2017 Dia de los Muertos 5k, Festival & Skull Sprint

Saturday 4th November 2017

Sagamore Hills Elementary School: 1865 Adlerbrook Road NE, Atlanta, United States

Running, Distance running, 5K


  • Running-5K - 5k Participant (13 Years & Over)
  • Running-5K - 5k Participant (Under 13 Years)


The Día de Los Muertos 5k is a PEACHTREE QUALIFIER!  Runners Fit Race Works will be timing the race, and the course is USATF certified.

5K RUN – 10:30 a.m.

Open to the public, the 5 kilometer race begins in front of Sagamore Hills Elementary, goes through the neighborhood, and ends on the track behind the school.  All registrants will receive a 100% cotton commemorative Día de Los Muertos t-shirt featuring the 2015 sugar skull design. Cost for running the 5K is $30 for participants 13 years and older and $20 for participants under 13 years old.  All proceeds benefit Sagamore Hills Elementary.  NOTE: We regret that we can not offer refunds.

FESTIVAL – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The festival will include a mariachi band, sugar skull face painting, holiday traditions, as well as other fun activities and crafts for both adults and children. Taqueria el Vecino will be on site offering food for purchase.

SKULL SPRINT (1 mile) – 12:00 p.m.

This one mile fun run is $5.00 and is for children 13 and under.  To register for this event, please go to the event website: http://sagamorehillspta.org/ddlm


Originating in Mexico, Día de los Muertos has soared in popularity and is now celebrated and recognized in many different parts of the world.  Día de los Muertos expresses the beauty and mystery of life and death. For many, it is a time of celebration; for others, it is a time of introspection. At its most potent, it is a balanced blend of the two. Join us as we celebrate this captivating Latin holiday.

2016 Results:


2015 Results:


Event details and schedule

9:00 a.m. - Onsite Registration / Race Check-in / Face Painting

10:30 a.m. - 5K Race Start

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - Día de Los Muertos Festival

12:00 p.m. - Skull Sprint Race Start

Organised by

Sagamore Hills Elementary PTA

1865 Alderbrook Road, NE, Atlanta

Phone: 404-918-9395

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