2024 Move for the Museum Challenge

The Move for the Museum 5k Run/Walk in in memory of Michaelann PereaMuseum Board member and community volunteer who inspired and changed many lives and truly cared for everyone she encountered. On Sunday, April 28, the community will come together at Bicentennial/Alto Park (1121 Alto St. Santa Fe, NM) in her honor and in support of a cause she loved. All proceeds from sponsorships, donations, and registrations of this event will support the Santa Fe Children's Museum and its programs. ​

The Move for the Museum 5K Run/Walk is open to runners at all levels and will feature a Kids Dash for children (10 & younger).  We welcome you to this family-friendly event! 


Walk-in Registration Fees: Adult (18+): $50, Youth (6 – 17):  $10, Child (0 – 5): Free

Check-In/T-Shirt Pickup & Walk-in Registration​


 April 26th & April 27th : 11 am – 5 pm

AT EVENT (Bicentennial/Alto Park)

Sunday, April 28th: 7 am – 8: 45 am 

*It is highly recommended to pick up your t-shirt & bib prior to 8:30 am on event-day!*

*For all registrations after April 1st, t-shirt sizes available on a first come, first serve basis upon pickup*


Sunday, April 28th

 7 am – 8:45 am:

Check-in & Day-of Registration (Bicentennial/Alto Park)  

Pick up 5K t-shirts & bibs, explore the sponsor tables, and get registered for the run/walk!

8:45 am: Program Begins!

Enjoy opening remarks with sponsor recognitions, a guided warm-up, and more!

9 am:
5K Run/Walk Starts!

Take a nice stroll through Bicentennial/Alto Park or sprint towards the finish line in this 3.11 route through one of Santa Fe's most-visited parks!

10:15 am: Kids Dash- (.6 miles) (for children 10 & younger)  

Bring your little ones to join a quick run with other Kid Dashers! If you prefer to watch, there will be plenty of activities for you and your children, presented by our Children's Museum educators. Alto Park will be transformed to activate your imagination with our larger than life bubbles, Rigamajig, our large-scale building kit that encourages hands-on free play and STEAM learning, and Imagination Playground blue block play area.et your little ones get in the action by taking a quick run with some fellow Kid Dashers!

10:30 am:
Awards Ceremony

Recognitions and prizes will go to the top finishers in each age category for our 5K Run and Kids Dash!

Registration & Event Logistics

  • Event t-shirts are included in Adult (18+) & Youth (6 – 17) 5K Run/Walk Registrations. 
  • Specific sizes offered in registration until March 31st. Starting April 1st, t-shirt sizes will be based on availability upon check-in/t-shirt pickup.  
  • There will not be an equipment check-in at the event. All participants must keep belongings with them at all times.
  • This is an out-and-back walk/run, turning around at the 1st picnic table at Bicentennial/Alto Park, as you cross the footbridge towards Frenchy's Field. Start and finish line are the same.
  • The Kids Dash is a .6 mile run & will be organized in three heats, according to age.
  • Childcare will not be provided during the 5K Run/Walk.
  • Parents may cheer on their Kids Dasher from sidelines of the path.
  • There are no weather-related refunds associated with this fundraiser. The 2024 Move for the Museum will take place rain or shine!
  • For any questions regarding registration please contact: moveforthemuseum@santafechildrensmuseum.org