The 2022 Marathon route includes some of the most dramatic improvements to the course in the race’s 45-year history. First, we’re back to running internationally after a two-year pause. Plus, we’ve added signature Detroit features like the Woodbridge neighborhood, the District Detroit, Eastern Market, the Dequindre Cut and a finish line at the foot of Campus Martius.
The full Marathon route is below. You can also click through for a larger version, plus the International Half-Marathon and U.S.-Only Half-Marathon.

Check back to this page soon for:

  • Any updates that occur after the course is officially certified

The 2022 Marathon route includes some of the most dramatic improvements to the course in the race’s 45-year history. First, we’re back to running internationally after a two-year pause. Plus, we’ve added signature Detroit features like the Woodbridge neighborhood, the District Detroit, Eastern Market, the Dequindre Cut and a finish line at the foot of Campus Martius. 

Check back to this page soon for: 

  • Any updates that occur after the course is officially certified 
FULL MARATHON MAP
U.S.-ONLY HALF-MARATHON MAP
INT’L HALF-MARATHON MAP

Marathon turn-by-turn instructions

Turn # Description Leg distance
Start Start Line  (W. Fort Street and 2nd Ave)
Straight on W Fort St to W Grand Blvd
1 Turn right on W Fort St to W Grand Blvd 1.82
2 Turn right on W Grand Blvd to the I-75 Service Drive (Northbound)-  “Bridge to Canada” Entrance 1.88
3 Turn right at the “Bridge to Canada” Entrance to the bottom of the U.S. plaza ramp 2.53
4 Turn right 180 degrees at the bottom of the U.S. plaza ramp to the Ambassador Bridge extension (west side of bridge- inactive)
5 Bear right at the Ambassador Bridge extension (west side of bridge- inactive) to the Canadian Plaza Immigration Booths
6 Turn left 180 degrees at the Canadian Plaza Immigation Booths to Huron Church Rd, then straight on Huron Church Rd to Riverside D 4.75
7 Turn right on Riverside Dr W to Goyeau St 6.63
8 Turn right on Goyeau St to Park St E 6.86
9 Turn right on Park St E to the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Exit- Windsor (Runner Entrance) 6.91
10 Turn left at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Exit to the end of the Plaza
11 Turn left 180 degrees at Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Plaza end. Proceed thru the tunnel to W Jefferson Ave 6.99
12 Turn left on W Jefferson Ave to John C Lodge Fwy exit ramp 8.15
13 Bear left on W Jefferson Service Drive to Washington Blvd. 8.65
14 Turn right on Washington Blvd to Lafayette Blvd 8.81
Intersection of Washington Blvd and Lafayette Blvd 9.14
15 Bear left on Washington Blvd (northbound against traffic) to Clifford Street 9.18
16 Turn left on Clifford Street toward Adams St. 9.38
17 Turn left on Adams St. to Cass St. 9.53
18 Turn right on Cass St. to Ledyard St. 9.59
19 Turn left on Ledyard St. to 2nd Ave (west side of the park) 9.95
20 Turn right on 2nd to Temple St. 10.11
21 Turn right on Temple St. to 2nd Ave. 10.20
22 Turn left on 2nd Ave to Willis St. 10.24
23 Turn left on Willis St. to 3rd Ave. 10.88
24 Turn right on 3rd to Forest 10.99
25 Bear left on 3rd to Forest 11.20
26 Turn left on Forest to Commonwealth St. 11.23
27 Turn left on Commonwealth St. to Canfield St. 11.70
28 Turn left on Canfield St. to Aretha Ave. 11.84
29 Turn right on Aretha Ave. Alexandrine St 12.02
30 Turn right on Alexandrine St. to Avery St. 12.20
31 Turn right on Avery St. toward W. Warren Ave. 12.46
32 Turn right on W. Warren Ave. toward Cass Ave. 12.93
33 Bear right on W. Warren Ave to the eastbound lane of traffic continuing toward Cass Ave. 13.06
34 Turn right on Cass Ave. to Forest St. 13.73
35 Turn right on Forest St. to 2nd St. 13.89
36 Turn left on 2nd St. to Canfield St. 14.00
37 Turn left on Canfield Street to Cass Ave. 14.14
38 Turn right on Cass Ave. to Charlotte St. 14.25
39 Turn left on Charlotte St. to Woodward Ave 14.91
40 Bear right across Woodward Ave. to Edmund Pl. 15.09
41 Turn left on Edmund Pl. to John R 15.14
42 Turn right on John R. to Winder 15.24
43 Turn left on Winder to Brush St. 15.47
44 Turn left on Brush St. to Erskin St. 15.57
45 Turn right on Erskins St. to Beaubian Blvd. 15.93
46 Turn right on Beaubian Blvd. to Wilkins St. 15.99
47 Turn left on Wilkins St. to Russell St. 16.07
48 Turn right on Russell St. to Winder St. 16.51
49 Turn left on Winder St. to Orleans St. 16.76
50 Turn left on Orleans St. to Mack Ave. 16.93
51 Turn right on Mack Ave to the entrance to the Dequindre Cut Greenway 17.45
52 Turn right onto the Dequindre Cut Greenway 17.51
53 Bear left on the ramp heading to E Lafayette St. 18.57
54 Turn left at the exit of the Dequindre Cut ramp onto E. Lafayette St. (westbound lanes, against traffic) 18.67
55 Turn left on Field St. to Agnes St. 20.31
56 Turn right on Agnes St. to Seminole St. 20.43
57 Turn left on Seminole St to Goethe St 20.93
58 Turn right on Goethe St to Burns St 21.71
59 Turn right on Burns St to Agnes St 21.88
60 Turn right on Agnes St to Iroquois Ave. 22.66
61 Turn left on Iroquois Ave. to E. Lafayette St. 22.74
62 Turn right onto E. Lafayette St. to St. Aubin St. 22.87
63 At Field St bear left to the (eastbound lanes, against traffic) 23.43
64 Turn left on St. Aubin St. to Larned St. 25.09
65 Turn right onto the eastbound lanes on Larned St. to Woodward Ave 25.27
66 Turn right on Woodward Ave.  finishing at XYZ mark on Woodward 26.10

Marathon turn-by-turn instructions

Turn # Description Leg distance
Start Start Line  (W. Fort Street and 2nd Ave)
Straight on W Fort St to W Grand Blvd
1 Turn right on W Fort St to W Grand Blvd 1.82
2 Turn right on W Grand Blvd to the I-75 Service Drive (Northbound)-  “Bridge to Canada” Entrance 1.88
3 Turn right at the “Bridge to Canada” Entrance to the bottom of the U.S. plaza ramp 2.53
4 Turn right 180 degrees at the bottom of the U.S. plaza ramp to the Ambassador Bridge extension (west side of bridge- inactive)
5 Bear right at the Ambassador Bridge extension (west side of bridge- inactive) to the Canadian Plaza Immigration Booths
6 Turn left 180 degrees at the Canadian Plaza Immigation Booths to Huron Church Rd, then straight on Huron Church Rd to Riverside D 4.75
7 Turn right on Riverside Dr W to Goyeau St 6.63
8 Turn right on Goyeau St to Park St E 6.86
9 Turn right on Park St E to the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Exit- Windsor (Runner Entrance) 6.91
10 Turn left at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Exit to the end of the Plaza
11 Turn left 180 degrees at Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Plaza end. Proceed thru the tunnel to W Jefferson Ave 6.99
12 Turn left on W Jefferson Ave to John C Lodge Fwy exit ramp 8.15
13 Bear left on W Jefferson Service Drive to Washington Blvd. 8.65
14 Turn right on Washington Blvd to Lafayette Blvd 8.81
Intersection of Washington Blvd and Lafayette Blvd 9.14
15 Bear left on Washington Blvd (northbound against traffic) to Clifford Street 9.18
16 Turn left on Clifford Street toward Adams St. 9.38
17 Turn left on Adams St. to Cass St. 9.53
18 Turn right on Cass St. to Ledyard St. 9.59
19 Turn left on Ledyard St. to 2nd Ave (west side of the park) 9.95
20 Turn right on 2nd to Temple St. 10.11
21 Turn right on Temple St. to 2nd Ave. 10.20
22 Turn left on 2nd Ave to Willis St. 10.24
23 Turn left on Willis St. to 3rd Ave. 10.88
24 Turn right on 3rd to Forest 10.99
25 Bear left on 3rd to Forest 11.20
26 Turn left on Forest to Commonwealth St. 11.23
27 Turn left on Commonwealth St. to Canfield St. 11.70
28 Turn left on Canfield St. to Aretha Ave. 11.84
29 Turn right on Aretha Ave. Alexandrine St 12.02
30 Turn right on Alexandrine St. to Avery St. 12.20
31 Turn right on Avery St. toward W. Warren Ave. 12.46
32 Turn right on W. Warren Ave. toward Cass Ave. 12.93
33 Bear right on W. Warren Ave to the eastbound lane of traffic continuing toward Cass Ave. 13.06
34 Turn right on Cass Ave. to Forest St. 13.73
35 Turn right on Forest St. to 2nd St. 13.89
36 Turn left on 2nd St. to Canfield St. 14.00
37 Turn left on Canfield Street to Cass Ave. 14.14
38 Turn right on Cass Ave. to Charlotte St. 14.25
39 Turn left on Charlotte St. to Woodward Ave 14.91
40 Bear right across Woodward Ave. to Edmund Pl. 15.09
41 Turn left on Edmund Pl. to John R 15.14
42 Turn right on John R. to Winder 15.24
43 Turn left on Winder to Brush St. 15.47
44 Turn left on Brush St. to Erskin St. 15.57
45 Turn right on Erskins St. to Beaubian Blvd. 15.93
46 Turn right on Beaubian Blvd. to Wilkins St. 15.99
47 Turn left on Wilkins St. to Russell St. 16.07
48 Turn right on Russell St. to Winder St. 16.51
49 Turn left on Winder St. to Orleans St. 16.76
50 Turn left on Orleans St. to Mack Ave. 16.93
51 Turn right on Mack Ave to the entrance to the Dequindre Cut Greenway 17.45
52 Turn right onto the Dequindre Cut Greenway 17.51
53 Bear left on the ramp heading to E Lafayette St. 18.57
54 Turn left at the exit of the Dequindre Cut ramp onto E. Lafayette St. (westbound lanes, against traffic) 18.67
55 Turn left on Field St. to Agnes St. 20.31
56 Turn right on Agnes St. to Seminole St. 20.43
57 Turn left on Seminole St to Goethe St 20.93
58 Turn right on Goethe St to Burns St 21.71
59 Turn right on Burns St to Agnes St 21.88
60 Turn right on Agnes St to Iroquois Ave. 22.66
61 Turn left on Iroquois Ave. to E. Lafayette St. 22.74
62 Turn right onto E. Lafayette St. to St. Aubin St. 22.87
63 At Field St bear left to the (eastbound lanes, against traffic) 23.43
64 Turn left on St. Aubin St. to Larned St. 25.09
65 Turn right onto the eastbound lanes on Larned St. to Woodward Ave 25.27
66 Turn right on Woodward Ave.  finishing at XYZ mark on Woodward 26.10

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Marathon elevation chart

The 2022 Marathon route includes some of the most dramatic improvements to the course in the race’s 45-year history. First, we’re back to running internationally after a two-year pause. Plus, we’ve added signature Detroit features like the Woodbridge neighborhood, the District Detroit, Eastern Market, the Dequindre Cut and a finish line at the foot of Campus Martius.
The full Marathon route is below. You can also click through for a larger version, plus the International Half-Marathon and U.S.-Only Half-Marathon.

Check back to this page soon for:

  • Any updates that occur after the course is officially certified

The 2022 Marathon route includes some of the most dramatic improvements to the course in the race’s 45-year history. First, we’re back to running internationally after a two-year pause. Plus, we’ve added signature Detroit features like the Woodbridge neighborhood, the District Detroit, Eastern Market, the Dequindre Cut and a finish line at the foot of Campus Martius. 

Check back to this page soon for: 

  • Any updates that occur after the course is officially certified 
FULL MARATHON MAP
U.S.-ONLY HALF-MARATHON MAP
INT’L HALF-MARATHON MAP

Marathon turn-by-turn instructions

Turn # Description Leg distance
Start Start Line  (W. Fort Street and 2nd Ave)
Straight on W Fort St to W Grand Blvd
1 Turn right on W Fort St to W Grand Blvd 1.82
2 Turn right on W Grand Blvd to the I-75 Service Drive (Northbound)-  “Bridge to Canada” Entrance 1.88
3 Turn right at the “Bridge to Canada” Entrance to the bottom of the U.S. plaza ramp 2.53
4 Turn right 180 degrees at the bottom of the U.S. plaza ramp to the Ambassador Bridge extension (west side of bridge- inactive)
5 Bear right at the Ambassador Bridge extension (west side of bridge- inactive) to the Canadian Plaza Immigration Booths
6 Turn left 180 degrees at the Canadian Plaza Immigation Booths to Huron Church Rd, then straight on Huron Church Rd to Riverside D 4.75
7 Turn right on Riverside Dr W to Goyeau St 6.63
8 Turn right on Goyeau St to Park St E 6.86
9 Turn right on Park St E to the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Exit- Windsor (Runner Entrance) 6.91
10 Turn left at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Exit to the end of the Plaza
11 Turn left 180 degrees at Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Plaza end. Proceed thru the tunnel to W Jefferson Ave 6.99
12 Turn left on W Jefferson Ave to John C Lodge Fwy exit ramp 8.15
13 Bear left on W Jefferson Service Drive to Washington Blvd. 8.65
14 Turn right on Washington Blvd to Lafayette Blvd 8.81
Intersection of Washington Blvd and Lafayette Blvd 9.14
15 Bear left on Washington Blvd (northbound against traffic) to Clifford Street 9.18
16 Turn left on Clifford Street toward Adams St. 9.38
17 Turn left on Adams St. to Cass St. 9.53
18 Turn right on Cass St. to Ledyard St. 9.59
19 Turn left on Ledyard St. to 2nd Ave (west side of the park) 9.95
20 Turn right on 2nd to Temple St. 10.11
21 Turn right on Temple St. to 2nd Ave. 10.20
22 Turn left on 2nd Ave to Willis St. 10.24
23 Turn left on Willis St. to 3rd Ave. 10.88
24 Turn right on 3rd to Forest 10.99
25 Bear left on 3rd to Forest 11.20
26 Turn left on Forest to Commonwealth St. 11.23
27 Turn left on Commonwealth St. to Canfield St. 11.70
28 Turn left on Canfield St. to Aretha Ave. 11.84
29 Turn right on Aretha Ave. Alexandrine St 12.02
30 Turn right on Alexandrine St. to Avery St. 12.20
31 Turn right on Avery St. toward W. Warren Ave. 12.46
32 Turn right on W. Warren Ave. toward Cass Ave. 12.93
33 Bear right on W. Warren Ave to the eastbound lane of traffic continuing toward Cass Ave. 13.06
34 Turn right on Cass Ave. to Forest St. 13.73
35 Turn right on Forest St. to 2nd St. 13.89
36 Turn left on 2nd St. to Canfield St. 14.00
37 Turn left on Canfield Street to Cass Ave. 14.14
38 Turn right on Cass Ave. to Charlotte St. 14.25
39 Turn left on Charlotte St. to Woodward Ave 14.91
40 Bear right across Woodward Ave. to Edmund Pl. 15.09
41 Turn left on Edmund Pl. to John R 15.14
42 Turn right on John R. to Winder 15.24
43 Turn left on Winder to Brush St. 15.47
44 Turn left on Brush St. to Erskin St. 15.57
45 Turn right on Erskins St. to Beaubian Blvd. 15.93
46 Turn right on Beaubian Blvd. to Wilkins St. 15.99
47 Turn left on Wilkins St. to Russell St. 16.07
48 Turn right on Russell St. to Winder St. 16.51
49 Turn left on Winder St. to Orleans St. 16.76
50 Turn left on Orleans St. to Mack Ave. 16.93
51 Turn right on Mack Ave to the entrance to the Dequindre Cut Greenway 17.45
52 Turn right onto the Dequindre Cut Greenway 17.51
53 Bear left on the ramp heading to E Lafayette St. 18.57
54 Turn left at the exit of the Dequindre Cut ramp onto E. Lafayette St. (westbound lanes, against traffic) 18.67
55 Turn left on Field St. to Agnes St. 20.31
56 Turn right on Agnes St. to Seminole St. 20.43
57 Turn left on Seminole St to Goethe St 20.93
58 Turn right on Goethe St to Burns St 21.71
59 Turn right on Burns St to Agnes St 21.88
60 Turn right on Agnes St to Iroquois Ave. 22.66
61 Turn left on Iroquois Ave. to E. Lafayette St. 22.74
62 Turn right onto E. Lafayette St. to St. Aubin St. 22.87
63 At Field St bear left to the (eastbound lanes, against traffic) 23.43
64 Turn left on St. Aubin St. to Larned St. 25.09
65 Turn right onto the eastbound lanes on Larned St. to Woodward Ave 25.27
66 Turn right on Woodward Ave.  finishing at XYZ mark on Woodward 26.10

Marathon turn-by-turn instructions

Turn # Description Leg distance
Start Start Line  (W. Fort Street and 2nd Ave)
Straight on W Fort St to W Grand Blvd
1 Turn right on W Fort St to W Grand Blvd 1.82
2 Turn right on W Grand Blvd to the I-75 Service Drive (Northbound)-  “Bridge to Canada” Entrance 1.88
3 Turn right at the “Bridge to Canada” Entrance to the bottom of the U.S. plaza ramp 2.53
4 Turn right 180 degrees at the bottom of the U.S. plaza ramp to the Ambassador Bridge extension (west side of bridge- inactive)
5 Bear right at the Ambassador Bridge extension (west side of bridge- inactive) to the Canadian Plaza Immigration Booths
6 Turn left 180 degrees at the Canadian Plaza Immigation Booths to Huron Church Rd, then straight on Huron Church Rd to Riverside D 4.75
7 Turn right on Riverside Dr W to Goyeau St 6.63
8 Turn right on Goyeau St to Park St E 6.86
9 Turn right on Park St E to the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Exit- Windsor (Runner Entrance) 6.91
10 Turn left at the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Exit to the end of the Plaza
11 Turn left 180 degrees at Detroit-Windsor Tunnel Plaza end. Proceed thru the tunnel to W Jefferson Ave 6.99
12 Turn left on W Jefferson Ave to John C Lodge Fwy exit ramp 8.15
13 Bear left on W Jefferson Service Drive to Washington Blvd. 8.65
14 Turn right on Washington Blvd to Lafayette Blvd 8.81
Intersection of Washington Blvd and Lafayette Blvd 9.14
15 Bear left on Washington Blvd (northbound against traffic) to Clifford Street 9.18
16 Turn left on Clifford Street toward Adams St. 9.38
17 Turn left on Adams St. to Cass St. 9.53
18 Turn right on Cass St. to Ledyard St. 9.59
19 Turn left on Ledyard St. to 2nd Ave (west side of the park) 9.95
20 Turn right on 2nd to Temple St. 10.11
21 Turn right on Temple St. to 2nd Ave. 10.20
22 Turn left on 2nd Ave to Willis St. 10.24
23 Turn left on Willis St. to 3rd Ave. 10.88
24 Turn right on 3rd to Forest 10.99
25 Bear left on 3rd to Forest 11.20
26 Turn left on Forest to Commonwealth St. 11.23
27 Turn left on Commonwealth St. to Canfield St. 11.70
28 Turn left on Canfield St. to Aretha Ave. 11.84
29 Turn right on Aretha Ave. Alexandrine St 12.02
30 Turn right on Alexandrine St. to Avery St. 12.20
31 Turn right on Avery St. toward W. Warren Ave. 12.46
32 Turn right on W. Warren Ave. toward Cass Ave. 12.93
33 Bear right on W. Warren Ave to the eastbound lane of traffic continuing toward Cass Ave. 13.06
34 Turn right on Cass Ave. to Forest St. 13.73
35 Turn right on Forest St. to 2nd St. 13.89
36 Turn left on 2nd St. to Canfield St. 14.00
37 Turn left on Canfield Street to Cass Ave. 14.14
38 Turn right on Cass Ave. to Charlotte St. 14.25
39 Turn left on Charlotte St. to Woodward Ave 14.91
40 Bear right across Woodward Ave. to Edmund Pl. 15.09
41 Turn left on Edmund Pl. to John R 15.14
42 Turn right on John R. to Winder 15.24
43 Turn left on Winder to Brush St. 15.47
44 Turn left on Brush St. to Erskin St. 15.57
45 Turn right on Erskins St. to Beaubian Blvd. 15.93
46 Turn right on Beaubian Blvd. to Wilkins St. 15.99
47 Turn left on Wilkins St. to Russell St. 16.07
48 Turn right on Russell St. to Winder St. 16.51
49 Turn left on Winder St. to Orleans St. 16.76
50 Turn left on Orleans St. to Mack Ave. 16.93
51 Turn right on Mack Ave to the entrance to the Dequindre Cut Greenway 17.45
52 Turn right onto the Dequindre Cut Greenway 17.51
53 Bear left on the ramp heading to E Lafayette St. 18.57
54 Turn left at the exit of the Dequindre Cut ramp onto E. Lafayette St. (westbound lanes, against traffic) 18.67
55 Turn left on Field St. to Agnes St. 20.31
56 Turn right on Agnes St. to Seminole St. 20.43
57 Turn left on Seminole St to Goethe St 20.93
58 Turn right on Goethe St to Burns St 21.71
59 Turn right on Burns St to Agnes St 21.88
60 Turn right on Agnes St to Iroquois Ave. 22.66
61 Turn left on Iroquois Ave. to E. Lafayette St. 22.74
62 Turn right onto E. Lafayette St. to St. Aubin St. 22.87
63 At Field St bear left to the (eastbound lanes, against traffic) 23.43
64 Turn left on St. Aubin St. to Larned St. 25.09
65 Turn right onto the eastbound lanes on Larned St. to Woodward Ave 25.27
66 Turn right on Woodward Ave.  finishing at XYZ mark on Woodward 26.10

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Marathon elevation chart