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The 40th Annual Fifth Third River Bank Run will take place in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan, on Saturday, May 13, 2017.  Featuring the largest 25K road race in the country, the event is also site of  the USA 25 km Open Championships.  More than 18,000 people are expected to participate on event day including a 5K Run, 10K Run, 25K Handcycle race, 25K Wheelchair race, 25K race and a 5K Community Walk.

Registration Information

Register Now! (online through May 9, 2017 at 11:59p EDT

  • Registration fee includes a t-shirt, finisher medal, post-event refreshments and a free beverage ticket for the Finish Fest.
  • Upgrade to a Saucony tech shirt ($19.78) when you register. (Quantity limited/no exchanges. Not available at late registration on Friday, May 12, 2017). 
  • Save $5.30 on one event fee with a Fifth Third Bank credit or debit card. (Valid for one registration per transaction and cannot be combined with other offers.)


Event Check In and Late Registration

Event Check-in
Amway Sports & Fitness Expo (DeVos Place)

  • Friday, May 12, 2017, 11a-8p
  • Saturday, May 13, 2017 beginning at 6a

Late Registration (after May 9, 2017) 
Amway Sports & Fitness Expo (DeVos Place)

  • Friday, May 12, 2017, 11a-8p
  • No registration available on event day

Event Changes

  • Event changes can be made online through May 5, 2017 at 11:59p. 
  • Transfer or gift your registration to someone else online through May 5, 2017 at 11:59p
  • Switch events after you check in for your registered event on Friday, May 12 or Saturday, May 13, 2017.

Event Day Hospitality

DeVos Place, 6a - 12p ($25 for one person, $45 for two people - register today)

Amenties include:

  • Inside DeVos Place with access to restroom facilities
  • Located near the start line
  • Private gear check
  • Refreshments
  • Hot beverage bar

Sorry, no dogs are allowed inside DeVos Place

Fifth Third River Bank Run

PO Box 2194
Grand Rapids, MI  49501-2194
616.771.1590   |