Frequently Asked

Where do I start?

McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd.


What time does the event start?

7:00 a.m.


What can I do there?


  • Run for Justice 5k/10k Run
  • Darling’s Dare Cycling Ride 25, 40, 60 miles hosted by Team McAllen Cycling Team
  • Cowboy Q’ing Cook Off
  • “Back to School Supplies” Fair
  • Kids Bike Rodeo
  • Kids Fun Run


Where can I find parking?

McAllen Convention Center west parking


How can I get involved with Viva McAllen Streets?

You can find the sponsor packet online or register online to volunteer. The event is free to participate.


Where can I find water along the route?

At the 5k and 10k turnaround and Cycling ride will be at 3 designated sites throughout course.


Is Viva Streets pet friendly?

Yes, as long as you monitor your pet. Pet owners are responsible for pets. The City of McAllen or McAllen Crime Stoppers and its representatives are not responsible for pets.


How is Viva McAllen being organized?

The McAllen Crime Stoppers program and its community members are organizing the event.