Motor City 10K

Go Ahead. Make Motor City Proud.

The Spirit of Detroit is strong — and this is your opportunity to prove it. To rise to the challenge and run, powered by momentum and driven by grit. Your sweat will be rewarded with race gear made for those who embody the never quit mindset that makes Detroit unstoppable. Go ahead. Make Motor City proud.

Race Highlights

Finisher Medal

Race Shirt

Bib Number

Timing Chip

Runner Refreshments

Packet Pick-Up

There are 3 options for picking up your race packet. A photo ID and bib number are needed to pick up your race packet.

Option 1

Pick up your race packet in person prior to the race at:

Coming soon.

Friday, July 27 (4:00pm – 8:00pm)
Saturday, July 28 (12:00pm – 6:00pm)

Option 2

Have a friend or family member pick up your race packet for you (by presenting a copy of your photo ID and bib number) prior to the race (location, dates, and times listed above).

Option 3

Race Day Packet Pick-Up. For $10 per race packet, you can pick up your race packet on race day before the event at the Information tent from 7:00am – 7:45am. You can sign up for this service during the registration process.

Please note only those who register for Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be able to pick up their race packet on race day.
Race Day

On race day, be sure to allow enough time to check in (e.g., parking, gear check, etc.) before your start time. We recommend participants arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race.

Start Time

8:00am

Race Location

Belle Isle Park

Parking & Transportation

All participants are strongly encouraged to carpool or use public transportation to the Motor City 10K. If you drive, please allow sufficient time for heavy traffic and street closures due to the race.

Gear Check

Gear check will be available at the race site.

Photos

All participants will receive free race day photos from Gameface Media. Photos will be available the week following the race and emailed to all participants.

Awards

The top three overall male and female finishers will receive awards.

Weather Policy

The Motor City 10K will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel the event. All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Refund Policy

All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable. No exceptions.
Swag

All participants will receive an official Motor City 10K shirt, finisher medal, bib number, free race photos, and a B-Tag ChronoTrack timing device with their entry.

Course Details

Distance

10K (6.2 miles)

Start Location

Belle Isle Island

Timing

The Motor City 10K will feature the B-Tag Chronotrack timing system. All participants will receive a B-Tag timing device with their bib number.

Course Time Limit

Participants must maintain a 15:00 mile pace and complete the race in 1 hour 30 minutes. Please note your official time does not begin until you cross the start line.

Race Map & Elevation

Coming soon.
Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Motor City 10K. Volunteers are needed to assist with every aspect of the race, including:

Needs

  • Course Marshall
  • Start line and finish line support
  • Aid station support
  • Gear check
  • Course set up and tear down
  • Packet Pick-Up
  • Water station support
  • Cleanup
For more information, please contact us at info@motorcity10k.run.
Sponsors

The Motor City 10K is proud to be supported by the following sponsors and partners.

Sponsors Run Mfg
Sponsors Clifbar
Sponsors Gameface
Sponsors Active

For information on becoming a sponsor of the Motor City 10K, please contact info@motorcity10k.run.

Weather Policy

Weather Policy

The Motor City 10K will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather or other conditions that may affect the safety and health of participants, race officials reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel the race. All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Refund Policy

All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable. No exceptions.
FAQ

Questions?

We've got answers. For more information about the race, please email us at info@motorcity10k.run or visit our FAQ page.