5K Run

Course information

    • 7:00a Start - USATF-certified course
    • Start staging is on Ottawa Avenue near Lyon Street
      • Find the Gate with your pace per mile and enter the line up
    • Finish on Monroe Avenue at Pearl Street
    • All participants must be able to maintain a 14:30 minute per mile pace 5K Pace Chart
    • This event is a 5K Run only - the 5K walk starts at 9a,  please register for the appropriate event and start times
    • NO wheelchairs, baby joggers, backpacks, bicycles, scooters, rollerblades, skateboards and animals allowed on the course
    • Course Maps

Combo Event Information (pdf)

Event Information 
  • Packet Pickup will be on Friday, May 12 from 11a-8p at the Sports & Fitness Expo, 303 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids and Saturday, May 13 beginning at 6a, DeVos Place.
  • Late Registration available on Friday ONLY
    • Bring your phone to register via a special late registration QR code 
    • No computers will be on-site for participant use
  • Registered participants will receive a t-shirt, finisher gift, post-event refreshments and a free beverage ticket for the Finish Fest.
  • Upgrade to a tech shirt ($19.78) when you register.  (Quantity limited/no exchanges.  Not available at late registration)
  • Save $5.30 off one event fee with a Fifth Third Bank credit or debit card.  (Valid for one registration per transaction and cannot be combined with other offers.)
  • Registration Fee Table (pdf)

Age Divisions and Awards
  • 13 and under, 14-19, 20-24, 25-29,30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80+
  • Awards are three deep in each age division. Awards will be mailed in or around 30 business days following the event

Prize Purse

  • Wear your participant bib with the the Chronotrack B-Tag attached to the front of your shirt for best results/scoring
  • Participant bib/B-Tag does not need to be returned after your event