New for 2018!

Get ready our Challenge Series! Choose from any of the three options below and show the Motor City what you’re made of! The Motor City Challenge Series is available for those who want to run more than one event during Detroit’s Marathon Weekend. For our inaugural year, we will be offering the following options. Come see about this:

The Temptation: 1-Mile + 5K

The Wonder: 1-Mile + 5K + International Half-Marathon

The Supreme: 1-Mile + 5K + Full Marathon

All Challenge Races are expected to sell out! Register soon and don’t miss out!

Registration for The Wonder and The Supreme will end on August 27, 2018 at 11:59pm. Registration for The Temptation and all remaining domestic events will end on October 15, 2018 at 11:59pm.

NOTE: Those running The Wonder or The Supreme MUST pick up their packets on Friday, October 19th at the Health & Fitness Expo. Saturday pickup will not be allowed. Those running only The Temptation can pick up their packets on Friday at the Expo or Saturday before the races.

Challenge Series FAQs

Q: This is awesome! How do I register?
A: During registration just select the Challenge that you are running! There will be options for The Temptation, The Wonder and The Supreme. DO NOT sign up for each individual race if you want to complete a Challenge. Instead, just simply sign up for the specific Challenge you are interested in.

Q: Do Challenge Series participants get any fun swag?
A: You betcha! Race Staff is working hard to make sure these new events are the best ever! Information on the Challenge Series will be released throughout the year. Only those signed up for a Challenge event will receive the special item.

Q: What if I signed up for one race, and want to switch to a Challange event?
A: You can transfer into a Challenge Series like any other transfer!

Q: Hold up! Are you going to charge me more for running more events?
A: Nope! The pricing for the Challenge Series is based on how much each individual event is. Your Challenge registration will include entry to each individual event and the extra swag item!

Q: When is this event again? 
A: The 5K and 1-Mile is on Saturday, October 20. The Full Marathon and International Half-Marathon is on Sunday, October 21.