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Rivertown Races

April 19, 2024

Grand Rapids, MI

Get ready to run like the wind at the Rivertown Races, where Grand Rapids is transformed into the ultimate half marathon playground on April 19, 2024! We're serving up a delightful blend of scenic routes, roaring river views, and adrenaline-pumping moments that'll have you racing with glee. So, dust off those sneakers and let's hit the pavement together!
Get ready to run like the wind at the Rivertown Races, where Grand Rapids is transformed into the ultimate half marathon playground on April 19, 2024! We're serving up a delightful blend of scenic routes, roaring river views, and adrenaline-pumping moments that'll have you racing with glee. So, dust off those sneakers and let's hit the pavement together!
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About The Rivertown Races

The Rivertown Races, a highly anticipated event in the running community, will mark its 11th year on the 19th of April 2024 in Grand Rapids, MI. Known for its family-friendly atmosphere, this race offers participants three exciting distances to choose from: a challenging half marathon, a scenic 10k route, and a delightful 5k option. Regardless of your experience level, whether you’re a first-timer or an elite runner, Rivertown Races welcomes all.

Starting and finishing at the stunning Meadows of Millennium Park, the largest urban park in the region, located in Walker, MI, this race promises a picturesque journey. Runners will traverse a variety of terrains, including roads, paved trails, and bridges, amidst the captivating rolling terrain, wetlands, and lakes that envelop this unique location.

Adding to the allure, Rivertown Races will be presented by Striders, a major supporter of local races. They are delighted to join forces with Bridge Street Ministries, the owner and beneficiary of this esteemed event, as they strive to empower and equip local youth to be future leaders of restoration and hope.

Grand Rapids, known for its vibrant energy, boasts a diverse range of attractions. As a city fondly referred to as “Beer City, USA,” runners can explore its renowned craft breweries and indulge in the local culinary scene. With an average temperature of around 57°F in April, participants can expect pleasant weather, making for an optimal running experience.

Join us at Rivertown Races for a day filled with exhilarating running, scrumptious food and beverages, lively music, and boundless family fun. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of a race that seamlessly combines competition and camaraderie. Lace up your sneakers, and get ready to conquer Rivertown Races, creating unforgettable memories while embracing the joy of running.

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