The Great American Run

Other, 5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Sun, May 20, 2018


Milford, MI


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The Great American 13k

$37 $37 Register

The Great American 5k

$33 $33 Register

The American 1/4 Mile Dash

$15 $15 Register

The American Double

$57 $57 Register

About This Activity

Date- May 20, 2018 

Start Times

  • 13k Starts at 7:30 am            
  • 1 Mile Fun Run Starts at 9:00 am  
  • 5k Starts at 9:15 am          

 Directions & Parking

  • Martingale Beach in Kensington Metro Park
  • 4570 Huron River Parkway Milford, MI US 48380
  • Follow the "Martindale Beach" signs and you can't miss it.
  • EZ Run Events signs will lead you to the exact location of our Event.
  • Parking will be right next to the start & finish line.
  • Kensington Metro Park will be charging to enter their park if you don’t have an annual pass. Daily ENTRY fee is $10.

Packet Pick-up

  • Everyone will have a chance to win a pair of running shoe and other gifts for attending to packet pick up.

 Early Packet Packet Pick-up at Gazelle Sports 

  • Date: Saturday, May 12  
  • Address: 39737 Traditions Drive Northville, MI 48168
  • Time: 11 am until 5 pm

Week of Event Packet Pick-up

  • Date: Friday - May 18, 2017
  • Address: 13250 Newburgh Rd, Livonia, Mi 48150
  • Time: 10 am until 4 pm

For those that don't attend packet pick-up we recommend coming 1 hour prior to the start of the event. Picking up for someone else? All we need is the first & last name.


  • The Great American Run Finisher- 3.5 inch Medal of the Michigan Mitt
  • The American Double Finisher- 3.5 inch Medal of the Michigan Upper Peninsula that will connect to The Great American Run Finisher Medal.  
  • Must cross through the 5k to receive both medals.


  • Dri-tech shirt with Michigan and USA Flag inside it
  • All 13k and 5k participants will receive a shirt.

Costume Contest- Prizes will be given out to two different types of participants:

  •  Individual Costume- 1 prize will be given to each winner
  •  Partner Costume- 2 prizes will be given to each winner

 13k and 5k Age Group Awards

  • Awards will be awarded to top 3 Male and top 3 Female Finishers in the following age groups: 
  • Females - 13 & under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+\
  • Males - 13 & under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Social Media Challenge 

  1. Follow EZ Run Events on Social Media 
  2. Take pictures during the event
  3. Post Pictures and tag us 
  4. Use the Hashtags: #EZrunevents    #TheGreatAmericanRun
  5. Random Winners will win prizes??
  6. The more you post the more chances you will receive to win prizes.

Donation - 100% of Donations will be going to Team RWB

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