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May 4, 2024

Los Angeles || Whittier Narrows Park

Distance 3.1 miles

Start Time: 8 A.M.

Time Limit: 2 Hour


Whittier Narrows Recreation Area info 

750 S. Santa Anita Ave.  South El Monte, CA 91733

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What you get:

  • Two Free Tacos

  • A Free Beer (21+)

  • Crafted Medal

  • Cool Designed T-shirt

  • Chip Timing (optional)

  • Entertainment on the course with

    • Live Mariachi​s

    • a DJ

    • a live band

  • Post Tacos & Beer Festival:

  • BAJA Beer Garden

  • Live Mariachi Music

  • Live bands & DJs

  • Games--tug-o-war & more...

  • Mechanical bull ride

  • Costume Contest Fiesta

  • Tacos & Beer 5k Awards


Race Information

3 Main Waves:
  • Speedy Gonzalez

    • All Runners

  • Slow poke Rodriguez--"Tranquilito"

    • joggers

    • Walkers

The Course
  • 5k (3.1 miles) one loop route

  • Participants will start/finish inside Whittier Narrows Park

  • Route consist of asphalt and trail

Start Line Activities
  • Pre-event Party and warm-up

  • pre-Games

  • Dj music

Course Support and Entertainment
  • Water stations at two points

  • Live Mariachi Music and DJs

Packet Pick Up

Friday, May 3, 2024               

  • Time: 10a.m.- 3p.m.     

  • Location: TBA


Saturday on Race day - $5.00 fee

  • from 6:30 am to 7:30 am at venue 

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

Post-Race Festival

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

  • Serving Tacos and Beer at the Festival 

  • Costume competition and piñata bashing party

  • Tug-o-war Games and more....

Race Awards: 
  • to the top three overall Male and Female Finishers--based on chip timing results.


Fun Competition

Will give Awards in the Categories of

  • Traditional Costume: 

    • Team and Individual competition.

    •  Your race bib must be visible on the costume.

  • Largest Team (most members registered) 

Parking Information

Whittier Narrows Park offers plenty of parking with an admission fee per car--so car pool with your team.

Whittier Narrows Rec Parking Lot


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 race bib number to another individual – if you do, this could result in your disqualification as well as the runner who uses your race bib 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.

Run for Tacos N' Beer!
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