Sat September 17 - Sun September 18 Lansing, MI 48912 US Directions
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Capital City River Run Half Marathon

09/18 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

Capital City River Run 5K Race

09/18 8:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT

Sohn Kids Races - Mile and Sprint

09/17 11:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT

Half Marathon Relay

09/18 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
Impression 5 Science Center 200 Museum Drive
325 City Market Drive
Lansing, MI US 48912

2022 marks the 29th anniversary of the Capital City River Run—a compilation of family-friendly races that celebrate, build awareness of, and financially support Greater Lansing organizations that promote education, the desire to learn, and healthy lifestyles. This run series provides a premier racing experience, highlighting the natural beauty of Michigan’s capital city and adjoining rivers. 

The Capital City River Run makes a real impact within the community, benefiting Impression 5 Science Center and its mission to provide children and families access to science exploration through hands-on exhibits and participatory programming. 

Annual races include a Half Marathon, Half Marathon Relay, 5K Walk/Run, and the Sohn’s Kid’s Race. All race participants receive a long-sleeve pullover and finishers medal. The race will be chip timed by the Michigan Running Foundation and you can check your results during the race and on the web at

The kids races will take place on Saturday, September 17 at 11AM at Impression 5 Science Center. The one mile race will take place on the Lansing River Trail. All participants will be invited to spend the day at the Science Museum and enjoy a pizza party after the event.

The half marathon, half marathon relay and 5K races will will start on Michigan Ave in front of the Lansing Center, utilizing Michigan Ave and the Lansing River Trail and will end in front of Rotary Park in downtown Lansing. Both races will start  at 8AM on Sunday, September 18.

The races will utilize the Lansing River Trail, starting downtown and finishing at Rotary Park.

The 2022 event is part of the Michigan Race Series. For more details
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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 Capital City River 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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GLARS is back for 2022! This year the Greater Lansing Area Race Series features 10 races from the Greater Lansing Area, starting in March and ending in late September. We are excited to be part of the series this year!

There is no need to register for the Race Series; just participate in the events listed on their website and earn points towards some sweet awards! All race information, award information, standings, and more can be found here.


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