Sunday, Oct. 16, 2022 at 6:58 a.m.
All participants in the Disabilities Division must be 16 years of age or older.
As we prepare to return to an international route for 2022, we are currently exploring different course options. Staples that will remain include starting and finishing in Downtown Detroit, crossing the Ambassador Bridge and running the underwater mile through the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel. We are also assessing opportunities to showcase other iconic features and improve the event experience. All courses will require municipal approval and USATF measurement.
Stay tuned for more announcements regarding the 2022 courses. To view past course and event maps, click here.
You must be able to complete the race in 6.5 hours from the time the “Last Chance Pacer” crosses the start line. We will close the marathon course at 2:00 PM.
A “Last Chance Pacer” will be provided for your event. These pacers will travel at the average pace needed to cross the finish line at six and a half hours. Your progress will be monitored throughout the race. If you fall significantly behind the “Last Chance Pacer,” you will be given fair warning to pick up the pace. If you can’t keep pace, you will be required to board a bus following the pacers to be transported back to the Start/Finish area.
All cash prizes in the Wheelchair and Handcycle divisions are based on “clock time” (not chip time). They will be awarded in the following categories: