Corrida del Mariachi 5k Run

*************SAVE THE DATE 08.17.2024*************


Join the North Berwyn Park District in promoting health and wellness in our community by running, walking and celebrating to the beat of Mariachis, Folkloric Dancers and Dj's throughout the bungalow lined street of Berwyn for our Fifth Annual Corrida del Mariachi 5K!

Proceeds from this event benefit North Berwyn Park District Art programs.

Corrida Highlights

The only CARA Certified 5K race that runs through the city of Berwyn

Runners will be cheered on with entertainment throughout the race course, including live mariachis, traditional folkloric dance groups and a house music DJ

Top male and female finishers as well as runners who finish in the top of their age/gender divisions will be awarded an authentic MARIACHI SOMBRERO

A post-race party with authentic Mexican and Latin American food set to music and dance

A large selection of kids activities at the post race party

Water stations at the Start/Finish line and the 1.5 mile mark

Mile markers on the course

Medical staff

Gear check

Costumes are highly encouraged

Race Type, Registration Dates & Fees

Early Bird Registration: 5/5-6/8

  • Untimed-$35
  • Chip-timed - $40

Registration: 6/9-7/6

  • Untimed - $40
  • Chip-timed - $45

Registration: 7/7-until Sold Out

  • Untimed - $45
  • Chip-timed - $50

This CARA certified course will Start & Finish at 16th & Wesley Ave. Berwyn, IL. and will begin at 8:00 am.

Keep the party going after the race and join us for our After Party.

What's included with my registration?

Chip Timed

  • TEC Shirt (available in unisex sizes)
  • Bib
  • Time Chip (tracks your running time)
  • Medal for Finishing
  • Beber y Comer (one drink and one snack)


  • Cotton Shirt (available in unisex sizes)
  • Bib
  • Medal for Finishing
  • Beber y Comer (one drink and one snack)

Corrida Medal

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Official Race Shirt

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Packet Pick up

Thursday, August 15, 2024: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Friday, August 16, 2024: 10:00 am-7:00 pm

Please make sure to bring a photo ID and a copy of your registration confirmation.
You must pick up your packet prior to race day.

Packet Pick up & Race Day Location

North Berwyn Park District      
1619 Wesley Avenue                  
Berwyn, IL. 60402                      

Race Day Details

Check-in begins at 6:00 am at 16th & Wesley Ave. Berwyn, IL.  
This certified CARA course will Start & Finish at 16th & Wesley Ave. Berwyn IL.(see course route).  
The race will begin promptly at 8:00 am.
Strollers are permitted, however please be considerate and lineup toward the back.
In the interest of safety, animals, skates, skateboards, or bicycles will not be allowed.
Runners will have access to a post-race tent with food & refreshments.


As street parking will be very limited, we recommend the following location:

Joseph C. Vallez Activty Center, 1529 Harlem Ave.


Top male and female overall finishers as well as runners who finish in the top of their age/gender divisions will be awarded an authentic MARIACHI SOMBRERO and 1st, 2nd or 3rd place Medal.

Gender/Age Divisions


  • 12 and under
  • 13-19 yrs.
  • 20-29 yrs.
  • 30-39 yrs.
  • 40-49 yrs.
  • 50-59 yrs.
  • 60 yrs. and over

Come for the RACE stay for the AFTER PARTY

Entertainment to be announed at a later date

Become a Sponsor

Are you interested in giving your company/organization brand exposure? Be a part of North Berwyn Park District's Corrida del Mariachi 5K Run/Walk and expose your brand to a captive and receptive audience that includes families, community leaders, small business owners and the running community.

2023 Corrida Sponsors

Click here for 2024 Corrida Sponsor information


Not running but still want to be part of the action? Volunteer with us!

  • Flyer/Sign Placement and Pick -up
  • Packet Prep
  • Packet Pickup
  • Gear Check
  • Course Marshals
  • Water Stops/Finish Line Water
  • General Setup/Cleanup
  • Medal Distribution
  • Floaters
  • Cheer Leaders

Click here for Volunteer Form

For more information, please contact (708)749-4900

Click here for Business Vendor Form

Click here for Food Vendor Form

Refunds Will Not Be Issued For This Event. Rain or Shine!

2024 Sponsors

Sponsors logos will be updated as they are received.

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North Berwyn Park District 

Community Center
Address: 1619 Wesley Avenue
Berwyn, IL 60402
Phone: (708) 749-4900
Fax: (708) 749-4966

Monday - Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm 
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday: Closed
Holiday closures for  2024:  
5/27, 6/19, 7/4, 9/2, 11/28-29,12/24-25, 12/31
these dates are subject to change.

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