Cinco de Miler Race Details

Celebrate running and Cinco de Mayo with us in Chicago on May 6, 2023! Learn more about our 5-mile course along Lake Michigan and post-race party below.


Start Time: 8:30 a.m.

Our USATF-certified 5-mile course is one of the best in the Chicago area. You’ll start in the park and make your way along Lake Michigan before returning to Montrose Harbor. Then, cross the finish line under a 3-story tall piñata arch!

*Course map subject to change


2023 Packet Pick up times and location coming soon!

Thursday, 5/4
Friday, 5/5
There is no race day packet pickup!

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Limited free parking is available on Montrose Avenue.  Paid parking options are at the Pay & Display lots at Montrose Harbor, Wilson, and Foster beach entrances. The event is located at Montrose Harbor–Grove 16, 400 W. Montrose Harbor Drive, Chicago IL 60640.


After you cross the finish line under the giant piñata, celebrate at the after-party! You’ll enjoy festive treats, one complimentary beer or Mexican Mule (21+) and more. Plus, we’ll have a live mariachi band playing for the ultimate Cinco de Mayo celebration by the lake!

Participants 21 years and older can purchase extra beer/mule tickets during the registration process. No additional tickets will be sold on race day.

Get Your Big Burrito

Taco-bout an exciting update!🚨 The Cinco de Miler after-party will now feature a new food option. Let your taste buds join the fiesta with the NEW big a** breakfast burrito!

What are you waiting for? Treat yourself to an unforgettable race experience today!