El Grito Run 5K
Start: Saturday, September 13, 2014 @ 7:30 AM (CDT)
San Antonio , TX 78216
Registration Closing Date
Thursday, September 12, 2013 @ 11:59 PM (CDT)
The purpose of this event is for families and athletes to embrace the Mexican Culture in San Antonio by uniting in an important Mexican day, engaging in a healthy and competitive environment. As well as to raise awareness and proceeds for a specific cause.
The Grito de Dolores or Grito de Independencia was the event that marked the beginning of the Mexican War of Independence. It was uttered by Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla on September 16, 1810 from the small town of Dolores, near Guanajuato. The anniversary of the event is celebrated as Mexican Independence Day.