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RACE INFORMATION | Event Date: June 8, 2024

Detroit Riverfront Run to support the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy

The much-anticipated Detroit Riverfront Run is back in person for 2024!  After record attendance last year, we’re excited to celebrate the 21st anniversary of the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy with you during this family-friendly wellness event!

This year’s Detroit Riverfront Run features a 5k & 10k run/walk and will be held on June 8, 2024. The race route will showcase the Detroit Riverwalk and Dequindre Cut. All participants will receive a commemorative T-shirt, a participation medal, post race snacks and other goodies to be announced. Registration for the 5K run/walk is $35 per participant, 10K is $45 per person or virtual race is $45 per person before May 1. Starting May 1st registration fees increase to $40 for the 5k, $50 for the 10k or $50 for the virtual race. Online Registration has now ended

PACKET PICKUP – Packet Pick up for the riverfront run will take place on June 6th from 12-6pm at Eastern Market Shed 2 at the side located off of Russell St. Eastern Market is located at 2934 Russell Street, Detroit MI 48207. Click here for a parking map. Race Day packet pick up will begin at 7:30 AM and end at 8:30am at the race start and finish line located in Cullen Plaza – 1340 E. Atwater St. Detroit, MI 48207. There is no bag check at the race start line.

RACE DAY PARKING – Free parking for all race day participants will be available at the River East Garage located at corner of Rivard and Franklin Streets across from the race start and finish line. Parking will be available starting at 7am and cars must exit the lot by 12pm. The address to the River East Garage is 1000 Franklin St., Detroit, MI 48207.

Click here to register!

Virtual Runners – your materials will be mailed out on Monday, June 12
How to participate in a Virtual Run!

Step 1 – Register for the Detroit Riverfront Run!

Step 2 –  Your shirt, bib, & finisher medal will be mailed to you the week of June 10th.

Step 3 –  Run or Walk your Virtual 5K or 10K anytime/anywhere between June 10 – June 30th.    (Ex. treadmill, favorite park, on the Riverwalk on a different day)

Step 4 – Share your photos online and use the #DetroitRiverfrontRun2024! There will not be race awards for the virtual race

Join us for the Riverfront Run After Party on the riverfront with DJ, drinks, and food taking place at Cullen Plaza. Breakfast items and a full bar with drink specials will be available for purchase. The party will begin directly after the race and end at 11am.

5K: (Commemorative t-shirt, Bib & medal)

  • $35 (before 5/1/2024)
  • $40 (5/1 through 6/4/2024)
  • $45 (Race day)

5K Virtual: (Commemorative t-shirt, Bib & medal)

  • $45 (before 5/1/2024)
  • $50 (5/1 through 6/4/2024)

10K: (Commemorative t-shirt, Bib & medal)

  • $45 (before 5/1/2024)
  • $50 (5/1 through 6/4/2024)
  • $55 (Race day)

10K Virtual: (Commemorative t-shirt, Bib & medal)

  • $45 (before 5/1/2024)
  • $50 (5/1 through 6/4/2024)

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