Henry Ford Allegiance Race to Health

Your health matters—to you, to your family and to us. You’ve motivated us to host the annual Race to Health for more than three decades because we want you to have opportunities to move and make a positive difference in your overall well-being. Plus, it’s fun!

Saturday, September 23, we’ve got a great morning planned. And it’s all for you. For starters, all participants and their families—from kids to seniors—can enjoy a free, delicious, healthy breakfast. Then, it’s time to lace up and hit the race route!

Family Activities

  • Free breakfast
  • Green Market
  • Step by Step Family Wellness Day from 8:30 - 10:30 a.m. Includes kids & family fitness games.
  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • Kids Fun Run
  • Rock climbing wall

Race Packets & Registration

Online registration

Race packets and registration will be available under the tent in front of Radiation Oncology - Tejada Center:

  • Friday, September 22, from 3-6 p.m.
  • Saturday, September 23 (race day), from 7:00-8:50 a.m. Registration will stop 10 minutes prior to each event.

Parking Information

Parking for this event is available next to the Anderson Building (northeast corner of Henry Ford Allegiance Health campus) for participants, volunteers and spectators.

Severe Weather

  • In the event of severe weather, an assessment will be made by the Henry Ford Allegiance Health Race director and local law enforcement agencies.
  • The event will be delayed up to 60 minutes, with weather assessments every 15 minutes.
  • If unsafe conditions remain for more than 60 minutes, the event will be canceled and registration fees will be credited toward next year’s event.
  • All event materials may be kept by participants.
  • 5K Run/Walk Course Map

  • 5 Mile Run Course Map


Saturday September 23, 2017 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


One event: $20 ($25 after Sept. 1). Two events: $25 ($30 after Sept. 1). Price includes a long-sleeve moisture-wicking event T-shirt. Additional T-shirts are available for $15.


For more information, please contact Karri Doty at (517) 205-6739 or karri.doty@AllegianceHealth.org.

Additional Details

There is a $100 prize for the overall male and female winners of each event. $50 prizes will be awarded to male and female masters winners of each event. The top three finishers, male and female, in each age division will also be recognized with medals. Awards will be based on the following age divisions: 14 & under, 15-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-66, 67+

Thanks to our race sponsors:

  • Eaton Corporation
  • Zimmer Biomet

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