Riverfront Run sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan

Saturday, Jun 10, 2017 - 8:30am to 12:00pm
Event Type : Sports Activities

The much-anticipated  Riverfront Run sponsored by Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Michigan will be held on June 10, 2017,  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 Riverfront Run sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan includes both a 5K run/walk and a 10K run. 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 run is $40 per person. (if registered by 5/9/17) Registration will increase to $35 for the 5K and $45 for the 10K after 5/9/17)

Winners: The top female and top male participants in each age group will receive a special award!  Award grouped by age: 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Parking: Free parking will be available to all race participants at a location to be TBD

Race Route: Click here for a course map! 

Packet Pick up: TBD

Click to register! 


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. 


Click to see 2016 Race Photos!