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Wed July 31, 2024 Wyoming, MI 49519 US


Metro Way 5K

$30 6:30PM EDT Price increases after June 7, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

YMCA Youth Races

$0 6:00PM EDT - 6:25PM EDT Registration ends July 30, 2024 at 6:05pm EDT
Open to ages 17 and under.

*Virtual* Metro Way 5K

$30 Price increases after June 7, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Race Day Overview

Race Check-In & Late Registration

5:00 PM - 6:25 PM | Race Headquarters (1980 Metro Ct SW, Wyoming, MI 49519) 
Visit the registration tent near the start/finish line from 5:00 PM - 6:25 PM on race day to pick up your bib & t-shirt* or register for the event. Cost: $40.00 (exact cash or major credit card). 

*Race shirts guaranteed to participants who register before July 3, 2024. Additional shirts be available while supplies last, on a first come basis. 

Race Day Overview

5:00 PM - 6:25 PM | Race Check-In & Late Registration at Race Headquarters
6:00 PM (5:45 warm up) | YMCA Youth Races
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Metro Way 5K photo opportunity, sponsors, and food tent!
6:30 PM | Metro Way 5K Race Start
7:15 PM | Awards Ceremony

Awards will be presented to the first person who crosses the finish line for the following categories:
  • Top Male Finisher - Open
  • Top Female Finisher - Open
  • Top Male Finisher - Masters (40 & up)
  • Top Female Finisher - Masters (40 & up)

The top three finishers for men and women in each age group will receive prizes. Age groups: 
14 & under
70 & up

Runners must be present at the Awards Ceremony to receive an Age Group Award. 
All registered 5K finishers receive a finisher's medal.   

PHOTOGRAPHY NOTICE: A photographer will be taking photos at this event. If you do not consent to having your image captured and posted to UM Health-West’s social media, website or other promotional platforms, please inform both the photographer and a volunteer at the welcome table.

Race Packet & Course Map

Electronic Race Packet

Registered participants will also receive the race packet via email prior to race day.

Course Map

The race starts and finishes on the University of Michigan Health-West campus near Frog Hollow Park. The 5K course is entirely paved through the campus and on the Fred Meijer M-6 Bike Trail with a few hills. 


The Metro Way 5K & YMCA Youth Races presented by LMCU is a family-friendly event that exemplifies our enduring commitment to West Michigan. Even the name of the event, honoring our organization’s previous name, reflects our legacy of making a lasting difference in the health of our communities.

Funds raised through the Metro Way 5K including registration fees support the University of Michigan Health-West's community health and wellness programs, which connect people with free and low-cost health screenings and services, fitness classes and education. Your participation helps patients and their families cope with chronic illness, teach healthy habits and promote safety.

Volunteer Opportunities

We are looking for volunteers to help with race registration, event set up, course marshals, and post race food lines. All volunteers will receive a complimentary shirt and bagged lunch!  

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Metro Way 5K Sponsors

Thank you to our 2024 Metro Way 5K sponsors! We appreciate your commitment of advancing the University of Michigan Health-West's mission of helping to relentlessly advance health to serve West Michigan.

Interested in sponsoring the Metro Way 5K? Check out the sponsor opportunities here.  
Please contact Maddie at with any questions or to secure your sponsorship* today!

*To be included on promotional materials, sponsorship must be confirmed by June 28, 2024. 


Presenting Sponsor
Award Sponsor
Registration Sponsor
Olympian Sponsors
Marathoner Sponsors
Track Star Sponsors
Sprinter Sponsors

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