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 other goodies to be announced. Early Bird Registration for the 5K run/walk is $35 per participant.  The 10K is $45 per person. (if registered by 5/8/19) Registration will increase to $40 for the 5K and $50 for the 10K after 5/8/19)

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 a TBA location.

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

Packet Pick up: We will host a pre race day packet pickup. Details will be announced closer to race day. 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.

Click here 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.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION – Begins at 7:30 AM and ends at 8:50 AM. Race day registration fees are $45.00 for the 5K, and $55.00 for the 10K. Participants who register on race day are not guaranteed a shirt or commemorative medal.

Proceeds from this race go to support the Detroit RiverFront Conservancy, the nonprofit organization responsible for the development, operations, and programming of the Detroit RiverWalk and associated greenspaces.

2018 Race Photos