Cruzin’ Flat Rock, Registration begins at 9am
Sep 18 @ 9:00 am
Little Tens Invitational Open 5k
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am
Little Tens Invitational Open 5k @ Huron Charter Township | Michigan | United States

September 25, 2021

Little Tens Invitational Open 5k

23200 S Huron Rd.
New Boston, MI US 48164

Hosted by the University of Michigan Club Running Team, MRun, this Open Cross Country 5k will be the first race to kick off the day and will be followed by both a male and female race for other collegiate club runners. The 5k course is primarily flat terrain with the exception of one hill that is run twice. It is grassy and a great opportunity for a PR! All ages are invited to race and prizes will be awarded to our top 3 male and female runners. We hope to bring the local community of runners together for an exciting day of cross country racing.

Blue Ribbon Run
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Blue Ribbon Run @ Woodhaven | Michigan | United States
23101 Hall Rd.
Woodhaven, MI US 48183

Registration is now open for the 2021 Blue Ribbon Run.  The date is September 26th. If you are unable to participate please consider donating.  All proceeds of this event go to the Trenton Exchange Club and will be used to support prevention of child abuse.

5K – 9:30am start time. This years run will include the hill (2 times).  Hill is OPTIONAL!  No dogs or strollers on the hill.  Awards to 1st and 2nd Male and Female, Overall and Masters & Finisher Medals.  Age groups:  9 & Under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and up.

Any social distancing guidelines in effect on race day will be strictly adhered to, including staggered starts if necessary.  Chip timing will be used for results.

1 Mile-  9:00am start time.  No hill on the 1 mile course.  Strollers and dogs on a leash are welcome for the 1 mile race.

Teddy Bear Tot Trot- 9:15am start time.  FREE  6 years & under.  Finisher gift

For printable registration form click here

Early Bird pricing until May 31, 2021:  5K-$25, 1 Mile-$15.  June 1, 2021-September 25, 2021:  5K-$28, 1 Mile- $18.  Race Day:  5K-$30, 1 Mile:  $20

Quarry Challenge
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am
Quarry Challenge @ Charter Township of Berlin | Michigan | United States


  • Start Time : 9:00 a.m.


  • S. Rockwood
  • 5676 Carleton Rockwood Rd
  • 48179


  • $20.00 prior to 4/30/2021 $25.00 prior to 7/31/2021 $30.00 Before Day of Race $40.00 Morning of Race



This race is run in an actual working quarry. The course is graded, but please be aware you will be running on areas that are uneven, or even sandy.
We will be following the COVID-19 regulations that are in place at the time of the race. Parking is off site & you will be bussed to the Quarry. As of now, masks WILL be required while on the bus or inside the registration/package pick up building.

Growler Gallop Atwater 10 Mile & 5K @ Atwater Brewery
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm
Growler Gallop Atwater 10 Mile & 5K @ Atwater Brewery | Detroit | Michigan | United States

September 26, 2021

Growler Gallop Atwater 10 Mile & 5K
At Atwater Brewery in Downtown Detroit!

Now in its 8th year, the Grower Gallop 10 mile and 5K is an amazing celebration of running and walking! The Growler Gallop is a 10 mile and 5K race starting and finish at the Famous Atwater Brewery in Downtown Detroit! The 10 mile course will take you along the riverwalk and around Bell Isle, while the 5K will use the riverwalk and loop back around just before the bridge to Belle Isle. We will have great live music, medals, food, and beer for all participants. The best part is that we have the most coveted awards around, Growlers of Atwater Beer! Participants have a chance to win our cash prizes and kegs!

Registration includes: Growler Gallop hoodie, one beer ticket for Atwater Craft Beer, post race food, race day photos, awards, and more!

Schedule of Events
Early Packet Pickup Options

1. Friday, Sept. 24th, 4:00pm – 7:00pm @ RunDetroit, 441 W Canfield St #5, Detroit, MI 48201

2. Saturday, Sept. 25th, 3:00pm – 6:00pm @ Atwater Brewery and Tap House, 237 Jos Campau, Detroit, MI

Race Day (Sunday, September 26th):
1:30 – 3:40pm – Athlete registration and packet pickup at Atwater Brewery
4:00 pm – 10 mile race start
4:10 pm – 5 Kilometer race starts
6:00 pm – 10 mile and 5K awards

BCBSM – Active Blue Virtual Classic @ Virtual Event
Oct 1 – Oct 10 all-day
BCBSM - Active Blue Virtual Classic @ Virtual Event

Fri October 1 – Sun October 10, 2021
BCBSM – Active Blue Virtual Classic

Celebrate movement with BCBSM’s Active Blue ERN. Sign up for any or all of the distances. Please share your pictures, we would love to see you in action!

Run the D with DPD & DMC – Sponsored by the Detroit Public Safety Foundation, a 501c3 @ Brush Mall - DMC Campus
Oct 9 @ 8:00 am
Run the D with DPD & DMC - Sponsored by the Detroit Public Safety Foundation, a 501c3 @ Brush Mall - DMC Campus | Detroit | Michigan | United States

October 9, 2021

Run the D with DPD & DMC – Sponsored by the Detroit Public Safety Foundation, a 501c3

Brush Mall – DMC Campus
3990 John R St
Detroit, MI US 48201
Run the D with DPD and DMC is a race put on in conjunction with the Detroit Police Department, Detroit Public Safety Foundation (DPSF) and the Detroit Medical Center. The goal is to promote healthy living while raising money and awareness for the DPD Fit wellness initiative and the DPSF.

As organizations committed to supporting physical and mental health, the Run the D Race is the perfect opportunity to engage the community in our mission.

This race will include a warm-up and stretching session with trainers from the DMC. The Detroit Police Department’s Training Center will be participating in the run with cadets in the Police Academy. The cadets will be doing cadences/chants to keep everyone inspired as they run.

The 3-mile course starts in beautiful Brush Mall and takes you through portions of downtown Detroit, ending again at Brush Mall.

The DMC is providing free parking in one of their on-site parking structures. Included with the registration fee, runners will receive an official race t-shirt, medal and drinks/snacks after the race. Virtual runners will receive their t-shirt and medal.

Early registration is $35 and will be available until July 31, 2021.

Registration cost is $40 after August 1, 2021. Registration is available until the day of the event but there is no guarantee of t-shirts for registrations processed after September 21st. The deadline for virtual runners to register is October 1st.

Race registration begins at 8:00 a.m. on October 9th and the race will begin at 9:00 a.m.

Out of the Darkness- Downriver Walk @ Lake Erie Metro Park
Oct 9 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Out of the Darkness- Downriver Walk @ Lake Erie Metro Park | Brownstown Charter Township | Michigan | United States

Event Name: Out of the Darkness- Downriver Walk
Location of Event: Lake Erie Metro Park
Event Description: This fundraising walk event is organized by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Every dollar you raise through the Out of the Darkness Walks allows AFSP to invest in life-saving research, education, advocacy, and support for those impacted by suicide. For more information, visit AFSP’s website!
Dates of Event: October 9th, 2021(11:00 am- 1:00 pm)
Event Link:

Detroit Free Press Marathon @ Detroit River Walk
Oct 16 – Oct 17 all-day
Detroit Free Press Marathon @ Detroit River Walk | Detroit | Michigan | United States

Saturday, October 16, 2021 at 9:30am

Registration is now open – learn more about registration here.

On-site registration at our Health & Fitness Expo will be available on FRIDAY ONLY for late registrants.


Our 5K starts near the DNR Outdoor Adventure Center and William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor, along the Detroit RiverWalk.

The Course

Our 5K course will take participants along the Detroit Riverwalk, past Milliken State Park/Harbor, past Chene Park and through the historic Rivertown Warehouse District before finishing in front of the DNR Outdoor Adventure Center. View the course here, or click here to view all the course maps.

There will be two waves: runners and walkers. Walkers will line up behind the runners and will start 5 minutes after the first wave of runners. This is for the safety and happiness of all participants!

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, Facebook and Twitter for updates.

Gear Check

Gear Check will be available for 5K Runners starting at 7:30am. It will be located under the pavilion in William G. Milliken State Park (closest to the water). 

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 15: Health & Fitness Expo at TCF Center (formerly COBO Center), from 2:00 – 8:00pm

Saturday, October 16: (Race Day): Milliken State Park, before the race. You may NOT pick up your packet at the Expo on Saturday.

Time Requirements and Age Restrictions

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.

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