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2017 Edition of the Hockeytown 5K 

2017 RESULTS

2017 PHOTOS

The Detroit Red Wings are proud to host the 2nd annual Hockeytown 5K, an exciting run/walk throughout downtown Detroit to celebrate the opening of Little Caesars Arena and the 2017-18 season. 


 

Join us Sunday, Sept. 10 for an amazing 5K run/walk like no other. Come dressed in your favorite Red Wings jerseys and apparel and stroll down an incredible downtown Detroit course that runs through Joe Louis Arena and ends outside Little Caesars Arena.

NO STROLLERS ALLOWED               NO REFUND POLICY

A portion of the proceeds benefit the Detroit Red Wings Foundation.

The Best Swag Items in Running

All 5K finishers receive:

  • A limited-edition Little Caesars Arena-inspired finisher's medal

 

All 5K registrants receive:

  • A limited-edition Hockeytown 5K Inaugural Season at Little Caesars Arena T-shirt
  • A commemorative running bib

Additional commemorative items can be added to your race registration package that include water bottles, jackets, hats and more! 

Please Note: The final Hockeytown 5K T-shirt and finisher's medal design will be unveiled at a later date.


The Iconic Course

Two Start Chutes:  

Runners start at 7:00 a.m.

Walkers start at 8:00 a.m.

Runners and walkers will gather in separate start chute is in front of the FOX Theatre. From there, the 5K will begin at 7 a.m. for runners and at 8:00 a.m. for walkers down Woodward Ave. to Jefferson Ave., then under the Cobo Hall tunnel, looping around to Yzerman Dr., before going through Joe Louis Arena from east to west on ice level. After going through The Joe, runners and walkers turn right onto Jefferson towards the Renaissance Center, left on to Woodward Ave. and back to the finish line outside Little Caesars Arena.

Please Note: There will be race photographers on the course and at the finish line to take your picture. These photos will be posted online following the event. You will receive an email with your results immediately after you cross the finish line. You can review the full race results on Racemine.com where you can also view your finish line video that you can share with friends and family.



Making Memories

The Hockeytown 5K offers FREE pictures and video from the race. Our photographers will be strategically placed at the start, on the course and at the finish line. These photos will be available to view online 2-3 days after the race.  

RunningFlat will email your results immediately after you cross the finish line. You can review the full race results on Racemine.com where you can also view your finish line video that you can share with friends and family.

 

Please share your photos and videos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, using the hashtag: #Hockeytown5K

Race Package Details

5K RUN or WALK REGISTRATION

  • One race registration
  • Hockeytown 5K T-shirt 
  • Runner’s bib
  • Finisher’s medal
 
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VIP DETROIT RED WINGS TICKET PACKAGE AND RACE REGISTRATION 
  • One race registration  
  • One Ticket to a 2017-18 Red Wings preseason game 
  • Hockeytown 5K T-shirt
  • Runner’s bib
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Special Hockeytown 5K gift
 
 
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VIP DUAL DETROIT RED WINGS/DETROIT PISTONS TICKET PACKAGE AND RACE REGISTRATION  
  • One race registration
  • One Ticket to a 2017-18 Red Wings preseason game 
  • One Ticket to a 2017-18 Pistons preseason game
  • Hockeytown 5K T-shirt
  • Runner’s bib 
  • Finisher’s medal
  • Special Hockeytown 5K gift

 

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VIRTUAL 5K REGISTRATION

All participants who register for this package will receive a race kit in the mail prior to September 10 containing:

  • Hockeytown 5K T-shirt 
  • Runner’s bib 
  • Commemorative finisher’s medal 
Virtual 5K participants are asked run or walk 3.1 miles on or around September 10.

Race Kit Pickup

FREE Race Kit Pickup -- Race Kit pickup will be hosted at Joe Louis Arena on:
  • Friday, Sept. 8 from 3:00 - 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, Sept. 9 from 12:00 - 8:00 p.m.

You will receive an email with your runner's bib number 2-3 days before race kit pickup. You must provide a valid proof of identification to pick up your race kit. If you are picking up for non-family members, you must bring their registration confirmation number.


FREE RACE KIT PICK UP PARKING IN THE RIVERFRONT LOT NEXT TO JOE LOUIS ARENA BOTH FRIDAY AND SATURDAY


NO RACE DAY PICKUP - You must pick up your race kit on Sept. 8 or 9. There is no race day kit pickup available. 

Awards

Prizes will be awarded to the top three overall male and female athletes. Special Hockeytown 5K Awards will be presented for Best Dressed and Best Group.  Prize details to be annouced at a later date. 

Spectators

All friends and family can watch at designated spectator areas throughout the course, which will be announced as the event nears.



Parking

All parking lots and garages near Little Caesars Arena, Comerica Park and the local area will be available for Hockeytown 5K participants and spectators for a fee.

A Special Thanks to our Event Partners

Event Schedule

  • September 10 7:00 AM EDT - 5K Run Start

  • September 10 8:00 AM EDT - 5K Walk Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48201

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