The second annual Wixom Derby Day (5K, 10K, One Mile Fun Run & Tot Trot) will kick off with an 9 am start. Local businesses will be offering Derby Day discounts including Drafting Table Brewing Company, who will open early on May 5th. Top runners will be awarded, all who register/participate will receive a participation medal. The Wixom DDA will support Camp Casey, who is a 501c3 nonprofit horseback riding program for children with cancer and their families located in Michigan. Don’t forget your Derby Hat!
The block has been created for Wixom Derby Day 2018, $109.00/night. Stay in town and support a local sponsor!
When and Where
Saturday May 5th, 2018
48900 Pontiac Trail
Wixom , MI
Parking is available in and around the race area. The town hall and public library parking near the start line will fill up quickly so make sure to leave time to get from your car to the starting line.
First Baptist Church, 620 N. Wixom Rd (a few blocks from the race course), is providing free parking
Schedule of Events
May 5th, 2018
- Day of Packet Pickup: Race Start Line -48900 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393 from 7:00 am – 8:45 am
- Prerace Meeting: 8:50 am
- 10K Start: 9:00 am
- 5K Start: 9:10 am
- Awards: 5K awards – approximately 9:20 am, 10K awards – approximately 9:45 am
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*Race shirt only guaranteed for registrations through April 25th. Please check the registration website for shirt size availability after April 25th.
What You Get With Your Registration
- Live results
- Custom Derby Day 5K/10K shirts
- Wristband to allow to take part in local businesses who will be offering great deals for racers
- Unique awards
- Discounts to local restaurants for Derby Day
- A new and fun course in Wixom
This year all participants of the 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile Fun Run will receive medals. The overall winners for the 5k and 10K, male and female, will receive an additional prize of HOKA Ora Recovery Slides, donated and sponsored by Running Fit of Northville. Placement medals will go to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the 5K and 10K, male and female, excluding the overall winners stated above. Lastly, Tot Trot participants will receive a Derby Day temporary tattoo and Dairy Queen coupon.
Age categories for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place
- 19 & Under
- 20-29 years
- 30-39 years
- 40-49 years
- 50-59 years
- 60-69 years
- 70 & Older
The 10K route will be a fast well marked out and back 10K with a small loop at the top turn around of the course. This race breaks away from the 5K at about 1.5 miles. This will be a great course for those looking to get their 10K PR this spring.
This will be a fun 5K route meandering through the north neighborhoods if Wixom. With a few small hills this course will not over challenge, but will have a little bit of up and down to the course. Finish quick, and enjoy watching the Tot Trot and visiting with Camp Casey’s therapeutic Horse.”
Rules & Guidelines
In the event the race should be canceled for reasons beyond the control of the Race Director or Race Committee (inclement weather or unsafe weather conditions; local, state or national emergency), refunds will not be made, but race packets, including race shirts, will be available at a location to be determined. Information will be available on the race website.
Refund Policy: No refunds for any reason will be issued for this event within 30 days of the event start date. Earlier than 30 days before the event, a request may be made for a 50% refund (this will be 50% of entry fee, excluding any processing fees). Entries CANNOT be transferred or deferred to another event or year. NO EXCEPTIONS will be made to this policy. By registering for this event you agree to this refund policy. To request a refund, please contact us on our Contact page and select “Registration” as the reason for your message.
Transfer policy: Entries can be transferred to another individual for a $5 transfer fee. T-shirt size will not be changeable. Entries CANNOT be transferred or deferred to another event or year. To request a transfer, please contact us on our Contact page and select “Registration” as the reason for your message.