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Run of the Dead at the Patton Park Recreation Center in Detroit

Event Date/Time

Nov 2, 2013
7:00 am until 12:00 pm

Description

Run of the Dead at the Patton Park Recreation Center in Detroit

The Southwest Detroit Business Association and Living Arts will host the 2013 Run of the Dead 5K and 10K race The event, which takes competitors through two historic cemeteries, celebrates the Mexican holiday of Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) that honors relatives and loved ones who are no longer among the living. The Run of the Dead will feature awards for top male and female 5K and 10K finishers, prizes by age category, swag bags with local treats, entertainment along the racecourse such as guitarists, stilt walkers, singers, and a Living Arts Youth Ensemble dance performance of the Danza de la Muerte (Dance of Death). Participants are welcome to wear traditional face-paint, flowers, and attire. Halloween and non-traditional costumes, however, are not encouraged.

Cost $25/5K, $30/10K
Location

Patton Park Recreation Center
2301 Woodmere St.
Detroit, MI
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Additional Info
SponsorSouthwest Detroit Business Association and Living Arts
Phone313-842-0986
Contact nameSarah Carlson
Contact emailscarlson@southwestdetroit.com
Websitehttp://savorsouthwestdetroit.org

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