live music and performers on the course
- Post-race festival
- All participants get a unique finisher medal, race shirt, and timed bib.