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Everything You Need to Know About the 2014 Fifth Third River Bank Run

Posted at 4:50 AM, May 09, 2014
and last updated 2014-05-09 06:26:55-04

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (May 5, 2014) — In the video, FOX 17’s Sarah Brodhead talks to Kristin Aidif, director of the Fifth Third River Bank Run, about the 37th annual race.

Below is a full schedule of events, as well as links to parking and traffic information.

Traffic and Parking

Street Closures on Friday & Saturday

Race Schedule of Events

Friday, May 9, 2014

Sports & Fitness Expo —Free and Open to the Public 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., DeVos Place, Halls A & B, 303 Monroe Avenue NW, Grand Rapids

  • More than 130 vendors and interactive attractions, samples, and value-priced health/fitness gear
  • 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Event Packet Pick Up / Late Registration
  • 4:30 p.m – 8 p.m. Pasta Dinner near Main Stage
  • 5 p.m – 8 p.m. Elite Athlete Introduction, Yoga Demonstration by YogaHeat and Gazelle Sports Fashion Show, Main Stage

Saturday, May 10. 2014

  • Fifth Third River Bank Run, downtown Grand Rapids
  • Starting Line – Monroe Avenue and Lyon Street
  • 6 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Packet Pick-up (inside Devos Place)
  • 7:00 a.m. 5K Run – staggered start
  • 7:40 a.m. 10K Run – staggered start
  • 8:10 a.m. 25K Handcycle Racing division
  • 8:12 a.m. 25K Wheelchair Racing division
  • 8:20 a.m. USA 25 Km Open Championships and 25K Run
  • 8:40 a.m. myTeam Triumph 25K
  • 8:45 a.m. 5K Community and Dog Walk
  • Finish Line – Ottawa Avenue and Lyon Street
  • 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Michelob Ultra Finish Fest on Calder Plaza—Free and Open to the Public