Final Instructions

Final Instructions for the Kensington Marathon, Half-Marathon, and 10k Festival of Races

Sunday, July 30, 2017



Final Time Schedule

6:00am               Park Opens

6:15am                Packet Pick-up Opens

7:00am                Full Marathon Begins

8:00am                Half-Marathon Begins

8:15am                10k Begins


Packet Pick-up

Saturday, July 29, 2017 – at Maple Beach / Right Next to Start/Finish Line

2:00-6:00pm           Packet Pick-up



Sunday, July 30, 2017 – at Maple Beach / Right Next to Start/Finish Line

6:15-6:45am             Marathon Packet Pick-up

6:45-7:45am            Half-Marathon Packet Pick-up

6:45-7:45am            10k Packet Pick-up

Please be respectful of those with starting times before yours and allow for all to get their packets in a timely manner.



Parking & Directions

All Parking is at Maple Beach

The Parking Lot is only 50 yards from the Start/Finish Line

Driving Directions to Maple Beach

Kensington Metropark is North of I-96 between Kent Lake Road and Kensington Road

From the East exit at Kent Lake Road

From the West exit at Kensington Road

Reminder:  There is a $7/car entrance fee to enter the park (it is a Huron Clinton Metropark / Not a Michigan State Park)



All races are timed with RFID Chip Tags
Chips are located on the back of your bib number
(Please do not fold or crease your timing chip)




Please hydrate properly over the next few days leading up to the race

During the race drink early and often.

There are plenty of aid stations on the course (all have Gatorade & Water)

You can bring your own water bottle if you would like to fill it at the aid stations.



Best of Luck!