Tacos & Beer 5k run Kicks off a fun and festive Cinco de Mayo weekend.  After the run, join the  Tacos and Beer Festival with live mariachi music, live bands, DJs, games, including a mechanical bull, and Cinco de Mayo festive costume contest so Bring the Mexican sombrero, serape, folklore skirts, the maracas, la guitar, el barracho, la muchacha....My friends--Salud! 

About the Event 

*Race Day Packet Pick Up add $5.00

Presale registration will open soon

Packet Pick Up

  • Race day PPU-- $5.00 fee

  • We encourage everyone to pick up their bib on Friday--no $5.00 fee.  Please Note: Race will start on time.

The Venue

532 South Olive Street. Los Angeles, CA 90013

Race & Waves Times

Chip Timing Runners
Non-Chip Timing Fun Run

Speedy Gonzales

8 am

All Runners welcome: 

chip timing or not!. 

No walkers, no strollers

Slowpoke Rodriguez


Joggers, walkers, and strollers    

What We Offer

  • Crafted Medal

  • Chip Timing (optional)

  • Entertainment on the course

  • Tacos & Beer Festival:

  • A free beer to participants 21+

  • Two FreeTacos 

  • Live Mariachi Music

  • Live bands & DJs

  • Costume Contest Fiesta

  • Tacos & Beer 5k Awards


Start Time is 8:00 AM​
  • Please show up an hour prior to race time.

The Course
  • The course is 5k (3.1 miles) out-and-back route

Start Activities
  • Pre-event Party and warm-up

  • Port-a-john

  • Dj music

Course Support and Entertainment
  • Water stations at two points

  • Live Mariachi Music and DJ

Race Information

Post-Race Fiesta Activities
  • Finish Line Tacos & Beer Fiesta

  • Medals

  • Tacos and Beer at the Baja Beer Garden 

  • Costume competition and pinata breaking party

  • Games and MAS....

  • to the top three overall Male and Female Finishers--based on chip timining results.



Will give Awards in the Categories of

  • Traditional Costume: 

    • Team and Individual competition.

  • Most Creative Team Name

  • Largest Team (most members registered) 

  •  Your race bib must be visible on the costume.

Parking Information

Parking details coming soon

Please note that the Tacos and Beer 5K  and RunCarrera reserves the right to reject any entry.  All entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. This is noted on our registration application, and when you register for any of our events you must agree to this policy. You may not alter, reproduce, give or sell your number to another individual – if you do this could result in your disqualification as well as the runner who uses your race number. The entry fee for this year's event will NOT transfer to next year's event, no exceptions. This policy stays in effect whether you are injured, have an unexpected business or family emergency, pregnancy, etc.There are NO exceptions.

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5 de Mayo  //  2018


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