Please note: The below information is for 2018. 2019 Information will be updated as we get closer to Race Day!

The Official Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon Afterparty!

Sunday, October 20th
8AM – 2PM

Surface parking lot on the corner of Lafayette Blvd. and Third Street. Please see the below map for reference!

Party Highlights:

    • Gear Check opens at 5:30 a.m. and will be located on the northeast corner of the lot
    • Running a Motor City Challenge? You’ll pick up your final medal here
    • Your chance to win over $5,000 in prizes, including free 2019 race registrations
    • Cold Beer for a nominal price (all proceeds are donated to charity)
    • Local food truck favorites Mac Shack and El Guapo will be there to satisfy your post-race cravings
    • Live Music from Collision Six
    • Family Fun including games and more
    • Visit with our 2018 official charity partners


The party is FREE and open to all runners and spectators and open to the public!