Grand Rapids, MI

Half Marathon, 10k, 5k
You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great. - Zig Ziglar
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Closest Airports:

  • Gerald R Ford International Airport (GRR) - 14 miles from the start/finish area

  • Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) - 155 miles from the start/finish area


Hotel Discount:

  • Holiday Inn Grand Rapids Downtown: Located .3 miles from the start/finish area! To book your stay at the Race 13.1 discount rate - $139/night - book online with the code RCE or call the hotel directly at 616-235-7611 and mention Race 13.1 Grand Rapids! Rooms will be blocked off until July 18, so be sure to make your reservation before all the discounted rooms fill up!

Parking: Click here to view a map of the parking area!


There is ample parking at near the start/finish area.  We reccommend that runners park in the Monroe Center Ramp parking deck located on 37 Ionia Ave. NW. All runners will receive one hour of free parking, every additional 30 minutes is $1.25.

Other nearby parking options include Ottawa Fulton Ramp parking deck located on 50 Ottawa Ave NW for $1.25/30 mintues, or the Midtown Parking Ramp located on 130 Lyons St. NW for  $2.50/30minutes.