DXA2 Half Marathon Race Info2018-11-15T19:23:52+00:00
Comerica Bank — Dexter-Ann Arbor Run Sponsor
Dexter-Ann Arbor Half Marathon

JUNE 2, 2019

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DXA2

PICTURESQUE DEXTER TO MAIN ST, ANN ARBOR

DXA2 Half Marathon, 10k & 5k

DEXTER • ANN ARBOR HALF MARATHON

46th RUNNING • ROAD RUNNER CLUB OF AMERICA’S TOP RUNNER-FRIENDLY COMMUNITY IN THE UNITED STATES

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Dexter-Ann Arbor Runs

HALF MARATHON

The beautiful shaded backwoods of the Huron River provide the setting for the annual Dexter to Ann Arbor Runs. Choose from a 5K, 10K, or the classic Half Marathon, which takes runners on a scenic, gently rolling 13.1 mile course.

Start in the picturesque town of Dexter, Michigan and head east along Huron River Drive to the exciting finish in beautiful downtown Ann Arbor. If you want the full Dexter to Ann Arbor experience, then this is the event for you.

Both the 5K and 10K events start in downtown Ann Arbor and finish at the same spot as the Half Marathon.

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FAQ

Why does the half marathon start so late? — Amtrack! There is a train that is scheduled to leave Ann Arbor at 7:50am every Sunday morning. A train crosses the course at two points between Dexter and Ann Arbor… read more

Where can I park on race day? — There are numerous lots and parking decks in downtown Ann Arbor. Race activity is located near the Ann & Ashley parking deck… view map

Are there pacers? — Yes, there are pacers for the half marathon. Look for pacers by the pace-per-mile signs in the starting corrals.

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DXA2 RUN START TIMES

7:50AM • 10K RUN/WALK

8:00AM • 5K RUN/WALK

8:30AM • HALF MARATHON

PERKS

• SCENIC COURSE
• GENDER SPECIFIC TECH-SHIRT
• ONE FINISH LINE
• FINISHER MEDAL
• DYNAMIC RESULTS
• POST-RACE PARTY
• PRIZE MONEY
• OVERALL AWARDS
• AGE GROUP AWARDS
• REFRESHMENTS
• SHARABLE PHOTOS

HALF MARATHON

10K

5K

KIDS

HALF
MARATHON

HALF MARATHON

The Dexter to Ann Arbor Half Marathon is our main event; it’s the big kahuna. If you want the full Dexter to Ann Arbor experience, then this is the event for you. It’s 13.1 miles of scenery on winding Huron River Drive with the classic finish in beautiful downtown Ann Arbor. All finishers will receive a custom medal. If you’re up for a challenge, then we’ve got one for you. Show up early and enjoy the bus ride to the starting line of this race adventure.

The 2019 RRCA Michigan State Half Marathon Championship

MINIMUM PACE: 15:00 MIN/MILE
This event is for runners. Participants must be able to maintain a pace of at least 15 minutes flat, per mile to meet course time limits. For more info on the minimum pace requirement, see Rules of the Road.

MINIMUM AGE: 12 on Race Day
STROLLERS & DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED
SHUTTLES are provided to the starting line. Park in downtown Ann Arbor and ride to the starting line.

STAGING AREA: The half marathon is staged at Creekside Intermediate School in Dexter (also known as “the old Dexter High School). Creekside is located at 2615 Baker Road, Dexter, MI 48130. Parking is available at Creekside, but parking in downtown Ann Arbor is encouraged. There will be no return shuttle service to Dexter after the race.

PACERS: Official Pacers from the Ann Arbor Running Company will help you achieve your goals. Look for pace signs in the start corrals.

AID STATIONS: Water will be served at nine aid stations. They’ll be located near miles 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12. The aid stations at miles 4, 8, and 10 will also have Gatorade available. Several porta-johns are available near all aid stations.

10K

The 10k is great for serious runners, not-so-serious runners, and walkers who want to go a littler farther than 5k, but not a whole half marathon. The course features some of the most beautiful stretches of Huron River Drive. It is an out and back course, with participants moving in opposite directions on the same road.

MINIMUM AGE: 9 on Race Day
STROLLERS & DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED
FIELD LIMIT: 2,000 Registrants

STAGING AREA: The 10k race starts in downtown Ann Arbor on North Main St. near Kingsley. No shuttle is required for this race. The race will start promptly at 7:50am on North Main St. in downtown Ann Arbor. The 10k start line is a quarter mile north of the finish line on Main St.

AID STATIONS: Water will be served at three aid stations, located near mile 1, mile 3, and mile 5. The aid station at mile 3 will also have Gatorade available. A porta-john is available at these aid stations.

10K

5K

5K

The 5K (3.1 mile) Run/Walk is a great way for the whole family to take part in the Dexter-Ann Arbor Run. This course now features the same start and finish area as the 10K course. There are some serious 5k runners in this event, but also plenty of joggers, walkers and families in the field as well. Note to wheelers & participants with strollers, for the safety of all, please use extreme caution around others.

MINIMUM AGE: 6 on Race Day
WHEELERS, STROLLERS & DOGS ARE ALLOWED
FIELD LIMIT: 2,000 Registrants

STAGING AREA: The 5k race starts in downtown Ann Arbor on North Main St. near Kingsley. No shuttle is required for this race. The race will start promptly at 8:00am on North Main St. in downtown Ann Arbor. The 5k start line is a quarter mile north of the finish line on Main St.

AID STATIONS: Water will be served at a single aid station, located near the two mile mark. Porta-johns will be available at this aid station.