Lovelace Rio Grande Half Marathon @ National Hispanic Cultural Center, Albuquerque [12 August]

Lovelace Rio Grande Half Marathon

06:30 - 12:30

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National Hispanic Cultural Center
1701 4th St SW, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
A favorite course for walkers and runners that is always fast and flat. It is sanctioned and certified by USA Track & Field to ensure the accuracy of the course distance.

Please register early! Prices increases after July 12th on (link below). Registration closes Friday, August 10th at midnight Pacific time. We always order extra shirts, however, we cannot guarantee a shirt if you register after the 10th. You can register at packet pick up on the 10th & 11th and on race day (the 12th) with a late fee and no shirt guaranteed.

Register at Sport Systems or online at

Packet Pick-Up:
Friday: August 10th from Noon — 7:00 pm at Sports Systems: 6915 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Saturday: August 11th from 11:00 am — 5:00 pm at Sports Systems: 6915 Montgomery Blvd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

Sunday: August 13th starting at 5:30 am on Race Day at the National Hispanic Cultural Center. If you decided to pick up your bib on race day, please be sure to give yourself extra time in case there is a line.

Free Kids K: All Kids K participants will run for free. A $5 charge will apply to only those wishing to receive a race t-shirt. Kid sizes are youth small & medium. Just show up. Sign a waiver, and a bib number will be distributed to your little athlete.

Awards: There will be an awards table where medals will be distributed for all age groups. There will also be an awards ceremony to recognize the top 3 overall women and men in the half marathon and 5K run. All participants will also receive finishers medals at the finish line.

Age Groups: Top 3 males and female in each age division: (14 & under; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-75; 75+).

A Great Cause: A portion of the proceeds will benefit RUNNING 505. Running 505 is a grassroots wellness program for youth. We collaborate with the community at large to encourage our youth to live healthy lifestyles.

Running 505 has two programs: Running Girls 505 and Running Guys 505. Each program is designed for youth to learn from, get motivated with, and become inspired by educational lessons and physical activity.

Running 505 is designed for youth in the 5th — 8th grades. This program is funded based on community donations.

Event details and schedule
5:30 am — 6:45 am — Race Day Registration & Bib Pick Up

6:30 am — Half Marathon Start

7:00 am — 5K Run & Walk Start

8:00 am — 5K Run Overall Awards

8:30 am — Half Marathon Overall Awards

9:00 am — Kids 1K Fun Run
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