Join Fifth Third Bank and the Downtown Runners & Walkers at the Belle Isle Casino on beautiful Belle Isle Park in Detroit, as we celebrate the 46th Annual Belle Isle New Year's Eve Family Fun Run/Walk.
Download the registration form here.

Event Details

  • Children's Fun Run & Open Fun Run (3:30 pm)
    The Fun Run is a short, one mile route, which starts in front of the Belle Isle Casino, goes around the Scott Fountain, and returns to the Casino.  It is open to all ages; however, to keep the Fun Run "fun" for the children, we request that faster runners consider entering the 5km Run instead.
  • 5km Run & 5km Racewalk / Fitness Walk (4:00 pm)
    The 5km Run and 5km Walk are open to all ages and abilities.
    The course is certified by USA Track & Field.
    B-Tag Timing for the 5km course is provided by Everal Race Management
  • Awards
    All children 12 & under receive trophies at the finish line of their race.
    The Top 3 Men and Women finishers in the 5km Run will receive gift certificates for Hanson's Running Shop.
  • First 1000 finishers in the 5km receive Finisher Medals.
    Long-sleeve shirt guaranteed for all pre-registered participants.
    Post-race food and beverages.
  • Belle Isle Recreation Passport: The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has asked that we request all event attendees and vendors to have a recreation passport for this event. Please see the DNR websites ( and for more information.