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And they’re off! The Wixom Downtown Development Authority (DDA) will host its annual Derby Day races on Saturday, May 6th at Sibley Square Park located in the heart of downtown Wixom. The 2023 Derby Day races will utilize a new 5K and 10K routes that takes participants along the Michigan Airline Trail, which is part of the Great Lake to Lake Trial. The 1 Mile Fun Run will lead participants through our beautiful downtown neighborhoods.
We will have onsite registration the morning of the race starting at 8:00 am at Sibley Park. The transactions for payment will be cashless. Please make sure to have a credit or debit card with you.
Participants will receive a complimentary Derby Day wristband, finishing medal, and t-shirts. We encourage you to stay after the race and enjoy downtown Wixom. Grab a bite to eat, do some shopping, etc. Show your wristband at Drafting Table Brewing Company for the post Derby Day Race Party to receive discounts.
Your participation will help support Camp Casey. $5.00 from each registration will help fund Horsey House Calls, Cowboy Campouts, and Outlaw Outings. Camp Casey brings the healing power of horses to children fighting cancer and rare blood disorders. To learn more about Camp Casey, please visit their website, https://camp-casey.org/
For this event, there will be 10 minutes between race start times.
Packet pick-up will be held on Friday, May 5th from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm at the City of Wixom Municipal Campus, 49045 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393. If you cannot make it at this time, you can receive your packet the morning of the race starting at 8:00 am at Sibley Park at the registration table.
We hope to see you at the 6th annual Derby Day Races!
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All participants will receive finishing medals. The overall winners of the 10K and 5K, male and female, will receive gift cards to Volare’ Ristorante, located in downtown Wixom. Placement pins will go to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners of the 10k and 5K, male and female, excluding the overall winners stated above.
Children can stop by the Wixom DDA tent and pick up a Derby Day temporary tattoo and a Dairy Queen coupon.
Age categories for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place.
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