NOTE: The 5k WALK/RUN IS ON Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 9:00 AM

Registration: CLOSED


Outdoor Adventure Center and William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor along the Detroit RiverWalk.


Free parking will be available for race participants. Please see the Detroit Marathon 5K Parking Map for more information.


American Home Fitness 5K participants: 2,800

Note: Should we reach capacity before registration is over, we reserve the right to close them without notice. These events do sell out, so you’ll want to take advantage of reduced rates and guaranteed participation by registering as soon as possible. Also note that on-site registration is not available for any events.

The Course

Our 5K course will take participants along the Detroit RiverWalk, through the William G. Milliken State Park & Harbor and the Rivertown Warehouse District before finishing near Rivard Plaza.

Click here to see the American Home Fitness 5K course map!

Want some more information? Check out the course’s turn-by-turn directions.

Runners and walkers of any age and/or ability are welcome to participate in the celebration of fun and fitness. Because of safety concerns strollers, bicycles, roller-blades and skateboards are not permitted in any of our events, including the 5K.

PLEASE NOTE: In the event of road closures due to construction, we have detours planned and ready to go. Stay tuned to our website, and the Facebook and Twitter accounts for updates.

Packet Pick-Up

There are two opportunities to pick up your race day packet, which includes your T-Shirt and Bib Number. You may have someone else pick up your packet, but they must have a copy of your confirmation email and ID.

Friday, October 16: Health & Fitness Expo at COBO Center, from 2:00 – 8:00pm

Saturday, October 17: (Race Day): Milliken State Park, 7:00 – 8:45am.

Used Shoe Collection

We will be collecting used shoes for the Million Shoe March.  You can donate your used shoes on Friday at the Health & Fitness Expo or on Saturday at packet pick-up BEFORE the race.

Time Requirements

There are no age-restrictions for this event. All participants are required to finish the 5K in one hour and ten minutes (1:10:00).


All individual cash prizes are based on “clock time” (not chip time).

Place Open Male/Female Masters Male/Female
1st $300 $150
2nd $150 $75
3rd $75 $40

NOTE: In the event that a Masters runner also places in the Overall division, they will receive both the Masters and the Overall cash awards.

About Our Sponsor

Train at home all year round with the help of American Home Fitness. Visit any one of their multiple metro Detroit locations to create your own personal gym at home. American Home Fitness will help you every step of the way from purchasing your home gym or equipment to assembling the products in your home. For more information and to find a location near you, visit their website.