Training Run

Get a taste of the Grand Rapids Marathon! Come out and run with us for 10 or 20 miles!

Click Here to Register:(NOT AVAILABLE YET! STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS FOR THE 2017 TRAINING RUN.)

Please join Gazelle Sports for the official Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon 10 & 20 Mile Training Run. The out and back course will preview a portion of the actual Metro Health Grand Rapids Marathon route. The course will be marked and supported with the things that make the Grand Rapids Marathon famous: pickle juice, Oreos, and orange slices. Aid Stations with water and Gatorade will be available every 2 miles. There will be accessible bathrooms at mile 3 & 17 (Kent County Parks Trailhead) and mile 8 & 12 (Johnson Park). Registration fee is $10.00.

Event details: TENTATIVE

Saturday, SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 – 7:30am at the David D. Hunting YMCA

Check in and Late Registration

Saturday, SEPTEMBER 23, 6:45-7:15am at David D. Hunting YMCA

Restrooms are available at the start and finish line (at the Y), at about 3 miles (Trailhead) and half way point. You will also find an aid station every 1.5-2.5 miles and GU distributed at the start of the race.

The event starts at 7:30am and ends at 12pm (there is a 4.5 hour time limit)

Please note that the course will not be closed. Please make sure to practice proper runner safety.