37th Annual Fifth Third River Bank Run

Saturday, May 10, 2014 @ 7:00 AM (EDT)
Downtown Grand Rapids
111 Lyon Street NW Grand RapidsMI  49503
Saturday, May 10, 2014 @ 7:00 AM (EDT)
Downtown Grand Rapids
111 Lyon Street NW Grand RapidsMI  49503

About This Activity

The Fifth Third River Bank Run will celebrate 37 years on Saturday, May 10, featuring the largest 25K road race in the country as well as the 2014 USA 25 km Open Championship . Additional events include a 10K, 5K Run, 5K Run/10K Combo, 5K Run/25K Combo, 5K Walk and Junior events (Wednesday, May 7 at Wyoming High School and Wednesday, October 22 at Kalamazoo Central High School). Starting and finishing in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, the Fifth Third River Bank Run offers a Sports & Fitness Expo, pre-event pasta dinner and late registration/packet pick-up on Friday, May 9. On Saturday, there is no race day registration but packet pick-up is available along with participant gear check, aid stations, medical support, finisher gifts and the Michelob Ultra Finish Fest.

7:00 am 5K Run (staggered start)
7:40 am 10K (staggered start)
8:10 am 25K Handcycle
8:12 am 25K Wheelchair
8:20 am 25K
8:45 am 5K Walk

Event Fees:

October 14 - October 31November 1 - January 31February 1 - April 25April 26 - May 5May 9Race Day
25K$35.00$48.00$58.00$68.00$68.00Not Available
10K$30.00$35.00$40.00$45.00$45.00Not Available
10K (12 & Under)$20.00$25.00$30.00$35.00$35.00Not Available
5K/10K Combo$50.00$60.00$70.00$80.00$80.00Not Available
5K/25K Combo$55.00$73.00$88.00$102.00$102.00Not Available
5K Run$28.00$33.00$38.00$42.00$42.00Not Available
5K Run (12 & Under)$18.00$23.00$28.00$32.00$32.00Not Available
5K Walk$20.00$25.00$30.00$35.00$35.00Not Available
5K Walk (12 & Under)$10.00$15.00$20.00$25.00$25.00Not Available
5K Walk Dog$10.00$10.00$10.00$10.00$10.00Not Available
Junior$7.00$7.00$7.00$7.00Not Available$7.00
Team Creation$75.00$75.00$75.00Not AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
25K Relay Team$120.00$130.00$140.00Not AvailableNot AvailableNot Available

Additional Registration Information:
NOTE FOR TEAMS: Military, Public Safety (Police, Fire, etc). and USATF team fees are waived.
If you qualify for team fee to be waived, please contact the Team Coordinator at:

All other teams must continue with the registration process.

5K Walk- Dog Registration:
Dogs are still invited to participate in the Fifth Third 5K Community Walk free of charge! If a registered walker would like to register their dog for scoring purposes, their dog will receive a Fifth Third River Bank Run neck kerchief, bib number and be published in the 5K Walk online results. Dog owners will also be able to download a printable finisher certificate for their pet to commemorate their achievement.
Dogs must be accompanied by registered 5K walkers

Pasta Dinner Purchase:
The pre-event pasta dinner will be served on Friday, May 9 from 4:30 until 8:00 pm at DeVos Place, as part of the Sports & Fitness Expo. The menu will include homemade meat lasagna, pasta, variety of sauces, rolls, garden salad, dessert bites and beverages. Tickets available at the door: Prices for adults are $15.00, children 3 – 12 are $6.00 and children 2 and under eat free.

Michelob Ultra Finish Fest:
Celebrate with other Fifth Third River Bank Run participants, friends, family and volunteers at the Michelob Ultra Finish Fest on Calder Plaza (adjacent to the finish line) from 7:30 am – 2:00 pm on May 10. Mingle and catch up with fellow participants, listen and dance to live music. Free admission, Michelob Ultra drink specials, water, soda, Buffalo Wild Wings concession sales and activities for the whole family.

Refund Policy
No refunds or registration transfers will be made. Registered participants can, however, move to a different event by emailing by May 2 or personally making the change during packet pick-up on May 9 or 10 at DeVos Place.

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The Fifth Third River Bank Run is proud to offer a free mobile app for iPhone and Android users!
The app provides a host of features that make it easy and convenient to engage with other
Fifth Third River Bank Run participants and maximize your event experience!

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Please see below Online Registration Closes May 5, 2014 11:59pm (EST)

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Downtown Grand Rapids
111 Lyon Street NW Grand RapidsMI  49503
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