Fiesta 5K Run / Walk  -  due to the uncertainty of the pandemic, the abbreviated 2022 Fiesta schedule does not include the 5K Run/Walk

In 1977, it was parishioner Paul Griego's idea and dream to hold a three mile race as a Fiesta Mexicana activity.  Each year since then the parishoners of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church host the annual Fiesta Mexicana 5K Run/Walk in the Oakland Community.  Runners and walkers of all skill levels meet at the Oakland Community Center.  You can enter as a runner or as a walker.

There are categories for age and gender classifications in the run only.
For more information contact the run co-ordinator, Artie Gonzales (E-mail: or 785-232-4114.

The Fiesta Mexicana 5K Run/Walk was held on Saturday, _______ at 8:00 am, at the Oakland Community Center. 

Click here for Race Results - Men's Medals

Click here  for Race Results - Men's Overall
here for Race Results -
Women's Medals

Click here for Race Results - Women's Overall

2020 Event Information to be updated

Date: to be announced
Place: Oakland Community Center-Sardou & Poplar Streets
Events:  5K Run & 5K Walk – Certified Course   

Race Schedule:
6:30 a.m. - 7:50 a.m. Late Registration & Packet Pickup
8:00 a.m. Start 5K Run and 5K Walk
Rain or Shine.  No Refunds

Entry Fee: 
$30.00 Early Registration
$35.00 After ______________    
T-shirts are not guaranteed to registrants after _____________!
Please make checks payable to Our Lady of Guadalupe Church

Mail Entries to:
Artie Gonzales, 916 SW 9th St., Topeka, KS 66606

Packet Pickup:
Friday, __________, 5 pm to 7 pm at the Oakland Community Center

Race day packet pickup and registration from 6:30 am to 7:50 am

Age Groups & Awards For 5K Run:
Paul Griego Memorial Trophy to male overall winner. Nate Morales, Sr. Memorial Trophy to female overall winner.  Second and Third place overall trophies to male and female.  Age group awards will be presented to the first three male and female finishers in age groups beginning with 10 and under and proceeding upward in five year increments to and including over 70.

The 5K Walk is a family fun event and no trophies or awards will be awarded.

Click here to download the entry form. 

Click here to complete online entry form

Course Map - Click here to open a larger, printable course map.