Event Info

Hot Tamale Virtual 5K

WHAT IS THE VIRTUAL HOT TAMALE 5K? The Virtual Hot Tamale 5K is the ultimate themed race that can be accomplished at any location! You can run outside, walk or use a treadmill while wearing your Hot Tamale swag. You can run anywhere, anytime by yourself or with a group via Zoom (Be creative with social distancing)! The goal is to just get up, run and have a fun time!

Race Charity

Run For Central America is the official charity partner of the 2020 Hot Tamale 5K! During normal times, Central America struggles with some of the highest rates of hunger and insecurity in the world. Now during lock down, most families can’t work and widespread hunger and other challenges are greater than ever. Run to provide food, job opportunities and most of all hope!

All Race Proceeds will go directly to Run For Central America!

What You Get

All 5K race participants will receive:

  • Hot Tamale Shirt Quaran-Team Edition
  • 5k Finisher Medal
  • Shipping Included
How Does A Virtual Race Work?


STEP 1: Register HERE

STEP 2: Receive your swag via USPS (Shipping Date: Starts June 1st)

STEP 3: Get up, Run or Walk the 5K!

STEP 4: Wear your medal proudly and post your photos on Instagram and Facebook -make sure to tag us @runforcentralamerica!

STEP 5: Don’t forget to HAVE FUN and enjoy the satisfaction of your success and being a part of the Hot Tamale Virtual 5K!

When & Where

Grab your running shoes and join the Hot Tamale 5K Virtually during the month of June. Run Anywhere. Anytime.


Monday, June 1 to Tuesday, June 30, 2020


Anywhere! You can run outside or on a treadmill!


Packet Shipping

Packets will start to ship on Monday, June 1st and ship throughout the month of June. Please allow 5-7 days if registered after June 1st to receive your packet.


The Hot Tamale 5K Virtual Results Coming!