Cafecito Caliente wishes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with its 2nd Annual Cinco de Mayo 5k Run/Walk starting right in front of Cooley Law Stadium, also known as home of the Lansing Loco's AKA Lansing Lugnuts! This is the second leg of the Running La Vida Loca Series 2021!
The race highlights include starting in front of the stadium, heading down Michigan Ave. turning South onto Museum Dr. to Lansing's River Trail. We turn around and head North on the River Trail through Rotary Park, almost to Cesar E. Chavez Plaza turning around and heading back South on the River Trail back to Michigan Ave and back in front of the stadium.
Saturday, May 1, 2021 is also the date for the Hispanic Heritage Night at the stadium as the Lansing Lugnut's bring out the popular Lansing Loco's jerseys. There will be a festival filled with a live band, food trucks, kids activities and vendors right in front of the stadium beginning at 3:00pm. The 5k begins at 9:00am while the Loco's take the field at 6:05pm. What can we say but Vamos Locos on Cinco de Mayo!
Cost: Register before April 19, 2021: Adults $25 Students $15 (Student pricing is anyone under 18 and will automatically be applied during checkout)
Register April 20, 2021 Adults $30 Students $20
Race Day: Adults $35 Students $25
Register by April 20, 2021 to be guaranteed a shirt! customized Cinco de Mayo 5k Medal! After April 20, 2021, shirt and medal available as supplies last.
Run as a family/group and save! – Register 3 or more people at the same time and save $5 per participant.
SWAG!!! Each participant will receive a t-shirt, customized Cinco de Mayo medal if you register by April 20, 2021.
Packet Pickup will be Friday, April 30, 2021 from 2:00pm to 7:30pm at Sir Pizza Grand Café in Lansing's Old Town and again on Saturday, May 1, 2021 beginning at 8:00am.
Awards; Award to overall male and female and each division winner.
Age divisions: 10 to 15, 15 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, 70 to 79.
A portion of the proceeds go to the Latino Advisory Committee which provides scholarships to Latino students in the Lansing School District. The Latino Advisory Committee was created in April of 1972 to recognize, educate and empower parents to take a proactive role in the educational and personal development of their children. We work in partnership with the Lansing School District to advocate for Latino families and their students throughout the calendar year.
The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and online at Playmakers.com.