The Mighty Mile is for kids only ages 6 to 12 years old. All runners will receive a Tech T-shirt, Water Bottle, Backpack, and a chipped timed accurate mile. Once the runner crosses the finish line they will receive a Mighty Mile Finisher Medal.
FREE! There is no entry fee to run the Mighty Mile. It is a free race for any child ages 6 to 12 years old.
Online registration only: To participate in the event you must register your child on this site prior to the race. We need to know your child's information before the race so we can issue a bib number for them and have their shirt sizes and other race materials ready for them.
Race is limited to the first 200 participants. Register for the race early!
The race is part of the Michigan Running Foundation Mighty Mile series put on at several locations in Michigan in an effort to encourage our children to run and stay active. We are partnering with Embrace Sportz on the race. This race located at the Detroit Edison Public School Academy Track on Tuesday evening June 7th. We hope to have a fun and challenging event for all the kids to get their summer off to a running and healthy start!
Race 1: 7:00pm | 10 - 12 year olds
Race 2: 7:20pm | 8 – 9 year olds
Race 3: 7:40pm | 6 - 7 year olds
RESULTS: This race will be electronically timed using the disposable tag system on the bib number. Results will be available immediately after the race and will be posted on this web site.
AWARDS: There are no awards for the race. The purpose of the program is for the runner to challenge themself to improve their time and start a healthy lifestyle. All of the runners will receive a Mighty Mile medal when they cross the finish line!
RACE START: All races will have a 2 minute starting period. The runners can stay spread out and start the race anytime in this 2 minute period.
COURSE INFORMATION: The start and finish is on the Detroit Edison Public School Academy Track. The first 1/4 mile of the race is on the track, the runners then make a loop on sidewalks around the track and finish with a 1/4 mile on the track. The race is not 4 loops of the track. Feel free to run with your child! We will have volunteers from the Embrace Sportz club along the entire course to offer encouragement and support.
ENTRY FEE: The race is FREE there is no entry fee BUT Registration for the race must be done online on this site prior to the race. There will be no registration available at the race.
PACKET PICK UP: Race day at Detroit Edison Public School Academy Track starting at 6 pm.
The race is hosted by the MICHIGAN RUNNING FOUNDATION a non profit whose mission is to encourage youth running.