Rochester Suit Run: Healthy Lifestyle 5K Fun Run & Walk for Charity w/ Free Expo

5K, 5 Mile, Other

Event Date

Sat, Aug 8, 2015


Rochester, MI


Activity Today Later

Run & Walk -5K and Fun Walk - SuitsForSoldier Racers

$25 $35 Closed

Military Discount ($10 0ff Regular cost) - Military Discount

$15 $20 Closed

Enter Me IN "Suit Contest" - Enter Me In "Suit Contest" (discounted price"

$22 $27 Closed

Other-Supporting VETS Program (just donating) - I WANT TO DONATE: Non-walker or runner

$10 $10 Closed

Kids Run for Free -Up to 3 kids. (12 and under free do not receive bags) - Kids run free with 1 paid Adult Entry

$27 $27 Closed

About This Activity

Proceeds from event go directly to and Service Dog Organization Providing Dogs to Military Veterans suffering from PTSD. For more info go to
The Rochester Suit Run: Healthy Lifestyle 5K Fun Run/Walk for Charity & Free Expo, takes place at Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills, MI on a scenic, point-to-point course during the peak of summer. It starts in the west side of park. You will finish running/walking past friends and family as they motivate you to cross the finish line.  This race encourages you to wear a "Suit" of any kind and by wearing a suit to run/walk, you qualify for special prizes. "Suits" can be any kind of suit, and the winners will be chosen based on creativity by a panel of Suits For Soldiers members.  

Event details and schedule

Participant Perks

  • Scenic course created within Bloomer Park
  • Spirited cheer squads lining the course
  • Participant Shirt for purchase upon registering
  • Official Finisher Dog Tag Metal
  • Finishers Prizes
  • Gear Bag full of freebies
  • Plentiful Course Support
  • Free Admission to the after race picnic 
  • Free Admission to the Healthy Lifestyle Expo


Friday, Aug 7th 2015

Rochester Healthy Lifestyle Expo & Packet Pickup

Location: Rochester Athletic Club Parking Lot - 

Adress: 637 N Main St Rochester, MI 48307

Start Time: 5:00pm

End Time:  9:00pm


Expo/Packet Pickup:

  • Pick up your Race Bag full of freebies and Race Bib.
  • Register at this event to participate in Race.
  • Join local businesses as they feature their latest Healthy Lifestyle products
  • BRING ID and Waiver to Expo to finish race registration 


Saturday, Aug 8th 2015

Rochester Suits Race:


Bloomer Park

345 John R Rd
Rochester Hills, MI

Day of Race Info:

  • 6:30am packet pickup if you missed August 7th packet pickup at expo (see below)
  • 8:00am - Serious Runners - timed with time chips
  • 8:10am - Moderate Runners
  • 8:20am - Fun Walk / Suit Run
  • 9:00am - Kids Walk (short route)
  • 10:00am - 11:00am - Park Open for Family Picnic

 BLOOMER PARK will open at 6:30am day of race.



  • 2015 5K Course inside Bloomer Park


Packet Pickup

  • We encourage all participants that are registered for the 5K on Saturday, Aug.8th to pick up their race number at the Healthily Lifestyle Expo on Friday, Aug.7th. If you are unable to attend the expo on Friday, we will have packet pickup available on Saturday morning at the Solutions tent located near the start line beginning at 6:30am. 
  • Bring Race Waiver 



Start Line

  • Located inside main parking area  of Bloomer Park.
  • Time: 6:30 am

Restrooms Available near Start/Finish Line



Race Day Parking is FREE! No Park Fees / Parking is completely free.


Parking is available on a first come first serve basis. 


Bike to Bloomer Park –

Bicycle parking is available



Can I switch from a Walk to a Run?

YES- If you decide to switch from 5K to a Walk simply show up to at time that the walking wave starts

Can I switch from a Walker to a 5K runner?

YES- If you decide to switch from Walk to Runner, simply show up to the start line on race morning at the 5k Running start time and your timing tag will reflect the change.


Event Guidelines

How to Register



Race Rules

  • Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. No exceptions.
  • No age restrictions to participate in the race.
  • You must be physically prepared to take on the challenge of outdoor walking or running.
  • You must show photo ID to receive your race number and timing chip.
  • You must pick up your own race packet and race number prior to race
  • Race numbers are required to participate.
  • Overall winners will receive donated prizes determined on day of race.

 - All Particiapants are required to sign and date race waiver prior to racing.

- You must turn in waiver to recieve Race Bag and Race Number.


This is a charity event so no refunds provided.

Course Time Limit

No limit. Run, walk at your own pace and own personal competitive level. We ask serious Runners to line up early and be at front of the pack. If you are not a competitive runner please allow faster participants “The Right Of Way” and please allow people by.

Pet Policy:

Dogs are allowed at race and in Bloomer Park. Dogs must be on a leash entire time, length of leash must be no longer than 6ft. Dog or pet entry will be  determined by Bloomer Park employees.

Medical Information

The Race will have a dedicated group of multidisciplinary medical professionals, available to help assess your race day medical needs and administer acute first aid when necessary.

Family Reunion / End of Race

After the race, reunite with family and friends in the Family area and relish in your post race accomplishment with refreshments and photo opportunities at the finish line stage. With a large number of participants and lots of excited spectators, it can be difficult to locate friends and family without a plan. It is highly recommended that you designate a meet-up location for friends and family BEFORE the race in the Family area. 

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