Downriver Runners Club

The Group's purpose is to promote and encourage the benefits of running and walking to residents of the Downriver Area.

Downriver Runners Club is open to anyone who enjoys running. The group consist of all abilities from beginners to marathon and Ultra runners. Downriver Runners club runs every Wednesday in Allen Park at 6:30pm and the course is usually from 3 to 6 miles. The club puts on two races; The Riverview Winterfest 4 Mile Run, held in February, and The Allen Park 10K/5K Run/Walk, held in August. The club uses proceeds of these runs to fund the Tony Mifsud Scholarship, which gives $1000 to two graduating seniors from downriver schools that have participated in cross country or track. The club also makes donations to local charities from the proceeds of these races. El Club de Los Downriver Runners esta abierto para cualquiera que disfrute de correr. El grupo esta formado de corredores de todas las agilidades desde novatos hasta corredores de maratón. Downriver Runners se reunen todos los Miércoles en Allen Park a las 6:30pm para correr en grupo y la pista es usualmente de 3 a 6 millas. El Club organiza dos carreras al año: La Corrida de 4 Millas Riverview Winterfest, que se lleva acabó en Febrero. Y La Carrera/Caminata Allen Park de 10k/5k, que se lleva acabó en Agosto. El Club usa los ingresos de las carreras para financiar la beca Tony Mifsud, la cual le otorga $1000 a dos estudiantes en su último año de bachillerato que hayan participado en Cross Country y/ó Track. El club tambien hace donaciones a caridades locales con los ingresos de las carreras.

Mission: Our purpose is to Promote and encourage the benefits of running and walking. Nuestro propósito es promover los beneficios de correr y caminar.

43rd Annual Allen Park 10K, 5K and 1 mile fun run. 
Hosting the 2019 RRCA 10K State Championship.

43rd Annual Allen Park 10K, 5K and 1 mile fun run.
Hosting the 2019 RRCA 10K State Championship.

Downriver runners prediction run and yearly picnic! The winner guessed their time 1 second off! Great job to everyone who came out!
#downrivermichigan #downriver #downriverrunners #runclubs #michiganrunclubs #roadrunners #runmichigan #runclub #puremichigan @ Champaign Park

Look at this amazing cake Ashley made for the event tonight!

Tonight was the Downriver Runners Club summer picnic and 5k prediction run. I hope everyone had a great time!!

Downriver runners club had a blast at GLR this year. The team came in 13th place overall and ran a total of 272.5 miles together! Now that’s teamwork!
#downrivermichigan #downriverrunners #roadrunning #trailrunning #michigan #puremichigan #greatlakesrelay #greatlakesrelay2019 #GLR #runclub #finishline #mixedteam #teamworkmakesthedreamwork

Great turnout for the run tonight! Come join us Wednesday nights at 6:30 pm.

Reminder, next week we are joining Team Zaman and running from LA Bistro in Dearborn from r our first Wednesday of the month run!

Did you know that the Allstate Hot Chocolate 15k/5k is coming to Detroit this year?!? Don't miss out on the fun and sign up for this years inaugural Detroit run. Use the code Detroit19 to get $5 off your race registration.

[02/15/19]   Hey Downriver Runners! Detroit Threads Running team wants to get together and RUN! We are hoping to add a monthly meet up between our groups. Both our groups run on Wed nights, maybe an off night or weekend? Which night of the week would you like to add a group run? Feel free to comment or add other options!

[02/13/19]   Is anyone planning on coming out tonight? It sounds like a fair amount of the usual suspects are hitting the treadmill tonight.

One last time we would like to thank everyone for coming out to the 2019 Winterfest 5k and Pancake Breakfast! A big thank you to all the volunteers, course marshals, and sponsors, we couldn't do this race without you guys! Hope to see everyone at Allen Park 5k/10k in August!

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Big congrats to our top finishers at today’s race! Check the page and event for more awesome pictures!
#downriverrunners #runmichigan #roadrunning #run #downriver #runclub #winterfest #5k #downtownsouthgate #siegelchiropractic #rundetroit #teamrehab

All of this snow has us extra excited for Winterfest in two weeks!
Have you been out enjoying this winter wonderland? Share your photo below! Photo with the most likes by tomorrow at 8pm will receive a free entry into the 2019 Winterfest!
(Already registered? That's okay, we will take care of you.)

Less than three week until Winterfest! Have you registered yet?

Michigan Runner Race Series | Michigan Runner Race Series

We are excited to announce that this years Winterfest 5k is going to be part of the 2019 Michigan Runner Race Series put on by Ann Arbor Running Co! Don't miss your opportunity to score some valuable points to move yourself up in the 2019 rankings!

More on the series can be found at 2019 Michigan Runner Race Series Posted on by michiganrunnerraceseries 2019 Standings 1/26/19 – Bigfoot 10k 2/10/19 – Winterfest 5k 3/23/19 – Bill Roney 5K 5/5/19 – Borgess 10k 5/11/19 – Amway River Bank Run 25K 6/2/19 – DXA2 Half-Marathon 7/15/19 – Dart for Art 1-mile (elite race) 8/2...

We know some of our runners are using 2019 Winterfest and Pancake Breakfast to build up for other races! Many of us can't wait until March for the Rock CF Rivers Half Marathon! New this year they have added a 10 miler to the race line up!
Tell us what's on your race plan for the year?


Warm up with some hot chocolate or coffee after a long run! The first 15 people to register for Winterfest 2019 will receive this Downriver Runners mug.

(Mugs can be picked up at packet pick up on race weekend.)

Taking off on last nights group run out of @siegelchiropractic
Had a hot, hot run out to the hill and back for a total of 6 miles! Thanks everyone for coming out and a big thanks to Siegel Chiropractic for hosting us!
#rungroup #downriverrunners #downriver #chiropractic #health #wellness #roadrunning

Color My World Color Run

Northville High School club, Color My World, is hosting a fundraising 5K Color Run/Fun Walk on 9.15.18 in conjunction with National Suicide Prevention Awareness month to raise funds for a series of peer to peer mental health awareness activities.
Fee is $25 and includes t-shirt, color run, food, refreshments and live music.
Check-in is at 10:30 am, race starts at 11 am, rain or shine, lasts until 1 pm. Please join us for this critical cause!

*All proceeds go toward teen suicide prevention and depression awareness at NHS. Online registration for Color My World Color Run on September 15th 2018.

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In case you missed the Allen Park 5k/10k this year, check out our new logo! We will be ordering club singlets soon so be on the lookout for those!

At the starting line this beautiful morning for Allen Park 5k/10k! What a great day for a race! Thanks to everyone who came out and ran and all the volunteers who helped put this on!
#allenpark #5k #10k #RRCA10kchampionship #downriverrunners #triviumracing #morningrun #racehard #hothotrun #roadrunning #michiganrunners

We had an awesome turnout at our club picnic this year! @altrarunning came out and put on a demo run for us and had plenty of shoes for everyone to test out! @distrunner killed it on the prediction run, coming in only 7 seconds away from her predicted time! She also made an awesome cake! Thanks everyone for participating this year and we hope to see you all at Allen Park 5k/10k this weekend!
#downriverrunners #roadrunning #altrarunning #predictionrun #rungroup #downriver #michigan

[07/02/18]   For those who are in town on the 4th and not busy, the DRR's will not be running the normal time of 6:30 pm but instead will run in the morning at 8:00 am. We will meet at the Allen Park civic center on White St. Please join us for this special 4th of July Run!

Tomorrow is the last day to enter into the logo design contest! Finish up those entries and send them over via email or messenger!

Don’t forget! You have until June 16th to submit your logo for our contest! Questions? Send us a message!

Had an amazing turnout for National Running Day yesterday! Thanks to everyone who came out and joined us to celebrate! Don’t forget about the logo contest going on until June 16th!

ATTENTION DOWNRIVER RUNNERS CLUB! Are you a graphic designer? Do you know someone who likes to draw? Do you like to play with paint 3D on your computer? Then WE NEED YOU!

We have some exciting news! The Downriver Runners Club is looking to update our logo!

So we decided what better way to pick a new logo than to hold a LOGO DESIGN CONTEST. All logo designs must be submitted by Noon June 16th to be considered for the contest. Anyone is welcome to enter the contest. No stipulations on what the design looks like! Let your mind run wild! Please submit you designs by messaging them to our page or emailing them to [email protected]

Winner of contest will receive a free club shirt with the new logo they created, entry into the Allen Park race, membership fee covered for a year, and all the bragging rights!

Questions? Message us or comment below!
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Check out this awesome race happening in Riverview!
The inaugural Riverview Summit Run 5k. It will take place on Saturday, June 16 at 6 pm. To register online, go to, pick up an entry form at City Hall OR go to Total Runner, Southgate and register in person.
The race will start at the Community Center and run up the hill at Riverview Highlands.
Entry fee includes: race t-shirt, finisher medal, post race refreshments and Summerfest.
It should be a fun evening with music and beer after the run! RunSignUp provides a simple way to register for races. You can create and manage your race for free.

What a difference a year makes! First picture was tonight, second picture was a year ago! We still had an awesome group of people show up to adventure to the tire regardless of the weather! For everyone who wasn’t able to make it to this one, hopefully we will see you next month! Keep on the lookout for our May run!

Had an amazing turn out at our 1st Wednesday run for March! Over 30 people showed up for this event. Thanks everyone for coming and stay on the lookout for next months run. As always if you have a suggestion for one of our 1st Wednesday runs, shoot us a message! Big thanks to RUNdetroit for the awesome box for our club!

[02/11/18]   We would like to thank all Runners and volunteers who came out this morning for the Winterfest 4 Mile Run. We appreciate the City of Riverview trying to clear the roads for the race. It is with sad hearts that the race was canceled due to the icy conditions. Thank you for supporting Downriver Runners and our student athletes scholarship program. We appreciate everyone's understanding and hope to see you at the Allen Park run in August.

Due to the weather today, early packet pickup will be extended to tomorrow, Saturday, from 9am-12pm. Stop by and get your packet early
to avoid that race day rush!

Haven’t registered for Winterfest 4 Mile Run yet? Dont Fret! Packet pickup will be hosted at Siegel Chiropractic on Friday from noon-7pm. Registration forms will also be available for those last minute additions!
Dr. Caitlin will be doing complimentary kinesiotaping for Sunday’s race and the air-relax compression boots will be available for you to get your legs race ready!
Address: 21641 Allen Rd Woodhaven, MI 48183

Awesome turnout at last night’s first Wednesday run! It was slushy and icy but everyone toughed it out and had a good time! Stay tuned for the announcement of next months run and in the meantime stop by Allen Park Civic Center next Wednesday at 6:30!

Total Runner

Cheers to 2018! If you're ready to start your fitness journey, we'll be here waiting for you! We can't wait to see you in the new year.

Weather is not a factor! ❄❄
Great job out there today Joe and Sarah!


Downriver Runners will meet today for a group run at 6:30pm. **Weather is not a factor** so be prepared to run in rain or shine, cold or hot. Runners of all levels are welcome and the course is usually from 3 to 7 miles.

The Meeting place is:
Allen Park Civic Center
15800 White St.
Allen Park, MI 48101

Downriver Runners se reuniran hoy para correr a las 6:30pm. Clima no afecta el entrenamiento asi que ven preparado para correr en la lluvia, frio o calor. Corredores de todos los niveles son bienvenidos y la pista es usualmente de 3 a 7 millas.

El lugar donde nos reunimos es:
Allen Park Civic Center
15800 White St.
Allen Park 48101

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