Corrida del Mariachi 5k Run

Run or walk to the beat of Mariachis, Folkloric dancers and a Dj throughout the bungalow lined street of Berwyn! Join us for our 4th Annual 5K Run!

Join the North Berwyn Park District in promoting health and wellness in our community by running/walking and celebrating in our Fourth Annual 5K Run/Walk!

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: 5/1-6/3

  • Untimed-$35
  • Chip-timed - $40

Registration: 6/4-7/8

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

Registration: 7/9-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

Official Race Shirt

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Packet Pick-up

  • Thursday – August 17, 2023 - 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Friday – August 18, 2023 - 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 as an alternate parking:

  • Joseph C. Vallez Activity Center Parking Lot located at 15th & Harlem Avenue,


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.

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

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.

2022 Corrida Sponsors

Click here for 2023 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

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

2023 Sponsors

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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 – 6:00 pm 
Saturday: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sunday: Closed
Holiday closures for 2023:  10/9, 11/23-24, 12/23-25, 12/30-1/1
these dates are subject to change.

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