Motor City Challenge Series

Registration is now open – learn more about registration here.

Get ready for 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

NOTE: Those running The Wonder or The Supreme MUST pick up their packets on Friday, October 16th 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 Challenge event?
A: You can transfer into a Challenge Series like any other transfer!

Q: When is this event again? 
A: The 5K and 1-Mile is on Saturday, October 16th. The Full Marathon and International Half-Marathon is on Sunday, October 17th.