5/13/22 - Grand Rapids Gets Ready To Host Amway River Bank Run

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Saturday, May 14, thousands will gather in downtown Grand Rapids to take part in the Amway River Bank Run, or cheer on the runners, or volunteer for the event.

(GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.) - The Amway River Bank Run takes place downtown Grand Rapids on Saturday, May 14th. 

The Sports & Fitness Expo, packet pick-up and late registration takes place Friday at DeVos Place from 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.

 

Due to a number of construction projects this year the 25K course will be run in reverse :

 


10K Course Information7:40a start - USATF-certified course
  • Start staging on Ottawa Avenue south of Lyon Street
  • Finish on Monroe Avenue at Pearl Street
  • All participants must be able to maintain a 16 minute per mile pace -- 10K Pace Chart (pdf)
  • Find your pace per mile sign and enter through the gate to line up
  • NO Baby joggers, backpacks, bicycles, scooters, rollerblades, skateboards and animals allowed on the course
  • 10K Course Map 
  • 10K Course Map (Google)
  • Combo Event Information (pdf)

5K Run Course information
  • 7:00a Start - USATF-certified course
  • Start staging is on Ottawa Avenue south of Lyon Street
  • Finish on Monroe Avenue at Pearl Street
  • All participants must be able to maintain a 14:30 minute per mile pace -- 5K Pace Chart
  • Find your pace per mile sign and enter through the gate to line up
  • This event is a 5K Run only - the 5K walk starts at 9a,  please register for the appropriate event and start times
  • NO Baby joggers, backpacks, bicycles, scooters, rollerblades, skateboards and animals allowed on the course
  • 5K Course Map
  • 5K Course Map (Google)
  • Combo Event Information (pdf)

5K Walk Course information
  • 9:00a start
  • Start staging on Ottawa Avenue south of Lyon Street
  • Finish on Monroe Avenue at Pearl Street
  • All participants must be able to maintain a 25 minute per mile pace -- 5K Walk Pace Chart(pdf)
  • The 5K Walk course will open to vehicle traffic on or around 10:15p
  • NO bicycles and scooters.  Baby joggers/strollers, child carrier front/back packs, wagons and leashed dogs allowed.  Please line up at the back of the group and be courteous of other walkers
  • 5K Walk Course Map
  • 5K Walk Course Map (Google)
  • Combo Event Information (pdf)

Virtual Race

Join us for the Virtual Race and participate in a 25K, 10K, 5K or 5K Walk as your schedule permits, on any course of your choosing.  Run, walk around the neighborhood or on a treadmill anytime between May 1 and May 31.  It's a fun way to get the family involved!

  • Includes a race day t-shirt, bib and finisher medal that will be mailed by the end of May.
  • Upload your race times at Post Virtual Results   
  • Share your photos - upload them after posting your results  or by tagging us @amwayriverbankrun or #RBRGRVirtual or email to runinfo@amwayriverbankrun.com 

 

 

 

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