The Official Detroit Free Press/Chemical Bank Marathon Afterparty!

Sunday, October 21st
8AM – 2PM


2017 Location:
Surface parking lot on the corner of Lafayette Blvd. and Third Street. Please see the below map for reference! NOTE: This is subject to change for 2018.

Party Highlights:

  • Local food truck favorites will be there to satisfy your post-race cravings, including the Mean Weenie, Fortune Cooking and Bearclaw Coffee
  • Gear Check opens at 5:30am and will be located in the Northeast corner of the lot
  • Beer tent opens at 9am
  • Official Gear will be available for purchase at the New Balance tent
  • Free massages for participants


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