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Carrera de los Muertos Fun Run, Oct. 27

Go Metro and Save $2 on tickets

Celebrate Day of the Dead at the 4th annual Carrera de los Muertos 5k on October 27! This 5k has live music and performers on the course, so run, walk or dance across the finish line! Plus, every participant gets a sparkly finisher medal, 2018 race shirt, and goodies from the expo. Afterwards, continue the celebration at the post-race Dia de los Muertos Festival at Historic Olvera Street.

The race starts at 8 a.m. on Main Street, in El Pueblo de Los Ángeles Historical Monument, the oldest section of Los Angeles, and home to Olvera Street. Avoid the race against cars on the freeway and conveniently take the train or bus to this event instead.

Fun Stuff to See and Do:

  • Post-Race Expo and Day of the Dead Festival
  • Folklorico and Mariachi Performers
  • Runners Altar to Decorate (Bring mementos!)
  • Face Painters On Site
  • Kids Zone

Metro Perk:

TAP card holders, Metro employees, and LA County employees save $2 on the race entry with promo code METRO18 when purchasing tickets online.

Go Metro:

Carrera de los Muertos is located at 845 N. Alameda Street in El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Take the Red, Purple, Gold or Silver Line to Union Station and walk across Alameda Street towards Historic Olvera Street, near where the race starts. Plan your trip below.

845 Alameda Street Los Angeles, CA

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