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January 13, 2024

Chilly Willy 5K/10K/Half Marathon-Albuquerque

Mariposa Basin Park • 4900 Kachina St NW AlbuquerqueNM  87120 Organized by Five Star NTP

About this event

It's only ~chilly~ if you're standing still so come on out and keep moving this winter!~


It's winter time & it's cold, but don't hibernate!  Keep moving because it's a great time to go for a run whether you join us live or run virtual!

We're racing the trails in Albuquerque and starting/finishing at Mariposa Basin Park.  All the races start at 8:30 am, with   Finisher Medals for all Half Marathon participants; 5K & 10K may purchase one during registration! Only 200 finisher medals will be ordered so sign up or add yours on early!

All participants will receive their very own Chilly Willy long sleeve race shirt!  We'll have have chip timing with awards for the Overalls, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Masters, and the five year age groups. 

Half Marathon participants will receive a custom finisher medal & long sleeve triblend with Half Marathon down the sleeve.

5K/10K participants may purchase a finisher medal for $7 & will receive a cotton long sleeve.

*Virtual package will be shipped out 1/17/24.



Event details and schedule

Entry & Registration Fees

Early Bird Registration:  (ends 10/09)

  • 5K: $30
  • 10K: $35
  • Half Marathon: $55
  • 5K-No Swag: $25
  • 10K-No Swag: $30
  • Half Marathon-No Swag: $50
  • Virtual 5K: $30
  • Virtual 10K: $30
  • Virtual Half Marathon: $30


Regular Registration:  (ends 1/7)

  • 5K: $35
  • 10K: $40
  • Half Marathon: $60
  • 5K-No Swag: $30
  • 10K-No Swag: $35
  • Half Marathon-No Swag: $55
  • Virtual 5K: $35
  • Virtual 10K: $35
  • Virtual Half Marathon: $35


Last Minute (ends 1/12)

  • 5K: $37.5
  • 10K: $42.5
  • Half Marathon: $62.5
  • 5K-No Swag: $32.5
  • 10K-No Swag: $37.5
  • Half Marathon-No Swag: $57.5
  • Virtual 5K: $37.5
  • Virtual 10K: $37.5
  • Virtual Half Marathon: $37.5


Race Day Registration

  • 5K: $40
  • 10K: $45
  • Half Marathon: $65
  • 5K-No Swag: $35
  • 10K-No Swag: $40
  • Half Marathon-No Swag: $60


*All participants registered by 1/3 are guaranteed a shirt in their size.  Registrations after 1/3 will receive a shirt while supplies last. 

Want to save money??  Choose our No Swag option and save $5!


Virtual Running - How it works & Link for Time Submission

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? Or, maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then, the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1

Get excited, grab some friends & pups to join you!  Sign up, and register for the Chilly Willy Virtual 5K, 10K or Half!!

Step 2

Download your Custom Digital Bib!  Hydrate and get ready to get moving!

Step 3

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to social distance & be safe!

Step 4


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route, and use the hashtag #ChillyWilly5K #ChillyWilly10K #ChillyWillyHalf #fivestarrunning

Step 5

Submit your results directly on RunSignUp.com through your Profile or registration.

You can submit your race time HERE on the Virtual Results page anytime until end of day 1/14/23.

Step 6

View your Virtual Results HERE Monday after the Event Date.  


Course & Timing

The 5K & 10K are single out & backs and the Half is a double loop.  Everything is pretty flat, so you're guaranteed a great net time.  

*The half is a double loop.

Click here for course map

  Groups & Teams

Running is more F-U-N together, even if we're far apart! 

Organize your very own Chilly Willy Team!  Grab your friends, co-workers, neighbors or family and participate as a Team.  Teams of 5 or more receive discounts off their registration.

  • 5+:      $2.50 off
  • 11+:    $3.75 off
  • 21+:    $5.00 off
  • 51+:    $6.25 off
  • 100+:  $7.50 off

You can get some awesome swag for getting a group together!

  Awards & Goodies

Awesome Custom Finisher Medals included for all of the Half Marathon finishers!  Only 200 finisher medals have been ordered so sign up early!

Half Marathon registrations & 5K/10K Finisher Medal purchases after 12/30 will receive a different Finisher Medal. 

If you're running the 5K/10K and want a Finisher Medal to remember your run, add one on during registration for just $7 until 12/30.

We'll have awards in the following categories for all 3 races:

  • Top 3 Overall M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Masters M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Sr. Masters
  • Top 3 Overall Grand Masters
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups 10 & under through 75+

Great long sleeve race shirts in your size to all participants (guaranteed if you register by 1/3). 

  Five Star Championships & Turkey Trot

This is one of your first opportunities to qualify for (1) free entry into our 2023 Turkey Trot & also to qualify for our Championship 5K/10K!

All participants will automatically qualify for (1) FREE entry into one of the 2023 Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trots. See event website

Top finishers will also have the opportunity to earn a spot in the Championships held in January 2024. The number of spots available is based on the total registration.  See event website

  Event Courtesy & Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun for the entire family. With that in mind; any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike
conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.

All registrations are final. There are no refunds, deferments, or transfers.

Event will take place rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather, we will cancel for the safety of the participants...there are no refunds in this case.

Participants that do not show up to race/event forfeit their right to any swag.

No COVID-19 Refunds.  If unforeseen circumstances arise due to COVID-19, including any Federal or State Health Emergency, refunds will not be provided.  The event will go 100% Virtual & shirts will be shipped to participants.

  Event Schedule

Jan 3

  • Last day to register to guarantee shirt size

Jan 13

  • 7:30 AM      Race Day Registration & Check-In Opens
  • 8:30 AM      Races START


Mariposa Basin Park

4900 Kachina St NW AlbuquerqueNM  87120

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