Amway River Bank Run

May 13 2023 Grand Rapids, MI 49503 US Directions RaceJoy Ready

25K Events

Events: Fifth Third Bank 25K Run Fifth Third Bank 25K Two Hour Club 25K Wheelchair Racing Division presented by Mary Free Bed 25K Handcycle Racing Division presented by Mary Free Bed

Fox Honda 10K Run

$37 For more information please visit our website

5K Events

$20 - $32
Events: Power of 5 - 5K Run 5K Community Walk

Virtual Events

$20 - $70
Events: RBR 25K Virtual Run Anywhere RBR 10K Virtual Run Anywhere RBR 5K Virtual Run Anywhere RBR 5K Virtual Walk Anywhere

Amway Junior presented by Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

500 spots left. Registration Opens February 1, 2023 at 12:00am EST
Open to ages 2 - 11.


Amway River Bank Run presented by Fifth Third Bank with Spectrum Health, the Official Health Partner,  is held  in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

We are  celebrating 46 years and looking forward to May 13, 2023,  filling the streets of Grand Rapids with the largest 25K road race in the country and the USA 25 km Open Championships.   Join us and participate in one or multiple events which include a 25K Run,  25K Handcycle, 25K Wheelchair,  10K Run, 5K Run and 5K Community Walk.  

In addition to our in-person events, we offer virtual events that give individuals an opportunity to participate by completing the distance of their choice (25K, 10K, 5K, or 5K walk) on the course of their choice and day that works between May 1 and May 31.    Each virtual event offers extended finishing times (unlike the in-person course cutoffs) and having flexibility makes the Virtual Race a great option,  plus you receive all the commemorative RBR Race Swag.  

In 1978, just over 1,000 runners took to the streets on the second Saturday of May for the first annual Old Kent River Bank Run.  In 2001, Old Kent Bank merged with Fifth Third Bank, and the event was renamed to showcase its new owner.  With the transition of race ownership in 2018 to Riverbank Events and Media , a group of leading community partners came together including Amway, Fifth Third Bank and Spectrum Health to insure the race will continue for many years to follow on the second Saturday in May in downtown Grand Rapids. In 2019, with Amway as the title sponsor, the race became known as the Amway River Bank Run presented by Fifth Third Bank and  Spectrum Health as the Official Health Partner.   The Amway River Bank Run is celebrating 46 years in 2023. 

Ottawa Avenue and Lyon Street (Start Line)
Grand Rapids, MI US 49503
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Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Amway River Bank Run.

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
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