Cafecito Caliente 5k Run/Walk

Saturday September 12th, 2020

Lansing, MI

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Cafecito Caliente will kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with the 3rd Annual Cafecito Caliente 5k Run/Walk at the Cesar E. Chavez Plaza in Old Town. The race highlights include running the past the new sandy beach by the Lansing City Market.

The course starts in the Cesar E. Chavez Plaza and continues south on Lansing's River Trail to right underneath the 496 Expressway where participants will turn around and head back to the finish at the Chavez Plaza in Old Town.

Upon completing the course, runners can partake in having pan dulce (sweet Mexican bread), and other snacks, juices and water!

A portion of the proceeds will go to the Latino Advisory Committee which acts as a parental advisory group for Latino parents and students in the Lansing, Michigan area. 

Cost: By September 4th: Adults $25 Students $15 t-shirt and customized medal/bottle opener/magnet are guaranteed.
After September 4th: Adults $30 Students $20 t-shirt and customized medal/bottle opener/magnet will be offered as supplies last. 

Run as a family group and save! - Register 3 or more people at the same time and save $5 per participant. 

Packet pickup will be Friday, September 11, 2020 at Sir Pizza Grand Café in Lansing's Old Town from 4pm to 6:30pm as well as in the morning of the race at Cesar E. Chavez Plaza starting at 8:00 am.

T-shirt: Each participant is guaranteed a shirt if they preregister by September 4th. After that shirts are available while supplies last.

Awards: Award to overall male and female and each division winner. $25.00 Gift Certificate to your favorite Mexican or Cuban restaurant in the Lansing area!

Age divisions: 10 to 15, 15 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 to 69, 70 to 79, and 80+

The race will be professionally timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and on the web at Playmakers.com

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Start Location

230 E. Cesar E. Chavez Ave., Lansing, MI

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