Race Information



Reminder: Please take into consideration that the time changes at 2:00 AM on the morning of Sunday, November 5th, 2017 (race day).  The time will be turned back 1 hour.
In celebration of Veteran’s Day, join us for the inaugural Fifth Third 4Star 4Mile Race located in the heart of Downtown Detroit on Sunday, November 5, 2017. Let’s put our boots on the ground to honor those who have dedicated their lives to our freedom. All proceeds will go to the Metropolitan Detroit Veterans Coalition and Wins for Warriors Foundation.  In order to help honor our American Heroes, we encourage you to pin a picture(s), or write the name(s) on your shirt of the Warrior(s) you are running to honor.

REGISTRATION COST: $35 Standard Registration Fee, $25 Military Discount Registration Fee

REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES: “Warrior to Run For” T-Shirt, Map of Race Course, Refreshment Stations, Post-Race Entertainment, Finish Line Photo Opportunity, and a Dog Tag medal.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE/SAME DAY REGISTRATION: Online registration closes on November 4, 2017 at 3:00 PM EST. On race day (November 5, 2017), we will accept registrations via cash or check only.  Same-day registration will be located at the warming tent in Hart Plaza from 10AM to Noon.


Wednesday November 1st, 2017 from 3PM to 8PM:

Road Runner Sports Canton
42743 Ford Road
Canton, MI  48187
Phone: (734) 335-3962 (MAP)
Road Runner Sports West Bloomfield
4297 Orchard Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI  48323
Phone: (248) 855-1160 (MAP)


Thursday November 2nd, 2017 from 3PM to 8PM:

Hanson’s Running Shop:
20964 Mack Ave.
Grosse Pointe Woods, MI  48236
Phone: (313) 882-1325 (MAP)

Sunday, November 5, 2017 from 10AM to Noon (Day of Race):

Vets Fest, Hart Plaza
1 Hart Plaza
Detroit, MI 48226
Located in the Vets Fest Warming Tent in Hart Plaza

AWARDS: As a celebration of the inaugural 4Star 4Mile Race, all finishers will receive a Dog Tag medal. Awards will be given to both the top male and female finishers, as well as the top male and female masters finishers.

RACE ROUTE: The race will begin and end at Hart Plaza.

Click on Course Map/Step By Step Guide for a LARGER printable version.

4Star 4Mile Course Map

REFRESHMENT & FIRST AID STATIONS: For all runners, there will be water stations at the two-mile mark as well as at the end of the race. A first aid station will be located at Hart Plaza.

RESTROOMS: Will be available at Hart Plaza.


  • There are no age restrictions for race participants.
  • Any pace is welcome to participate, but after 90 minutes (approx. 1:30PM EST) all participants will be directed to the sidewalks. .
  • The race is not pet friendly, unless with a registered service animal.
  • The race registration fee is non-refundable.
Please note, race details and specifics are subject to change.

Race Location





The 2016 Event results are HERE !