2019/06/08 08:40:00

Race Information

Detroit Riverfront Run to support the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy | June 8, 2019

The much-anticipated Detroit Riverfront Run  will be held on June 8, 2019,  this 5K & 10K run and walk showcases the Detroit RiverWalk and Milliken State Park, and provide a healthy, fun experience for participants. Proceeds benefit the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, the stewards of Detroit’s historic and international RiverWalk and Dequindre Cut Greenway.

The Detroit Riverfront Run includes both a 5K and a 10K run/walk. All participants will receive a performance T-shirt, a commemorative medal and a one-day admission pass to the Conservancy’s upcoming Detroit River Days festival. Early Bird Registration for the 5K run/walk is $30 per participant.  The 10K is $40 per person. (if registered by 5/8/19) Registration will increase to $35 for the 5K and $45 for the 10K after 5/8/19)

Click here for photos from the 2018 RiverFront Run!

Winners: The top female and top male participants in each age group will receive a special award!  Award grouped by age: 7-12, 13-16, 17-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
Start Time: 8:40am – 10K 9:00am – 5K

Parking: Free parking will be provided to all race participants at River East Garage located at 1000 Franklin Street. This garage is directly across from the race start and finish at Rivard Plaza. Parking will be available from 7am-12pm.

Race Route: Race Route will be provided closer to the race date. Route will feature Detroit RiverWalk and/or Dequindre Cut.

5k Race Map

10k Race Map

Packet Pick up: Packet pickup will be Thursday, June 6th from 12-7PM at the Run Detroit store located 441 W. Canfield, Detroit MI 48201.

Or  pre-registered participants can receive their race packet which includes a commemorative performance tech t-shirt on race day between 7AM-8:50AM.

T-Shirts for those that register on race day are subject to availability, and may need to be picked up later at the Parade Company.

Can’t make the race but still want to participate? Check out our Virtual Race option. 

How it works-

Step 1- Register online for the 5K or the 10K. There is an option for choosing the Virtual Run on the registration website.

Step 2 –  Your shirt, bib, & finisher medal will be mailed to you between June 10 – June 17. Virtual run participants not eligible for packet pick up.

Step 3 –  Run your Virtual 5K or 10K  anytime/anywhere between June 1 – June 17.    (Ex. treadmill, favorite park, on the RiverWalk on a different day)

Note – Virtual Racers are not eligible for race awards and there is an additional $5 shipping and handling fee.

5K: (Tech shirt, one day admission pass to the Detroit River Days Festival & medal)

  • $30 (thru 5/9/18) $35 – Virtual Race
  • $35 (5/10/18 through 6/6/2018) $40 – Virtual Race
  • $40 on race day

10K: (Tech shirt, one day admission pass to the Detroit River Days Festival & medal))

  • $40 (thru 5/9/18) $45 Virtual Race
  • $45 (5/10/18 through 6/6/2018) $50 Virtual Race
  • $50 on race day

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