Latino Alumni Council Day of the Dead Virtual 5K


In honor of Pilsen’s 15th annual Dia de Los Muertos Run on Oct. 30, the NIU Latino Alumni Council is hosting a virtual 5K from Oct. 25-Nov. 1. this virtual event.

Wear a costume, your sugar skull shirt or NIU gear and walk, jog or run and have fun!

Don’t forget to take fun pictures along the way to post on social media with the hashtag #NIUDayOfTheDead5K or #NIUDiaDeLosMuertos5k. Remember to be careful during your 5K and practice social distancing. 

Feel free to take breaks and participate in a way that works best for you. The main goal is to get people active and healthy!

The NIU LAC is using the Strava platform to track everyone's progress. First, you will need to join the NIU Latino Alumni Council Running Club, then you can register for the event.

Questions? Please contact Dana King, ’05, at or 815-753-5421.

Event Information

Cost: Free


12:00AM Mon 25 Oct 2021 - 11:59PM Mon 1 Nov 2021, Central timezone

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