Detroit Riverfront Run
Saturday, Jun 08, 2019 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
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 provides 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. Registration for the 5K run/walk is $40 per participant. The 10K is $50 per person.
Note: Online Registration closes on Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 at 6:00 pm EST. NO REFUNDS.
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.
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.
Additional Race Info
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+
Parking: Free parking will be provided to all race participants at River East Garage, located across from the Race/Start and finish at Cullen Plaza. River East Garage is located at 1000 Franklin with entrance to the garage at the corner of Rivard and Atwater Streets.
Race Route: Click here for Race Routes!
Packet Pick Up: Pre Race Packet pickup will be June 7 from 12-6:30 PM at Run Detroit located at 441 W Canfield St #5, Detroit, MI 48201 or on Race Day from 7:30-8:30. 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.
Post Race Brunch: Atwater Brewery will open at 10AM an hour earlier than usual so Riverfront Run participants can enjoy a celebratory brunch! Head to Atwater Brewery for 10% off your bill when you show your medal or bib from 10-12PM on June 8th.