Race Information

4Star 4Mile Race


In celebration of Veterans Day, join us for the third annual 4Star 4Mile Race located in Downtown Detroit on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Let’s put our boots to the ground to honor those who have dedicated their lives to our freedom. All race proceeds will go to benefit Wins for Warriors Foundation and Metro Detroit Veterans Coalition. 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 Warriors(s) you are running to honor.

For questions regarding the 4Star 4Mile Race event, please call Doug Howell, the race director at: (586) 943-3697.

RACE START TIME: Race starts at 11:00 amThis is the new start time. The older start time of 12 Noon has been changed to this new 11:00 am start time.

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

REGISTRATION FEE INCLUDES: Exclusive 4Star 4Mile 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 10, 2018 at 3:00 PM EST. On race day (November 11, 2018), we will accept registrations via cash, check. or credit card.  Same-day registration will be located in Cass Park from 9am to 11am.

People who have already pre-registered can pick up packets beginning at 9am at Cass Park on Sunday.

EVENT PARKING: We have parking for race participants in the lot on 640 Temple St. and non-metered parking north of Temple on 2nd and 3rd Ave.

RACE ROUTE: The race will take place alongside the Detroit Veterans Day Parade and will start and end near Cass Park in Downtown Detroit.z
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4Star 4Mile Course  4Star 4Mile Staging Area

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 Cass Park.


  • There are no age restrictions for race participants, and strollers are allowed.
  • 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.

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