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Welcome to the
Fifth Third Bank 44th Annual Belle Isle New Year's Eve Family Fun Run/Walk
the longest continuously-held running event in Michigan!

Event Information

  • Children's & Open Fun Run
    (The Children's Fun Run is open to all ages; however, to keep the Fun Run “Fun” for the children, we ask that faster runners enter the 5km Run.)
  • The 5k course is certified by USA Track & Field
  • 5k Racewalk / Fitness Walk - Open to all ages and abilities
  • 5k Run - Open to all
  • The Top 3 Men and Women in the 5k Run will receive gift certificates for Hanson's Running Shop
  • All children 12 & under receive trophies
  • First 1500 registered participants receive commemorative awards
  • Long-sleeve shirt
  • B-TAG TIMING for the 5k provided by Everal Race Management
  • Post-race food and beverages
  • Fun Patch for registered Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts
  • Event endorsed by the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports
         Children 12 & under:   $15, now through Race Day, New Year's Eve, December 31, 2013
         All others (13 & older):   $25 through November 30 (mail-in or online)
$30 from December 1 through December 21 (mail-in or online)
$35 from December 22 through December 30 (online only)
$30 on Saturday, December 28, 12:00 noon - 3:00 pm, in person only
       at the Belle Isle Casino
$35 on New Year's Eve, Tuesday, December 31, 2013 (in person only)

Start of the 2011 Childrens Fun Run


Thank you!
Thanks to all of our volunteers, our race sponsors, and, of course, you, our participants.  Without all of you, we would not be able to continue this successful event.  Thank you all, and see you in 2014!
Jerry Bocci, Jr., Race Director

5k Results
2013 5k Run results
2013 5k Walk results

Chip timing and results for the 5k events by Everal Race Management.
See the Results tab, above for the winners of the Childrens Fun Run.
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