Do I have to register online?
No. Paper registration forms are available on this site, and can be mailed with payment* to:
Day of the Dead Race
PO Box 470
Talent, OR 97540
Day of the Dead Race Registration form <–Click here for paper registration.
Mail by 10/08/18 to ensure your entry is received.
Registration in person will take place during packet pick-up locations. Please check our website for registration information and costs.
What time is the race?
The race begins at 10:00 a.m. 1-mile, 5k and 10k start at the same time.
How old must I be to race?
The 5k, 10K and mile run are open to all ages as long as a parental consent has been signed.
I registered and now I won’t be able to participate; can I still pick up my bib and goodie bag?
Yes. Please stop by packet pick up to collect your bib and race shirt.
I won’t be able to participate; can I transfer my registration to next year or to another person?
No. We’re sorry, but there are no transfers of registration to another person or the following year. Bibs also cannot be transferred from one individual to another.
Can a friend or family member pickup my packet?
Yes. Please send them to packet pick-up with a copy of your race confirmation and ID.
When should I arrive to the course on race day?
It is recommended that all runners arrive at least 30 minutes before the race and to the start line at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the race.
Arrive 1 hour early for FREE face painting, Day of the Dead theme.
Is there packet pick-up on race day?
Yes. Race-day packet pick-up will take place on race event grounds at 8:00a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Can I register on race day?
Yes, there will be race day registration available (late registration fees apply).
Are there aid stations and portable toilets along the course?
There is 1 aid station with Port-a-Potties on race event grounds in the START and FINISH area.
What will be served at the aid stations?
Water and snacks.
Are baby strollers allowed?
Baby strollers are permitted. Please be considerate and line-up toward the back.
Can participants wear costumes?
YES! Participants are HIGHLY encouraged to dress in their Halloween best. Costume contest will be held during the post-race party. Please Check in at the Day of the Dead Race booth to enter the contest for “Best Costume.”
Is there gear check for runners?
Yes. Gear check will be available race day to all registered participants from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Please visit Day of the Dead Race booth for Gear check in. Gear check bags must be 12 inches by 18 inches or smaller. Carrera de los Muertos/Day of the Dead Race and Latino Media Solutions are not responsible for lost, damaged or misplaced items. Please have the gear check tab from your bib adhered to your bag prior to entering the gear check lines.
Where can I park?
Parking is available around the starting point. Plenty of parking on Lapree Dr. near the Talent Library, Market street and E. Main st. Those streets are only a block away from the starting line.
Can I get a refund?
Unfortunately, we will not be able to issue refunds after you have registered for the race.
Any further questions please email or call Race Director: Alfredo Flores, email@example.com, cell: 541-601-2797.