WHAT IS EL GRITO?
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.
ABOUT EL GRITO 5K RUN/WALK
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.